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Flow Traders is looking for an Operational Analyst to join our growing Risk Management and Operations team (RMO) in New York. The ideal candidate possesses strong attention to detail and the drive to innovate and automate. This is a unique opportunity to join a leading proprietary trading firm with an entrepreneurial and innovative culture at the heart of its business. We value quick-witted, creative minds and challenge them to make full use of their capacities. 

RMO at Flow Traders provides support during the life cycle of a trade, creates reconciliations, develops reporting, performs capital management, and monitors various risks to the firm. The team continuously seeks opportunities to automate its workflows and processes, develop new ways to monitor and track data, and capture and communicate the risks and performance of the department. RMO works in step with all departments of the firm locally and globally to help facilitate the continuing business initiatives of the firm.

What You Will Do

  • Trade matching, booking, and fail reconciliation
  • Position/PNL/cost reconciliation
  • Manage counterparty onboarding and account settlements
  • Limit setting and limit management
  • Developing new Operational and Risk Management tools
  • Liaising with Trading, IT, and Compliance to solve problems and create solutions
  • Projects facilitating team, interdepartmental and global business goals 

What You Need to Succeed

  • 1+ years of experience in Financial Operations
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Math, Computer Science or related
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and VBA
  • Working knowledge of SQL
  • Experience with Python, and/or C#, preferred
  • Detail oriented and eager to find and address the root cause of issues
  • Ability to work independently and responsibly within company policies and guidelines
  • Demonstrated ability to develop or build scalable process improvements
  • Proven analytical skills and the ability to assess complex situations quickly under pressure
  • Affinity for trading and markets
  • A proactive and flexible personality
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

Recruitment Process

  1. Submit your resume.
  2. Phone Interview with our Recruitment Team
  3. Interviews with our Risk Management and Operations Team

What We Offer

We like to think that talent grows at Flow and stays at Flow. To ensure this, we provide our employees with an extensive onboarding program, access to Flow Academy, the best working environment, the latest technology and continuous support. We go out of our way to retain the small business feeling with which we started and stimulate innovation and collaboration through teamwork and our non-hierarchical approach. We offer competitive salary, annual discretionary profit share and other fantastic perks and benefits, such as:

  • Medical, Vision, Dental Insurance coverage
  • 401k plan with generous match
  • In-house lounge with a bar, game consoles, poker & billiards tables
  • Daily catered lunch, cold brew coffee on tap and a fully stocked kitchen
  • Weekly table massages and bi-weekly haircuts
  • Annual company trip and a variety of events throughout the year
  • Reimbursed gym membership or home equipment and other wellness initiatives
  • Global rotations between our offices worldwide
  • Flow Academy for continuous learning and opportunities to attend industry seminars and conferences
  • and more!