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State Street Bank
State Street Bank
location iconLocations: Gdańsk
level iconLevel: specialist
Senior Derivatives Specialist
Location: Gdańsk

Who we are looking for

An opportunity exists for an Associate 2 position working in a challenging environment within the OTC derivatives center of excellence in Poland. For the right candidate this represents a good opportunity to gain extensive knowledge of OTC derivatives & the OTC market supporting global OTC trading books – CFDs reconciliation in particular.

Reporting to a Senior Associate, this position is an opportunity for a recent graduate with financial background or a second jobber to gain exposure and invaluable knowledge of OTC derivatives and the trade supporting functions carried out by the Derivatives center of excellence in Gdansk, Poland. This is also great opportunity to be involved in the development of a start-up venture in the Gdansk office.

Why this role is important to us

The team you will be joining plays an important role in the overall success of the organization. Across the globe, institutional investors rely on us to help them manage risk, respond to challenges, and drive performance and profitability. To make that happen we need teams like yours to help navigate employees and the organization as a whole. In your role you will strive for cutting-edge solutions that are straightforward and scalable. You will help us build resilience and execute day to day deliverables at our best.

Join us if making your mark in the financial services industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for

As Senior Derivatives Specialist a you will be responsible for

  • Carry out core and complex processing activities in accordance with established procedures
  • Ability to multitask, ensure accuracy and execute against pre-determined deadlines
  • Perform daily process checks and provide support within the deadlines
  • Perform custom work for complex funds, look for ways to standardize when possible
  • Handle complex issues and escalate as needed acting with a sense of urgency
  • Accountable for quality, accuracy and timeliness of results
  • Train staff on basic principles of process
  • Identify and report all risk and compliance issues, breaches and suspicious activities
  • Act in accordance with Risk Excellence as part of our Way Ahead foundation
  • Perform related duties as assigned

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • Excellent analytical skills & attention to detail
  • Highly organized
  • Able to work to tight deadlines
  • Proactive and passionate to find answers
  • Team Player
  • Self-Motivated and reliant

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • 1-2 years of experience in an financial/analytical environment – required
  • An honors degree from a related / numeracy based discipline – required
  • Knowledge of OTC derivative instruments - desirable, CFDs in particular
  • Computer literate with a very good knowledge of Excel

We offer:

  • Employee savings plan
  • Premium life insurance package
  • VIP medical package
  • International operating environment
  • Language classes
  • Soft skills trainings
  • Technical workshops
  • Development sessions with a mentor
  • Diversity of opportunities across a range of challenging and highly complex activities
  • Technical or leadership career pathway
About State Street

What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation we’re making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we’ve been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary in locations, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans among other perks. You’ll have access to flexible Work Program to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees’ diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspective are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome the candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift program and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you. State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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  • iconGdańsk, pomorskie

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