Derivative Margin Analyst - Investments

Boston, MA | Contract

Post Date: 02/08/2018 Job ID: 80478 Specialty: Accounting & Finance

A top investment management company in Boston, MA is seeking a Derivative Margin Analyst to join their team. In this contract role, you will be responsible for supporting the cleared margin. This will encompass the reconciliation and instruction of daily margin requirements, processing of accounting postings, post-value control reconciliations, as well as managing queries and troubleshooting issues from both internal and external parties. Apply today!

Responsibilities for the Derivative Margin Analyst:
  • Review margin calls from brokers and investigate discrepancies
  • Responsible for daily post-value cash reconciliations of collateral and margin movements
  • Responsible for daily control reconciliations including holdings, collateral, and currency balances between our internal accounting and the broker statements
  • Serve as an escalation point for incoming queries and issues raised by portfolio managers, trading, clients, custodians, and clearing brokers
  • Manage new account onboardings and account closures in a timely manner
  • Identify and drive projects to improve front to back process efficiency
  • Identify areas of improvement to increase the effectiveness of process controls
  • Participate in industry working groups to identify new clearing opportunities and potential challenges of regulatory changes
Requirements for the Derivative Margin Analyst:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree
  • 2 years of derivatives experience
  • MBA or CFA, or progress towards either preferred
  • Knowledgeable of Cleared products and processes
  • Derivative middle office background
  • Familiar with the Futures and OTC life-cycle processes
  • Understanding of the operational impact of pending regulatory change
  • Technology savvy with a strong knowledge working with Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritizing skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a customer service focus
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship                      
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