Operations and Settlements – Associate/Analyst

  • £30k
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Maxis Investments Ltd
  • 10 Dec 18

London based UK securities and investment firm is looking for a Operations and Settlements Associate/Analyst on a permanent basis. Successful candidate will be part of the Operations and Settlements team who is responsible for all post execution activities. These include settlement of products covered by sales team including Securities, FX, OTC derivatives mainly FX and Commodity. Team also performs internal and external reconciliation for cash, securities and OTC positions and client and regulatory reporting.

Key responsibilities

  • Complying the client account opening procedures in liaison with the Sales and Compliance Departments
  • Maintenance of all static data in the system
  • Timely and accurate processing of all trades onto internal & external systems
  • Agreeing trade details reported by trading desks with confirmations received from counterparties
  • Ensuring cash and securities instructions are timely processed & transmitted to custodians
  • Investigate and resolve failed, unmatched mismatched trades
  • Generating and sending of trade confirmations to counterparties
  • Client reporting including trade confirmations, monthly statements and corporate action notifications
  • Allocation and processing of corporate actions
  • Liaising with traders, middle-office, counterparties and custodians to ensure matching and settlement of trades
  • Performing daily reconciliations of securities & nostros cash accounts
  • Resolving queries via telephone and email on a timely basis
  • Daily regulatory reporting

Skills, Experience and Qualification

  • Highly motivated, quick learner and ability to communicate at all levels
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Able to demonstrate knowledge or interest in financial products
  • CISI – IOC Qualification or equivalent is desirable
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in financial services
  • Computer literate with Microsoft Office and intermediate level of Excel is required
  • Knowledge of Misys Opics / Clearstream / Euroclear or similar system is desirable

Additional skills market

Reconciliation, Settlements and Trade support