Data Analyst - Investment Banking

Jun 05, 2018
Jul 03, 2018
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Pontoon is a global HR outsourcing company specializing in improving an organization's talent. We manage the contingent workforce and statement of work resources on behalf of our clients, as well as source and recruit direct hires. Pontoon's approach results in significant cost savings and revenue improvement, increased worker quality, workforce insight and greater regulatory compliance. A division of Adecco with operations in nearly 100 countries and with more than 1,500 colleagues worldwide, the Jacksonville, Florida-based organization delivers solutions to more than 150 industry-leading companies. Performing a Trade Control function supporting the Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities Business, specifically looking at one of Global Rates, Credit Derivatives or Commodities. Candidate will perform a Trade Control function with responsibility for the entire trade life-cycle of these trades, including (but not limited to): Trade Validation, Trade Maintenance, system reconciliation, client & management reporting and break resolution., Work closely with the Trading Desk to perform Trade Control Responsibilities such as - * Trade Validation - Timely and accurate management of trade capture process to ensure all trades are booked according to terms of underlying agreement in both Front-Office and down-stream applications * Provide support to assigned trading desks - Support the Trading desk across all Middle-Office functions in a timely and accurate manner * Ongoing Trade maintenance - Manage trade lifecycle events & perform trade amendments to correct incorrect positions. * Investigate and resolve breaks - Work closely with Front and Back Office to resolve breaks (eg. Cash, Collateral, Valuations, Documentation etc) * Production of daily reports - Distribute Daily reports to the Trading desk, business partners and Senior Management (requiring a high level of attention to detail) * Resolve Risk and P&L issues - Work closely with MO Risk and P&L to resolve issues in a timely manner * Resolving client issues - Working with Sales and Client Management teams to ensure that client issues are addressed and resolved. * Trade Unwind events - Manage trade compression events, working with Front office and P&L to execute successfully. Experience of Investment Banking Products from a Middle Office or Back Office background * Competence in databases, excel (macros, formulas)and outlook * Excellent organisational skills are required with the ability to prioritise daily workload whilst working accurately under pressure * Strong communication and negotiation skills and the ability to build relationships across all levels of seniority * Proven analytical skills including data reconciliation and interpretation * A strong numerical mind set with excellent attention to detail and accuracy * Previous experience in dealing with internal and external clients * Ability to rapidly learn and understand new tasks presented and quickly commit to memory in a high volume environment * Logical approach to problem solving - taking ownership and offering practical solutions