Operations Analyst (f/m/d)

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Date: 25 May 2023

Location: Düsseldorf, DE

Company: Uniper



For our Derivatives and Spot Operations Team in Düsseldorf we are looking for you!



What we offer
At Uniper, we believe in rewarding our employees for their hard work. We offer competitive salaries, company pensions and performance related benefits. Our people can also take advantage of our extensive flexible benefits package with discounts on high street vouchers, health and dental care, holidays and more.



How we work
Our people are key to our success. Our core objective is to provide them with a supportive and entrepreneurial work environment that fosters collaboration. This allows our people to take responsibility and make optimal use of their skills. Together, we want to shape the future of energy.



What we are looking for

  • Processing, monitoring and safeguarding the correctness of all types of European and US wide Exchange-traded Derivatives and Spot products incl. related collateral/margin payments
  • Daily reconciliation between Trading systems, Exchanges and Clearing/Settlement banks incl. documentation of the controls
  • Resolving discrepancies with Front Office, Exchanges and Clearing Banks 
  • Steering internal policies and process controls with respect to trading administration
  • OTC Margining and Exchange Clearing Margining 
  • Reviewing and redesigning, eventually improving business processes and documentations to increase efficiency, quality and level of automation
  • Implementing projects for new products and markets
  • Working with international teams like Front Office, Risk, Accounting, Treasury and other stakeholders to resolve commercial issues over different departments
  • Participating in the strategic Digital Transformation program of the Uniper Back -and Middle Office area
  • Participating in the initiatives to operate, maintain and develop methods, tools and processes to support development in the department



Who we are seeking

  • Working experience in Bank Financial sector or Back Office for Exchange traded products commodities
  • Excellent  knowledge of clearing (related) business/processes, margin requirements and margining models as been used by the main CCP’s 
  • Knowledge of key principles, processes and general concepts of Operational Excellence
  • High risk management awareness in both process as in key data security practices (e.g. including encryption, passwords, social engineering, phishing, data disposal and data breach)
  • Entrepreneurial attitude that constantly challenges status quo but also actively contributes to improvement of the effectiveness and efficiency of the operational process landscape also considering available digital tools and technologies
  • Strong ability to demonstrate understanding of and also support managing Back Office role to control, to protect company’s interest (internally but also with external serviceproviders) and to act as a line of defence
  • Strong analytical and numerate skills with ability  to make data-driven decisions and work to a high standard of accuracy, dependability and thoroughness
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Excel (experienced-expert level VBA, macro's) and Digital Collaboration tools (e.g. Office 365, MS Teams, MS Flow, PBI)
  • Very good knowledge of English; knowledge of additional languages would be advantageous




If you have any questions about this role, please contact:

Karolina Klucska


Please note that applications by e-mail cannot be considered for data protection reasons.

We always have and always will live with the intention that every person, from every background and demographic, is welcome. Whoever you are, and wherever you come from, we believe you have something to add to our mission



Job information

Contract type: Fixed-term  
Working Hours:     Full time,  




Uniper is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from appropriately qualified and suitable candidates regardless of gender, origin, disability, age, religion, worldview, sexual identity or family status. We promote diversity, equality and flexible working.