Trading Operations Analyst - Private Equity

Chicago, Illinois |$120-140K | Job ID: 108577

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Job Description

Trying to break into the world of private equity? LaSalle Network has partnered with a highly reputable PE firm in Chicago looking to add a Trading Operations Analyst to their team.

The Trading Operations Analyst will help manage the day-to-day operations of our trading business. This position will work closely with a variety of internal teams and external counterparties and exchanges to efficiently manage daily workflows and continually refine operational procedures. This position offers a competitive base salary range of $85,000-$130,000 plus bonus.

Trading Operations Analyst Responsibilities:

  • Provide operational support for trading business, with an emphasis on optimizing reconciliation and post-trade settlement procedures
  • Collaborate with internal cash management and operations teams to maintain optimal cash reserves for settlements and platform funding
  • Monitor pending settlements and liaise with counterparties and exchanges as needed to reduce settlement risk
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement, technology upgrades and automation
  • Utilize technology skills (Excel, VBA or other programming background) to automate operational processes and perform analysis on large data sets
  • Provide timely response to counterparty inquiries and requests for settlement information
  • Provide additional administrative support to the team as needed

Trading Operations Analyst Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, economics or business-related field
  • 1+ years in trade settlement, private equity, banking, public accounting or finance
  • Understanding of financial product clearing and settlement processes
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Thank you,

Andrew Grossman
Project Manager
LaSalle Network

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

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of professional staffing and recruiting services. LaSalle has worked with more than 10,000 companies, ranging from Fortune 500s to start ups. With units specializing in accounting and finance, administrative, marketing, executive search, technology, supply chain, healthcare revenue cycle, call center, and human resources, LaSalle serves companies of all sizes and across all industries.