Junior Operations Specialist – Foreign Exchange


Strategic Staffing Solutions


Strategic Staffing Solutions is currently looking for an Operations Specialist for a contract opportunity with one of our largest clients!

Candidates should be willing to work on our W2 ONLY.

Job Title: Junior Operations Specialist – Foreign Exchange

Remote: no, this role is ONSITE

Location(s): Salt Lake City, UT

Role Type: W2 ONLY, NO C2C

W2 hourly : Up to 25$ an hour

Contract Length: 12 months

Experience: 1-3 years in Finance industry

Job Description/Responsibilities:


Analysts joining Operations teams will be on the front-line of the division enabling all of the firm’s businesses. This includes taking an active role in the life-cycle of each deal, trade or transaction – including onboarding the client, assisting in pricing, settling and allocating trades, and post-settlement activities such as collateral management or maintenance of securities and cash. These teams work closely with traders and bankers to service our clients and mitigate risk. Professionals in these functions have diverse academic backgrounds (Liberal Arts, Business, STEM).

 Your Impact

We are seeking a professional who can work with our clients and revenue making divisions to efficiently risk manage and maintain high level of client service for the FX and the GCEM business.  This position offers the opportunity to mitigate the risks at the firm while collaborating with colleagues across the Consumer and Investment Management, Operations, Compliance divisions

 Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years of work experience in Operations or a related field, preferably with settlements, trade processing or confirmations processes.
  • Proven analytical skills, problem solving ability, and a control mentality paired with meticulous attention to detail
  • Aptitude for building relationships and the ability to communicate complex issues to a wide array of internal clients with differing levels of product experience.
  • Proficiency using the Microsoft Office Suite in particular Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Word
  • Sense of Risk Management

Soft Skills include:

  • Self-motivated and proactive team player who takes ownership and accountability of projects, has strong organizational skills as well as the ability to effectively manage competing priorities.
  • Flexible and able to work well under pressure in a team environment.
  • Communication & Interpersonal Skills
  • Intellectual Curiosity, Passion and Self-Motivation
  • Strong Sense of Teamwork
  • Leadership
  • Design, Creativity and problem-solving skills
  • Integrity, Ethical Standards and Sound Judgment
  • Commitment to Excellence


Bachelor’s  Degree is required          

Job ID: JOB-236188
Publish Date: 27 Jun 2024

Tagged as: Junior Operations Specialist - Foreign Exchange