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Senior Middle Office Analyst

Position Details

We offer competitive salaries, a robust benefits package and tremendous room for personal growth in a professional and challenging environment. eSecLending is an equal opportunity employer.   Please submit resumes with a cover letter, including salary requirements, to: hr@eseclending.com

POSITION: Senior Middle Office Analyst
DEPARTMENT: Operations – Middle Office
JOB LOCATION:  Boston, MA


JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Middle Office Senior Analyst position will have a primary role in the broader Onboarding and Middle Office functions as relates to ensuring data integrity for front office and trading desks  Secondary focus is given to the Billing process in order to collect fees from various broker dealer counterparts..  The role involves extensive interaction with the network of broker dealers as well as multiple internal departments.  Integration and cross-training with the other Middle Office staff and support for the Securities Financing trading desk are also critical aspects of the position.


RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Lead to implement and set up program around Lender specific auctions by accurately lotting programs and working with broker dealer community to ensure all operational components are addressed before program start.
  • Coordinate with Front Offices and broker dealers for the onboarding of new relationships
  • Monitor and report on all dividend trades to ensure fee calculations and billing are accurate; handle high volume of trades to seasonal trading strategies.
  • Daily review of the automated reconciliations with broker dealers through market data vendors; work with trading desk and other internal departments to resolve all variances.
  • Handle all requests from Client Relations, Securities Financing trading desk and other departments on intrinsic fee and rebate issues and create ad hoc reports for senior management.
  • Cross train with other Middle Office staff to increase knowledge base as well as provide full level of support.
  • Meeting monthly deadlines with regards to issuance and collection of fees
  • Focus on transitioning the process to external vendor to enable automation of the process

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

Seeking a college graduate with a BA/BS in accounting, finance, economics or related field; with at least two (2-3) years related financial services work experience. Candidates must be detail oriented and self motivated; have excellent oral and written communication skills; be capable of managing multiple projects; and possess good problem solving skills. Candidates should be proficient in MS Office (specifically Excel, Word and Outlook) and should have previous experience and/or proficiency in financial markets. Advanced Excel skills are desirable.

eSecLending is an equal opportunity employer.   Please submit resumes with a cover letter, including salary requirements, to: hr@eseclending.com. Please, no agencies.

Software Developer

Position Details

We offer competitive salaries, a robust benefits package and tremendous room for personal growth in a professional and challenging environment. eSecLending is an equal opportunity employer.   Please submit resumes with a cover letter, including salary requirements, to: hr@eseclending.com

POSITION:  Software Developer
DEPARTMENT: Information Technology
JOB LOCATION:  Boston, MA


JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Software Developer is a member of the Application Development team, and is integral to providing systems solutions for securities auction, client reporting, and various other securities lending processes.


RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Work with business users in requirements analysis to deliver technical solutions
  • Hands-on technical design and delivery of solutions
  • Plan and manage implementation and deployment of technical solutions
  • Assist with quality assurance testing

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of 3 years of hands-on development experience in Java & SQL
  • Experience in Oracle Database or Similar
  • Experience in microservice oriented Architecture
  • Experience with Java Script (familiarity with frameworks – Angular, React or Vue) desired.
  • Experience with Dev Ops tools (Docker, Kubernetes) is a plus
  • Experience with GIT/ JIRA
  • Experience or familiarity with python is a plus.

DESIREABLE SKILLS:

  • Java (Spring /Spring boot)
  • Python
  • REST API
  • JavaScript(Angular, React or Vue)
  • Oracle – SQL
  • Dev Ops tools (docker & any container management tool)

eSecLending is an equal opportunity employer.   Please submit resumes with a cover letter, including salary requirements, to: hr@eseclending.com. Please, no agencies.

Fixed-Income Trader

Position Details

We offer competitive salaries, a robust benefits package and tremendous room for personal growth in a professional and challenging environment. eSecLending is an equal opportunity employer.   Please submit resumes with a cover letter, including salary requirements, to: hr@eseclending.com

POSITION:  Fixed-Income Trader
DEPARTMENT: Securities Lending Trading
JOB LOCATION:  Boston, MA


JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Fixed-Income Trader is responsible for the daily negotiation and execution of Fixed-Income Securities Lending transactions and Cash Collateral Investments with the objective of providing optimal value to the underlying beneficial owner for the available portfolios enrolled in the program.


RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Managing daily trading/lending of discretionary pool of Fixed-Income assets to the borrower base.
  • Managing daily investing of beneficial owners’ cash collateral portfolios in various money market products
  • Relationship Management: with Borrowers and Money Market dealers, the ability to build and maintain strong relationships both in person and remotely; maintenance and presentation of regular relationship status reports
  • Monitor rate variances compared to open discretionary loans and market data providers to ensure optimal rates are achieved; manage the re-rate process; monitor assigned asset types and countries on a daily basis.
  • Portfolio estimate process: identify relevant information and the potential revenue of a group of assets based on current lending markets and potential future revenue based on all factors (Existing/future demand, intrinsic value).
  • Interact with many groups internally (Settlements, recalls, Portfolio Accounting, compliance, legal and client relations) to manage daily discretionary and exclusive lending, as well as cash management.
  • Problem resolution: Pro-active issue/problem assessment and resolution to ensure minimal loan/return fails and accurate monthly billing.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • BA/BSc in accounting, finance, economics or related field required. Master’s degree in Finance preferred.
  • Ability to quickly become proficient in all markets and understand relevant trading opportunities.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in the securities lending industry with an understanding of different trade types, collateral, billing and settlement processes.
  • Strong Excel skills required.  Experience with Bloomberg, Markit, Equilend, Cognos, and 4Sight beneficial.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and client facing experience desired, aptitude to collaborate with other departments and build internal relationships.
  • Capability to travel.

eSecLending is an equal opportunity employer.   Please submit resumes with a cover letter, including salary requirements, to: hr@eseclending.com. Please, no agencies.

Supervisor Portfolio Accounting - Boston

Position Details

We offer competitive salaries, a robust benefits package and tremendous room for personal growth in a professional and challenging environment. eSecLending is an equal opportunity employer.   Please submit resumes with a cover letter, including salary requirements, to: hr@eseclending.com

POSITION:  Supervisor Portfolio Accounting
DEPARTMENT: Accounting
JOB LOCATION:  Boston, MA


JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Supervisor Portfolio Accounting will be part of a Short-Term Fixed Income investment accounting team responsible for the asset, cash and income reconciliation process for our cash reinvestment clients. Candidate will be responsible for the oversight of investment products entailing the preparation of financial statements, vendor oversight, pricing, and preparation of audit requests. Additional responsibilities include assisting the business units in new Fund launches, in-kind subscriptions and redemptions, profitability, and Ad-hoc reporting. The position will also supervise Portfolio Accounting Analyst. This role requires frequent collaboration with other internal operations and investment teams and external service providers.


RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Manage day-to-day operations of Portfolio Accounting team.
  • Develop, maintain, and enhance procedures and documentation for the group.
  • Reviewing daily cash and holdings reconciliations with custodians, Bloomberg and MMF vendors. Ensuring Settlement of daily trades and compliance with procedures and controls.
  • Monitoring all discrepancies with custodians are identified researched and resolved in timely manner.
  • Coordinating communication between the trading desk, trade settlement and custodian banks to resolve issues.
  • Review accounting related issues included in new fund setup, Monitoring key performance indicators of fund status.
  • Maintaining internal files and records associated with the performance of duties in accordance with department and audit standards.
  • Facilitate all audit requests for internal and external parties
  • Interview, hire and coordinate training of new employees
  • Assisting with special projects as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

  • BS/BA required, Accounting or Finance
  • 3-5 years related experience in Portfolio Accounting or Mutual Fund Administration.
  • 1-2 years of Team Lead or Management experience.
  • Fund accounting principles and theories including Short Term Investment instruments
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel as well as Microsoft Word. Experience with PAM beneficial.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Strong problem solving, analytical, and decision-making skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Detail oriented including strong documentation skills

Global Asset Servicing Associate - Boston

Position Details

We offer competitive salaries, a robust benefits package and tremendous room for personal growth in a professional and challenging environment. eSecLending is an equal opportunity employer.   Please submit resumes with a cover letter, including salary requirements, to: hr@eseclending.com

POSITION:  Global Asset Servicing Associate
DEPARTMENT: Operations
JOB LOCATION:  Boston, MA


JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Global Asset Servicing Associate supports the daily processing of global corporate actions within a securities lending operations group.


RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Responsible for managing all aspects of the daily dividend and interest claims process
  • Work with counterparties to ensure all payments are collected in a timely manner
  • Research, investigate, and resolve income breaks in a timely manner
  • Maintain effective working knowledge of the various local market practices and adapt to new practices accordingly
  • Maintain effective working relationships with lenders, borrowers and custodians
  • Support the company’s business units as needed

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related field
  • At least 2 years financial services experience
  • Demonstrated success with detail-oriented work
  • Must be capable of managing multiple tasks at the same time
  • Requires excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong research and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to be assertive and proactive when dealing with counterparties
  • Works well in fast paced, deadline and accuracy driven, team environment
  • Prior securities lending experience a plus

eSecLending is an equal opportunity employer

Please submit resumes with a cover letter, including salary requirements, to: hr@eseclending.com. Please, no agencies.

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