Associate - Trade Processing


We ask

  • An entrepreneurial attitude
  • A customer centric focus
  • Collaborative skills

We offer

  • Challenging work
  • Excellent secondary employment conditions
  • In charge of personal development


  • Building a future proof bank
  • A diverse and inclusive culture
  • Extensive internal career opportunities

Associate - Trade Processing

At a glance

The Associate, Trade Processing is positioned in Operations department and reports to the Team Lead, Operations UK. 

ABN AMRO Clearing Bank N.V. (AACB) is a leading global player in clearing and clearing related services. We provide professional clients access to financial markets around the globe. By working together we are responsible for processing approximately 15 million transactions per day meaning that AACB consistently ranks among the top three clearers in every time zone, based on turnover and market share. Given the rapidly changing world around us we are continuously looking at enhancing our processing and investing in innovative solutions to make sure that our clients’ needs take centre stage.

AACB’s Operations in London specialise in the post-transaction management of both exchange traded and OTC derivative positions. Key processes include trade allocation and market reconciliations, cash and position reconciliations, regulatory reporting, corporate actions and invoicing. Additionally, Operations UK manages the physical and cash delivery of a wide range of derivative products including, commodities, currencies, debt instruments, and emissions.

Derivatives Clearing Operations is comprised of four distinct groups.
•    Client Operations – manages trade related client queries and services
•    Trade Processing - services client positions and brokerage invoicing, releases regulatory reports, and manages derivative settlements and physical deliveries. Monitors real-time CCP reconciliations, and is responsible for trade allocation, break resolution, and give ups.
•    Control – performs post-trade date reconciliations of trades, positions, cash and fees.
•    Operational Change Support – serves as the central point of contact for the promotion, tracking, and user acceptance testing of software and market related changes, inclusive of new development, enhancements to existing software, and bug fixes.


Your job

Core Activities 
•    Management of client queries and communication for derivatives
•    Open interest maintenance on all European markets.
•    End to end management of the physical delivery process
•    Management and facilitation of the option expiry processes across all European markets
•    Responsible for ensuring all derivatives business is allocated and claimed
•    Responsible for ensuring reconciliation breaks have been actioned and cleared T+1

Key Competencies
As a team we are looking for enthusiastic, positive employees with a creative and pro-active way of thinking. As part of this applicants must possess the below qualities;
•    Strong verbal and written communication skills
•    Numeracy, speed and attention to detail.
•    Ability to work towards regulatory deadlines in a high pressured environment
•    The ability and flexibility to adapt quickly to new processes
•    Self-motivated and desire to develop both personally and professionally
•    Impeccable integrity and awareness of role in the wider value chain
•    Demonstrated passion for our industry

Your working environment

ABN AMRO is an enterprising bank with a primary focus on Northwest Europe. We serve clients in the retail, private banking and corporate banking sectors. We are also present internationally in a number of specialist activities, such as Corporate and Commercial Banking, Asset Based Finance and Clearing.

At ABN AMRO we have a clear purpose: Banking for better, for generations to come. The shift towards sustainability is one of the most important challenges of our time. Supporting our clients at times that matter has always been our role and our responsibility. Together, we aim high and work towards lasting relationships that are relevant and responsible, both now and in the future. We want to be the bank that leads the way.

Our strategy goes far beyond financial value: we want to accelerate the transition to sustainability. We do this by supporting and advising our clients in order to facilitate their sustainability shift. Our commitment to clients, employees, investors and society calls for clear direction, focus and dedication.

We concentrate on our three strategic pillars:

  • Support our clients transition to sustainability
  • Reinvent the customer experience
  • Build a future-proof bank

Our strategy requires a culture of working together and permanent learning. It's only with this mindset that we unleash the best in ourselves to deliver a high standard of performance. ABN AMRO's culture is the catalyst for the evolution in which we find ourselves: our people are imaginative, trust each other and do just that little bit extra to help clients.

ABN AMRO UK is part of the Corporate Banking business line and operates the following businesses in the UK:

  • Corporate and Institutional Banking which includes Corporate Banking, Clearing, Global Markets - Sales & Trading and Financial Institutions 
  • Commercial Banking which includes Asset Based Finance and International Desk, which provides transactional banking services

Our business lines are supported by a number of functions such as Risk, Compliance, Legal, IT, Finance (Including Tax), Business Management and Human Resources. We currently employ approx. 380 people in the UK.

Your profile

•    0-2 years’ experience in a professional working environment
•    Excellent knowledge of Microsoft applications
•    Bachelor degree, a plus
•    Exchange GUI and SEALs experience
•    Basic understanding of Derivatives including associated clearing processes & risks.

What we offer

Joining ABN AMRO means working on meaningful projects. Projects that have an impact on our clients. Working with a wide range of people with different backgrounds, opinions and ideas. In the UK, in the Netherlands or elsewhere in our international network. We offer an environment where you will be challenged on a daily basis - professionally as well as on a personal level - so that you can grow to become the professional you want to be.


Are you interested?   Please apply via the button below.

For more information please contact Niki Champion, Senior Resourcing Partner,, +44 203 192 9342.

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