Clearing Associate

Jump Crypto

Jump Crypto

Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Jump Trading Group is committed to world class research. We empower exceptional talents in Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Science to seek scientific boundaries, push through them, and apply cutting edge research to global financial markets. Our culture is unique. Constant innovation requires fearlessness, creativity, intellectual honesty, and a relentless competitive streak. We believe in winning together and unlocking unique individual talent by incenting collaboration and mutual respect. At Jump, research outcomes drive more than superior risk adjusted returns. We design, develop, and deploy technologies that change our world, fund start-ups across industries, and partner with leading global research organizations and universities to solve problems.

Jump's Clearing team ensures the reliable flow of our trading activity between our various trading venues and clearing firms across the globe. This team works closely with the sales team, software engineers, and the technical support team to contribute to the growth of Jump’s bilateral trading business. This is a great opportunity to join a world class firm and master the complexities of trading many products globally.

We seek to hire a candidate with strong financial operations, critical thinking, and organization skills to join our global Clearing team based in Chicago. You will be part of a group that ensures the reliable flow of our trading activity between our various trading venues and clearing firms across the globe.

What You'll Do:

  • Learn and support critical daily Clearing functions including trade capture, lifecycle management, reconciliation and break resolution across all products and venues.
  • Work closely with exchanges and clearing brokers to provide necessary support to the front office.
  • Work in unison with various internal teams to provide the best middle office and back-office support for the markets Jump is a part of.
  • Assist with identifying and formulating ideas to improve and resolve process deficiencies and/or gaps.
  • Assist in creating and/or updating written processes and procedures related to the functions above.\Other duties as assigned or needed.

Skills You'll Need

  • At least 1 year work experience preferred in a related capacity
  • Experience with post-trade lifecycles of Equities, Treasuries, Futures, FX, and/or Options
  • Strong business analysis experience within financial operations, with demonstrated examples of process improvement.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to exercise good judgment and pro-active decision-making in a fast paced and dynamic environment.
  • Accomplished communication skills with a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate (written and verbal) to both internal and external contacts on a global basis.
  • Proven ability to maintain composure during stressful situations.
  • Strong attention to detail and desire to maintain accuracy while processing large volumes of data under strict time constraints.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, v-look ups).
  • Minimum of Bachelors' degree in Business, Economics, Finance or related field.
  • Predictable and reliable availability.


- Discretionary bonus eligibility
- Medical, dental, and vision insurance
- HSA, FSA, and Dependent Care options
- Employer Paid Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance
- Voluntary Life & AD&D insurance
- Paid vacation plus paid holidays
- Retirement plan with employer match
- Paid parental leave
- Wellness Programs

Annual Base Salary Range
$80,000$120,000 USD