Kforce Trade Operations Analyst - Derivatives in Purchase, New York

A world class financial services firm in Purchase NY seeks a Trade Operations Analyst - Derivatives on the Reinsurance Operations team working for Global Weather and their Weather Operations department. The position will report to the Vice President of Weather Operations and will have daily interaction with the Chief Operating Officer for Global Reinsurance. The position will be located in Purchase, New York (NY) and may include travel to NYC office.Responsibilities Include:

  • Working with the VP - Weather Operations supporting daily operating activities including: daily position reconciliations and the settlement and documentation of weather derivative transactions

  • Working with the VP - Weather Operations and President, Global Weather to develop meaningful reports to analyze business performance toward stated goals

  • Creating quarterly information for use within the Reinsurance CEO's Board of Directors and Executive Team meeting presentations

  • Preparing and analyzing weather derivative activity for quarterly financial reporting

  • Participation within the coordination of the company's annual budgeting process

  • Supporting the monthly close process, including the valuation of open weather derivative contracts

  • Data analysis and drafting of business requirements for the creation of a weather accounting module to be built by the company's weather derivative system provider

  • College graduate with Zero to three years of work experience with understanding of derivatives or options - preferred coursework focused in the accounting, finance, and information technology areas

  • Experience in creating presentations and visualizations that represent complex data in intuitive, easily understood formats

  • Familiarity with derivative instruments, including their cash flows, accounting and financial reporting

  • Strong proficiency in the Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

  • Analytical with a strong attention to detail

  • Strong face-to-face interpersonal skills

  • Self-starter, proactive and willing to work in a dynamic team environment

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Years