Accountancy, Finance and Change Management Recruitment Specialists

Treasury Analyst - 3 month contract initially - Edinburgh

Financial Services - Accountancy & Finance
Ref: 1699 Date Posted: Monday 29 Jun 2020
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Our client has an interim requirement in their Treasury team, initially for 3 months.  This role requires an immediate start.


In the role of Confirmations & Settlements Analyst you are accountable for assisting the Treasury Back Office Manager in fulfilling all aspects of the confirmation and settlement of financial products and assisting in the production and analysis of the associated monitoring and reporting processes.


In the role you are accountable for:


Managing the prompt confirmation and settlement of Treasury Transaction Management’s deals and payments, including monitoring against dealer mandates and internal policy metrics.

Performing daily calculation of cleared and uncleared margin collateral calls, and agreement of these with our counterparties.

Daily agreement of swap cash-flow nettings and rate re-sets with counterparties.

Responsible for the reconciliation of the bank accounts to Quantum treasury management system, with prompt investigation and remediation of any outstanding items.

Accountable for the accurate completion of the daily control pack, including exposure monitoring & breach reporting.

Supporting the daily reporting of derivative trades and valuations to the Regis EMIR trade repository system.

Assisting with the EMIR regulatory reconciliation of derivative portfolios with counterparties.

Completion of weekly stock reconciliations between our custodian and treasury management system.

Responsible for the daily Intra-day Liquidity data collection, analysis and quarterly reporting submissions processes.

Maintaining accurate and complete system static data and liaising with the Systems & Controls team on changes.

Liaising with other areas within Treasury and the wider bank such as Transaction Management, Financial Control, Balance Sheet Management, Capital Markets Risk, and Audit; and acting as first point of contact for all queries or issues related to Treasury Back Office operations.  


Experience required for the role:


Experience of working in a Treasury Back Office or Treasury Finance environment is essential.

Knowledge of financial instruments and financial information is desirable.

Experience of working with Quantum or similar Treasury Management Systems and Confirmation Matching systems advantageous.

Exposure to a Risk & Control environment and/or Regulatory reporting framework is also desirable.

Analytical mind-set.

Excellent attention to detail.

Strong time management skills.

Pro-active work ethic.

Ability to manage multiple projects, prioritise critical activities, work under pressure and consistently deliver to a high standard.

Excellent verbal & written communication skills.

Advanced Excel skills.

Ability to work with minimal supervision.


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