Operations Business Analyst

10 Jun 2024
08 Jul 2024
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time

Operations Business Analyst

6 Month Contract (Initial)


Pontoon is an employment consultancy. We put expertise, energy, and enthusiasm into improving everyone's chance of being part of the workplace. We respect and appreciate people of all ethnicities, generations, religious beliefs, sexual orientations, gender identities and more. We do this by showcasing their talents, skills, and unique experience in an inclusive environment that helps them thrive.

We are happy to be recruiting for one of our high–profile Banking clients. They are currently looking for an Operations Business Analyst to join them for an initial 6–month contract. However, there may be scope for extension.

Role Purpose:

Working within Collateral Operations as part of the Margin Management Team, which sits within Global Market Operations and Middle Office (GMO & MO) and is responsible for mitigating the credit exposure created by the day–to–day trading of Futures and Options across all organisational entities. Trading with all kinds of clients (Investment Banks, Hedge Funds, listed companies, Governments) upstream systems mark trades covered under the Terms of Business for Exchange–Traded Derivatives

Role Responsibilities:

  • Authorization of release of equity from client accounts (both cash and free of payment stock).
  • Liaising with other internal departments including Onboarding, Risk, Client Service and Account Management.
  • Involvement in ad hoc projects for new processes or industry initiatives.

Key Skills & Requirements:

  • Previous experience within a collateral management team.
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a team environment.
  • Ability to identify gaps in a process and to question tasks performed.
  • An appreciation of operational risk and internal audit processes.
  • Knowledge of Swift payments and a settlements background
  • Degree educated with strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills are required.


To begin with you will be required to work from the clients London office 5 days a week. This could later become relaxed once you are fully onboard with the role.

Working hours:

Standard working hours with some flex where required.

If you feel that this is a role that would suit you then please apply today.

If you do not hear from us within 48 hours of your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Pontoon Solutions are an equal opportunities company

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