Lead Analyst Post Trade

Natixis UK
London, United Kingdom
15 Mar 2023
14 Apr 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Welcome to Natixis

At Natixis, we create tailor-made solutions in Asset & Wealth management, Corporate and Investment banking, Insurance, and payments, with over 12,000 staff members in 35 countries.

At Natixis, you have a great opportunity to join an entrepreneurial, agile and growing organisation, and to be part of an inspiring team. We offer a competitive remuneration package and generous total reward package and as an inclusive employer, we are also open to considering flexible working arrangements. We continuously work to create an environment that promotes diversity and inclusion in all its forms, across gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, ethnicity and background. We believe this creates equal opportunities for our employees - and better outcomes for our clients and communities.

We are committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruitment process.

The role is taking place in the GMC Business Analyst team of Natixis London branch.

The role will require management of a wide variety of projects and business analysis linked to the commodity group :
  • Manage the BAU workload for the junior BA's in the team
  • Prioritize work with the internal stakeholders and track deliveries from inception to go live
  • Work closely with the Porto development team to ensure deliveries are of good quality
  • Implement the GMC IT governance framework within the wider teams
  • Gather and clarify users' needs
  • Assist the business with the business case and engage with the stakeholders
  • Specification and testing of new bookings and pricing
  • New products implementation within Murex
  • Improvement within Murex using the toolkits
  • Interaction with Quants, development and infrastructure teams
  • Reporting for projects to sponsors
  • Risk and Stress Test computation
  • Regulatory reporting

The GMC activity concerns energy, gas, base and precious metals, carbon and solutions financial products. There are also physical activities such as metals warrant, precious metals and carbon.

The main ETRM system is Murex and the team is also in charge of the different trading applications used by the trading desk.

The purpose of the role is to provide to GMC derivatives activity
  • Specifications of changes
  • Quality deliverables by providing test plan and tests results
  • Full in depth analysis and planning for larger projects

The role require interactions with the developments and support teams for reviewing specifications, quotation of work, tests, second line support and release management.

Also, engaging with stakeholders is part of the role: trading and sales desks, middle office, compliance and legal departments, quants, risk.

As part of the role, it is required also to manage projects and ensure the deliverable are done with high quality and well documented.

There may be occasional business trips to Paris and Porto.cont

This role requires:
  • IT Business Analyst experience within Front Office with knowledge of financial market and derivatives product
  • Experience of commodity derivatives will be a plus
  • ETRM such as Murex experience (P&L, Greeks, booking...)
  • Understanding of full trade lifecycle process
  • Experience with SQL
  • Experience with C# will be a plus
  • Knowledge of financial regulations (FRTB, MIFID, Dodd Frank, SFTR, LTR ...)
  • Project management experience, especially Agile or DevOps methodologies
  • Ability to engage with stakeholders (Traders, quants, developers and sponsors)
  • Capacity to work within a multi-site environment; this requires good communication skills, agility and team work
  • Occasional business trips to Paris and Porto

  • Understanding of derivatives products
  • Knowledge of Commodity Derivatives products
  • Good organisational ability
  • Understanding of trade life cycle

  • Good communication skills
  • Experience within one or more of the following Software (Murex, Murex, Openlink, etc)
  • Understanding of all the various project management methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, DevOps...)
  • Comprehension of current financial regulations (MIFID, Emir, Dodd Franck, FRTB, ...)
  • Team player