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Derivative Operations Analyst - Hybrid

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  • Requisition # 10053211-WD
  • Job Type Full time
  • Date Posted 05/25/2022
  • Location Jersey City, NJ

Your potential. Your opportunity.

Do you want your voice heard and your actions to count?

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world. Across the globe, we’re 180,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, building long-term relationships, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world.

With a vision to be the world’s most trusted financial group, it’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed and agility. This means investing in talent, technologies, and tools that empower you to own your career.

Join MUFG, where being inspired is expected and making a meaningful impact is rewarded.

This is a hybrid position. There are flexible work from home options available. A member of our recruitment team will discuss the options with you in more detail.

We're looking for a Derivative Operations Analyst to support day-to-day operations, ensuring all relevant processing and maintenance functions are completed accurately, within prescribed timeframes, and in accordance with established departmental procedures.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure proper trade capture of new Interest Rate Derivative transactions and their lifecycle events including terminations, amendments, assignments, exercises and expirations.

  • Ensure various market rates are accurately input by cutoff times.

  • Deliver rate reset/settlement advices to clients on respective fixing dates.

  • Acquire and sustain solid knowledge of all systems and applications that are utilized, including their limitations and required workarounds.

  • Investigate trade and settlement breaks and interact with internal business partners, clients or clearing brokers to resolve them.

  • Respond to internal and external inquiries timely and with professionalism.

  • Provide training and guidance to offshore and onshore team members.

  • Ensure established procedures and controls are adhered to.

  • Identify workflow inefficiencies and recommend improvements.

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of other units within the department and effectively interface with those units when required.

  • Periodically review operating manuals and perform updates as needed.

  • Participate in projects or ad hoc initiatives and assist with testing.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 years Derivative operations experience within a banking/investment banking environment

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word

  • Effectively time manage and prioritize multiple tasks

  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and in written form)

  • Strong attention to details

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and analytical skills

  • Able to work independently and as a team

  • Able to adapt quickly to change, work under pressure and within a deadline oriented environment

  • Possess basic knowledge of standard ISDA Definitions

  • Knowledge of Interest Rate Derivative products required

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender expression, gender identity, sex, age, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran and military status, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status of an individual or that individual’s associates or relatives that is protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. 

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