Rates - Middle Office

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Trevose Partners Limited
  • 08 Oct 18

My client is looking for a middle office associate with a deep understanding of Rates products to join the team in New York.

Trade Support and Control for the U.S. Treasury, Agency, GF&F, & Relative Value Desks.


  • Primary responsibilities include trade entry, capture, reconciliation, and reporting.
  • The associate should have a good working knowledge of various rates-centric fixed income products and their lifecycles.
  • The associate will be expected to collaborate with our support partners to maintain, develop, and implement effective globally uniform workflow controls.
  • The associate must regularly perform their daily tasks throughout fast-paced and volatile market conditions.
  • The ability to perform under pressure is essential.
  • The associate will make significant contributions to team efforts by demonstrating accuracy, accountability, and a firm work ethic.
  • The demonstration of effective time management, prioritization, and precise communication skills are expected.
  • The associate will liaise extensively with business partners ranging from Sales/Trading, Compliance, Operations, Supervision, P&L Control, Finance and Market Risk who are located across NY, Chicago, Charlotte, Chester, U.K. and Gurgaon India.


Role Overview

  • Supports sales and/or trading desks.
  • Responsible for trade capture and resolving trade discrepancies.
  • Liaises between trading, trade support, sales, counterparties, counterparty credit, operations, and compliance. 


Key Responsibilities

  • Provides direct support to traders on the floor.
  • Responsible for trade capture and trade activity reporting.
  • Advises traders of position adjustments and/or discrepancies.
  • Reviews trade sheets/tickets.
  • Tracks and verifies trades and checks accuracy of processed trades.


Desired Skills:

  • Excel.
  • Team player. 
  • Takes initiative.
  • Ability to work with the Front Office and support partners to address and resolve issues. 
  • Ability to multi-task. 
  • Continuously maintain a control function mindset.
  • Extremely motivated and goal seeking with ability to work in fast pace/pressure environment.