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Exchange Traded Derivatives Operations - Clearing and Deliveries Professional

Chicago, Illinois

Job Description:

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated and established professional within the AMRS Exchange Trade Derivative (ETD) Operations who is looking to further expand an already successful career in the Futures and Options Clearing and Deliveries Team.

ETD Operations supports:

  • Execution, clearing and allocation of trades and position transfers to the highest quality standards
  • Futures and Options position life cycle management including option exercise and assignments, physical deliveries, expirations, last trade date monitoring, long date reporting, open interest adjustments and regulator inquires
  • Daily Reconciliations and exception resolution, maintaining the integrity of the sub ledger for Listed and OTC Clearing product
  • Non-Financial Regulatory Reporting to Futures Exchanges and Regulators
  • OTC Clearing middle office support
  • Static Data and Strategy
  • Ensuring compliance with regulatory and industry mandates
  • Production of reports and information required to comply with regulatory requirements and internal control policies
  • Researching and resolving problems within the line of business
  • Day-to-day analysis, research, and resolution of varied problems

The Clearing and Deliveries Team:

The Chicago based ETD Operations Clearing and Deliveries teams are responsible for clearing and allocation of futures and options trades, position transfers, and position life cycle management. The team works with other regional BAU teams based in Charlotte, Chester, India, London and Singapore, ETD Change team, other Operations teams, Front Office partners and Technology to deliver outstanding client service and operational excellence. ETD Operations have embarked on an ambitious change program that refresh their end-to-end technology platforms.

Role Description:

  • Manage the expansion of building out a follow the sun model that supports EMEA late clearing and expiry/delivery model from AMRS region.
  • Processing client instructions, amendments, and corrections across the life cycle of a futures and option trade and position accurately and efficiently, with a strong attention to detail, and often to tight timeframes, delivering high quality output
  • Work with Execution Desks and Client Services teams to answer client raised queries in a professional and timely manner
  • Work within team to identify and implement risk reduction and operational process improvements and quick wins
  • Identify and raise new ideas for process improvements, contributing to a pipeline of change management across ETD
  • Support audit request in a timely manner
  • Participate in UAT testing and reporting on key change programs

Core Skills:

  • Instance credibility across the team bringing 10+ year experience of Exchange Traded Derivatives Operations, with prior experience in either a clearing, or position lifecycle management team and knowledge of industry rules, regulations, and business practices
  • Strong understanding of large complex organizations and how to navigate to deliver
  • Strong problem-solving skills, resilient in finding solutions
  • Strength in identifying and implementing solutions for process improvement
  • Experience using FIS GMI system
  • Confident communicator who proactively identifies and raises risks and issues
  • Flexible in adjusting to demands and challenges, with ability to work at a fast pace, in a high-volume environment and meet tight deadlines
  • Experience and commitment to identify and drive improvements to existing processes. Strives to bring new thoughts and ideas to teams to drive innovation and unique solutions
  • Experience of using an Exchange Traded Derivatives clearing platform and / or Exchange GUIs.
  • Strong communication, partnership and relationship building skills
  • Candidate should be intellectually curious and understand what drives processes, with ability to assess risk, propose design of effective controls and implement to plan to streamline existing processes


1st shift (United States of America)

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Full time


Manages People: No

Travel: No

Street Address

Primary Location:
540 W Madison St, IL, Chicago, 60661