Job Description

Reference # : 17-07188Title : CPM / Quant Middle Office Specialist
Location : Chicago, IL
Position Type : Direct Placement
Experience Level : Start Date : 07/27/2017
Description

CPM / Quant Middle Office Specialist

Grab the opportunity to achieve your full potential! Eclaro is looking for a CPM / Quant Middle Office Specialist for our client in Chicago, IL.
Eclaro’s client is one of the world's largest financial institutions, committed to providing the tools and services that bridge the gap between customers and their goals. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!

RESPONSIBILITIES:
As a QMO Specialist the function would involve:
• Provide analytical support for the CPM target state initiative
• Testing the system outputs and trade capture process
• Protyping risk reports using model generated risks
• Set up and run adequate controls around system inputs and outputs
• Supporting product migration activities through interaction between various teams (tech, strats & MO)
• Help improve the analysis of target state P&L attribution based on operational knowledge
• Understand and enhance the operational model for the desk based on trade booking s and work flow
• Act as an internal project manager to keep the efforts of various team members ont rack for this
Process Improvement
• Identify issues and control gaps on an ongoing basis in the CPM PNL infrastructure
• Work with technology team to streamline the processes and enhance data integrity and control
Project Management
• In depth product experience & knowledge of financial instruments and transaction life cycle

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED:
• Masters degree or higher in Finance, Economics or Quantitative field
• Excellent communication skills
• Strong technical skills including experience using MS Office, SQL, and Visual Basic
• Strong analytical skills
• Knowledge of credit risk and derivative pricing models
• Understanding of cross asset classes and the varying structures
• Knowledge or experience with trading products in capital markets: Fixed Income, Credit Product, etc. Pricing derivative products like Futures, Options, Indexes, CDS, CDO, FRAs, SWAPs, SWAPTIONs, CAPs/FLOORs. Knowledge of Financial Risk Management: Credit Risk Model, Value at Risk. Knowledge of Interest Rates, Credit spreads, bond pricing, etc.
• Organized, detail oriented & skilled in handling multiple priorities with tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment

PREFERRED SKILLS:
• Coding in Python
• Experience with cross asset derivatives

Interested in applying? Contact Charly Vie at charly@eclaro.com now.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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