Trade Operations Analyst

4 days left

Recruiter
Wellington Management Company, LLP
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Jan 2023
Closes
11 Feb 2023
Ref
18126693
Job Function
Operations
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
About Us

Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 60 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.

We are transitioning to a hybrid work environment where both remote work and the office play a critical role. Our vision is a future where all employees are empowered to work flexibly to drive the best outcomes for our clients. Flexible work is a mindset and a core value. Our employees are encouraged to work remotely two days a week as a standard practice and will have flexibility in terms of working hours.

About the Role

The Position

We are seeking a Trade Operations Analyst (TOA) to join our Global Trade Coordination team. The position will be based in London and will work with several teams across the firm. The primary focus of this position will be to ensure the timely and accurate communication and settlement of trades.

Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Act as the first point of escalation for trade related inquiries from non-US Wellington offices
• Research and resolve trade and FX discrepancies by interacting with brokers, banks, and internal teams
• Upload and manage trades on the TradeseC platform for a subset of clients
• Manage strategic projects and initiatives as well as prioritising information technology needs and requirements
• Mitigate risk and maintain strong global cohesiveness through adherence to proper operational controls
• Enhance, write, and implement procedures and best practices
• Research and evaluate operational requirements of new market/asset types being considered for investment or changes to existing markets
• Assist other areas of the firm to support client needs and respond to general custody and trading inquires
• Participate in firm and industry working groups
• Prepare reports for management and internal committees

Qualifications

The successful candidate for this position is likely to:
• Have an undergraduate degree and relevant professional qualification e.g. IMC or CFA
• Demonstrate an understanding of, and interest in fixed income or equity markets
• Be able to work well under pressure, take direction from multiple sources and prioritise tasks
• Have strong interpersonal skills, in order to interact effectively with various internal teams, banks, brokers and colleagues globally
• Have analytical skills and be detail oriented
• Knowledge of applications such as TradeSec, ALERT, OASYS Connect/CTM, Omgeo TradeSuite and SWIFT is considered a plus

Not sure you meet 100% of our qualifications? That's ok. If you believe that you could excel in this role, we encourage you to apply and welcome a chance to review your background. We are dedicated to building and maintaining a diversified workforce and considering a broad array of candidates with a variety of skill, workplace experiences, and backgrounds.

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law . If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at GMCANINQ@wellington.com .