Settlements Analyst - Investment Banking

REF: BBBH30795_1642006901

12/01/2022
  • Position: Permanent
  • Salary: £30000 to £40000
  • Location: NI - Greater Belfast

MCS are delighted to be working with a leading financial services company who are seeking to recruit Settlements Analysts within their European Team based in Belfast.

The Team

My client is seeking an Operations Professional to add to our Belfast City Centre team, who will act as support, primarily for UK based traders/clients across the European markets. The candidate will be responsible for ensuring timely settlement of trades and reconciliation of any exceptions. My client is looking for a professional with excellent written and verbal English communications skills who is exceptionally organised and detail oriented. The successful candidates will need to exhibit strong academic performance, exceptional interpersonal skills, and superior analytical, computer, and communication skills.

Key Responsibilities

  • Trade settlement functions in markets throughout Europe.
  • Daily reconciliations of books and records
  • Monitoring and reporting of cash and stock balances
  • Trade settlement data analysis
  • Client and front office liaison
  • Work closely with colleagues in Hong Kong and USA to provide full follow the sun model coverage
  • Input cash wire movements to settle claims and interest payments.

Qualifications

  • 2-3 years' work experience in Settlements/Operations/Clearing
  • Knowledge of investment types and financial markets
  • Experience with reconciliation, trade input and accounting reporting
  • Trade settlement experience in various international markets, with primary focus on European markets.
  • Middle Office support experience an advantage.
  • Customer focused attitude, and able to interface directly with clients
  • Ensure high levels of confidentiality are maintained in relation to the work of the company and clients.
  • CISI or any other relevant professional qualification
  • Experience working with clearing counterparties

The Offer

  • Competitive Salary - Associate / Senior Associate level
  • Discretionary Bonus Opportunity
  • 35 Days Holiday
  • Private Medical + Dental
  • On-Site Gym

All conversations will be treated in the strictest of confidence. I am keen to have an initial discussion with anyone who feels this could potentially be of interest.

Please contact Matthew Woods, Specialist Consultant at MCS Group on 02896935514 or send an up to date CV via the link provided to speak further about this opportunity.