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Trade Support Settlement Analyst

  • Location: Oxford
  • Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 118 days ago
  • Company: IQ Financial Markets

Working for a Global Asset Management firm, a Trade Settlements Analyst is required to support the post trade confirmation settlement process across asset classes. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Support the post confirmation settlement processes associated with equity and debt instrument types. Including but not limited to: (trade instruction, pre-matching, settlement and failed trade management)
  • Ensure that daily transactional reporting is completed in line with current regulatory reporting requirements, ensuring process and procedures are adhered to.
  • Liaise with internal and external Business partners on a daily basis.
  • Monitor trade message flows identifying any exceptions in our swift messaging flows performing investigation and analysis leading to timely resolution.
  • Completion of end of day tasks relevant to Trade Support.
  • Respond to email / telephone enquiries; taking full ownership to ensure that all enquiries are actioned on day of receipt (resolution or acknowledgement).
  • Processing of any manual settlement instructions.
  • Daily investigation and resolution of reconciliation exceptions raised by reconciliations team.
  • Actively seek Continuous Improvements opportunities which are measureable and effective.

Key Skills/Experience:

  • Previous experience in a trade support or settlements role preferred, either sell side or buy side.
  • Good awareness of technology applications and software
  • Strong desire to enhance skills and financial product knowledge
  • Understanding of equity and debt markets
  • Strong interest to work and progress in Investment Operations
  • Willing to undertake further study to attain Investment Operations Certificate.