Operations Analyst

Employer
Ad Idem Consulting
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
May 02, 2021
Closes
May 06, 2021
Ref
2146382253
Job Role
Other
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Newly qualified, Qualified

Collateral Management

  • Overseeing all aspects of the Collateral margining process to ensure counterparty risk is effectively managed. This will involve liaising with various internal and external stakeholders covering OTC bi-lateral//OTC Cleared/ETD and Portfolio Reconciliations work streams.
  • Analysis for payment discrepancy review and resolution
  • Key escalation point for queries from Collateral Vendor for BAU activity
  • Prepare, collate & issue various Collateral related reporting to key internal / external stakeholders
  • Establishing strong relationships and working in conjunction with Investment Operations, Custodians, Brokers and Counterparts.
  • Liaises with business, counterparties and custodians to follow up on collateral related matters
  • Ensure daily exception reporting is completed timely with any errors promptly rectified to maintain data integrity standards
  • Partner with business, legal and credit to ensure new clients have correct CSA and reporting requirements

Derivative Documentation

  • Ensure completeness of the documentation process, which includes reviews and execution.
  • Determine discrepancies needing escalation and promptly bring to the attention of management or other departments.
  • Coordinating both internally and with external stakeholders to gather comments, information, review and ultimately complete agreements and prepare them for execution
  • Organization of execution of completed agreements
  • Follow-up work to ensure return of signed documents and completion and closing of files.
  • Responding to queries on the documentation from various departments including the Investment Division
  • Ongoing opportunity to challenge existing controls/processes and leverage your experience to identify risks and improve the effectiveness of the team

Responsibilities

  • Display exemplary conduct and live by our organizations Code of Conduct.
  • Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct across the business
  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance
  • Provide Trade support (equity / fixed income) including Trade capture, matching, trade settlement and confirmation
  • Work closely with the Portfolio Managers, Trades, Compliance, and other internal teams to provide adequate support on trade related matters
  • Liaise with external counterparties, third-party service providers to source underlying asset data
  • Utilize manager/custodian websites to monitor client transactions and Assist with the handling of corporate actions
  • Manage trade breaks, settlements issues, Broker fee reconciliation