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FCM Operations Support Analyst

Chicago, IL Full-Time Operations

Diversified. Resilient. Dynamic.

Marex is a global financial services platform, providing essential liquidity, market access and infrastructure services to clients in the energy, commodities and financial markets.

The Group provides comprehensive breadth and depth of coverage across four core services: Market Making, Clearing, Hedging and Investment Solutions and Agency and Execution. It has a major franchise in many major metals, energy and agricultural products, executing around 50 million trades and clearing 205 million contracts in 2022. The Group provides access to the world’s major commodity markets, covering a broad range of clients that include some of the largest commodity producers, consumers and traders, banks, hedge funds and asset managers.

With more than 35 offices around the globe, and over 2,300 dedicated people enabling access to exchanges and technology-powered services.

For more information visit www.marex.com

Purpose of Role:

The FCM Operations Support Analyst is a member of the day-to-day operations team. Areas of focus include Reconciliations, Position Transfers, Deliveries, Regulatory Reporting, and Option Expirations.

Marex has unique access across markets with significant share globally both on and off exchange. The depth of knowledge amongst its teams and divisions provides its customers with clear advantage, and its technology-led service provides access to all major exchanges, order-flow management via screen, voice and DMA, plus award-winning data, insights, and analytics

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in daily and monthly deliveries in accordance with exchanges rules.
  • Gather intentions from clients of approaching delivery periods.
  • Collaborate with the Risk department as expiration approaches.
  • With oversite confirm reportable dates and positions with the various exchanges throughout the delivery period.
  • Enter daily cash entries to client accounts and the G/L ensuring postings are reconciled daily to the exchange.
  • Assist in the accurate update of static data in the back-office systems used for delivery processing.
  • Ensure T+1 Trade, Position & Variation Margin reconciliations for all futures and options exchanges, including third party clearing brokers, are efficiently processed.
  • Accurately report T and T+1 positions to the Exchanges and Regulators.
  • Adjust positions on T and T+1 with exchanges as needed.
  • Participate in weekly option expiration cycles.
  • Develop good relationship and learn requirements of front office staff.
  • Efficiently manage correspondence through group mailbox.
  • Ensuring compliance with the company’s regulatory requirements under the SEC, FINRA, NFA, CFTC and other applicable exchanges
  •  Adhere to the operational risk framework for your role ensuring that all regulatory or company determined parameters are complied with.
  • At all times complying with Marex’s Code of Conduct.
    • To ensure that you are fully aware of and adhere to internal policies that relate to you, your role, or any other activities for which you have any level of responsibility.
    •  To report any breaches of policy to Compliance and/ or your supervisor as required.
    • To escalate risk events immediately.
    • To provide input to risk management processes, as required.

The Company may require you to perform other duties from time to time.

Competencies, Skills, and Experience:

Competencies

  • Demonstrates curiosity.
  • Resilient in a challenging, fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to take an elevated level of responsibility in a fast pace and high-volume environment.
  • Excels at building relationships, networking and influencing others.
  • Strategic collaborator with insight and agility, able to anticipate future challenges, ensuring operational effectiveness.
  • Ability to develop and enhance processes to improve efficiency, including the back-office systems, client interfaces and exchanges.

Skills and Experiecne

  • Understanding of Listed Futures & Options.
  • Zero to two (0-2) years of clearing experience is  preferred.
  • Knowledge of reconciliation and accounting practices
  • Knowledge of XTP Back Office system preferred but not required.
  • Basic Microsoft Excel skills required
  •  Bachelor’s degree required
  •  Strong verbal and written communication skills
  •  Experience working in a regulated environment and entry level knowledge of the risk and compliance requirements associated with this.

Marex’s goal is to build and maintain a workforce that is diverse in experience and background but uniform in reflecting our standards of integrity and excellence. Consequently, our recruiting efforts reflect our desire to attract and retain the best and brightest from all talent pools. We want to be the employer of choice for prospective candidates. We encourage applications from candidates returning to the job market.

It is the policy of Marex to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, sex stereotype, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, pregnancy, veteran or military service status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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