Located across our Head Office in Bromley and Warsaw office in Poland, Our Compliance team work to ensure that OSTC attains the highest standards of regulatory compliance by providing practical, efficient and business oriented compliance solutions.
Responsible for the identification of the risks OSTC faces and advising on them, Compliance designs and implements controls to protect against those risks, monitoring and reporting on the effectiveness of the controls and advising the business on their effectiveness.
In order to achieve this, we partner with all business departments to deliver a firm-wide comprehensive compliance monitoring programme addressing identified risks, then setting up robust systems and controls to safeguard against them.
The HR & Talent function is the fastest growing back-office department within the OSTC Group. From a small team of two providing operational, day-to-day HR support, we have grown significantly and now help the business to develop a long-term people strategy that has a clear and measurable impact on our business, our people and our performance.
We believe that people are our most important assets. So we invest in attracting the best talent, as well as diversifying our recruitment channels and developing new selection methods.
We also believe in empowering people and developing performance in our teams. Our performance management and development processes support these beliefs and give us a flexible framework to encourage conversational coaching, continual feedback and employee-led objective setting.
The OSTC Finance department is a busy and dynamic area in which to work. We are proud that our accounting practices are of the very highest standards despite the challenges of operating in a global and fast-paced environment. This highly professional team is supported by our own in-house databases for reporting; and our trade analytical tools provide us with the most detailed and up-to-date data on every aspect of our trading. This is routinely scrutinised and acted upon, translating into better results and greater efficiencies.
Our Risk and Trader Support Management team is located in OSTC’s Head Office in Bromley, with other team members supporting remotely in India and Poland as well. Responsible for monitoring the group’s position and exposure within the markets, the Risk team ensures that risk management procedures are followed and that any concurrent trading disruptions are kept to a minimum.
Partnering with the Software Development team, Risk and Trader Support has expanded to develop a series of in-house bespoke Risk Management programmes that will strengthen OSTC’s sustainable framework going forward.
The Technology team plays a fundamental role in all aspects of OSTC’s lifecycle, from ensuring a trade order hits the market to making sure an email is sent and received. Liaising closely with key stakeholders, the Technology team provides advice and expertise on IT strategy, infrastructure, design, building, and maintenance within the organisation. It also supports staff training in utilising the technology at hand and implementing protocols to remain safe from cyber threat.
The team is very proud of its track record of innovation, as well as successfully handling several bespoke developments in production at any given time, plus all the daily demands of a large and growing infrastructure.
Being a global, 24-7 business, it’s crucial that the network and systems are always available, stable and secure. The department’s multinational team are based in Poland and the UK, as well as other offices around the world. From service desk, systems and servers, networks, software development, and production support our hands-on technology experts each play a vital role in supporting OSTC’s operations worldwide.
The Governance team is focused on enabling an environment that supports the supervisory and management boards across the OSTC Group to maintain oversight, assurance and good decision-making, in accordance with core governance principles of leadership, strategy and risk management.
Through a diligent and advisory approach, the team are practitioners in commercial, legal and information processes, providing the structure to proactively ensure a forward view, consistent transparency and assured integrity.
The team champions high governance standards through proactive leadership and trust.