Pay Rate: $0
Location: Jersey City NJ
Job Type: Contract

Job Title:

Operations Specialist

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Jersey City, NJ

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Job Description

A financial institution located in Jersey City, NJ is seeking an Operations Specialist to fulfill routine and frequently non-routine transactions, internal business partner and/or external customer inquiries/requests, and/or audit/ reconciliation activities, and solve more complex issues efficiently and effectively in accordance with Bank and industry standards, focusing on up to a three-month time horizon. The Operations Specialist will follow procedures to resolve internal business partner and/or external customer inquiries/ requests and issues.   


  • Responsible for timely and accurate processing of defined collateral management functions. 
  • For all margin calls, review and agree to the exposure and manage disputes with counterparties
  • Liaise with Front Office to source the appropriate collateral to deliver and factor in haircuts, collateral eligibility, and other collateral terms
  • Manage dispute with clients on margin requirements and work internally with Front Office, VPC group, Others to come to effective resolution
  • Instruct collateral movements downstream for settlement with counterparties 
  • Reconcile trading positions, collateral account positions and balances with the various exchanges, clearing brokers and counterparties
  • Act as SME to translate business objectives into plans that can be implemented for small- to midsized initiatives, including process redesign to compliment the change management/ product support strategy for the commodity business unit, adhering to and maintaining established standards and practices; represent technical business needs and requirements in the introduction of new/ revised processes and systems  
  • Provide complete coverage of multiple desks during staffing shortages
  • Maintain appropriate audit trails for all tasks


Top must have skills

  • 5 to 7 years of related experience
  • Risk Management experience
  • Strong collateral management background
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, & Word. PowerPoint skills are a plus.

Nice to have skills

  • Knowledge of Derivative Products (OTC and Exchange Traded)


  • University Degree/College Diploma


For immediate consideration, please send your resume in word.doc format to  LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY.