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Derivatives Execution and Clearing Reconciliations Team leader (LS)


Standard / Permanent





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Apply REF: FIN-171018-001-LS

Business Overview:

DEC US Operations team is part of the US Derivatives Execution and Clearing Operations department who collectively provides customer service, risk and funds management, trade processing and reconciliation, client on-boarding, accounting, post trade execution investigation, performance margining, exchange balancing, contract expiration processing including physical delivery, fee maintenance, and regulatory review and rule implementation. These clearing and operational functions require the team to manage communication across clients and multiple lines of business accessing several exchange applications, banking tools, and internal operating systems to support the flow and record of commodity futures, options, and OTC trade execution on a daily basis. Our primary focus is to perform our responsibilities under a controlled environment that is compliant with strict regulatory rules and guidelines while providing superior client services and solutions. 



• Be the first level of escalation for any issue
• Assist with setting the annual objectives for each team member, contribute to and participate in the annual appraisal interview
• Encourage team spirit, contribute to staff motivation and development
• Make sure the team members are fully trained on their respective areas.
• Oversight and control of local DEC Ops. processes
• Daily validation all tasks (daily/monthly) are completed and reported as required within time frames
• Coordination of client position transfers
• Direct communication and interaction with clients, FCM community, and business partners
• Trade clearing and allocation workflow investigation
• Referential data setup in various systems
• Daily point balancing and trade match reconciliation  
• Contract expiration monitoring and processing
• Post trade break investigation and resolution
• Exchange, brokerage, and commission fee reconciliations
• Account position transfers
• KPI Reporting and trend analysis
• Regulatory and audit investigation
• Control monitoring

  • Bachelor degree 
  • Proven ability to act as a team lead
  • Strong knowledge of exchange listed products, derivatives, capital markets trading, operations, execution, or trade processing
  • Experience interacting with clients and various lines of business
  • Experience reconciling separate data points and sources
  • Microsoft Excel (Vlookup, Pivot tables, formals, etc.)
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Some technical specifications knowledge across multiple systems and web interfaces
  • Experience of working in a risk sensitive environment
  • Microsoft Excel macro knowledge
  • Understanding of fee structures
Primary Location: CA-QC-Montréal Job Type: Standard / Permanent Job: FINANCE ACCOUNTS ET MANAGEMENT CONTROL Education Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (3 years) Experience Level: At least 5 years Schedule: Full-time
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