Senior Derivative Specialist, Associate 2

  • Location: Gdańsk, Pomorskie, Poland
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type: Full time

Senior Derivative Specialist, Associate 2

Purpose Of Role:
Supporting financial derivatives processes for Derivatives Centre of Excellence .

Specific Duties:
  • Ensure that transactions are processed accurately and on time for our clients' funds.
  • Ensure that the client instructions are processed and reconciled versus clearing broker and investment manager statements.
  • Ensuring the accuracy of the derivative prices used for NAV Calculations
  • Sign off and oversight of OTC pricing and processing
  • Prepare and plan workloads to ensure client and internal deadlines are met.
  • Point of expertise for complex transaction processing.
  • Review all reporting produced by the Associates.
  • Daily communication with the team and other departments to ensure any aged/material items are resolved on a timely basis as per corporate standards.
  • Daily communication with Investment Manager on outstanding items.
  • Ensure timely resolution of outstanding issues from other departments, e.g. Fund Accounting, Shareholder Services, and Financial Control.
  • Maintaining and fostering a team environment.
  • Be involved in the take on of new business and modeling for new fund structures where appropriate, including requirement to actively participate in meetings.
  • Introduce and contribute new ideas/procedures to further streamline the operational process.
  • Ensure any internal/external audit queries are dealt with in a timely fashion.
  • Ensure that relevant reporting is prepared, reviewed and sign-off agreed with the corresponding SSB sites.
  • Mentoring and development of the team through goal and objective setting.

Work Parameters Or Boundaries:
Internal procedures and regulations
FSA Regulations
Accounting Standards
Performance Planning and Review System (PPR)

Specific Qualifications / Skills:

Communicate effectively and accurately in the English language.
Strong management and organizational skills with a high degree of numeracy.
Working knowledge of software packages, particularly Microsoft Excel.
Financial derivatives knowledge preferred

Level Of Education:
The candidate should have an honors' degree in a business related field.

Previous Level Of Experience:
Previous experience of accounting for unit trusts, OEIC's or other collective investment schemes preferred but not essential.

Core Competencies
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail crucial
  • Skilled communicator, both verbal and written
  • Methodical and organized
  • Team player
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Good management skills
  • Excellent English

  • Self-motivated
  • Enthusiastic
  • Self-reliant
  • Flexible