Friday, October 31, 2008

Operations Analyst

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Description

Responsibilities: Our client is seeking an Operations Analyst.

The responsibilities and duties of this position include but are not limited to:

Process daily cash, trade, and position reconciliations to the various custodians (includes running, reviewing and analyzing reports and taking action, if needed, by working with the prime broker or internal settlements group)

Resolve daily settlement issues working with the executing broker, trading desk and the prime broker/custodian

Run and review internal diagnostic reports, then review all of the trade corrections/changes from prior day(s), post accounting system, run the mid-day reconciliation report, then analyze the report to insure that differences are valid and resolving discrepancies

Perform end-of-day P/L reconciliation to compare what is in the firm's accounting system to what is in firm's P/L system

Provide/research responses to traders regarding P/L variances

Perform morning price reconciliation by comparing prior day prices received from Comstock (pricing source) and compare unmatched items to Datascope and Bloomberg

Load manual prices in our bottom-line console which feeds into our real-time P/L system

Review alert log and manually price any items identified there

Utilize Bloomberg to obtain prices and add new symbols

Research and process all corporate actions

Get appropriate locates for stock loan

Open and maintain new broker accounts

If you are not a local candidate but are relocating, please inform me of your arrangements (i.e., date and city/state you are relocating to).

Kforce (NASDAQ: KFRC) is a full-service specialty staffing firm providing flexible and permanent staffing solutions for organizations and career management for individuals in the specialty skill areas of information technology, finance & accounting, human resources, engineering, pharmaceutical, health care and scientific. Backed by more than 1,500 recruiting specialists, Kforce operates in more than 40 markets in North America. For more information, please visit our web site at www.kforce.com.

Job Ref#: 1137~AQG~892833P1~99

Requirements

The skills, experience, and knowledge required to be considered for this position include:

BS in Finance or related field with experience in some of the following: equities equity options, futures, equity swaps credit default swaps, repos and foreign exchange is strongly preferred

Experience with Bloomberg is a plus

Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

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