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Futures Operations Analyst

Location: 

Houston, TX, US, 77019

Req ID: 287657 

 

BASIC PURPOSE:  The primary purpose is to provide orderly and timely operations relating to Musket’s exchange-based futures trading.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure proper processing and allocation of futures trades across Musket’s accounts.
  • Provide accurate daily reporting and reconciliation of Musket’s futures positions.
  • Manage and escalate as needed any futures trade exceptions.
  • Produce daily post-trade allocation instructions.
  • Liaise with traders, brokers, and FCMs to provide swift resolution of any clearing or execution issues.
  • Work with trading, middle office, and risk control groups to resolve issues related to futures trading.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Business-related field or equivalent experience preferred
  • Experience: Professional experience at a trading house, brokerage, or clearing firm preferred

 

      SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Skills:
    • Hard Skills: Knowledge of Microsoft Office, proficiency in Excel, OpenLink RightAngle or other ETRM/CTRM systems
    • Soft skills: Self-motivated, driven, and hard-working, Good written and oral communication skills, team player, exceptional customer service, attention to detail, self-motivated, good time management skills, and innovative thinking
  • Typical Physical Demands:
    • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping.
    • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
    • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator.
    • Requires normal range of hearing and vision.

 

Job Function(s): Accounting and Finance 

 

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is the industry-leading travel stop network in the United States. For more than 55 years, we’ve provided customers with highway hospitality and “Clean Places, Friendly Faces.” We’re passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with fuel, food and supplies. We offer meals from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and everything needed to get back on the road quickly. The Love’s Family of Companies includes:

  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets
  • Speedco, the light mechanical and trucking service specialists
  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader
  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert

 

The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.


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