Equity Finance Operations Associate
Location:Philadelphia Area


SIG has a job opportunity available for an Operations Associate to join our Equity Finance trading desk. By joining our team, you will partner directly with our traders, sitting side by side with them, to provide trade lifecycle support from trade execution through settlement, clearing and post-trade analysis. You will have the opportunity to leverage, and build upon, your technical skills using tools like Excel, VBA and/or SQL to drive process improvements across the desk. You will also gain more broadly based exposure to products traded across the firm as you interact with other trading desks to manage daily margin calls and support the firm’s position financing.


Your role will entail:

  • Calculating and reconciling daily profit and loss
  • Maintaining and supporting operational activities related to equities, listed options, futures and OTC swap trading activity on the desk
  • Supporting our accounting department with monthly reconciliations and yearly audits
  • Developing and maintaining strong relationships with internal departments and external organizations to answer questions and resolve issues
  • Continually monitoring and refining workflow and business processes to improve/enhance the settlement process
  • Identifying process improvement opportunities to increase accuracy, efficiency and timeliness related to desk processes, procedures, or systems used to support daily activities
  • Supporting PnL generation, maintenance and related variance analysis

What we're looking for
  • Bachelors degree required; specialization in business or finance preferred
  • Minimum of 6 months of co-op/internship/professional experience in an Operations, Trade Support or related role required
  • Experience with Excel required; experience with VBA, SQL and/or scripting (i.e. Python) preferred


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