Middle Office Associate, Dubai


Location:

Dubai

Date Posted:

7th September 2017

Employment Type:

Permanent

Job Reference:

0009346745

Staffing Area:

Financial Services


Description

Middle Office Associate, Dubai

The Company

A leading asset manager and fund based in Dubai is currently looking for a middle office professional to join their team. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing middle and back office independently for a small group of portfolio managers, working closely with PM's, traders, the investment team, and the finance function.

Given the broad reach of the position, this role would suit an individual with experience working for a buyside firm, or in a broad role within a boutique financial services business. Candidates applying should have experience working for a firm based in a developed financial centre i.e. London, New York, Singapore etc.

The Role

  • Establish relationships with custodians, prime brokers, and investment banks
  • Look after and process execution of trades
  • Trade settlement for all trades
  • Running and operational oversight of trading platform
  • Working with custodians and prime brokers in resolution of issues and/or errors
  • Ensure timely and accurate settlement of trades across multiple markets and products
  • Working closely with legal and compliance team in order to ensure that disclosures are made accurately and in a timely manner
  • Work closely with finance team in order to ensure that trading positions are reflected in financial reporting systems
  • Ensure completion of pre and post trade compliance checks

The Candidate

  • Experience in middle office and trade settlement for equities, equity derivatives, FX, and OTC products
  • Track record working for a fund or buyside firm
  • Experience as point of liaison for third parties including investment banks, custodians, and prime brokers
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is essential
  • Strong communicator, able to represent business externally, whilst also reporting to senior internal stakeholders
  • Pro-active approach
  • Able to manage middle and back office functions independently,


Dubai

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Gate Village 1, Level 1 , Dubai +971 (0) 4 382 6700
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