Corporate & Investment Bank, Equity Derivatives Operations - Assistant Vice President

Deutsche Bank - New York, NY

Full-time | Temporary
Job ID: 3191242 Full/Part-Time: Full-time
Regular/Temporary: Regular Listed: 2019-05-16
Location: New York, United States of America

Operations provides support for all of Deutsche Bank’s businesses to enable them to deliver transactions and processes to clients. Our people work in established global financial centres such as London, New York, Frankfurt and Singapore, as well as specialist development and service centres in locations including Bucharest, Moscow, Pune, Dublin and Cary. We process payments in excess of a trillion euros across the bank’s platforms, support thousands of trading desks and enable millions of banking transactions, share trades and emails every day.

A dynamic and diverse division, our objective is to make sure that all our services are executed in a timely and professional manner, that risk is minimised and that the client experience is positive. We are proud of the professionalism of our people, and the work they do. In return, we offer excellent career development opportunities to foster skills and talent.

Position Overview
Job Title: Corporate & Investment Bank, Equity Derivatives Operations
Corporate Title: Assistant Vice President
Location: New York, NY

About Deutsche Bank

We are Germany’s leading bank with strong positions in Europe and significant presence in the Americas and Asia Pacific. We’re driving growth through our strong client franchise, investing heavily in digital technologies, prioritizing long-term success over short-term gains, and serving society with ambition and integrity. We serve our clients’ real economic needs in commercial and investment banking, retail banking and transaction banking, and provide ground-breaking products and services in asset and wealth management. That means a career packed with opportunities to grow and the chance to shape the future of our clients.


The Equity Derivatives Operations team is a diverse team that provides support to the Equity Derivatives Trading and Sales desks in America. This role will have a direct reporting line into the Americas Head of Equity Derivatives Operations, as well as the Global Product Head.

The team consists of operations, and product subject matter experts through to experienced strategic change professionals valued for their exceptional delivery track record, and structured approach to problem solving. Our mandate is to work closely with the Business as a single point of contact for all operational issues, and to do so, we engage with multiple stakeholders including the Trading, Sales, Structuring, Pnl and Risk teams, Finance, Valuations, Settlements and Documentation.

Key Responsibilities:
Contribute to the direct day to day business support of the Equity Derivatives Sales and Trading Desk for all Operational matters
Perform critical reconciliations relevant to the various derivative products supported (both Listed and OTC), and resolve relevant breaks therein
Consistently maintain the firm’s robust suite of control functions to ensure a sound and controlled operating environment for the business to thrive
Perform complex trade capture responsibilities, working closely with Sales and Trading to ensure the details align with the customer’s (and business’) intentions
Attend and participate in organizational meetings with internal stakeholders to assess and provide feedback on exception management and overall team health
Provide support, expertise, effort, and guidance for pipeline initiatives, and contribute to identification and delivery of potential efficiency opportunities and projects
Attend and actively participate in all current and upcoming market initiatives to ensure compliance and adherence to regulatory change
Dynamically identify methods to solve long-standing or new business-related problems that you or the organization may collectively be faced with
Establish rapports and collaborate with a broad network of functional departments and contributors across the firm to achieve common goals
Liaise with our IT partners, clients, function analysts and developers as appropriate to ensure solution design and implementation is in line with the business requirements

You will have:
A degree concentration in Business, Economics or Computer Science (or equivalent Business Analysis certification and/or relevant work experience)
Equity Derivatives product experience, specific to the Middle Office/Operations function
Bring a positive attitude and be confident in your approach
Attention to detail, and a strong understanding of risks associated to Equity Derivatives
Regulatory knowledge; should be aware of current regulations impacting investment banking
Excellent communication skills
Knowledge in MS Office products

You will be:
Accountable for delivery
Able to identify and interpret stakeholders’ needs and requirements
Able to influence change across reporting lines and functions
Able to work in virtual teams and matrix organizations
Able to commit and prioritize work duties and tasks
Able to work in fast paced environment
Able to share information, transfer knowledge and expertise to team members

For candidates applying for positions in the US:
Deutsche Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. Click these links to view the “ EEO is the Law ” poster and pay transparency statement.