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Capital Markets Middle Office Specialist

  • Location: Charlotte, 28262
  • Salary: $111000 - $170000 / year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 7 months ago

Work with the brightest minds at one of the largest financial institutions in the world. This is a permanent opportunity that includes a competitive benefit package!

Our client has been around for over 150 years and is continuously innovating in today's digital age. If you want to work for a company that is not only a household name, but also truly cares about satisfying customers' financial needs and helping people succeed financially, apply today.

Position: Capital Markets Middle Office Specialist
Location: Charlotte, NC
Permanent  Opportunity

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Trade capture, P&L generation and attribution, Volcker Risk-based P&L Attribution review, exception resolution, project management, position and trade maintenance, trial balance substantiation, and regulatory reporting
  • Interact closely with multiple business partners including Trading, Sales, Finance, Technology, Documentation, Legal, Payments, Market Risk, CRO’s and DRO’s. 
  • Work with external counterparties in confirming and assuring trades settle appropriately.
  • Review, analyze and resolve moderately complex trade issues that require in-depth evaluation
  • Advise senior leadership to develop or influence complex derivative products across Capital Markets Middle Office
  • Lead the strategy and resolution of highly complex issues with profit and loss generation and trades
  • Deliver solutions that are long-term, large scale and require vision, creativity, and innovation
  • Provide vision, direction and expertise to senior leadership
  • Lead team to meet functional area and process deliverables
  • Deliver solid understanding of the function, policies, procedures and compliance requirements
  • Lead projects and assist senior managers with industry related initiatives
  • Serve as a mentor for less experienced analysts
Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • 7+ years of Capital Markets industry experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of loan, securities, and derivative products
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Effective organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced deadline driven environment
  • FINRA registration including Series 7 (or FINRA recognized equivalents)
  • Knowledge and understanding of SQL, VBA, Python
  • Working Knowledge of Access, relation based tables, Excel (sumifs, nested functions, Index Match)
  • Capital, RWA, SIMM, UMR, and Collateral experience
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Thorough understanding of how capital markets work within a trading environment and have 7+ years of experience in either a middle office/risk role and/or equivalent experience in supporting a derivative trading desk. 
  • Strong skill set of profit and loss attribution, strong understanding of derivative pricing and risk, strong operational experience with complicated transactions, a conceptual understanding of either CVA , DVA, FVA, RWA, ImVA, Basel II and Basel III, SIMM/UMR/Margin knowledge, and Dodd-Frank. 
  • Ability to effectively prioritize while multi-tasking and think outside the box. The candidate must have the ability to work in a fast paced and consistently changing environment. 
  • Detail-oriented and respond in a timely manner to ad hoc requests. 
  • Strong skillset in Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Access, and VBA. SQL is preferred. 
  • Experience with trading applications such as Bloomberg, Calypso, and Broadridge is strongly preferred. 
  • A 4-year degree from an accredited university
  • Graduate work and/or other professional designations (MBA, CFA, FRM) is preferred. 

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re a top 15 U.S. IT staffing firm and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

For hourly W2 contract roles, MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options. Please see for more information. For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits will be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.

Motion Recruitment Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Veterans/Disability/Women. All applicants must be currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the country for which they are applying, and no sponsorship is currently available. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Motion Recruitment Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.