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FX Middle Office Specialist

Sharp Decisions

This is a Contract position in New York, NY posted December 15, 2021.

A client of Sharp Decisions Inc. is looking to bring on a FX Middle Office Specialist to be based in New York, NY. Position is currently remote but once offices reopen individual must be willing to go onsite. Position is on a 9 month contract basis. *W2 only.


Overall Summary of the Job:
Ensures all FX transactions executed by Sales and Trading are allocated to sub-funds in a timely and accurate manner.
Provides support for Operations teams to query trade differences in a timely and efficient manner.
Resolves allocation issues and responds to client inquiries.
Manages the client relationship and provides expertise relating to execution of trade allocations.
Requests and tracks new account setups to facilitate confirmation timeliness within DFA and internal timelines.
Coordinates mappings with IT and static data teams for front office systems to facilitate straight through processing.
Provide management reporting on related workflow.

Primary Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

Process FX allocations utilizing electronic confirmation platforms, internal systems, and client spreadsheets.

Liaise with clients, Sales and other internal teams to ensure prompt resolution of identified discrepancies.
Provide high quality client service through daily communication with external and internal clients

Process trade amendments and post trade events in a timely manner to ensure businesses risk is accurately captured and reported
Execute and monitor trade capture workflow in the primary trading systems

Adhere strictly to compliance and operational risk controls and regulatory standards, policies and practices; reports control weaknesses, compliance breaches and operational loss events through business escalation procedures.