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Derivatives Analysts evaluate financial data by using computer software and math formulas. The output of their work is used by risk managers, portfolio managers, and proprietary traders. Most resume samples for Derivatives Analyst mention duties like analyzing transactions, enforcing regulatory requirements, reviewing transactions logs every day, and providing professional advice to clients. Employers select resumes displaying skills like finance expertise, investment analysis experience, attention to details, analytical thinking, business acumen, and customer service. At least a Bachelor’s Degree in finance or a similar field is necessary for this role.

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Listed Derivatives Analyst

  • Ensured all trades on futures (CME, CBOT, NYMEX) and OTC products are accepted and allocated correctly in a timely manner
  • Communicated effectively with various teams to resolve prior-day trade breaks
  • Collaborated with client service representatives to help make the allocation process as efficient/seamless as possible
  • Performed end of day checks and submitted CGM and PCS reports to each exchange
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and GMI
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BS
Accounting
Sd, Pp, Hcm, Eam, Fi, Co, And Wm
2

Derivatives Analyst

Investigated cash settlement and confirmation discrepancies as per ISDA guidelines.

  • Analyzed Counter Parties inquiries pertaining to Cross Currency, Plain Vanilla Forward Rate Agreements (FRA's), CAPS and Floors, IR Swaps and Swap Options and Credit Derivatives.
  • Prepared bank reconciliations for USD and all foreign currencies.
  • Analyzed P&L reports for accurate reporting.
  • Reviewed bank statements for current period adjustments.
  • Maintained account balances to avoid an overdraft.
  • Communicated and interacted with all company divisions.
Candidate Info
36
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Chemistry
MS
Statistics And Operations Research
3

Derivatives Analyst

  • Covered 10+ accounts of large OTC derivative trading portfolios, including interest rates products, credit products, FX, commodities, and equity derivatives, booked margin calls in Acadia system based on updated MTM reports, monitored collateral movement on a daily basis and identified risk drivers
  • Resolved large valuation disputes (range from 10MM to 400MM) and reduced credit risk through daily portfolio reconciliation: investigating the trade valuation parameters, confirming valuation methodology with traders and counterparties (large broker/dealers), checking securities and cash settlement status, and making proper adjustments
  • Reviewed and adjusted exposure by following Standardized Initial Margin Method (SIMM) under UMR and other upcoming regulatory changes: ensure trades are correctly defined by product class and risk class, assigned sensitives to appropriate buckets, and applied risk weights and correlation requirements
  • Mitigated operational risk by performing ISDA best practice, actively negotiating with client and timely reporting to managers
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
International Business And English
MS
Global Finance (management Sciences And Quantitative Methods)
Business School
4

Derivatives Analyst

Prepare monthly global derivative forecast based on metal price & currency rate assumptions (20,000 trades).

  • Provide variance analysis to FP&A and business unit leadership globally.
  • Wrote hedge documentation to designate metal & currency programs under cash flow hedge accounting rules in compliance with GAAP & IFRS standards.
  • Communicated impact of hedge accounting to affected parties including sample journal entries and forecasts.
  • Established an automated matching process to confirm all external metal trades for North America & Europe daily.
  • Maintain cash forecast for North America's derivative portfolio.
  • Responsible for close & reporting duties for Novelis North America's derivatives hedging portfolio including fair value calculation, hedge accounting effectiveness testing and journal entries.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BA
Business Administration
MA
Business Administration
5

Collateral Management - Derivatives Analyst

Review and process daily collateral margin calls for OTC and listed derivatives including futures, options and vanilla swaps

  • Provide reports to senior management on valuation discrepancies and initial margin analysis in an effort to minimize market and collateral risk which assist in determining future trade strategy
  • Consistently update and enhance the daily margin process of listed derivatives to support constant changes to the Dodd/Frank legislation
  • Support Capital Markets Group with Federal Home Loan Bank lending program: monitor bank loans versus collateral balances placing controls to guarantee lending levels are maximized
  • Develop new talent hires and cross train on the functions of futures and cleared OTC daily margining
  • Utilized project management skills to lead division wide effort for Dodd/Frank implementation for the clearing of OTC derivative products including interest rate swaps and credit default swaps
  • Produced multi level project plan for collaborative testing of cleared trades through the execution and life cycle of the trade including front, middle, and back office with IT support
  • Coordinated and led daily project conferences to provide updates on project status and to ensure project mile stones were being met by respective deadlines
  • Created extensive test case scenarios to properly analyze new system processes were functioning correctly across multiple lines of business
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Insurance
Ab
6

Central Counter Party Derivatives Analyst

Accurately process 80% of CCP Derivatives daily trading activity through advanced Excel Trade Models and Macros

  • Analyze trade capture, payments, and pricing of Pacific Investment Management Company
  • Work with PIMCO and State Street, in addition to numerous brokers to ensure trades and cash have been processed
  • Reconcile broker and client reporting and coordinate with other internal departments to ensure accurate and timely trade processing
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Finance
7

Derivatives Analyst

Support end to end processes with a variety of products such as; Listed Options, FX, OTC Equities, Swaps, Prisms and forwards.

  • Monitor cash collateral related to derivative products for client accounts
  • Assist with confirm tracking and account opening documentation
  • Work with Front Office investors and product desk personnel throughout the Private Bank and Investment Bank to ensure accurate transaction processing regarding Ultra High Net Worth clients
  • Improve existing processes and procedures to enhance productivity in a high volume and constantly changing environment
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
BS
Finance
8

Collateral Derivatives Analyst

Primary function is to act as the liaison between a client or investment manager and the derivatives support teams. Act as a primary point of contact and is responsible for facilitating communication and simplifying information flow for clients that use derivative contracts.

  • Serves as the primary contact for Investment Management firms on communication and processing issues.
  • Researches and analyzes complex client inquiries. Handles problem client situations offering support and resolution
  • Responsible for processing collateral cash wires.
  • Responsible for settlement of derivatives trade transactions.
  • Reconciling out of balances.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
Physical Therapy Aide
9

Derivatives Analyst

Agree to daily Margin call based on US and UK bank statements and reconcile accounts based on previous days executed trades.

  • Settle all FX Forwards and Interest Rate Swaps
  • Prepare Commodities Futures Trading Committee(CFTC) report for all traders and Managing Directors to review position levels and limits
  • Check broker recaps on our internal Tempest system and on the NYMEX website
  • One day turnover on all client audit requests
  • Reconcile commissions charged on each commodity by the clearing broker ; investigate and resolve all discrepancies
  • Prepare settlements for domestic and international counterparties on the 5th business and 14th calendar day of every month; using pivot tables to resolve any differences
  • Prepare and track prices using Platts and Europeans quotes
  • Assist in training new employees
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BA
Business Management
10

Municipal Derivatives Analyst

Support the tax-exempt municipal derivatives team in developing capital market strategies, including plain vanilla swaps,
cancelable swaps, forward starting swaps, caps, collars, basis swaps, and CMS swaps

  • Responsible for analyzing client's debt portfolio and financial statements to structure and price swaps
  • Serve as primary liaison with municipal banking team to ensure that the financing solutions meet clients' overall business
  • Select clients include: Harvard, UVA, JEA, and State of Louisiana
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Finance
MS
Finance

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