Operations Analyst
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201-500 employees

Trading firm that provides market-based services
Quantitative Finance
Company Overview
Optiver's mission is to improve the market unites us. The firm operates as a market maker on many exchanges and asset classes.
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Operations & Logistics
Quantitative Finance
  • Possess a Bachelor's degree
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced and challenging production environment
  • Have the ability to proactively identify both technical and operational deficiencies
  • Can automate and improve processes by learning and applying technical tools such as Excel, VBA, Scripting, or SQL
  • Have a strong attention to detail
  • Prepare all daily, intraday, and monthly reconciliations and address any exceptions
  • Use scripts and queries to research and analyze reconciliation issues on daily and monthly intervals
  • Identify, resolve and analyze differences in PnL
  • Develop fluency with existing systems, infrastructure, and procedures and proactively improve them
  • Identify opportunities to intelligently automate while maintaining firm human control
  • Gather and analyze metrics to improve and report on the performance and efficiency of back office systems
  • Work in tandem with back office engineering to ensure the health and stability of the back office processes and systems
  • Continually drive systems toward cleanliness, simplicity, and reliability
  • Create documentation to ensure processes and tasks are consistent and repeatable as well as increase knowledge sharing across the back office team
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with balancing, trade reconciliation or experience in a trade settlement role is a plus, but not required