Job Description

Operations - Trade Support
Job Number: 21-05088
 
Take a bold step forward in your career! Eclaro is looking for an Operations - Trade Support for our client in New York, NY. 
 
Eclaro’s client is a global private equity firm that provides unique opportunities for value to its wide slate of investors. In a highly competitive industry, they are poised for success and create a work environment where you can thrive. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
 
Position Overview:
  • Client is seeking an individual to work as a Senior Operations Analyst within its Operations division.
  • This team provides investment operational support to various Funds, Separately Managed Accounts and Portfolio companies managed by client, a leading global alternative asset management company.
  • Functional responsibilities will include end to end middle office operational support including trade confirmation, trade settlement, trade booking, trade life-cycle event support, and cash projections.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for trade capture, trade blotter reconciliations and resolution of exceptions
  • Responsible for daily reconciliation of cash and position
  • Respond to margin/collateral calls and setup wires to facilitate movement of cash / securities as well as collateral optimization.
  • Reviewing, allocating and confirming bond, equity, options, OTC trades with counterparties in DTC/Euroclear/ICE/MarkitWire/GTSS. CTM/ALERT
  • Send out daily trade fails and unmatched report to front office
  • Confirm and settle trades with custodians, resolve failing and unmatched trades
  • Look at existing processes and relationships and make suggestions on how they could be changed to improve end to end operational support.
  • Work on projects relating to system/process enhancements and re-engineering of operational workflows.
  • Responsible for ad-hoc requests (i.e. Equity unit split, PIPE settlement processing, Physical settlements etc.).
  • Bank Debt / Term Loans / Revolvers / Middle Market Loans / Commercial Real Estate a plus.
  • Corporate Bonds
  • Credit Default Swaps / CDS Options / Credit TRS
  • Interest rate products (interest rate swaps, swaptions etc.
  • FX products (FX SPOTs, Forwards, Vanilla, and exotic options)
  • Equity/Options (listed and OTC) and Equity TRS
  • Financing Instruments (REPOs, Bond Forward etc.)
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required; proficiency in VBA is a plus
  • Experience with VPM, Everest, thinkFolio is a plus
  • Project management experience is a plus
 
Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate Degree with 5-7 years of relevant experience
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment; prior experience sitting with traders a plus
  • Knowledge of DTC/Euroclear, Bloomberg, ICELink, ALERT/CTM, SWIFT, MW, TriOptima
  • Experience with fixed income, derivatives, equity products, FX, and trade life cycle management
  • Ability to coordinate and work across operational teams on system enhancements
  • GPA 3.0 and above
  • Must be able to multi-task; should be a quick learner
  • Must be able to work under pressure with tight deadlines
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Must be comfortable communicating with traders and portfolio managers
  • Collaborative Approach
 
If interested, you may contact:
Tony Clariza
Antonette.Clariza@eclaro.com
6463571247
Tony Clariza | LinkedIn
 
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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