CASS & Reconciliations Administrator

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Birmingham
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Jul 2019
Closes
16 Aug 2019
Job Type
Administrator
Contract Type
Permanent
Are you curious, motivated, and forward-thinking? At FIS you'll have the opportunity to work on some of the most challenging and relevant issues in financial services and technology. Our talented people empower us, and we believe in being part of a team that is open, collaborative, entrepreneurial, passionate and above all fun.

Purpose of role:
The CASS Reconciliations Administrator is responsible for the correct application of funds to and from various internal & external accounts and ledgers. Key to this job role is working to agreed SLA's and within the regulatory guidelines outlined. The job holder is expected to demonstrate a high degree of accuracy and be responsible for maintaining accurate records.

Main Responsibilities:

* Complete daily tasks around FX reconciliation, selling out currencies to minimize exposure caused by postings or investment difference, highlighting any issues to the FX dealing team.

* Ongoing review of departmental processes and procedures to ensure they are accurate, efficient, consistent with market practice, company policy and compliant with external regulators, making appropriate recommendations for approval and implementation.

* Co-ordinate and run daily, monthly FX exception reports taking appropriate action to investigate and fix any issues. Feeding back to appropriate teams to enhance processes and minimize repeated errors.

* Verifying the accuracy of internal postings against external records

* Resolution of queries from client / market counterparts

* Investigate, allocate and ensure the timely resolution of relevant exceptions for cash and stock, ensuring comments are accurate and up to date.

* Undertake stock exceptions monitoring and routine input, verification of statements and reconciling their output.

* Identify the root cause of exceptions and work with the relevant processing areas to rectify and eliminate going forward.

* Respond to and effectively address queries from internal and external customers within agreed Service Level Agreement

* Undertake tasks relating to systems enhancement tests and bug fixes within functional area as required

* Maintain and update relevant procedures as required.

* Provide relevant Management Information within agreed service levels.

* Follow Company and department escalation procedures.

* Share technical knowledge with team colleagues as and when required.

* Proactively maintain and develop skills and technical knowledge in line with departmental skills matrix.

* Positively and proactively participate in 121 meetings and contribute to effective business and departmental communication.

What you bring:

Essential:

* Educated to at least 'A' level, or equivalent in a financial, numerical, business or technical discipline.

* Experience of reconciliations and exceptions management.

* Experience of Microsoft Office or similar applications.

Desirable:

* Experience of, the different functions within the operational areas, within Stockbrokers and their interdependencies.

* Good understanding of the life cycle of a trade.

* Good understanding of industry rules and regulations.

* A thorough understanding of other operational areas procedures and processes.

What we offer you:

* Attractive benefits including private medical cover, dental cover, and travel insurance

* A multifaceted job with a high degree of responsibility and a broad spectrum of opportunities

* A work environment built on collaboration, flexibility and respect

* A broad range of professional education and personal development possibilities - FIS is your final career step