Middle Office Collateral Analyst

Middle Office Collateral Analyst
  • £40,000 - £70,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Edinburgh Edinburgh GBR eh1 1df
Job Ref: BBBH123935
Sector: Business change & transformation
Date Added: 18 January 2023

A leading financial services client are currently looking for a middle office Collateral Analyst to join the team on a permanent basis.

Middle Office is a key support function for the Asset Management Front Office. It has wide ranging accountability ensuring operational control of investment activities, supporting the Group and AM governance framework, and delivery of investment reporting.

The role involves coordination of investment reporting and post trade life-cycle management across the company's entities. The focus is predominantly on derivatives products for both policyholder and shareholder assets. Dedicated product support for the various Front Office functions, primarily the ALM team on trade execution and post trade activities. Additionally, supporting Portfolio Implementation and Manager Oversight on a day to day basis, providing key operational input and guidance. A key focus will be on ensuring accurate and timely reporting of investments through internal systems requiring coordination and direction of activities amongst internal functions and key outsourced service providers. In particular, the role will require continued build out and support in overseeing services provided by BlackRock Solutions via the Aladdin suite of products.

As an experienced SME, active participation and Middle Office ownership on process improvement and operating model enhancements to achieve industry leading systems and controls across asset and fund classes. In the same SME capacity, participate in functional integration of legacy Phoenix risk carriers across procedures and platforms

Professional Qualities

  • Experience in financial services industry
  • Experience of working with derivative products &/or collateral processes from a middle office or back office perspective
    • Understanding of pre trade governance - strategy / investment guidelines / mandates
    • The operational nuances of complex derivative & collateral structures
    • Operational activity - trade enrichment / validation, transaction reporting, settlement, reconciliations
    • External services - custodian / clearing broker / trade counter party interactions
    • Regulatory considerations eg EMIR / TCF / Conduct of Business Rules
  • Broad knowledge of the trade life cycle of derivatives including derivative documentation (ISDA/CSA and central clearing agreements)
  • Functional knowledge of end to end investment management technology / operating models, and downstream consumers / value chain
  • Strong knowledge across investment products inc complex derivative structures

Practical experience with business transformation projects, such as on boarding of investment managers, products (cash and derivatives, potentially structured products) or portfolio restructurings

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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17/02/2023 11:02:30
GBP 40000 70000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Lilly Ward

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