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Trading Operations Analyst 

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United StatesUnited States (US)
Information Technology/Other
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Trading Operations Analyst

This role is currently work-from-home and will move to the office environment after the COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.

7 Month Contract - Hybrid

Candidate Success Factors:

Candidates will be measured on the following four performance drivers which will dictate how individual impact is considered on the Americas platform:

Results and Impact

Impacts division and influences peers and team

Demonstrates good judgement when making decisions of high complexity and impact

Relies on limited guidance for most complex decision making

Is responsible for driving outcomes which have meaningful effect on team or department

Leadership and Collaboration

Creates trust with department leaders

Acts in leadership capacity for large projects, processes, or programs for a team

Client, Customer and Stakeholder Focus

Able to build relationships with a mix of intermediate and senior colleagues or clients

Interacts regularly with management and department leaders

Demonstrates the ability to persuade and influence stakeholders at the team level

Compliance Culture and Conduct

Takes full responsibility for personal actions and demonstrates courage in facing problems and conflicts

Perceived as a person of high moral character; upholds corporate values and displays high ethical standards


Trade Management handles trade matching, trade settlement, and trade reporting for its investment manager clients. Securities in scope include equities, fixed income, listed derivatives, foreign exchange, and TBAs. The team is also responsible for ensuring timely integration of client trades through the Trade Management platform and into the ABOR/IBOR platform. A Trade Management Analyst will primarily be responsible for supporting daily trade activity including post trade confirmation, settlement and client reporting responsibilities including:

Ensure timely and accurate settlement of trades across multiple security types, global markets, brokers, and custodians

Ensure end of day reporting provided to relevant Oversight teams accurately reflects trade status and provides sufficient commentary

Work closely with multiple external and internal parties to resolve trade discrepancies, including unmatched and failed security trades, foreign exchange contracts, overdrafts, and wires.

Act as the primary escalation contact within to ensure settlement related issues are resolved in a timely manner

Create and maintain accurate broker and custodian settlement instructions across multiple databases

Ensure accuracy of new account profiles within all internal systems

Ongoing review of existing processes to identify potential improvements to create new efficiencies and increase quality and controls

Minimum Required Qualifications

One year of related financial industry experience in back and middle office operations with an emphasis on trade settlement.

Bachelor s Degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with SWIFT and/or BBH Infomediary

Expertise associated with equity and fixed income securities settlement, both US and international, including knowledge of FX, buy-ins, 144A and restricted securities, and physical securities

Proven ability to maintain a customer service focused attitude in a high pressure securities environment

Ability to work independently within established guidelines and strict operational controls