(Associate) Transaction Processing & Management Officer

  • Grade 4/5
  • Luxembourg
  • Contract, Full time
  • European Investment Bank
  • 18 Jan 18 2018-01-18

The (Associate) Transaction Processing & Management Officer will contribute to the daily payment transaction processing in order to enable fulfilment of the bank’s commitments in a timely and accurate manner and limit the EIB operational and reputational risks. Specific events include transaction processing, loan substitute processing, account management, corporate actions, securities transfers and coordination. S/he will also proactively support the implementation of necessary changes in EIB processes and systems and support strategy and policy development in close cooperation with the Unit Head.

This is a full time position at grade 4/5

The term of this contract will be 4 years

Operating Network

The successful candidate will report to the Transaction Processing Head of Unit, and be based within the Transaction Processing (TP).

Internal contacts: Permanent interaction within the Back Office Treasury Division, across the Finance Directorate (Treasury Front Office, Capital Markets Department and Strategy, Policies and Business and with IT support. Other main contacts are with Risk Management and Financial Control.

External contacts:

Daily contacts with EIB’s “nostro” account service providers, EIB custodians and other counterparty banks.   

Accountabilities

  • Check the correctness of treasury transactions and ensure timely sending of confirmation and settlement messages.
  • Responsible for providing an operational review of contracts for new loan substitute transactions.
  • Management of retrocession swap payments and any other events during the life of the transactions.
  • Corporate Actions processing.
  • Manage accounts (custody and cash) and update static data [Client databases, SSI’s (standard settlement instructions), Calendars, etc].
  • Provide expert knowledge and advice in various back office projects such as settlement, SWIFT messages, payment systems, etc.

Qualifications

  • University Degree, preferably in a relevant field such as Finance, Accounting or Statistics;
  • At least 3 years of professional experience, preferably in a Back or Middle Office;
  • Good knowledge of the financial sector in general;
  • Good knowledge of the treasury instruments and settlement as well as borrowing and lending operations;
  • Good notions of accounting principles;
  • Experience with Back Office applications is an advantage;
  • Good  knowledge of security transaction;
  • Good knowledge of frequently used SWIFT message types (especially confirmation & settlement messages) is an advantage;
  • Good command of all Office tools, including very good use of Excel;
  • Very good knowledge of English and/or French(*) and a good command of the other.

Competencies

  • Achievement Drive: continually keeps an eye on performance, focusing on improving it, showing drive and determination to meet short and long-term goals.
  • Change Orientation: Adapts to differences and changes in the environment; takes a flexible approach to reach outcomes.
  • Collaboration: Works cooperatively as part of a team; works collaboratively with peers across organisational boundaries based on a genuine interest in and an accurate understanding of others and their individual perspectives and concerns.
  • Organisational Commitment: Is willing to commit to an organisation whose mission is to support Europe and is open to diversity, and to align her/his own behaviour with the organisation’s needs and intrinsic values, acting with integrity in ways that promote the organisation’s mission, policies and rules.

(*) There may be certain flexibility on this requirement, but limited to particularly suitable candidates who may not yet be proficient in French. If selected, such candidates will be hired on the condition that they build up rapidly knowledge of French and accept that their future career in the EIB may be subject to the attainment of sufficient proficiency in both of the Bank's working languages

Deadline for applications: 26th January 2018

We believe that Diversity is good for our people and our business. We promote and value diversity and inclusion among our staff and candidates; irrespective of their gender, age, nationality, race, culture, education and experience, religious beliefs, sexual orientation or disability