Trade Control Analyst - Reconciliation

Bank of America
10 Jan 2018
01 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Corporate Title: Assistant Vice President

Location: Chester

Line of Business: Equities

The Trade Control Team are currently looking for a committed and numerically-minded Trade Control Analyst to join our Equity Derivatives EMEA Trade Control team. As part of our middle office team, you will have the opportunity to demonstrate exceptional attention to detail and put your problem solving skills to work, while interacting with and learning from business partners across all areas of the bank, providing you with excellent exposure to the industry.

You'll be joining a dynamic, supportive team, will have access to ongoing training and opportunities for career development, and you'll be working from the office in Chester, so you don't have to travel to London to start building a rewarding career with us.

Your responsibilities as a Trade Control Analyst will include:

  • Oversight of Reconciliation
  • Break reporting and governance
  • Research and resolution of breaks in multiple reconciliation
  • Become proficient in the reconciliation process
  • Analysing why trades are not matched on a T+1 basis
  • Liaising with internal stakeholders and external client to remediate root causes
  • Change mind-set, leading and delivering upon change initiatives within the context of the reconciliation function
  • Partner with the other regional teams to help move this team into a true global service model
  • Pro-actively challenge the status quo, identify and drive change to improve upon the current model

Your skills/competencies will include:

  • Determination and drive; works well under pressure while maintaining excellent attention to detail
  • Keen desire to learn and progress within financial services
  • Highly proactive; able to identify problems and seek solutions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Team-player; works well with others to deliver as part of a team
  • Ownership; able to take responsibility and go the extra mile
  • Well organized and able to prioritize
  • Highly adaptable
  • Demonstrates analytical thinking to problem solving
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Interest in key accounting principles and concepts

About Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Bank of America is one of the world's leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small- and middle-market businesses, large corporations and governments with a full range of financial and risk management products and services. Bank of America Merrill Lynch is the marketing name for the global banking and markets businesses.

The company has had a presence in EMEA since 1922. With offices in 23 countries on three continents, it offers an integrated and comprehensive set of products and services across Global Corporate and Investment Banking, Global Markets and Consumer Card, serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and government clients, combining the best of local knowledge and global expertise. Developing solutions for social and environmental challenges is at the core of Bank of America Merrill Lynch's responsibility platform. In more than 90 countries around the world, we partner with employees, clients and stakeholders to help make financial lives better.


If you are interested in this opportunity please send your details to us by applying online with your CV.

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