Operations, Settlements & Risk Executive

Red Recruit Ltd
16 Feb 2017
16 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Operations, Settlements & Risk Executive - £40-45k - VR/17335

A Boutique Investment Bank is looking to hire an Operations, Settlements & Risk Executive. The role involves 50% in Operations (Middle office, clearing settlements) and 50% in Finance and Risk Management.


  • Trade booking, matching and settlement of Fixed Income Securities in Euroclear / Clearstream systems.
  • Liaising with current and setting up new market counterparties.
  • EMIR Reporting / FCA Reporting / MIFID Reporting. - Daily Bank / Cash / Stock Reconciliation.
  • Daily Management reporting regarding cash, bank balance, stock etc.
  • Processing corporate actions.
  • Prepare, review and distribute daily P&L reports and risk monitor reports.
  • Ad hoc Duties and queries -- Trade settlements, Contra's, Swift requests, payment and receipts queries, clearing queries, Margin splits, Write offs, FX queries and audit requests.
  • Work with various business units on ad-hoc projects including Compliance.
  • 50% Operations (middle office and settlements) and 50% Accountant (Book Keeping, Cash/Sock reconciliation, etc.).
  • Provide cover and assistance to other Middle Office areas as and when necessary.

Skills Required:

  • A reliable, efficient and self-motivated individual with at least 4 years experience in Capital Markets relevant to Operations, Settlements and Risk Management.
  • Strong knowledge of International Settlements and Operations activities.
  • Stock broking knowledge a plus.
  • Financial Services environment.
  • Capital Market experience is required.
  • A good command of English.
  • An experienced Excel User.
  • Experience in other Back office softwares a plus.