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Fixed Income Settlements Specialist

Job description

The Client

My client is a global financial organisation in the heart of Melbourne's CBD. They are world renowned, have a professional and motivated culture and their staff turnover is low due to multiple internal opportunities and a healthy work / life balance. Their name is instantly recognisable and synonymous with success and they are truly at the forefront of their industry.

Due to a recent increase in trading volumes they experienced and exceptionally talented settlements analysts to join their busy operations team.

The Role

  • Settle Fixed Interest and Equity trades across Australian and New Zealand markets.
  • Analyse mismatched and failed trades. Liaise with internal and external counter-parties to calculate the source of the fail and resolve issues.
  • Provide solutions to reduce the percentage of future fails.
  • Be a key liaison for custodians, dealers, brokers and front office in relation to booking and settlement issues.
  • Instruct the set-up of new trading counter-parties.
  • Timely management and resolution of reconciliation breaks.
  • Ensure operations procedures and controls are updated and meet internal and external audit requirements.

The Candidate

Successful candidates will have:

  • At least 1 years fund operations experience, ideally within settlements or corporate actions.
  • A strong working knowledge of equities and / or fixed income.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills.
  • A motivated personality, which sees you constantly produce high quality work.
  • A pro-active and confident attitude.

For more information, please apply to the role and I will respond to your application as soon as possible.

Julian Soames
Associate Director - Banking and Finance