Fixed Term Contract - 12 months - Global Markets Middle Office
July 7, 2018
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 practices disciplined entrepreneurship while building on a long tradition of serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership.
This is a position within Global Markets Middle Office Operations team supporting the Rates, FX and Treasury desks. In terms of product coverage, the desk trades in vanilla OTC and listed Interest Rate Derivatives as well as more bespoke and hybrid structures.
Understanding of overall and specific risks within the process, controls available to mitigate such risks and open risks, in supporting the business. Ability to identify gaps / issues / outliers as they arise and escalate timely / seek help.
Ensure timely and accurate trade capture and deal maintenance for Asia-originated Derivative trades for FX / Rates products
Ensure that the key middle office controls are performed daily such as trade activity, position/risk reconciliations, T+0 P&L flash
Coordination with other Operations groups to ensure proper settlement and timely break resolution
Develop and maintain a collaborative relationship with the Front Office.
Maintenance of Middle Office procedures
Work with IT around implementing Middle Office initiatives, global/local system roll-outs and projects involving requirements gathering, migration and UAT
Derivative experience preferred
Key Experience & Skills
3-4 years of relevant experience preferred. Working knowledge of fixed income derivatives is preferred
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education required
A self-motivated person with robust product exposure, good attention to detail and ability to multi-task.
Excellent inter-personal skills and ability to quickly adapt to a continuously evolving system/work-flow environment
Strong working knowledge of Excel and macros
Participation in change programs in earlier organizations will be an advantage
Regional Disclaimers / Diversity Statement
Nomura is committed to an employment policy of equal opportunities, and is fundamentally opposed to any less favourable treatment accorded to existing or potential members of staff on the grounds of race, creed, colour, nationality, disability, marital status, pregnancy, gender or sexual orientation.