Derivatives Analyst Resume Samples

Derivatives Analysts are financial experts who undertake the core task of providing financial advice and analysis relating to derivates and the derivates markets. Working for the financial sectors, these specialized analysts have a good understanding of the derivate market and their complexities. Some of the most common work activities relating to the post are listed on the Derivatives Analyst Resume as – analyzing the derivatives, and advising them on the same, evaluating the performance of derivatives investments, advising on hedging strategies, and analyzing the results. The job description also includes monitoring the derivatives markets, identifying opportunities, and advising clients.

To ensure success in this profession, the individual should be well-versed in varied pricing structures, investment strategies, and underlying assets. They should demonstrate a sound knowledge of derivatives and the derivatives market, and show proficiency in the various derivatives instruments and strategies. They must possess strong attention to detail, and the ability to think critically. To work in this capacity, one needs to have a bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or a related field.

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Derivatives Analyst Resume

Summary : Derivatives Analyst with expertise in financial markets - fx, equities, commodities, and fixed income. Extensive experience in performing macro analysis using advanced analytical tools, executing trade orders, hedging strategies, and managing all aspects of post-trade maintenance. Well-developed analytical skills with the ability to resolve complex situations under pressure within short deadlines while adapting to changing priorities.

Skills : Reconciliations, Derivatives, Accounts Receivable And Accounts Payable, Investment Banking, Office Admin, Financial Analysis, Ms-Excel.

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Description :

  1. Oversaw derivatives trade settlement for 55+ institutional clients' portfolios with over $400 million AUM.
  2. Typed derivatives include futures, options, swaps, cash collaterals, maturities, and fx.
  3. Worked within specialized derivatives groups involving Alternative Investments, Hedge Funds & Abbott Downing, Investment Manager Relations, Wells Fargo Advisors, and related business lines of the Wells Fargo Wealth & Investment Management division.
  4. Advised on institutional derivative portfolios for settlements, client collaterals, and reconciliations.
  5. Supported the development of executive reports, presentations, and ad-hoc reporting capabilities.
  6. Formulated monthly volume forecasts for selected derivatives products and performance analysis to inform senior management.
  7. Monitored the book of relationships proactively through available reports to ensure all accounts were reviewed frequently within regulatory guidelines.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Finance


Derivatives Analyst Resume

Objective : As a Derivatives Analyst, worked in the securities industry in the investment banking, commercial banking, and securities brokerage sectors, worked in offices, and most worked full-time during regular business hours. Traveled to meet with clients or attend conferences, work overtime to complete special projects, or meet clients' demands.

Skills : Excel, Word, Risk Assessment, Matlab, VBA, Budgeting, Forecasting, Bloomberg, Hyperion, Essbase, Accounting, Powerpoint, Statistical Analysis, Documentation, Oracle, Scheduling.

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Description :

  1. Created financial planning and analysis (FP&A) models and financial analyses to quantify how clients' P&L impacts foreign exchange, interest rates, and commodities.
  2. Developed and implemented hedging programs for corporations, forging impactful relationships.
  3. Managed foreign exchange position in currency accounts to maintain gains and losses within approved limits.
  4. Created tailored-made hedging programs for corporations that resulted in the execution of the first cotton, sugar, and wheat hedges for Citigroup in El Salvador; the expanded volume of heating oil hedges.
  5. Monitored market exposure and value of booked transactions; resolved system issues causing inaccurate exposure calculations.
  6. Executed first regional bond issuance in Central America; client simultaneously sold a 10-year, callable fixed-rate step-up bond valued at $68M in local exchanges of El Salvador, Costa Rica, and Panama.
  7. Collaborated with Regional Risk Manager to develop credit risk policy and approval process to expand derivatives business in the new market segment.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Finance


Derivatives Analyst Resume

Objective : As a Derivatives Analyst, Prepared to gain a comprehensive understanding of the operational process lifecycle of Listed Derivatives by interacting with traders and clients, in addition to, legal, compliance, and other federation teams in order to work toward the shared goal of risk mitigation.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Excel Vlookup, Macros, Python, C#, C++ VBA,.

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Description :

  1. Provided middle and back office solutions to asset managers, hedge funds, and insurance companies trading over-the-counter derivatives.
  2. Ensured all over-the-counter derivative transactions are booked, accounted for, and valued accurately in internal systems.
  3. Monitored client portfolios to issue and respond to collateral calls and settle monthly collateral interest.
  4. Verified trade details and confirmed OTC trades via DTCC.Settled trades, instructed cash wires, and resolved cash breaks.
  5. Worked closely with clients and internal groups to efficiently address all client and broker queries.
  6. Elected by senior management to create work process documentation, track employee matrices, and create ad-hoc reports required to migrate work to Mumbai.
  7. Prepared and reconciled various reports for daily, monthly, and quarterly distributions and conduct ad hoc research and complex ad hoc analyses.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Finance

Derivatives Analyst Resume

Objective : An entrepreneurial-minded Derivatives Analyst professional focused on excellent communications, building knowledge and skills from the ground up, and teamwork. Extremely adept at building long-term mutually beneficial relationships that focus on customer satisfaction. Proven ability to adapt to new business plans and current market conditions.

Skills : Advanced computers including Microsoft Windows,  and the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) certification.

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Description :

  1. Reconciled futures trades using GMI to ensure margin and collateral obligations are met.
  2. Analyzed market value versus counterparties and resolved discrepancies.
  3. Automated daily trades from IMs to avoid processing risk associated with manual tasks and free resources.
  4. Designed the CSV templates with fields that would be used by the client to send the trades to NT.
  5. Operated as the single point of contact between the client and the various technical teams involved.
  6. Processed trade capture, trade and cash settlements, reporting, trade, and valuation reconciliations.
  7. Automated the processing of options trades including the use of the DTCC website to pledge stock and charge customers.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Finance

Derivatives Analyst Resume

Summary : As a Derivatives Analyst, drafted, reviewed, and negotiated confirmations covering structured equity derivative transactions and those of other asset classes, as necessary. Ensured all confirmations were drafted, dispatched, and executed in accordance with procedures, Standing Orders, and regulatory guidelines.

Skills : Bloomberg, Microsoft Office, Portfolio Management, Research.

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Description :

  1. Negotiated complex internal & external financial agreements with internal and external teams including broker-dealers.
  2. Ad-hoc trade lifecycle queries EGUS - Managed the futures electronic give-up agreements, confirmation, and sign-off of execution rates provided by brokers to enable trading to commence.
  3. Monitored currency exposure and proposed daily FX forward trades to mitigate risk on mark-to-market collateral positions; improved the FX forward attribution tool within Excel utilizing VBA.
  4. Performed quantitative research topics such as sticky strike/delta to predict S&P 500 volatility, rolling VIX beta to SPX and its implication for vol and liquidity, TRS hedging strategies with call spreads, and variance swap pricing.
  5. Provided technical expertise to co-workers on processes and applications Escalation of issues to Senior management if necessary Investigate and clear.
  6. Oversaw back-office collateral management piece and manage dispute resolution Extensive use of MarkitServ, DTCC, Tri-Resolve, and Thinkfolio. 
  7. Responsible for EMIR trade reporting in the UnaVista trade repository Highlighting valuation issues to the Quant group and management of resolution Cash/Overdraft management, funding forecasted shortfalls.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Finance

Derivatives Analyst Resume

Objective : As a Derivatives Analyst, ensured that operational risks associated with documentation were mitigated and reviewed structured documentation prior to issue to counterparties, ensured that lengthy delays in execution of outstanding documentation were escalated appropriately, and Chased and followed up on all outstanding confirmations.

Skills : SQL, Python, VBA, JAVA, C++,  Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certification.

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Description :

  1. Functioned as the flagship credit hedge fund's primary middle office operations analyst ($800M NAV).
  2. Assisted in the trading and valuation of products including CDS, interest rate swaps, and equity derivatives.
  3. Provided guidance on regulations/practices to branch offices, customer service units, and public entities.
  4. Managed and serviced large liquidity transactions, execution compliance, client services, and strategy generation.
  5. Represented the firm at industry conferences and events, Served as a subject matter expert on derivatives for both internal and external audiences
  6. Maintained strong working relationships with key stakeholders, including sales, trading, and technology
  7. Adhered to all applicable regulations and internal policies when conducting analysis and making recommendations.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Finance

Derivatives Analyst Resume

Summary : Highly motivated investment Derivatives Analyst professional looking to leverage his manager research, asset allocation, portfolio construction, and risk management expertise to build traditional, alternative, and/or multi-asset portfolios for clients. Presented an opportunity to communicate the portfolio construction and manager selection processes with the client and take ownership of the portfolio.

Skills : Knowledge of financial markets and mathematical modeling, Financial Analysis.

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  1. Served as the primary contact for investment management firms on domestic and/or international derivatives communication and processing issues.
  2. Provided key support and direction of all scheduled work orders to the field to increase efficiency and meet work order fulfillment.
  3. Responsible for resolving trade fails and exceptions for identifying process improvements and means to prevent future failures and exceptions.
  4. Provided technical expertise to coworkers and accounting and administrative partners within the bank on derivatives problem resolution.
  5. Interpreted client reports on derivative pricing and performance for internal partners, investment managers, and clients.
  6. Created models to estimate the fair value of complex financial instruments that cannot be traded on an exchange.
  7. Reviewed existing derivative contracts to ensure they comply with legal requirements.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Finance

Derivatives Analyst Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Derivatives Analyst with experience in the industry. Prepared to gain a comprehensive understanding of the operational process lifecycle of Listed Derivatives by interacting with traders and clients, in addition to, legal, compliance, and other federation teams in order to work toward the shared goal of business enablement and risk mitigation.

Skills : Excel, SQL, Risk Management.

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Description :

  1. Liaised with swap dealer counterparties to onboard new clients for execution capabilities, managed introductions, supported paperwork delivery, and acted as a service resource for prospects and clients.
  2. Managed the monthly creation, monitoring, and audit of the accounting deliverable to ensure data and service accuracy.
  3. Ensured quality control of client reports and work with team members to resolve issues/problems.
  4. Liaised with members of the technology team to develop new reports and client tools, as well as evaluate internal efficiencies.
  5. Competently assessed workflows, processes, and ideas to provide business operations insights and proposals for platform improvement.
  6. Serviced derivatives accounting questions and client concerns with escalation paths to senior team members.
  7. Interacted with sales and client services teams on questions/issues regarding reporting and data.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Finance

Derivatives Analyst Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Derivatives Analyst with experience in the industry. Provided fast-paced application support for all electronic trading applications used by the Listed Derivatives Business including Market connectivity, FIX for Direct Market Access, front-end Trading & Algorithmic platforms, and Order Management System.

Skills : Excel, Word, Powerpoint, HTML, Javascript.

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Description :

  1. Communicated with clients to answer questions about their positions in the market.
  2. Calculated how interest rates, stock prices, and other factors will affect the value of a derivative contract over time.
  3. Conducted research to identify potential opportunities for profit in the derivatives market.
  4. Prepared reports on market conditions and potential risks involved in investing in derivatives.
  5. Determined pricing models based on current market conditions and other factors to help companies manage risk.
  6. Researched new products and industry developments to determine their potential impact on the company’s bottom line.
  7. Managed portfolios of assets with the help of an investment advisor or broker.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Finance

Derivatives Analyst Resume

Headline : As a Derivatives Analyst, I Acted as a liaison between Funding Desk, Derivatives Desk, and Back Office for correct collateral financing needs, Performed analytics on the derivatives portfolio, Managed the credit and collateral aspect of the ISDA/CSA/MSFTA framework, Gathered derivatives trade data from various sources and systems for input into margin call calculations.

Skills : Statistical Analysis, Communication, and Attention to Detail.

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Description :

  1. Understood the client’s investment objectives and risk appetite in order to provide accurate analysis and recommendations.
  2. Conducted a comprehensive analysis of derivative instruments, including but not limited to forwards, futures, options, and swaps.
  3. Utilized financial modeling skills to value derivatives and assess their impact on the client’s overall portfolio.
  4. Stayed abreast of changes in the marketplace that could affect the value of the client’s derivative holdings.
  5. Prepared detailed reports outlining the findings of your analysis for review by senior management.
  6. Collaborated with other research team members to develop innovative solutions to complex problems.
  7. Assisted in the training and development of junior analysts, Participated in new business pitches to prospective clients.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Finance