Collateral Team Supervisor, Senior Associate

  • Location: Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type: Full time

Collateral Team Supervisor, Senior Associate

Business overview:
Collateral management main focus is to reduce credit risk by exchanging eligible cash or securities between counterparties. The daily calculations are based on MTM of the underlying trades and results in sending Margin Calls, which in turn lead to agreeing transfers. Based on the agreements between our clients and the counterparties the Collateral team in Kraków ensures that all the exposures are fully collateralized and the agreed collateral transactions settle as agreed.

  • Oversee and manage the team to ensure all tasks are completed accurately and within deadlines.
  • Project management and execution of transition activity
  • Prepare and plan workloads to ensure client and internal deadlines are met
  • Identify and take action to correct procedural weaknesses
  • Communicate progress on pending project
  • Act as first point of contact for general queries
  • Facilitate resolution of outstanding issues and/or exceptions with other departments in respect of the unit's work
  • Monitor and document process flows and procedures
  • Manage internal/external audit requests through to audit sign off
  • Determine training requirements and development activities of the team
  • Maintain and foster a team environment
  • Ensure communication with appropriate contacts on outstanding items is effective in order to keep highest standards
  • Introduce and contribute new ideas/procedures to further streamline the operational process
  • Participate in regular calls with cooperating departments, donor site
  • Ensure error reporting and mitigating actions in place
Work Parameters Or Boundaries:
  • Internal procedures and regulations
  • Internal Service Level Agreements
  • FSA, EMIR Regulations
  • Key Performance Indicators - timeliness and accuracy
  • Project status
  • Capacity goals
  • Job Expectations and Priorities


Level Of Education:
Degree in Accounting or Finance or Business related area.
ACCA/CIMA/ACA/CPA qualified or part qualified an advantage.

Previous Level Of Experience:
Minimum 2 years in Custody or associated business area.

Specific Qualifications / Skills:
  • Communicate effectively and accurately in English, German a plus
  • Strong leadership, management, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Team player
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Good management skills
  • Self- motivated, flexible, personable
  • Good working knowledge of software packages, particularly Microsoft Excel
  • Good interpersonal skills and an understanding of the rudimentary aspects of the global financial industry and also to Collateral Management would be advantageous
  • 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
  • Technical or leadership career pathway