Middle Office Analyst – Aluminium

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  • Post Date: February 24, 2022
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Job Overview

We are looking for a motivated and eager candidate with a keen interest in the commodity trading and derivative environment to join the Finance Middle Office team in the Aluminium marketing department.

The role:

Deal entry validation:

Validate physical commodity deal entry against business confirmations and signed contracts, in close coordination with the front office

Validate physical commodity deal amendments against signed contract amendments, in close coordination with the front office

Deal execution closure:

Verify deal execution completeness in the trading system

Projects:

In collaboration with other middle office teams and functions, identify and implement deal validation best practice including processes and internal controls

Contribute to the design and testing of automated deal validation system functionality and controls

Daily reporting:

Daily P/L reporting per desk, including attribution and commentary

Daily position reporting per desk, including attribution and commentary

Structure deal economics:

Review and validation of initial deal economics including model integrity, accuracy and completeness

Structured deal performance review and reporting

Scenario analysis

System administration:

Daily price curve validation against market data

Trade master data management

Controlling:

Support Corporate Finance Operations with the daily resolution of broker reconciliation breaks

Validate Over the Counter ‘OTC’ deal entry against business confirmations and signed contracts, in close coordination with the front office

Validate OTC amendments against signed deal amendments, in close coordination with the front office

Follow up on unconfirmed deals, pending OTC deal finalisation and signature and/or amendments/signature in close coordination with the front office

Price curve modelling:

Model and back test price curves for illiquid markets including premiums

Our ideal person

Adaptable, dynamic and organised with a positive and enthusiastic attitude

Good communicators, that Interact well within a team and actively manage expectations

Take initiative in resolving issues in a structured methodical manner
Have a strong sense of responsibility and ownership, and are attentive to detail, in a fast-moving environment.

Minimum requirements

Background in Finance with middle office experience in a commodity trading or financial institution

A finance related tertiary education including either a commercial apprenticeship or a finance related bachelor degree

Working knowledge of commodity trading systems and ERP integration

Advanced knowledge of MS Office tools, especially Excel

Advanced English language ability, both written and spoken

Keen interest in trading, derivatives, business process automation, internal control, efficiency and improvement

Job Detail
  • Offerd Salary120,000 CHF
  • Career LevelOthers
  • Experience4 Years
  • GenderBoth
  • INDUSTRYBanking
  • QualificationMaster’s Degree
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