Middle Office Associate, Dubai

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Robert Half International UAE
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Employment Type:
Full time
Hedge Funds
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Job Description

The Company

Our client are looking for an experience Middle Office Associate to join their Dubai based trading operations team. Candidates should have a track record working for a buy-side firm, preferably in a developed financial center known for excellence in hedge funds and the buy-side e.g. London, Zurich, Hong Kong, Singapore, New York etc.

Whilst relocation assistance will be provided to candidates from outside of Dubai, it is preferable that applicants have an active interest in relocating to Dubai, and/or have some previous knowledge or experience of the United Arab Emirates.


The Role

  • Take ownership for running, managing and developing the trade processing lifecycle
  • Maintain relationships with counterparts, brokers and custodians
  • Trade processing and settlement
  • Providing information and financial information for management reporting
  • Ensure trades are settled to a high degree of accuracy
  • Where issues arise work with counterparts and brokers to resolve any issues
  • Work alongside finance and accounting team to ensure correct information is shown in financial reporting systems
  • Responsibility for trade reconciliation processing
  • Work alongside compliance in order to ensure that trade compliance checks are performed in a correct manner


The Candidate

  • 5-8 years' experience in middle office / trading operations for a reputable hedge fund or buyside firm
  • Experience working for a reputable fund based in London, New York, Zurich, Singapore, Hong Kong
  • An international outlook to business and financial services
  • Able to operate within a best in class fund environment
  • Experience in FX, Equities, Fixed Income, and Derivative products
  • Fluent English (verbal and written)
  • Able to relocate to Dubai


Salary and Benefits

Very Competitive