Mid Office Analyst - Chicago, IL Back>>

Mid Office Analyst

Will only consider candidates with recent experience at a clearing firm.

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-Support traders by researching and identifying trade-related issues and monitoring trade positions.
-Responsible for the smooth operation of day-to-day trading with the emphasis on saving costs and clarifying the risk involved with holding certain trade positions.
-Research trade-related issues and monitor trade position.
-Streamline management of securities positions across various exchanges that serve as an arbitrage party.
-Manage the firm’s stock position by being actively engaged in lending and borrowing of securities
-Full ownership of short stock rates. Locate current market rates and negotiate with various clearings
-Full ownership of ETF creation/redemption process
-Work in collaboration with the external clearing organization and serve as a liaison to clearing operations on behalf of the traders.
-Coordinate actions with back office for the completion of specific securities transactions.
-Draw up and send overview reports, calculate cost structures, and arrange extra entries.
-Automate data to streamline the process.
-Further automation of standard operations while formulating reports from various perspectives using Access.
-Research and exchange rules and trading opportunities

-Minimum of a Bachelor's degree required.
-At least 2-3 years work experience in a similar position
-Knowledge of financial markets; experience in the trading industry a plus
-Experience with Access and Excel required
-Proficient with VBA
-Programming skills desired
-Must be a self starter who excels with minimal supervision
-Ability to communicate effectively with individuals
-Ability to translate complex concepts to people with varying levels of expertise
-Must be detail orientated and accurate

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