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Career Guide: Operations

The operations divisions of investment banks are the cogs that keep the whole system running smoothly. Operations - or the back office of investment banking - employs twice as many people as the revenue-generating divisions in roles that involve everything from clearing and settling trades to making the whole process more efficient. For every one job in trading or sales , there have traditionally been two people working in investment banking operations.

Operations JobsJobs you’ll do in investment banking operations

Investment banks’ operations divisions have become much more complex in recent years. Aside from the range of securities, financial regulators are also demanding more from the reporting of these trades,

Operations Internship preparationHow to prepare for an internship in operations

Every year large banks hire hundreds of graduates globally into their operations departments – both in major financial centres and in ‘cost effective’ locations from Bournemouth to Bangalore. A large proportion of