Senior Operations Analyst

The Citco Group Limited - Halifax, NS (13 months ago)

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About Citco
Since the 1940s Citco has provided specialist financial services to alternative investment funds, investors, multinationals and private clients worldwide. With over 6,000 employees in 45 countries we pioneer innovative solutions that meet our clients' evolving needs, and deliver exceptional service.

Our continuous investment in learning means our people are among the best in the industry. And our corporate social responsibility programs provide meaningful and fulfilling work in the community.

A career at Citco isn't just a job - it's an opportunity to excel in an environment that genuinely supports your personal and professional development.

About the Role:
The Senior Operations Analyst is responsible for meeting the daily and monthly deliverables of our client's Service Level Agreements with a focus on client relationship management. This requires a comprehensive understanding of trading, positions and cash reconciliation processes with prime brokers and counterparties. The ability to follow processes and a fundamental understanding of complex financial instruments will be key for success in this role.

Job Duties in Brief:
Produce daily operational deliverables in line with client service level agreements, primarily activity in positions, trades and cash
Evaluate cash flows, financing and risk associated with a broad range of investment products including derivatives, debt and private equity
Analyze, investigate and resolve issues; prepare reports for assessment and sign off on portfolio and cash risk
Prepare auditable support for portfolio and cash positions, in preparation for monthly financial statements
Apply critical thought to existing tools, controls and processes; make recommendations and test solutions
Support the conversion of any new clients and existing migrations
Maintain positive and professional working relationships with investment managers, clients and other Citco offices
Review and coach junior staff; assist in the resolution of day-to-day issues

About You:
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university
Professional Accounting/Finance designation considered an asset (CFA, CPA)
2+ Years in Financial Services with an exposure to P&L Reporting or Operations processing
Product knowledge, Domestic, Global and OTC security markets, Fixed Income and derivative product knowledge
Strong Customer Relationship skills
Knowledge of Hedge Funds
Ability to manage time effectively, set priorities and meet deadlines
Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel
Professional accounting designation is an asset

What We Offer:
A challenging and rewarding role in an award-winning global business.
Opportunities for personal and professional career development.
Great working environment, competitive salary and benefits, and opportunities for educational support.
Be part of an industry leading global team, renowned for excellence.