Collateral Subject Matter Expert, Senior Associate

Posted on Mar 15, 2019 by State Street UK

Kraków, Kraków Poland
Banking
13 Mar 2019
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Collateral management main focus is to reduce credit risk by exchanging eligible cash or securities between counterparties. The daily calculations are based on MTM of the underlying trades and results in sending Margin Calls, which in turn lead to agreeing transfers. Based on the agreements between our clients and the counterparties the Collateral team in Kraków ensures that all the exposures are fully collateralized and the agreed collateral transactions settle as agreed.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Support client service, ensure accuracy and timeliness
  • Answer queries from different departments, investigate and solve discrepancies
  • Review and document process flows/procedures and contribute new ideas/improvements to further streamline the process
  • Get involved in departmental ad-hoc projects
  • Train and develop other team members
  • Prepare monthly internal and external statistics
  • Build new tools, coordinate implementation of improvements
  • Be a change agent, support LEAN efforts
  • Support ad hoc client requests
  • Participate in processes on-boarding, testing
  • Support macro maintenance

Work Parameters Or Boundaries:
  • Internal procedures and regulations
  • Internal Service Level Agreements
  • FSA, EMIR Regulations
  • Key Performance Indicators - timeliness and accuracy
  • Project status
  • Capacity goals
  • Job Expectations and Priorities

Skills and Qualifications:
  • Degree in Accounting or Finance or Business related area.
  • ACCA/CIMA/ACA/CPA qualified or part qualified an advantage.
  • Minimum 2 years in Custody or associated business area.
  • Very good knowledge of MS Excel and Outlook; PowerPoint and Word will be an advantage
  • Numeracy skills; attention to details
  • Accuracy and ability to work with tight deadlines
  • Understanding of financial markets basics
  • Good command of English; effective communication, ability to write official documents
  • Ability to collaborate and teamwork; organizational skills; supervising group of specialist if need be
  • Experience in finance or other related area
  • Knowledge of OTC markets/ derivatives instruments or VBA would be an advantage
  • Self-motivated and reliant, flexible

Benefits package:
  • Employee savings plan
  • Premium life insurance package
  • VIP medical package
  • International operating environment
  • Language classes
  • Soft skills trainings
  • Technical workshops
  • Development sessions with a mentor
  • Diversity of opportunities across a range of challenging and highly complex activities
  • Technical or leadership career pathway


Reference: 671251716

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