Operations Manager Operations Manager …

Barings
in Charlotte, NC, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 Aug 20
Competitive
Barings
in Charlotte, NC, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 Aug 20
Competitive
Operations Manager
Trade Operations Manager Charlotte, NC, United States/en-US/Barings/job/Charlotte--NC-United-States/Trade-Operations-Manager_JR_002093-1/apply

At Barings, we are as invested in our associates as we are in our clients. We recognize those who work diligently for us and reward them for personal and professional integrity, communication skills, distinct competencies and expertise in specific strategies, ability to collaborate as a team member and true dedication to the interests of our clients.

We thank you for your interest in joining the Barings team, and invite you to explore our current employment opportunities.

Business Unit:

Middle Office / Trading Support

Title: Trade Operations Manager

Department: Public Asset Services

Location: Charlotte, NC

Barings is a $327+ billion* global asset management firm dedicated to meeting the evolving investment and capital needs of our clients. We build lasting partnerships that leverage our distinctive expertise across traditional and alternative asset classes to deliver innovative solutions and exceptional service. Part of MassMutual, Barings maintains a strong global presence with over 2,100 associates and offices in 18 countries. Learn more at .

1as of March 31, 2020

Job Summary

As a key member of Barings Global Investment Services you will be responsible for the delivery of Key operational services to the Fund Management and trading businesses within Barings, leading a team of dedicated professionals responsible for monitoring all aspects of Public and Derivative post trade executions.

In performing your role you will work closely with trading, portfolio management, compliance, counterparty management and other business partners. You will demonstrate credibility with a proven competency and knowledge of the operational and trading activities, as well as drive efficiency and accuracy to reduce risk in our processes.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supervise a team focusing on accurate and timely trade booking and settlements, ensuring tasks are prioritized accordingly to meet processing deadlines
  • Work closely with front office and business partners to provide daily operational support included but not limited to trade entry, confirmations processing, settlements, and reconciliation
  • Act as a subject matter expert on firms operational workflows and processes
  • Take responsibility and provide proactive communication while troubleshooting and resolving issues related to trade processing and settlements
  • Identify risk issues and use good judgement in communicating issues to management attention and escalating matters when warranted
  • Develop strong client relationships and partner with front office and IT to realize the full potential of operational workflows
  • Actively ensure upward and downward communication of developments and issues

Qualifications

  • Full understanding of different types of products, specifically OTC derivatives, CDS/X, FX, futures, options, fixed and equities.
  • Understanding of the life cycle of the trade from execution to settlement
  • Solid knowledge of Order Management Systems
  • Knowledge of connectivity protocols such as XML, FIX
  • Understanding of operational risks and controls
  • Analytical ability to evaluate the root causes of the problems and aptitude to understand complex workflows
  • Able to manage variable workloads, understand urgency, multitask and prioritize to meet deadlines
  • Strong teamwork ethic whilst also having the ability to function without explicit direction, challenge yourself to learn new things and continually improve
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal

Additional Qualifications:

  • 7+ years experience in financial services
  • Recent and relevant experience in Trade Operations
  • Strong knowledge of derivatives and publics products
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance or related field

Barings is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer; Minority/Female/Age/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply.

Posted TodayFull timeJR_002093

Barings is a leading global asset management firm dedicated to meeting the evolving investment and capital needs of our clients. We build lasting partnerships that leverage our distinctive expertise across traditional and alternative asset classes to deliver innovative, institutional-quality solutions and service.

Our team-driven culture is based on transparency, responsibility and putting our clients interests first. We listen to our clients to understand their needs, so that we can be a strategic advisor and long-term partner in meeting their unique investment goals. Risk management and protecting our investors capital over the long term is an essential component of our lasting partnerships.

Barings is also committed to building long-term relationships with our associates and providing opportunities and support to help them succeed. With our expanding business and global footprint, Barings offers a wealth of opportunities for associates who share our culture, values and commitment to excellence in client service.

As an organization, we believe that a diversity of perspectives and strengths is essential to meeting the evolving needs of our clients, and we are committed to attracting and retaining a talented workforce as diverse as the clients and communities that contribute to our success.

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