Equity Derivatives Middle Office (Analyst OR Associate)

  • Negotiable
  • Manhattan, NY, USA Manhattan NY US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Nomura
  • 21 Jun 18 2018-06-21

An experience Equity Derivatives analyst or associate who has experience within Middle Office/trade support. Must have equity derivatives experience

Company overview:

Nomura is an Asia-based financial services group with an integrated global network spanning over 30 countries. By connecting markets East & West, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its three business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, and Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking). Founded in 1925, the firm is built on a tradition of disciplined entrepreneurship, serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership. For further information about Nomura, visit www.nomura.com

Team Overview:

We are seeking an analyst / associate to join a highly talented Middle Office team covering the growing Equity Derivatives business. Focus of the team is to deliver best in class support for the business and our clients, and to perform day to day risk management through the existing control construct. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, would thrive in a fast paced environment and enjoy interacting with and building relationships with a diverse group of people.

Role description:

  • Trading support role within the Equities Derivatives Middle Office
  • Daily trade capture and verification of all trades and life-cycle management of all trades in OTC products including, but not limited to:
    • OTC Options
    • Equity Swaps
    • Equity Forwards
    • Variance and Volatility Swaps
    • Exotics and Hybrids
    • Dispersions
    • FX
    • Interest Rate Swaps
    • Other Derivatives including listed securities

  • Production and validation of risk and P&L
  • Dealing with queries and ad-hoc requests from front office, risk, compliance, finance and operations
  • Control of trade workflow including ownership of inter-system reconciliations
  • Coordinate with quant and technology teams in recommending, testing, and implementing enhancements to our trading platforms and internal reconciliations / controls
  • Work to resolve queries and ad-hoc requests from Trading, Sales, Risk Management, Credit, Legal, Compliance, Finance and Operations

Key contribution areas critical to success:

  • High level of client service provided to both internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to manage multiple issues and effectively prioritize workload
  • Eager to learn and wants to working in a fast paced environment

Skills, experience, qualifications and knowledge required:

  • Bachelor's Degree (preferably Mathematics, Finance or any related field)
  • High level of proficiency with Excel
  • Understanding and interest in the finance industry
  • Great communication skills - you will be interacting with different levels within the business and support all assets of the business.
  • Between 2 - 5 years of Equity Derivatives

Nomura is an Equal Opportunity Employer