Contract Derivative Operations Analyst

Chicago, Illinois |$50 - $60 hourly | Job ID: 113330

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Job Description

LaSalle Network is currently partnering with a client in Chicago, IL to identify an experienced Derivative Operations Analyst. This hire will be responsible for supporting the post-trade flow of OTC and ETD products including pricing and collateral management, as part of the Investment Operations group. Investment Operations manages all post-trading activities including settlements, reconciliations, transfers, collateral management and pricing.

Derivative Operations Analyst Responsibilities:
  • Support OTC and ETD trade booking and life-cycle management
  • Daily reconciliations of cash and positions related to derivative activity
  • Process daily collateral and margin moves for Cleared OTC and ETD
  • Manage end of day blotters and client reports
  • Assist with onboarding and fund setups
  • Cross-train with global partners to enhance capabilities and coverage
  • Proactively look for opportunities to leverage technology to automate manual processes

Derivative Operations Analyst Requirements:
  • 7+ years of derivative operations
  • Understanding of Equities, ETFs and FX
  • Technical knowledge of derivative products including but not limited to Interest Rate Swaps (IRS), Credit Default Swaps (CDS), Options, Futures, Total Return Swaps (TRS), FX Forwards
  • A basic understanding of collateral management for ETD and Cleared/Uncleared OTC
  • Knowledge of pricing techniques for OTCs (including IRS, CDS, Options, TRS)
  • Experience using vendor platforms including Markitwire, DTCC and Icelink
  • Familiarity with ISDA definitions
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of SQL and VBA a plus

Thank you,

Zak Hornung
Technology Services
LaSalle Network

Keywords and Related Terms: Equities , ETF’s , FX , Derivatives , ETD , OTC , Markitwire , Icelink , SQL , VBA , post-trade #LI-DNP

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.