Analyst - Securities Reconciliations

CFCL Cork • Cork

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Who we are

Who we are

Tracing its origins to 1585, Deutsche Börse Group has become one of the world’s leading exchange organisations and an innovative market infrastructure provider. In this role, we provide investors, financial institutions and companies access to global capital markets. What’s your part in all this? With your commitment you contribute to the success of our unique business model: offering a wide range of products, services and technologies for security, transparency and integrity on the markets. By creating trust in the markets of today and tomorrow we foster growth and contribute to the prosperity of future generations.

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Your career at Deutsche Börse Group

Clearstream as premier provider of settlement & custody services needs to ensure continuous monitoring of service delivery processes and processing performance, establish and maintain strong operational controls and co-ordinate business contingency measures to comply with laws, regulations, policies and procedures. The Securities Reconciliation Team performs business control functions in a highly regulated work environment.
The Securities Reconciliation unit covers the security reconciliation process for Investment Funds with primary focus on Alternative and Mutual Funds. 

 

Your area of work:
As a Securities Reconciliation Officer you will be responsible for the daily reconciliation of security positions that are held in Clearstream against the external custodians that hold the positions in the respective markets. 
You will be assigned a set of Transfer Agents for whom you will be independently in charge of all securities reconciliation matters.
  
Your responsibilities:

  • Review of non-automatically reconciled items identified by the reconciliation processing. 
  • Daily reconciliation of recorded internal securities balances against positions reported by external custodians.
  • Detailed investigation of differences incl. the identification of the root cause, identification of the corrective measure required, the allocation to the internal/external stakeholder that caused the difference and the follow-up until the difference  is solved.
  • Regular reporting of reconciliation status for each custodian.
  • Ensure regulatory compliance (e.g. CSDR) in the securities reconciliation process (i.e. ensuring daily reconciliation, investigation and allocation of reconciliations breaks, ensuring the integrity of the issue by identifying undue deletion or creation of securities in the reconciliation breaks.)
  • Maintaining strong and effectively working connections to internal and external counterparties and understanding how they operate
  • Have a continuous improvement mind set to seek out and implement new and better ways of achieving objectives, preventing errors or delays reoccurring, and automating and streamlining processes within the team. Be forward looking and solution minded. 
  • Provide a pro-active contribution to ensure individual and team targets and objectives are being achieved within required deadlines.
  • Be risk aware and take all steps necessary to minimise errors including fully complying with existing procedures and staying aware of procedure changes.
  • Escalate and advise any relevant issues to Management as necessary.
  • Assist in project work where required.

 Your profile:

  •     University degree in finance, business administration or similar field of studies, preferred but not required.
  •     Ideally, the candidate will have relevant experience in investment funds and well-developed understanding of business context and processes.
  •     Knowledge of Clearstream systems as well as an understanding of Clearstream’s ICSD and CSD business an advantage.
  •     Previous working experience in finance or administration, including reconciliation tasks is an advantage.
  •     Good analytical skills and detail orientation (e. g. ability to analyze complex financial processes linked to settlement, corporate actions, income, order routing, etc.).
  •    Excellent accuracy and attention to detail.
  •     Technical affinity (understanding and working with complex inhouse IT systems).
  •     Responsible individual with capability to adapt and to quickly acquire new working methodologies.
  •     Independent trouble shooter and fast learner.
  •     Strong team player in an international environment.
  •     Very good written and spoken English for daily communication with internal and external counterparties. Any other language is an advantage
     

Why Deutsche Börse Group?

We are committed to providing a work environment where everyone feels welcome and can reach their full potential. Our standards go far beyond simply matching candidates with the right position.

Mobility

We enable you to move freely with our job tickets, job (e-)bikes and free parking opportunities.

Work environment

Collaboration, communication, or deep focus – in our modern office buildings you will find the perfect work environment. Free drinks and food and meal allowances included.

Health and wellbeing

We care for your health and wellbeing and besides various health promotion measures we offer you a group accident insurance and additional insurance offers at discounted rates.

Financial stability

We provide financial stability by offering attractive salaries, company pension schemes, participation in our Group Share Plan, as well as bonuses, subsidies and discounts.

Hybrid work

Collaborate and exchange on-site or work remotely several days a week in line with business needs and local regulations. Our hybrid working model combines the best of both worlds.

Flexible working hours

We want your job to fit your life situation and offer flexible working time models, part-time models, childcare allowance, or the possibility to study alongside your job.

Internationality

Our market infrastructures are globally connected. Working with us means collaborating with like-minded colleagues across over 60 locations from more than 100 nations.

Development

We promote individual development by offering internal development programmes, mentoring, further education and training budgets.

Contact
Ninwe Gourie – Campus Recruiting

Ninwe Gourie – Campus Recruiting

Are you interested in an internship, an apprenticeship or a working student job?
 

+496921111810

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Recruiting Team

Recruiting Team

Take your career to the next level with us and embrace new challenges!
 

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