Commodities Middle Office Operations Analyst
Citigroup Inc
Belfast, NIR
4d ago

Key Responsibilities :

  • The OTC Commodity Derivative Operations team is responsible for providing front to back support for all Commodities (financial and physical) such as precious metals, Bulks, oil, PG&E, ETD & OTC commodity derivative transactions.
  • The team will be responsible for confirmations, settlement and reconciliation of the transactions.

    This position offers excellent training opportunities to continuously learn and develop across all the products and work closely with all the other divisions that support the Commodity Derivatives product.

  • Settlement of OTC Commodities transactions across a variety of commodity product groups
  • Liaise with trading, sales and tech support when required to resolve outstanding settlement issues
  • Review of trade confirmations to ensure bookings have been executed correctly in the event of settlement discrepancy
  • Chase counterparts for outstanding settlements not received on due date
  • Perform reporting duties
  • Develop a technical understanding of supporting applications and architecture identifying opportunities for improvement and helping to design strategic solutions
  • Perform UAT (user acceptance testing) as necessary to ensure that there are no bugs in proposed versions to be installed into the live poduction environment
  • Perform quarterly risk & control self assessments to ensure operating procedures adheres to the Citi policies etc;
  • Work closely with Ops manager to continually improve the confirmation workflow and systems.
  • Reconciliation of settlement cash accounts to general ledger
  • CASS reporting requirements
  • Qualifications

    Knowledge / Experience : Prefered but not essential :

  • Degree educated
  • Experience of settlement processes and understanding of operational risk
  • Exposure to and understanding of commodity products
  • Skills :

  • Ability to learn system processes quickly and suggest improvements to obtain operational efficiency
  • Proactive mindset with the ability to drive change and follow through issues to closure
  • Ability to identify gaps in controls and provide solutions to bridge those gaps
  • Ability to work with IT to provide detailed specifications for requested enhancements
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Microsoft Office experience (specifically Word and Excel)
  • Ability to engage with stakeholders at all levels Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.
  • Valuing Diversity : Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce. Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add value to decisions or actions and organisational success.

    Citi is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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