About the job
You will support the day-to-day conduct of transactions processing, including clearing and settlement activities. You will also assist in preparing treasury reporting for external and internal reporting needs and will carry out operational activities in compliance with the relevant organisational policies and will escalate any operational risk concerns.
You will be responsible for the timely and accurate processing of verifications/ confirmations/ trades and/or settlements in the system by checking against source documents. You will support the preparation of all details required against source documents and ensure they are accurately recorded for the daily confirmations of all transactions/ trades.
You will prepare over-the-counter transaction/ trade confirmations and statements to clients, and will maintain and input assets/ confirmations for transactions in the relevant systems. You will track and ensure all inquiries related to pre and post-execution are effectively managed. You will maintain completeness checks at the end of the day for regulatory transaction reporting.
You will support the settlement processes, such as transaction settlement documentation, and will generate wire and/or settlements instructions, input cash settlements in the banking systems whilst ensuring adherence to cut-off times.
For post trade management, you will follow through on the Deal Life Cycle of a trade and ensure trades are settled on time and will follow up on unsettled trades. You will follow protocols and procedures in logging failed trades, and will follow up on failed trade claims in accordance with market standards.
You will collate the various types of settlements such as corporate actions, interest, coupon and principal repayment and will escalate unconfirmed transactions/ trades and discrepancies.
For treasury reporting, you will clear reconciliation breaks (Nostro, Positions, NPV/ trade breaks across systems) and verify brokerage fees and charges from the trades. You will perform daily, monthly, weekly, quarterly and ad hoc reports and will prepare reports for external reporting to the regulatory bodies and for internal use and documentation.
You will complete the various memos, reports, and internal and external correspondence, as appropriate and on a timely basis. You will comply with and keep abreast of new and existing activities.
You will contribute to maintain the department’s efficiency by proposing continuous improvement projects for process (i.e. automation of processes) and will participate in ad hoc projects, as required as well as ensure compliance with regulatory and statutory requirements.
- Tertiary educated
- Team player, detail-oriented and meticulous
- Possess good time management skills to ensure the completion of tasks on a day-to-day basis
- Proactive and able to take on initiatives in supporting new products and activities
- Comfortable working independently, according to the prescribed procedures and processes
Your interest will be treated in strict confidence.