OTC Derivatives – Middle Office Associate

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Location: Sydney

Salary description: Market Rate depending on experience

  • $100-150k AUD Equivalent
  • Permanent
  • 3 to 7 years of experience

Working for a leading global institution this role is responsible for supporting the key OTC oversight and assurance functions relating to Trade Instruction, Valuations, Regulation Reporting, and Reconciliations.

You will also be supporting key OTC Trade & Life-Cycle Event Processing, Cashflow Management, Third Party Custodian Trade Instruction, Valuations, Regulation Reporting, and Reconciliations


  • OTC Trade Matching Support, including dispute resolution
  • OTC Cash Management (Diarize, Cash Settlement, Cash Pooling Service, and related reconciliation break clearance)
  • OTC Trade Notification to external Custodians
  • Complete key client reconciliations
  • Monitor and investigate DTR reporting queries
  • Onboarding new portfolios to Calypso service
  • New account setups for clients trading OTC’s
  • Support and implement client change, new services, and operational efficiency initiatives as required.
  • Generate ideas for process improvement to systems and processes.

Client Service

  • Manage clients and related external third parties queries ( Custodians, Counterparties) queries for Transaction Management processes in a timely and professional manner via email, phone, or service review meetings or Operations to Operations calls.
  • Building strong collaborative relationships with internal partners, clients, brokers, and other external third parties.

Oversight of Outsourced Functions

  • Participate or lead daily check-in calls on escalations and current issues
  • Review operating incidents with managers and track them to closure.
  • Review aged and high-value reconciliation breaks to ensure adequate actions and commentary

Qualifications/ Experience 

  • Degree education – preferably commerce and finance
  • Knowledge of one or more of the required product areas – Asia Pacific and Global markets experience Ideal
  • Knowledge of the OTC, fixed income, equities, foreign exchange, and cash markets, and associated asset classes
  • Knowledge of Swift, the various Swift messages, and their purpose
  • Knowledge of Depository Trade Reporting requirements for Australian regulator ASIC (knowledge of other global regulator’s requirements highly regarded)
  • Knowledge of Markit, IceLink, Omgeo CTM matching platforms
  • Knowledge of generic broker-dealer, investment manager, and custodian payments processing and systems
  • Systems knowledge – DTCC, Calypso, CLS, GTSS

Contact Us in Sydney


Phone:+61 2 8246 8900

Hiring Staff: hire@antonmurray.com

Seeking Work: apply@antonmurray.com

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