Trade Capture Analyst

Resource Solutions - Barclays
14 Jun 2018
21 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Trade Capture Analyst (BA4)

Location: London


Competitive Salaty GBP

About Trade Capture Utility

Trade Capture Utility (TCU) is a dedicated function sat within Macro to ensure the timely and accurate capture of contractual obligations on the firm's systems across all Markets activity. This involves the entering and accepting economic terms of any trades into Trade Capture Systems, inclusive of subsequent risk modifying activities on that trade, and encompasses a broad range of Trade Capture activity types and systems. This is to meet both our regulatory and internal control requirements. "We are an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds."

Overall purpose of role

The successful candidate will be part of the Trade Capture team who own complex trade capture and closely related functions. This role sits within the Front Office in a fast-paced and dynamic environment directly supporting the Macro trading desks. Working closely with stakeholders in IB Middle Office, Product Control, Operations and teams to resolve post execution related queries and requests.

Key Accountabilities

Responsible for timely and accurate booking of Trade Capture, which includes the following:

  • Initial Trade Capture
  • Lifecycle Events (product dependent but includes and is not limited to Cancellations, Recoupon, Manual Fee Bookings, Manual Fixings, Loan Rollovers)
  • Portfolio Optimization - bilateral portfolio compressions, multilateral (ie triOptima) and internal compressions
  • Report to management on requests received and completed
  • Adhere to a 'right first time' policy on all Trade Capture activity. Proactively seek cross-training opportunities for on all functions performed within the team and across the wider department
  • Liaise with internal counterparts (ie Investment Bank Middle Office, Client Operations, Trade Control, Post-Trade Services) to ensure accurate controls around trade capture processes.
  • Report to management on requests received and completed
  • Adhere to a 'right first time' policy on all Trade Capture activity
  • Input Real Time exceptions related to regulations into Trade Capture Systems (eg Dodd-Frank mandatory clearing)
  • Uphold the controls and procedures for day to day and bespoke processes.
  • Provide reporting and analysis of compression activity to senior leads in the Trade Capture Utility and Trading businesses

Person Specification

  • University Degree - ideally economics or engineering
  • Theoretical understanding of interest rate markets and products (IR Derivatives, CCP's and Regulators) and Knowledge of current regulatory landscape for interest rate derivatives
  • Detailed and meticulous; high level of accuracy with low tolerance for error
  • Proficient in Outlook, Excel (Vlookup, IF formulas etc) and highly numerate with analytical problem solving ability.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication capabilities
  • Conscious of the risk environment and potential impacts

Desirable skills

  • Coding literate, Knowledge of Macros, VBA, SQL or other coding languages will be seen as an advantage

About Us

Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US. Our goal is to become the bank of choice by providing superior services to customers and clients and supporting our stakeholders via a commercially successful business that generates long-term sustainable returns.

Risk and Control Objective

All Barclays colleagues have to ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards.

Your Application

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Barclays Values & Diversity

Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager. We are an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds. It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

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