Operations Securities Finance

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Operations – Securities Finance

Abacus Careers are pleased to be recruiting an Operations Analyst on behalf of a global alternative investment firm for their Belfast office.

You will be joining a company with low staff turnover, emphasis on personal development, and strong plans to continue being a leader in their industry. Unlike a lot of global firms, you won’t just be another number, you will be joining a company where your input is valued.

Benefits/ Salary

Attractive depending on experience, gym subsidy, private medical, pension, hybrid role for the foreseeable, realistic progression opportunities  

Key Duties

  • Ensuring timely allocation of trades, settlement, cash collateral movements and reconciliation of any exceptions
  • Liaising with counterparties, Agent banks, Treasury and Front office to resolve issues and settle trades
  • Working with Front Office to resolve booking issues and amendments
  • Working with Treasury daily to project the day’s cash usage
  • Resolving any external breaks on the daily contract comparison report
  • Pre-matching trades for future settlement
  • Investigating outstanding internal and external stock and cash breaks and resolving them in a timely manner
  • Working closely with the New York team to address any outstanding issues from the day
  • Working with the Front office to streamline the operation flow of the various products that we support.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A relevant university degree in finance, economics or related discipline, or recognised professional or equivalent qualification, or qualified by experience
  • 1-3 years’ work experience in Operations/Clearing/ International Settlements/Sec Lending Middle Office/Collateral Management
  • Knowledge of investment types and financial markets
  • Experience with reconciliations, trade input and accounting reporting
  • Trade settlement experience in various International markets or Sec lending Middle Office support experience
  • Customer focused attitude, and able to interface directly with clients
  • Ability to ensure high levels of confidentiality are maintained in relation to the work of the company and clients.
  • Good written and verbal English communications skills
  • Experience working with clearing counterparties
  • Ability to manage high volumes with multiple settlement and payment deadlines.

Next Steps:

Please contact Nicky Strutt at Abacus Careers for a further chat 

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.
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Job Type
Permanent Full-Time
Minimum Required
Banking, Financial Services & Insurance
Job Roles
Operations Executive, Reconciliations Administrator
Min Experience
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Employer Type
Recruitment Agency
Nicky Strutt
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Abacus Careers

22 Howard Street,
Co. Antrim,

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