Margin Analyst

Location: New York, United States

Our capital markets business is seeking qualified professional to join a rapidly growing market risk team overseeing all the firm’s market related activities.  The successful candidate will be responsible for monitoring and reporting margins for globally traded futures and options, FX and Fixed Income including Treasuries, Repo, Corporates, MBS, TBA’s and ABS.  The opportunity can grow into a multi-disciplined function with exposure to market risk analysis across multiple revenue streams. This role would enable the candidate to further develop and expand their knowledge across products, risk methodologies and various market analysis tools.

Your Responsibilities

• Issue, monitor and follow up on beginning and intra-day margin calls
• Review and approve outgoing collateral requests from customers and incoming customer wires
• Review top day give-in trades to verify customers are within predefined margin parameters and risk limits
• Continuous interaction with global front office sales staff to ensure margin calls are met
• Liaise with compliance, operations, and IT to enforce and implement new margin related regulation/rules
• Conduct ongoing review and enhancement of the margin call framework; collaborate with internal developers and external vendors on risk systems/applications development

Your Qualifications

• Minimum Bachelor’s in Finance, Accounting or another quantitative field
• Experience in Risk, Margins or Operations in financial services
• Desire to attain advanced knowledge of exchange traded products and market structure
• Strong Excel modeling skills (VBA is a plus)
• Margin clerk or risk analyst experience from a FCM, broker/dealer or futures exchange
• Experience working with, Regulation T (Reg T), 15C-3, SPAN, AML and KYC

Your Skills

• Ability to multi-task in fast paced environment
• Excellent written and verbal communication, problem-solving and implementation skills
• Excellent communication, problem-solving and implementation skills
• Team player with the ability to work independently
• Enthusiastic and positive attitude


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