Job Description

Skills –

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Derivatives confirmation


Incoming confirmation review:

  • Review the incoming confirmations from different counterparts for Equity Linked Swaps, FX Options, and Commodity swaps for all trade events (new trade, partial termination, full termination, upsize)
  • Match the trade economics and legal language mentioned on the confirmations against the front office booking system.
  • Follow up with counterparts for confirmations.
  • Prioritize review of confirmations for Separately Managed Funds (SMA).
  • Liaise with counterpart and / or Middle Office in case of discrepancies on the confirmations.
  • Provide executed confirmation to counterparts.
  • Provide standard and ad-hoc reporting to the West Conshohocken Derivatives teams
  • Make recommendations on process improvements and control enhancements
  • Maintain data regarding above tasks together with trade volumes.

Relationship Management:

  • Work with front office technology support team to ensure Operations functions run smoothly
  • Liaise with counterparts to ensure confirmations are executed in a timely manner.
  • Liaise with Middle offices for items such as trade amendments.

Skills required (essential)

  • Strong numeracy and analytical skills
  • Exceptional multi-tasking ability
  • Accuracy, attention to detail, good organisation skills
  • High level of English – strong verbal and written communication skills
  • High degree of computer literacy, including working knowledge of Windows-based applications such as Word, Excel and Access
  • Demonstrated success working in a high volume, high intensity derivatives environment.
  • Proven record of collaborating with a diverse group of colleagues across geographic and functional boundaries. Must be team oriented.
  • Professional maturity, self-confidence, decisiveness and outstanding business judgment
  • Ability to assimilate information quickly