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Institutional Securities Group Product Operations
Institutional Securities Group Product Operations (ISGPO) partners closely with Sales & Trading and our Clients to process daily activities, develop and implement new products and services, as well as drive efficiency and reduce risk in our processes.
Trading Operations is a key partner to the Firm's institutional trading business globally providing trade and post trade support covering Fixed Income (Rates, Credit, Cash, FX, Commodities, SPG & DSP) and Equities (Equity Cash, DSP, Equity OTC, Fund Derivatives & MSET) products.
Playing a meaningful role in trade verification, new product approval, reconciliation of the Firm?s books & records and supporting regulatory obligations, the department offers interesting opportunities for a talented team.
Role Description & Responsibilities
In this role you will provide support for the Commodities business in London. The London Commodities Trade Support team is 12 in size and in split into 2 : one group focuses on the OTC activity, whilst the other deals with listed exchange trading.
The range of commodity products covered includes : emissions, precious metals, base metals, freight, European power & gas, coal and oil.
Following the divestiture of the majority of the firm’s physical commodity assets, most of this activity is financial (i.
e. swaps, options and futures), although we do trade physical spot and forwards in gold, silver and emissions.
The team will be responsible for several key steps in the trade life cycle, working closely with various utility teams such as Trade Confirmation / Affirmation and Settlements in Derivatives Post Trade Obligation (DPTO) and Shared Banking Service Operations (SSBO) respectively.
Key responsibilities of the team include :
Skills that You Bring
You have a good understanding of commodities products and the trade lifecycle, including front to back processing (i.e. trading, clearing, confirmation, collateral and settlement).
You have experience working with internal stakeholders and clients. You have an awareness of the current regulatory environment (ASIC, EMIR, CFTC and MiFID II).
You have experience working as part of a global team.
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