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Settlements Officer (Custody)

Job Title: Settlements Officer (Custody)
Contract Type: Temporary & Contract
Location: Sydney
Reference: 3119701
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Job Published: October 19, 2021 12:03

Job Description

This global financial services business is looking for Settlements Associate with Australian equities experience to join their team on a 6 month contract, with the view of converting into a permanent role.

This is a great career opportunity for a candidate looking to join high energy, corporate environment.

The main duties and responsibilities will include:
  • Actively use the required internal systems for the timely Pre-matching and settlement of trades, ie CHESS / EXIGO to settle trades
  • Actively track unmatched trades on settlement date to ensure they match and settle.
  • Fail coding of all trades that fail on value date.
  • Process any trades in the reject queue on value date
  • Ensure market and internal deadlines are met.
  • Stringent control procedures are adhered to and exceptions are escalated to Risk Management in line with agreed standards
Your communication style will be exceptional and you will be able to interact with various stakeholders with confidence.

The team is responsible to act off client instructions and arrange for the settlement of Equity and Fixed Income trades and deal directly with the settlement exchanges, CHESS and Austraclear, or Share Registries to settle\register transactions in and out of custody.

Applications Welcome - interviews next week:

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