Business Analyst – Capital Markets

Business Analyst – Capital Markets

ProViso Consulting

Summary of day to day responsibilities:

• Managing trades in book of records trading system
• Trade affirmations
• Making sure trading risk is accurate on trade day, ensuring downstream process are not impacted.

Department Overview:

• Client’s GMMO (Global Markets Middle Office) Toronto Trade Support primarily engages in the ongoing support of the Global Equity Derivatives and Residential Mortgage Trading & Sales desks.
• The group’s functions include, but are not limited to; Trade Capture, Trade Affirmation, Cancel & Amendments processes, Funding, Securitization, trade break investigations along with supervisory analysis and reporting.
• The Business Analyst position will be a support function, assisting the Global Equity Derivatives Trading desk with Trade Capture Affirmation along with Cancel and Amendment functions.

Job Description:

• Validate Equity Derivative products in a timely manner, to warrant an accurate reflection of trade blotters or confirms to source systems; while in accordance with industry regulations and standard market conventions.
• Execute trade amendments and maintain trade flows for various portfolios, by analyzing and processing an assortment of trade transactions.
• Manage daily portfolio / reconciliations and diverse reports to ensure trade data within client’s internal book of records is mirroring trading systems accurately; thereby giving effective risk exposure and PnL reporting.
• Liaise closely with Front Office and various groups such as: CMRM, Treasury Credit, Technology, Settlements, Confirmations, and other stakeholders to meet business goals and demands.
• Engage in ad hoc projects for Senior Management and Projects Team. Assignments include: testing for system upgrades, facilitation of mass book / trades unwind or novation, and analysis reporting.
• Responsible for updating Standard Operating Procedures to meet current organizational objectives. Pro-actively proposed and implemented new initiatives to improve processing efficiencies and to provide more effective business support.

Job Requirements:

• Knowledge and understanding of business processes, products and transactions across Global Markets.
• Experience with Capital Market risk systems.
• Strong problem-solving skills with a proven ability to solve issues creatively and able to communicate the solutions clearly and concisely.
• Client management expertise and ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders.
• Excellent time management skills and an ability to meet the multiple strict deadlines and handle high volumes of work daily.
• Experience in multi-step processing through non-standard processing environments or in a combination of manual and automated environments is desirable.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills required when dealing with internal groups and external counterparties in problem resolution.
• Proficient with MS Office Suite; Highly skilled in use of Excel.
• Flexibility to adapt to changing ad-hoc data requirements within short timeframes.

Must have:

• Ability to work under pressure
• Capital markets experience – 5 years
• MS Office- proficient
• Ability to work well with different stakeholders in trades/sales
• Team Player

Nice To Have:

• Equity derivates experience
• Global equity derivatives experience

Job Details



1 year



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