Synthetic MO Analyst

Glasgow, United Kingdom
11 Jun 2022
25 Jun 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
As a Barclays Synthetics Middle Office Analyst you will be responsible for providing key support to the Equity Financing desk. This is mid-level position which is new to the Glasgow area although there is a wider UK network based in London. This would provide a lot of opportunities for growth and progression and there would be a lot of independent working due to the nature of the work.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity - helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive, and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

What will you be doing?
• Managing queries received from clients, operations and counterparties in an accurate and timely fashion
• Interacting regularly with the desk to gain exposure to products and strategies traded by desk
• Monitoring client trade allocations/execution, manage and resolve exceptions
• Coordinating escalations with Settlements/Product Control globally and working with the desk / client services team to resolve and mitigate risk exposure
• Working closely with management to streamline processes and re-align to correct operating model within team and broader Ops groups e.g. Trade Control / Post trade services
• Managing day to day processing e.g. Client position & Trade break queries, CFD/PSWAP/ Book Transfer reconciliation, Portfolio Swap Reset process, Manual FX trade bookings
• Ensuring corporate actions and dividends reflected correctly on client accounts

What we're looking for:
• Understanding of Trade lifecycle and workflow knowledge, exposure to different teams throughout the trade process surrounding Equity CFD, Single Stock Swap or portfolio swap
• Analytical skills in understanding issues raised, determining action required and implementing solutions, address root cause and improve the Control environment
• Working knowledge of applications such as Delta-1, Synfiny, Memphis, Intellimatch along with market platforms such as MarkitWire and the Microsoft office suite, particularly Excel
• Influencing and relationship-building skills

Skills that will help you in the role:
• Understanding of Equity CFD, Single Stock Swap and portfolio swap
• Familiar with wider financial services landscape, including regulation, utilities and vendors
• Analytical skills and the ability to develop effective solutions through Excel /VBA

Where will you be working?
Our new state-of-the-art Campus, right in the heart of Glasgow is a hub of creative collaboration. A place where everyone can bring their true selves to work and reach their full potential. Home to 5,000 of our colleagues, our Tradeston campus will support the community in more ways than one - by creating thousands of new career opportunities and celebrating local artists. A short walk from Central Station on the south of the Clyde, it will be a key location for the Barclays business that will deepen our ties with the city and its communities.

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