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Derivatives Support Analyst

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SS&C Technologies Inc

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New York City, NY

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This position is for a vital member of the Derivatives Professional Services Group, which provides consulting and client support services for SS&C Technologies’ Debt & Derivatives software (D&D). D&D is a comprehensive mid-to-back-office processing and accounting solution for all issued debt and derivative life-cycle events. Supported financial products include swaps, swaptions, credit default swaps, total return swaps, caps/floors/collars, FRAs, issued debt, FX spots/forwards/options, exchange traded futures/options, equity and variance swaps, and equity index options.  Clients include insurance companies, hedge funds, banks and corporate entities.It is the role of the Professional Services Group to ensure a best-in-class user experience.  Our clients’ needs constantly evolve with new products, regulatory changes, and revised accounting standards.  Naturally, the D&D platform must also evolve.  It is the role of the Professional Services Group to ensure that system functionality and user satisfaction remains consistently high.  The ultimate task of the Professional Services Group is to be an advocate for the user while working as the layer between clients and the D&D development team. Product support knowledge and relationship building are paramount.Position Responsibilities:Provide guidance for continuous improvement of the system.  Including analytics, reporting, accounting and quality controls for all transactions serviced by the D&D application.  Partner closely with end-users to ensure reliable operations and consistent results.Strategically guide projects and facilitate operations to the client’s desired end state. Create an environment of continuous improvement for core functions through tactical planning and strengthening of infrastructure and processes in partnership with the development team.Draft specifications for system enhancements that meet or exceed industry standards and client expectations. Perform quality assurance testing of new system enhancements.Partner with clients to implement new accounting and regulatory requirements.  Ensure that D&D can support new derivative product types and client business initiatives.Position QualificationsBachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or other relevant discipline.2-5 years of experience in investment / derivatives operations or accounting.Strong knowledge of investments products, derivatives instruments, business processes and flows, as well as general securities industry expertise.Strong relationship management, influencing and negotiating skills.Knowledge of derivatives accounting (ASC 815 & 820 / IFRS 9).Thorough knowledge of the regulatory environment surrounding derivatives operations, including industry standards, accounting, and reporting requirements.General proficiency in an MS Windows environment, MS Office,  and BloombergFlexibility and adaptability to effectively lead change.Superior written and oral communication skills.Preferred QualificationsInsurance accounting experience, preferably with derivatives support.Progress toward CFA, CPA, MBA and/or equivalentExperience with SQL and Crystal ReportsDemonstrated project management experience.

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Position QualificationsBachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or other relevant discipline.2-5 years of experience in investment / derivatives operations or accounting.Strong knowledge of investments products, derivatives instruments, business processes and flows, as well as general securities industry expertise.Strong relationship management, influencing and negotiating skills.Knowledge of derivatives accounting (ASC 815 & 820 / IFRS 9).Thorough knowledge of the regulatory environment surrounding derivatives operations, including industry standards, accounting, and reporting requirements.General proficiency in an MS Windows environment, MS Office,  and BloombergFlexibility and adaptability to effectively lead change.Superior written and oral communication skills.

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SS&C Technologies Inc
Website : http://www.ssctech.com

Company Profile
Headquartered in Windsor, CT and with offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia, SS&C provides the global financial services industry with a broad range of highly specialized software, software enabled-services and software as a service (SaaS) solutions for operational excellence. We deliver mission-critical processing for information management, analysis, trading, accounting, reporting and compliance. Our clients manage, in aggregate, over $26 trillion in assets and choose SS&C as their preferred vendor for our expertise.

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