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Middle Office Operations Officer

The selected candidate will report to the Senior Manager – Middle Office Operations and will form part of a team responsible for the Bank's control functions. These relate to managing the flow of trade information which includes monitoring the reconciliation process as well as the preparation and set-up required for trade booking and settlement.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Analysing and setting up of new correspondent banks and NOSTROs 
  • Maintaining and distributing the Bank's own up to date cash and securities settlements' Standard Settlement Instructions (SSIs)
  • Performing the daily reconciliation of NOSTROs accounts, as well as periodic reconciliations of other suspense accounts and trailer fees
  • Handling of reconciliation processes for margin accounts
  • Handling the investigation of payments and unreconciled items
  • Maintaining the Bank's currency holiday calendar
  • Defining and maintaining of Counterparties and SSIs
  • Defining of new securities and maintenance of cashflow
  • Setting up of general ledger in Finacle Treasury
  • Maintaining updated procedures and ensuring business continuity

Required knowledge, skills and experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • General understanding of Banking processes and systems
  • Attention to detail
  • Strict adherence to policies and procedures
  • Working experience within the banking industry will be considered advantageous
  • Preferably have knowledge of SWIFT product suite