DIRECTOR, GLOBAL TRADING OPERATIONS

  • Federated Investors, Inc.
  • Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Nov 04, 2017
Full time Banking Finance

Job Description

CAREER OPPORTUNITY #: 7292
POSITION TITLE: DIRECTOR, GLOBAL TRADING
OPERATIONS
DEPARTMENT: TRADING

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS:
-Bachelor's degree or 10 years of industry experience; advanced
degree preferred
-Minimum 7 years of supervisory experience within a financial
services/investment management organization or experience in a
supervisory or a leadership role in Middle Office settlement, cash
management, securities operations or Mutual Fund operations
required
-Prior experience managing change in a fast-paced,
deadline-driven environment required
-Experience with financial services software (e.g. IBOR,
Bloomberg) required
-Knowledge of operations functions and the securities industry;
strong data operations knowledge required
-Knowledge of various investment vehicles (separate accounts,
mutual funds), global trading, derivative operations and collateral
management required
-Knowledge of industry regulations required; familiarity with
compliance requirements associated with mutual funds and offshore
funds preferred
-In-depth technical knowledge of global financial markets and
processes required
MAJOR DUTIES:
-This position is responsible for leading Middle Office teams
accountable for trading operations associated with trade
settlement, derivative operations/collateral management and cash
management support. The incumbent will direct teams regarding
processes and technologies encompassing global and domestic
settlements, derivative operations, collateral management, trade
communication and cash management.
-Manage business risks related to operational, financial and
compliance practices and controls of services performed in the
operating unit.
-Direct the development of policies and guidelines affecting
trading operations, derivative operations/collateral management and
cash management and implement underlying procedures to support the
policies while consulting with Internal Audit and Compliance to
address and resolve issues or concerns.
-Develop and oversee operational infrastructure through
evaluating middle office technology and workflow solutions that
centralize and standardize trading operations workflow and
transaction documentation workflow; present business case solutions
to senior management; partner with internal technology to implement
solutions.
-Collaborate with Investment Management teams to ensure all
Operational requirements are clearly understood and delivered in a
proactive and responsive manner. Work with senior management to
ensure that new endeavors will have appropriate operational support
with regards to data associated with each area of
responsibility.
-Support New Business Development initiatives and ensure that
new endeavors will have the appropriate level of Middle Office
support.Assess new business requirements and identify the resources
needed to support the engagement.
-Participate as a member of management team in the evaluation
and implementation of new investment ideas, business and custodial
relationships as they relate to trading.
-Maintain an active relationship with industry groups and
vendors to keep abreast of products, workflows, technology and
regulation driving the industry; manage vendor relationships as
required
HOURS/LOCATION:
-8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Overtime as needed.
-Federated Investors Tower - Pittsburgh, PA 15222
EXPLANATORY COMMENTS:
-Demonstrated ability to think strategically
-Demonstrated ability to utilize interpersonal skills to
effectively work with internal and external clients
-Demonstrated process and project management skills;
demonstrated strong managerial skills
-Strong customer service orientations
-Excellent organizational, problem-solving, decision-making, and
analytical skills with particular attention given to detail and
accuracy.
-Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and
presentation skills.
Federated Investors, Inc. offers a competitive salary and
benefits package along with a professional environment.
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