Securities Officer

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Ref#3710

 

A leading Investment Bank is looking for a Securities Officer to be responsible for the handling of corporate actions of a wide range of securities which the Bank provides Custody safekeeping services. You will also be responsible for the daily booking of trade settlements instructions on the Bank’s core banking system. The ideal candidate will have a related College or University degree and/or relevant proven work experience would be considered an asset. Great Excel skills are a must!  If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience, then GRS look forward to receiving your CV for this Malta based Securities Officer role.
 
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Reconciliation of corporate action payments
  • Assisting in the daily corporate action notification process through data received from various counterparties and necessary record keeping in line with the policy and procedures of the Bank
  • Analysing and interpreting of Corporate Action events and ensuring that instructions are adequately and timely captured with the Bank’s Sub-Custodians
  • Effective communication with counterparties relating to the processing of corporate actions
  • Resolving external and internal queries relating to corporate actions
  • Booking of voluntary and mandatory corporate actions (including foreign exchange transactions, where applicable)
  • Effecting the necessary trade bookings on customer portfolio accounts (including foreign exchange transactions)
  • Daily reconciliations of cash balances
  • Reconcile operating/suspense account differences
  • Resolving external and internal queries relating to settlements
  • Effective communication with Settlement counterparties
  • Securities reconciliations between bank’s core banking system and external custodians and timely resolution of reconciliation breaks
  • Setting up of securities in the Bank’s master database and effecting necessary updates
  • Attend monthly department meetings
  • General administration tasks
  • Ongoing initiative to identify processes which ensure more effective modus operandi of the Securities department
  • Keep abreast of all banking rules, regulations and directives issued by the MFSA / ESMA and other related bodies which are relevant to daily duties
  • Take on any necessary training that is required from time to time, including training that is required due to change in internal processes and procedures
CANDIDATE PROFILE
  • A related College or University degree and/or relevant proven work experience would be considered an asset
  • Experience in a similar role would also be considered an asset
  • Strong command of Microsoft Excel
  • Proactive, focused attitude towards work and an ability to plan and consistently meet deadlines
  • Demonstrate good written, verbal communication and analytical skills, with excellent attention to detail.
COMPANY BENEFITS
  • Competitive salary package, including annual performance bonus
  • On-the-job training will be provided
  • Opportunity to work in a great team environment which supports teamwork and personal development
  • Group health insurance
  • Employee savings plan
  • Flexible working hours
  • Free parking
Due to the high volume of applications we receive at GRS Recruitment, only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.
 
To apply for this position, please email your CV to Laura Constantinou, laura@grsrecruitment.com quoting the above job reference or call +356 2778 0664 for further information.

 

Job Summary
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    10 June 2022
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    Permanent
  • 3710
  • laura@grsrecruitment.com