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Mid Office Associate

IMC Financial Markets is a proprietary trading firm and market maker for various financial instruments listed on exchanges throughout the world.

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Mid Office Associate

MIDDLE OFFICE AT IMC:

  • Identifying, investigating, and reconciling trade, position and cash exceptions by working directly with trading desks and clearing firms

  • Responsibility for daily P&L substantiation, reconciliations and management reporting

  • Reconciling all direct trading costs including exchange, clearing and brokerage fee, short stock borrowing interest and funding interest

  • Ensuring all current Middle Office operations processes and procedures are the most efficient and effective via continuous review and improvement

  • Collaborating with our Back Office/Business Intelligence IT team on specifications and improvements to middle office applications and tools

  • Providing operational support to trading desks Performing ad hoc portfolio analysis and project work as needed

  • Arranging cash transfers to meet margin call and funding requirements

  • Working with the Finance team on month end accounting bookings

  • Providing reports to Traders & Mid office

  • Operation of DP pool account and beneficiary account for Pay-in and SLBM obligations

  • Work with the finance team on month end accounting booking

WHAT MAKES IT FUN:

One of the most fun aspects of the job is how closely you will work with trading and other areas of the firm. As part of the Middle Office team, you will interact with most teams within the organization and achieve a high-level understanding of how the business operates.

We strive to create strong teams with strong individuals. You will learn a lot from your peers and will continue to develop your skills and business knowledge as the business grows and changes.

Working at IMC is also an opportunity to learn about financial markets. We know from experience that a lot of people really enjoy learning about a field beyond their immediate area of expertise, its one of the things that makes this job more interesting than others.

We employ a broad range of people with varying backgrounds. What they have in common are their superior technical expertise, their extraordinary smarts, and their collaborative approach.

WHO YOU ARE:

  • Bachelors degree in Finance and Accounting are preferred

  • Min. 4 years of work experience in a similar role at a Bank, broking/trading firm

  • Experience with trade settlement with clearing firms must

  • Ability to adapt and embrace technologies

  • Experience with Python or any other programming language is a plus

  • Ability to combine strong tactical and analytical thinking skills

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Extreme attention to detail and excellent follow-through skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work both independently and with a team

  • Highly motivated individual who will collaborate with others to identify gaps and inefficiencies in processes in order to drive improvements

IMC: JOIN A WORLD-CLASS GLOBAL MARKET MAKER

IMC is a world-renowned market maker with offices in Europe, the US and Asia-Pacific. We use algorithmic trading and advanced technology to buy and sell securities across multiple trading venues. Our vital role, at the centre of the financial markets, provides liquidity for buyers and sellers worldwide.

In the late 1980s, IMC quickly identified the importance of technology in the fast-evolving trading environment. Our passion for innovation continues to drive us today. Although our company has grown rapidly over recent decades, we still approach our work with the same entrepreneurial spirit, with an emphasis on continuous improvement and innovation. We like our people to think for themselves and we give them the responsibility and support they need to make an impact. This means real work as well as dedicated training programmes and mentors.

While we work hard, we also have a lot of fun – whether solving complex problems or taking part in team-building, leisure and sporting activities. IMC also enables its employees to contribute to a better society through our foundation.

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