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Derivatives Analyst

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Job ID 157543 Date posted 03/23/2022 Location : Amsterdam, Netherlands | Schiphol, Netherlands

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Job Purpose and Impact

The Senior Derivatives Operations Analyst - Post Trade Business Support, will lead the daily post trade derivatives operations for the EMEA region and activities. As primary daily business facing contact that services the day to day needs of the businesses , in this role, you will partner with key stakeholders to develop and implement the key controls to ensure we meet the daily operational priorities of the businesses and the operational compliance and accuracy of the end to end derivatives transaction flow, including data and reports. You will lead the process standardization and optimization and develop new solutions, deliver projects e.g. the Global Derivatives Project and continuous improvements to enhance automation and implement the transformation, as well as partner with key external contacts such as clearing brokers and vendors to ensure effective daily derivatives operations.

This position out of our Schiphol office, NL. We can also consider hybrid working options. 

Key Accountabilities

  • Partner with key stakeholders, external clearing brokers and vendors to manage complex daily derivatives activities and ensure any significant differences are resolved and communicated appropriately.
  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to monitor and maintain derivatives policies, business & legal entity account structures, products and limits in compliance with regulatory agency requirements, company policies and third party agreements within deadlines and compare against limits, escalate and resolve breaches of limits.
  • Validate derivatives reports and reconcile trading differences  by line of impact with key stakeholders.
  • Ensure compliance of operations and monitor points of control.
  • Develop and implement process simplification, enhance process standardization, optimize reporting and drive automation and transformation processes.
  • Lead risk management best practices and improvement initiatives.
  • Build the team's capability to ensure a high performing team.
  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Confirmed related work experience


  • Experience in finance operations with a knowledge of financial risk management and related financial processes, particularly derivatives trading operations
  • Experience in leveraging digital technology in trading, operational, reporting and analysis processes

Our Offer
We provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

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