Trade Operations Analyst

  • Permanent
  • London,

Bruin Financial

Ref: 33102
The Position

We are seeking a Trade Operations Analyst (TOA) to join the Global Trade Coordination team of this successful and well regarded Investment Management firm.  The primary focus of this position will be to ensure the timely and accurate communication and settlement of trades. 


Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
•    Act as the first point of escalation for trade related inquiries from non-US offices
•    Research and resolve trade and FX discrepancies by interacting with brokers, banks, and internal teams
•    Upload and manage trades on the TradeSec platform for a subset of clients
•    Manage strategic projects and initiatives as well as prioritising information technology needs and requirements   
•    Mitigate risk and maintain strong global cohesiveness through adherence to proper operational controls
•    Enhance, write, and implement procedures and best practices
•    Research and evaluate operational requirements of new market/asset types being considered for investment or changes to existing markets
•    Assist other areas of the firm to support client needs and respond to general custody and trading inquires
•    Participate in firm and industry working groups
•    Prepare reports for management and internal committees


The successful candidate for this position is likely to:
•    Have an undergraduate degree and relevant professional qualification e.g. IMC or CFA
•    Demonstrate an understanding of, and interest in fixed income or equity markets
•    Be able to work well under pressure, take direction from multiple sources and prioritise tasks
•    Have strong interpersonal skills, in order to interact effectively with various internal teams, banks, brokers and colleagues globally
•    Have analytical skills and be detail oriented
•    Knowledge of applications such as TradeSec, ALERT, OASYS Connect/CTM ,Omgeo TradeSuite and SWIFT is considered a plus


Bruin recognises the positive value of diversity, and aims to promote equality and challenge unfair discrimination. As a champion of equal opportunity employment we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons – men and women, people of all ages, sexual orientations, nationalities, religions and beliefs. We particularly encourage applications from women, disabled, and Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as these groups are underrepresented throughout the financial services industry. Our clients work with us because they value a diverse workforce, and subscribe to our shared principle that all appointments are made on merit and that ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration.

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