Middle Office Specialist, Associate 2

  • Location: Gdańsk, Pomorskie, Poland
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type: Full time

Middle Office Specialist, Associate 2

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In the role of Middle Office Specialist, Associate 2 you will be responsible for:

  • Trade File Processing:
Process trade file transmitted by the Fund daily on trade-date.
  • Trade Confirmation and Trade Reporting:
Perform trade-date confirmation (electronic, telephonic or hardcopy) based upon the trade file transmitted by the Fund and trade details provided by the Fund's approved counterparties.
Track status of unsigned, inaccurate and missing OTC confirmations and provide the Fund with a weekly status report
  • Trade Exports/Settlement Instructions
Transmit trade details received from the Fund for applicable security types to prime brokers and custodians on trade-date and resolve any discrepancies in data transfer on trade-date.
Provide settlement instructions received from the Fund, for applicable security types, to prime brokers and custodians
  • Monitor Trade Settlement
Monitor trade fails with prime brokers, counterparties and the Fund including review of prime broker/custodian fail or mismatch reports
  • Reconciliations
Review and resolve daily reconciliation breaks by liaising with counterparties and Prime Brokers on the client's behalf.
  • Pricing
Gather prices for portfolio securities daily from third party pricing sources approved by the Fund, pursuant to pricing methodologies approved by the Fund, or as otherwise directed by the Fund.
  • Collateral Management & Treasury
Calculate all collateral movements required in accordance with the terms specified in the ISDA, PSA and ISMA agreements, as received by IFS.
As authorized, direct and monitor cash and collateral payments for trade settlements.
Support Supervisor in ensuring client issues are highlighted and escalated when necessary.
Training of Associates in the daily processes.
  • Reporting to Ireland Office
Ensure daily checklist is complete and verify end of day process is completed.
Highlight, escalate and report all issues to the client representative in Ireland pertaining to client service.
Ensure daily correspondence with the Ireland Office to keep the Operations Manager up to date with relevant issues.
During the course of normal day to day operation, responsible for identifying any unusual or potentially suspicious transaction activity and must report and/or escalate in accordance with corporate policy and guidelines detailed in relevant operating procedures.

To be successful in this role, your profile should include:
  • Degree in Accounting or Finance or Business related area
  • Financial product knowledge useful but not essential.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Very good English
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to perform effectively within strict client deadlines

We offer:
  • Employee savings plan
  • Premium life insurance package
  • VIP medical package
  • International operating environment
  • Language classes
  • Soft skills trainings
  • Technical workshops
  • Development sessions with a mentor
  • Diversity of opportunities across a range of challenging and highly complex activities