The Securities & Derivative Analyst in CIS area is a position responsible for processing orders and transactions originating from trading desks and branch offices in coordination with the Operations - Transaction Services team.
The overall objective of this role is to assist in the clearance, settlement and investigation of client securities and derivatives transactions.
The CIS team focuses on the Trade Life Cycle of Collective Investment orders received from our Global Custody clients and any operational processes related to that TLC (Order Placement and Documentation management, settlement and reconcilement, Asset Servicing and Query Management.
The team is committed to provide the most accurate and up-to-date trade order statuses, reconcile cash and stock positions to each of our sub-custodians (Fundsettle) or directly to the Transfer Agencies statements on a daily basis and respond to any third party query in relation to the trade orders.
The team is responsible for timely and accurate processing of subscription and redemption orders for units in collective investment schemes, as well as maintenance of data in internal databases.
Securities transaction processing and settlement in accordance with prevailing market and client deadlines, SWIFT and local market standards, internal procedures
Query resolution : answering queries from Customer Service officers and various other teams involved in transaction processing and settlement activities regarding the status of settlement cycle and related changes in internal databases
Stock / cash reconciliation / investigation
Reporting preparing various reports (ad hock as well as regular reports)
Leading process improvement initiatives in order to improve service standards, streamline processes and procedures and minimizing manual work
Provide high quality service
Challenge the status quo, display initiative and innovation
Aligning to the Operating Principles and VOE initiatives within the team
Support colleagues and peers, especially during peak volume periods and other absence
Building a good working relationship with internal and external stakeholders (other departments, vendors, Transfer Agents etc.
and enhance those relationships to improve the service standards, team processes, systems and procedures within the team to improve process efficiency, expansion of the product and reduction of manual work
Perform process analysis and suggest enhancements
Work with the Team Leader to organize training within the team to ensure development for the junior members of the team
Ensure all issues / potential issues are escalated appropriately and in a timely manner
Encourage positive and professional working environment
Providing training for new staff members
Additional business oriented tasks requested by manager
Relevant experience preferred
Fundamental understanding of Treasury products, accounting and regulatory policies
Proven ability to perform various concurrent activities / projects in a high-risk environment
Consistently demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication skills
Fluent English required
Experience in institutions linked to capital markets
Knowledge in functioning of different financial instruments and markets
Experience in delivering tasks to strict deadlines and controls.
Good knowledge of global custody business (advantageous)
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Computer skills : MS Office environment knowledge
Good team player able to build strong professional relationships
SWIFT knowledge advantageous
Ability to prioritize
Very good work organization; punctuality and timeliness
Ability to work in high stress fluid environment
We offer :
Access to in depth knowledge of how Capital Markets operate
Awareness of the settlement processes of various financial instruments
Access to a dynamic variety of training material & courses across multiple delivery platforms
Co-operation with other capital market players
Working as part of a team of professionals with vast knowledge of the financial environment
Ability to work in face paced environment under tight deadlines
Ability to attain an in depth knowledge of SWIFT standards
Ability to use English on a daily basis