Contract - Equity & Derivative Settlements Analyst

Location: Melbourne CBD, Victoria
Contract Type: Contract
Specialisation: Banking & Financial Services
Salary: AU$38 - AU$42 per hour
REF: BBBH239524_1580363967

The Client

My client is a global Investment Banking / Wealth Management firm with offices in over 40 countries and hundreds of billions of funds under management. They have a fun, professional culture and a dynamic approach, while their flat structure means that employees have daily interaction with senior business partners and can often experience rapid career progression.

They are currently recruiting a 6-month contract in their Settlements team. However, this role will be filling a permanent need within the business and is likely to become permanent. The opportunity will give exposure to multiple different business units offering you to grow your career across a variety of roles in the front, middle and back office.

The Role

  • Trade Settlement and Fail Investigation. Use your keen investigative skills to minimise fails to market.
  • Reconciliation of Client Asset accounts including Trust account.
  • Break Reconciliation: Reconcile all equity settlement related breaks on stocks and cash.
  • Liaise with Local Agents to facilitate timely trade settlement, as required on a daily basis
  • Liaise with Trade Support and Client Service groups for unmatched or failing trade resolution and ad hoc settlement queries
  • Facilitate settlement of Stock Lending Transactions and liaise with regional stock lending desk
  • Reconciliation of domestic stock positions - Settlement / Entrepot and Proprietary accounts

The Candidate

Successful candidates will have:

  • At least 18 months trade settlements experience.
  • A self-motivated, independent & focused attitude.
  • Strong analytical, numerical and interpersonal skills.
  • Prioritization and time management skills.
  • The ability to problem solve through initiative and tenacity.
  • An ability to work under pressure and achieve results, whilst maintaining a professional, friendly manner

To be considered, please apply ASAP and I will provide feedback on your application as soon as possible.

Julian Soames
Principle Consultant - Banking and Financial Services