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Associate, Product Services Analyst, WSO Middle Office

Advertising Location: Dallas




Department overview:

The Middle Office group takes on the unique clients and projects that do not fit in the core business offering of WSO Services.  This group is responsible for loan trade settlement.

Position summary

The goal of a Middle Office Analyst is to oversee Trade Settlement client relationships. Provide excellent customer service and loan settlement services to our growing client base while adhering to strict deadlines and targets given.  The position offers exposure to external industry entities such as portfolio managers, custodians, and agent banks.

Duties & accountabilities

Manage 5-8 clients that use our loan Trade Settlement outsourcing services

Communicate proactively and effectively with clients

Coordinate with trade counterparties to receive and review par and distressed trade documentation

Initiate contact with legal counsel and follow up, when needed, for distressed trades

Coordinate trade closings among clients, counterparties, and agents

Review trade documentation, includes trade confirms, assignment agreements, and funding memos for discrepancies prior to settlement

Follow up on outstanding trades and keep current comments updated

Deliver closing packets to custodians and clients before stated deadlines

Report client metrics and trends on a monthly basis

Prepare billing statements per the terms of each contract

Business competencies

Education and experience

BA or BS in Accounting or Finance

Commercial awareness


Knowledge of par and distressed loans and the documentation

Knowledge of trade fee calculations

Ability to read and interpret credit agreements

Experience with daily loan transactions

Exposure to ClearPar system a plus


Management requirements


Personal competencies

Personal impact


Excellent attention to detail

Strong work ethic

Takes initiative and ownership of job responsibilities

Must be able to perform job duties accurately and timely

Must adhere to deadlines and targets given

Strong customer service skills




Strong verbal and written communications skills

Prepare various reports and metrics needed by internal management or special client requests



Must be able to work well with others in a team environment

Assist other WSO groups during quarter-end or other high-volume periods


Company overview

Markit is a leading global diversified provider of financial information services. We provide products that enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency. Our customers include banks, hedge funds, asset managers, central banks, regulators, auditors, fund administrators and insurance companies. Founded in 2003, we employ over 3,000 people in 11 countries. For more information, please see





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