Securities Settlement Officer

Quintet Luxembourg, , LUX, L-2955
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Purpose of the Job

 

The successful candidate will work as part of the Settlement team. The main purpose is to contribute handling operational tasks linked Securities transfer Settlement. The main purpose is to perform day to day tasks linked to Securities transfer Settlement in relation to Ucits Funds, institutional clients, in-surances. The settlement officer will be in charge of the settlement of securities transactions versus payment / free of payment and ensure a timely settlement of the transactions.

Key Accountabilities

 

•    Participates in all activities related to the settlement of securities operations with external brokers or free of payment with our counterparties, including the pre-matching and matching of settle-ment instructions, the transmission of settlement instructions to sub-custodians and the chasing of counterparties in case of missing settlement confirmation.
•    Ensuring the accuracy, timeliness and completeness of all transactions
•    Follow up failed transactions and justify all pending trades, ensures in due time the relevance of explanations linked to discrepancies and that the gaps observed are resolved
•    Works closely with other banking services in order to respect the delivery deadlines and re-spond effectively to clients’ requests
•    Ensuring a relevant escalation process when required for risk mitigation, provide investigation especially in case of sensitive/risky items with potential financial impact
 

Knowledge and Experience

 

•    Very good understanding of market rules and regulations in set-tlement industry, cut-off
•    Good knowledge of financial products, SWIFT, Markets 
•    Hold a Bachelor Degree (BAC +2/3) : in Acoounting, Banking, Business administration, Economics
 

Attributes and Qualities

 

•    Being reliable, responsible, autonomous and fulfilling obli-gations on time.
•    Collaborative and supportive team player
•    Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and operate under pressure
•    Willing to deliver high standards of service to our clients
•    Ability to quickly pick up new systems and processes.
•    Ability to structure and prioritize tasks

Technical Skills

 

•    Swift, Good command of MS-Office package is essential

Languages Skills

 

•    Fluent in English and French 

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