Business Analyst Derivatives Operations

Location Paris
Contact name: Ella van Gelderen

Contact email:
Job ref: 828
Published: about 2 months ago

Gresham Hunt are currently working with a leading financial services organisation as they search for a Business Analyst to join their expanding Derivatives Operations team in Paris.


  • Involved in various projects and initiatives (Global, Regional & Local), within the Middle Office Derivatives area
  • Interface with teams across all functional departments to ensure target operating processes are executed, actions are aligned and are defined for the team
  • Give input and direction to lead meetings with stakeholders from various levels of seniority
  • Have a “can do mentality” and be able to provide innovative solutions
  • Generate ideas and propose improvement strategies
  • Be able to build rapport and long-term relationships key internal and external stakeholders
  • Be proactive by managing problems or conflicts that arise with stakeholders
  • Provide regular updates to the team on the progress of projects and initiatives
  • Be able to prioritise and organise all projects that are being worked on whilst still being able to meet deadlines set


  • At least 10 years of experience as Business Analyst or have experience in projects related to Derivatives (OTC, listed derivatives, Collateral Management
  • Asset Management industry background
  • Middle Office experience is a bonus
  • Knowledge of OTC, listed derivatives & Collateral management
  • Understand full trade life cycle as well as having acute awareness of processes in middle and back-office and front office links
  • Regulatory knowledge on EMIR, SFTR is useful to have
  • Analytical and & problem-solving mindset
  • Ability to be flexible, negotiate, resolve conflicts and challenge status quo
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. German is a plus
  • Positive, self-motivated and a team player
  • Possibility to travel to Frankfurt and London on a non-regular basis
  • Digitalization experience, VBA and knowledge of Bloomberg is a plus
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