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Operations Manager Associate- Commodity Derivatives

Houston

Join Macquarie’s Commodity Operations group as a Operations Associate – Commodity Derivatives.  In this role, you will provide essential business aligned support services to our Commodities and Global Markets group.

Sitting within the Corporate Operations Group, the Operations Division is responsible for the operational infrastructure required to support a variety of Energy and Agricultural Derivative Products in support of our Commodity Markets and Finance division.  The division works in a time sensitive environment in which accuracy of processing, timely escalation and communication within the division, the businesses, the Risk Management Group, correspondent banks and custodians is essential to ensuring a smooth settlement process.

In Operations, we are proud of our high-performance culture, empowering innovation while maintaining a strong partnership to the businesses we support. 

Your ability to work collaboratively will be demonstrated as you engage with Trading, Scheduling, Legal, Compliance, Finance/Tax, Technology, Risk Management, among many other stakeholder groups supporting our Global Commodities businesses. 

Your drive for continuous improvement will be utilized as you create sustainable and innovative solutions to address business issues/needs.

Additional key deliverables in support of the Commodity Markets and Finance division include:

  • Trade Verification
  • Trade Confirmation
  • Trade invoice and Settlement services
  • Treasury activities
  • De-centralized reconciliations of books of records

What you’ll bring to the role:

  • Working knowledge of Derivatives & Commodities markets
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills and exceptional attention to detail
  • Naturally collaborative, working directly with a trading business and supporting traders
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, while maintaining a high level of motivation and enthusiasm.
  • A strategic mindset with the ability to simplify complex situations through human centered design

If you have a minimum of two years relevant back-office trade support/settlement experience working in the Commodities markets, we would love to hear from you.  Experience working with basic programming, data or workflow tools (e.g. Python, R, Alteryx, PowerBI) is a plus.

About the Corporate Operations Group

The Corporate Operations Group brings together specialist support services in Digital Transformation & Data, Technology, Operations, Human Resources, Business Services, Business Improvement & Strategy, and the Macquarie Group Foundation. We deliver service excellence to ensure Macquarie is open for business, deliver on transformational change, invest in our people and have deep relationships with our customers. 

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About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

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You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

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Job no: OPS-964747
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Houston
Category: Mid-level, Commodities, Derivatives, Operations
Group: Corporate Operations Group
Division: Operations
Recruiter: Kitti Moore
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