Trade Support Analyst – Front Office based

Up to £65,000 (+free Breakfast, Lunch and Gym)
Trading Firm & FinTech
City of London
Full time – Hybrid

Role details

CassonX are delighted to be a longstanding recruiter for a City of London based Trading and Market Making firm, that provides services in the Equity, Listed Derivatives, Convertible Bonds and Credit markets. The company thrives on collaboration, deep financial and technical ability whilst embracing the use of technology, to build market leading solutions in high frequency and low touch strategies. They offer an excellent boutique market reputation, where they have created an outstanding place to work with a very low turnover of staff, rewarding hard work and enthusiasm with above market bonuses and shorter than normal working hours. Their swanky new offices provide free breakfast, lunch and gym onsite.

CassonX are looking to identify someone who has experience of working directly with Traders, and supporting the lifecycle of trades. You must be experienced in a Trade Support or Middle Office type role, with strong appreciation for good reconciliations on daily basis. With preference to Credit / Fixed Income / Repo products, you must be able to demonstrate experience of working with exchanges and prime brokers to complete settlements of all transactions, and various forms of intraday reconciliations (cash, trades PnL and positions), investigating issues when they arise. Should you have any VBA, SQL or Python skills, then this is deemed highly advantageous, and preference will be given to those with degree education. Preference will be given to those with Marco product knowledge that also includes Cash Equity or Listed / Exchange Traded Derivatives knowledge.
This broad role will cover all aspects of a Front Office based Middle Office role, with some of the responsibilities including:
  • Booking of trades and allocation of trades to clients / counterparties
  • Reconciliation and investigation of breaks/discrepancies for positions, trades and cash.
  • Overseeing settlement tasks relating to clearing and allocation systems
  • Maintenance of Counterparty and Product Static Data
  • Supporting corporate actions and lifecycle of events.
  • Liaison with both external and internal clients for resolution of issues, as well as Traders, Exchanges, Counterparties and Prime Brokers for resolutions.
A detailed job description is available to those who submit a relevant CV.
CassonX Limited are committed to providing fair employment opportunities to all applicants. We encourage anyone to apply, regardless of their background, and promote a fair and inclusive recruitment process based on merit. If you require any assistance throughout the interview process to improve your experience, kindly let us know.

Trade Support Analyst – Front Office based

Job reference: JM1181

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