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Financial Analyst

  • Location: Jersey City
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 11 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 16 October 2022
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Job Description:

  • **This will be a hybrid role. This role requires that all successful applicants be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of the engagement and provide proof of such vaccinations within 3 days of commencement of services**

  • *This position is hybrid*

  • *Interviews will be two rounds of video conference*


  • Initiate, review, and manage exceptions to the firms current margin policy.

  • Perform daily margin processes: managing margin calls and monitoring accounts for accuracy and sufficient collateral.

  • Review asset transfers (funds and securities)

  • Strong understanding of REG-T Margin guidelines, Day-Trade rules and complex option strategies.

  • Take-action on at-risk accounts for adherence to the firms policy, market conditions, or individual account behavior.

  • Support customer service in identifying, managing, and resolving client margin issues via email, phone, or instant-message responses.

  • Assess risk and apply closing transactions in high-pressure and fast-moving market conditions.

  • Escalate risk related issues to various leaders in all lines of business.

  • Participate in cross-functional initiatives aimed at formulating policy and improving systems used to manage risk and execute client orders.

  • Provide regular reporting to direct management.

  • Contribute positively to the client experience by developing and sharing operational process enhancement ideas to the broader organization.


  • Basic

  • A Bachelors Degree in Business or a Finance related field.

  • Ability to clearly articulate complex ideas to any audience within the organization

  • Willingness and desire to learn new skills related to all aspects of brokerage operations.

  • Detail-oriented and have a proactive approach to identifying risk and effecting change.


  • + years of work experience in the broker-dealer space, preferably in Margin Operations or Equity/Options Trading

  • Strong understanding of margin balances and buying power across multiple products (REG-T, REG-U, Options and Portfolio Margin)

  • Working regulatory knowledge of FINRA 4210, Federal Regulation T, U, Portfolio Margin and Pattern Day-Trading.

  • Solid understanding of trading strategies, and current financial market conditions.

Top 3 Skills:

  • Detail oriented

  • Willingness to learn

  • Time management skills

About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities

ASK Consulting is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates.