EMEA Equity Trade Settlements Analyst

Last updated 8 days ago
Job Type:Full Time

Departmental Duties:

  • Securities trade settlement for all EMEA Markets (Europe, Middle East, Africa)
  • To provide support and information regarding trade queries to the Middle Offices and their trading personnel.
  • To liaise with Custodians and external clients as primary contact to resolve settlement issues.
  • Some asset servicing and cash management functions

Key Responsibilities

  • Pre-matching and settlement of equity trades ( including Priority client focus )
  • Escalation and resolution of failing trades
  • SBL intra day activity
  • Instruction of bond conversions - both physical and ADRs
  • Validation of interest claims
  • Delivery management, cross depot stock movements - identify and instruct
  • Payment processing
  • Auto-borrow reports
  • Daily High/Credit Risk reporting.
  • Resolution of Cash and Stock breaks working closely with Reconciliations team
  • Responsibility for efficiency initiatives
  • Verification of manual instructions

Key Skills Required

  • Attention to detail

  • Demonstrate a strong Control and Risk awareness to identify, escalate, control and mitigate
  • Self motivated

  • Good communication skills

  • Proactive team player

  • Good time management

  • Analytical skills

  • Financial services experience with an interest in securities and investments

  • Ability to work under pressure due to cut-off times and volumes

  • Initiative, root cause analysis and problem solving skills

  • Initiative to deal effectively with unfamiliar situations

Experience (nice to have but not essential)

  • Experience in dealing with physical issuance/deposit of UK into and out of Crest

  • Understanding of UK, European and US markets

  • Securities Knowledge, preferably settlements experience

  • Technical knowledge of securities transaction processing