Associate - Middle Office (Dubai based)

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • One Ten Associates
  • 18 Oct 17 2017-10-18

A well known and well respected investment manager in Dubai is looking for an experienced Associate with middle and back office experience.

The individual will be expected to be responsible for a wide-range of back and middle office activities. The key responsibilities for the role include, but are not limited to:

  • Trade processing for all instruments currently traded
  • Trade settlement for all trades
  • The overall running of the system
  • Providing management information as required
  • Ensuring that appropriate funding is in place in various legal entities to settle trades
  • Working with Custodians and Prime Brokers operations departments to resolve any issues
  • Working with Investment Banks operations departments to resolve any issues
  • Ensure appropriate trading arrangements exist so that the Capital Markets business is able to operate in all desired markets
  • Working closely with the Legal team to ensure that appropriate disclosures are made in a timely manner
  • Work closely with the Finance team to ensure that the Capital Markets position is reflected in the financial systems
  • Perform various reconciliations in a timely manner
  • Ensure that pre and post trade compliance checks are performed

The Candidate – Key Attributes

  • Positive, pro-active and a creative problem solver
  • Customer service oriented
  • Commitment to excellence
  • Flawless attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Flexible in attitude and approach
  • Willingness to participate and contribute at all levels of the business
  • Able to juggle multiple assignments simultaneously with competing priorities
  • Able to present ideas verbally and in writing clearly, quickly and articulately
  • Self-starter – able to work independently and as part of a team with minimal direction/supervision

Language Requirement

  • Excellent written and speaking English skills (no other language is required)

Experience Requirement

  • Degree level educated
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the back office of a financial services business
  • Experience in the trade lifecycle of Equities, FX and preferably other financial instruments
  • Experience working with Investment Banks and Custodians