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  • Location: Downtown LA, CA
  • $60000 base salary
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1108
  • Salary: $60,000 - $80,000

Title: Derivatives Operations Specialist
Industry: Insurance
Location: Downtown LA
Overview: Pacific Executive Search has been engaged on a search for a Derivatives Operations Specialist based in undefined. This position offers the opportunity to take on new responsibilities and work in a fast-paced environment, collaborating with others and gaining an appreciation for risk processes. The company is one of the largest independently-owned global investment management firms, providing customized investment management solutions to a diverse client base.


  • Perform daily activities related to Initial Margin and Variation Margin for ISDA instruments and cleared derivatives, including issuing calls, responding to calls, validating calls, reviewing collateral values, checking collateral inventory, substituting collateral, and instructing margin transactions to custodians.
  • Investigate and resolve discrepancies in a timely manner.
  • Reconcile collateral balance with brokers on a daily and monthly basis.
  • Validate and process periodical interests and coupons.
  • Work on ad-hoc projects, respond to inquiries, and perform other operations-related tasks.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Preferred experience in finance or asset management.
  • Ability to understand the details and mechanics of futures, FX forwards, and swaps.
  • Undergraduate degree, preferably in finance.
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