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Margin Control Specialist.

Margin Control Specialist.

Job Description


The purpose of this job is to prevent Finacial and Regulatory Margin risk to the firm and our clients.


  • Responsible for analyzing margin calculations for accuracy and ensuring accounts are correctly margined across all asset classes 
  • Review margin calls for regulatory compliance
  • Review IMR calculations and any exceptional processes for accuracy
  • Perform quarterly task orientated audits
  • Improve transparency and efficiency of the Margin process
  • Analyse and examine business, technical and performance parameters.
  • Assist in drafting and implementing margin-related procedures
  • Assist in responding to external and internal audits relating to margin issues
  • Liaise with Client Services and other departments as necessary to issue margin calls and seek resolution of such calls
  • Participate in the review of new products with respect to margin-related issues

Job Requirements

  • 5 -7 years of margining experience.
  • Good working knowledge of PC Span and London PC Span 
  • Familiar with Joint Audit Committee Margins Handbook, rules and regulations.
  • Understanding of basic Clearing, Client Services, Treasury, Accounting processes.
  • Strong problem solving skills that are used to make effective decisions.
  •  Initiate and implement change and improvement in services processes and systems
  • Required Technical Skills: Advanced Excel, Power Point, Word 
  • Strong Communications skills and the ability to work with Customers, Sales and Senior Management.
  • Preferred Systems experience includes: GMI and the ability to query within GMI
  • Knowledge of Regulatory Margin rules across all assets


Desired Licenses: Series 3,7, 99


Reports to Head of Margin Control


Independent decision making is a part of the normal course of business. Anything beyond normal business is escalated to the Head of Margin Control as needed.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Finance, Information Technology, Other
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Accounting - Finance, Securities, Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 4317
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Margin Control Specialist.

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