Confirmation Drafting Analyst

  • £270 - £300 per day
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Temporary, Full time
  • Walker Hamill
  • 16 Feb 18 2018-02-16

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a leading investment bank, on an initial 6 month contract basis. The successful candidate will have previous experience of drafting confirmations across a range of asset classes, including OTC derivatives.

  • Draft OTC derivative trade confirmations (in commodity, equity, credit or foreign exchange derivatives).
  • Demonstrate technical acumen and accuracy ensuring confirmations utilise the appropriate ISDA Definitions, and MCAs.
  • Mitigate risk through maintaining accuracy and consistency around termsheets, risk bookings and confirmations.
  • Proactively partner with internal groups (sales, trading, compliance) to execute confirmations.
  • Design and initiate process improvements with thorough understanding of template architecture.
  • Partner with the Legal Department to agree upon appropriate templates for new structures.
  • Take responsibility for maintaining timeliness in accordance with market standards and regulatory requirements.


  • Minimum of 18 months confirmations drafting experience.
  • Understanding of derivative products and simple derivative payoffs.
  • Contributes to the effectiveness of the team by working closely with colleagues by sharing information, skills, and responsibilities.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Effective problem solver.
  • Takes actions to ensure that controls are in place and procedures are followed.
  • Has personal impact and experience to negotiate effectively with other internal groups, including sales/trading/structuring teams.
  • Ability to meet multitask across competing demands.