Trade Control Analyst - Middle Office

  • A competitive salary, commensurate with experience
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • World First UK Ltd
  • 17 Apr 18 2018-04-17

Hello, we’re WorldFirst. We specialise in making international money transfer faster, simpler and cheaper for people and businesses with global ambitions. Our clients never stop. And neither do we. To support us on our journey we’re looking to hire a Trade Control Analyst.


The World First Middle Office team is looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual, with proven arithmetic skills. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with a keen interest in the financial markets to move to one of the most innovative and fastest growing foreign exchange companies in the UK.

This is a highly rewarding position for the right candidate and an excellent career opportunity.

Examples of Key Responsibilities:

  • Daily Management of the trade life cycle events
  • Identify ways in which we can improve processes, or need to change processes due to internal/external changes
  • Fails management, resolving issues and breaks across all FX products
  • Confirmation of FX trades with counterparties
  • Communicating with other departments (Treasury and Front Office) to ensure correct settlements of trades
  • Monitoring P&L across all EMEA deals
  • Producing analysis for the dealing desks and senior management
  • Ensuring the integrity and continuous improvement of the pre and post trade controls environment
  • Working closely with other Middle Office staff to minimise risk and ensure a smooth and accurate trade to payment process

Key Capabilities:

  • Highly detail orientated
  • Ability to meet deadlines whilst working under minimal supervision
  • Ability to multi-task and produce accurate work under tight constraints
  • Ability to adapt and show initiative when improving processes
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and ability to communicate comfortably at all levels of management
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other departments
  • Degree educated and with experience in a relevant role
  • Excel – advanced proficiency

Salary and benefits:

  • A competitive salary, commensurate with experience
  • An excellent benefits package, company pension scheme, private health cover, enhanced maternity and shared parental leave policies, childcare vouchers, cycle-to-work scheme
  • 25 days holiday, birthday day off, 3 life event days during your career with WorldFirst
  • Annual volunteer day
  • Perks, including; season ticket loan, free breakfast, Friday drinks fridge, business casual dress code, corporate discounts, gym discounts, bi-annual company parties – and more!