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Trade Execution & Settlements Analyst - Woolston, Warrington, United Kingdom, WA1


Position: Trade Execution & Settlements Analyst

Reports to: Trade Execution Team Leader

Location:Daresbury, Cheshire

Our client is a rapidly growing, leading London-based fintech firm, focusing solely on monetising future cashflows and providing early funding to suppliers. They firmly believe that technology and financial innovation can be used to make funding cheaper and more readily available to everyone, from multinational businesses to SMEs.

Headquartered in London (with offices in New York, Chicago, Miami, Frankfurt, Johannesburg, Sydney, Singapore and Daresbury), the firm was founded in 2011 and is managed by a highly experienced team of fixed income and trade finance specialists with the goal of providing innovative and alternative working capital finance solutions globally.

Key financial services provided include:

  • Supply Chain Finance - a traditional buyer-centric solution providing 'Accounts Payables Financing' or reverse factoring;

  • Accounts Receivable Finance (AR) - a solution monetizing accounts receivable and mitigating risk; and

  • Contract Monetisation - monetising a future flow of payment obligations generated from licences, leases, off-take contracts, and royalty agreements.

With extensive growth plans and increased workloads, they are now expanding the Operations department and recruiting a variety of ambitious, driven individuals to help them grow further.

Main Job Function:

The Trade Execution & Settlements Analyst will be responsible for processing trade instructions, preparing financial documentation and settling trades within set timescales. Due to the complex nature of this role, it is essential that the successful candidate has a proven background from the investment / financial services industry, with experience in administering bonds, processing FX transactions and reconciliations. The individual will be required to work from 7.00am Monday - Friday.

Key responsibilities for the Trade Execution & Settlements Analyst:

  • Accurately processing high value, high-risk transactions both in primary and secondary markets.
  • Processing trades, ensuring all transactions are completed within set timescales.

  • Preparing financial documentation in line with FCA regulations.

  • Ensuring all trades have settled when required, including speaking to investor operations teams.

  • Actively distributing assets to banks and institutional investors.

  • Build good relationships with multiple, external parties.

  • Develop and maintain internal management systems such as client records and deal tracking.

  • Manage internal and partner communications relating specific clients/transactions

  • Assist with client account setup using bespoke systems.

Person Requirements


  • You must have several years solid experience from the financial services or investment industry within a technical, processing role.
  • You must have experience in administering bonds, FX transactions, reconciliations and / or settlements.

  • Able to work in a process-driven environment, but equally comfortable in using initiative when dealing with more ambiguous, complex queries.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft products in particular Excel.

  • Ability to work efficiently and accurately under tight time-frames.

  • Be proactive when dealing with queries.


  • Degree educated (or equivalent), ideally in a relevant discipline such as Business Studies, Economics, Accounting & Finance, etc.

  • Comfortable working in a highly dynamic, flat and entrepreneurial environment

What's on Offer:

  • Basic salary of up to £32k PA plus bonus paid twice yearly

  • Generous benefits package.

  • Casual workplace environment (within easy commute from across the North West).

  • Outstanding opportunity for advancement in a rapidly growing, global firm.