Job Description

Job Description

 

Job title: Trade and/or Transaction Operator

Location: Yerwada, Pune

 

Note:

  • Specific/ mandatory skills: Capital market experience
  • Open to consider fresher candidates (Yes/No): No
  • Experience range: 8 months to 2 years
  • Project duration: 8 months
  • Shift timings: 30 to 10.30pm or 2.30 to 11.30pm
  • Number of days work from office: 3days

 

Summary:

  • The ECM Trade Support team looks after the ECM Middle Office Operations.
  • The resource will need to work in partnership with our clients, sales and trading to ensure that trades are allocated, confirmed, and processed in a timely manner. Provide support to our front office equities trading desks and also act as a point of contact for internal front/back-office enquiries.

 

Responsibilities:

  • A comprehensive understanding of securities
  • Front to back trade lifecycle experience
  • Demonstrate awareness and procedures to mitigate operational risk, escalate appropriately
  • Trade amendments and booking reversals of trades
  • Liaison between Front Office and all supporting functions
  • Work in partnership with our clients, sales and trading to ensure that trades are allocated, confirmed, and processed in a timely manner
  • Provide support for front office equities trading desks.
  • Work closely with technical teams to improve trader experience.
  • Focused work with zero tolerance controls and strict deadlines.
  • Ability to build good relationship within the team and Front Office trading and management
  • Strong appreciation and value of STP and of IT solutions to reduce processing and improve controls
  • Ability to multitask, to be flexible re tasks and accommodate varying levels of volume and complexity without deterioration in task quality
  • Act as point of contact for internal middle/back-office enquiries.

 

Primary Working Relationships:

  • Direct relationships with the front office / back office colleagues.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders across the globe in Front, Back and Middle Office
  • Strong working and open relationship with local management

 

Knowledge and Experience Required:

  • At least Four years in an operational support position.
  • IB Equity Operations experience preferred, essentially in Trade Support functions
  • Experience working within algorithmic trading highly beneficial.
  • Competency with MS Suite, especially Excel, and the ability to learn multiple programs quickly
  • High level of product knowledge in Equities
  • High level of knowledge of middle office and back office systems
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize
  • Innovative - constantly identifying gaps in process and to seek improvements
  • Ethics and Control must have good work ethics and risk / control mind set.
  • Communications ability to communicate effectively within the team and Front Office
  • Collaboration ability to work well with others especially in day to day resolution and escalation of issues.

 

Formal Qualifications:

  • Bachelors (Any Stream) / Masters. Financial stream preferred.

 

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Strong team player within the department
  • Able to work with strict deadlines throughout the day
  • Displays insight and ability in identifying issues and helps to develop successful solutions
  • Takes accountability for own actions and seeks aide from management when appropriate
  • Expected to develop credibility and a good reputation and demonstrate integrity with clients and colleagues