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Graduate Position - Operations Officer

At a glance

ABN AMRO Clearing Bank N.V. (AACB) is a leading global player in clearing and clearing related services. We provide professional clients access to financial markets around the globe. By working together we are responsible for processing approximately 15 million transactions per day meaning that AACB consistently ranks among the top three clearers in every time zone, based on turnover and market share. Given the rapidly changing world around us we are continuously looking at enhancing our processing and investing in innovative solutions to make sure that
our clients’ needs take centre stage.


Mission of the department


AACB’s Operations in London specialise in the post-transaction management of both exchange traded and OTC derivative positions. Key processes include trade allocation and market reconciliations, cash and position reconciliations, regulatory reporting, corporate actions and invoicing. Additionally, Operations UK manages the physical and cash delivery of a wide range of derivative products including, commodities, currencies, debt instruments, and emissions.


Derivatives Clearing Operations is comprised of four distinct groups.

 

  • Client Operations – manages trade related client queries, monitors real-time CCP reconciliations, and is responsible for trade allocation, break resolution, and give ups.
  • Trade Processing - services client positions and brokerage invoicing, releases regulatory reports, and manages derivative settlements and physical deliveries.
  • Control – performs post-trade date reconciliations of trades, positions and cash.
  • Operational Change Support – serves as the central point of contact for the promotion, tracking, and user acceptance testing of software and market related changes, inclusive of new development, enhancements to existing software, and bug fixes.

Your job

  • Produce all daily position, transaction, cash and fee reconciliations in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Effectively communicate breaks and issues, and ensure an efficient escalation and resolution process throughout the organisation globally.
  • Ensure that all items on the reconciliations are narrated and passed to the relevant parties, investigated promptly and that errors are duly corrected within acceptable timeframes.
  • Ensure the department remains compliant with relevant internal and external regulation

Your working environment

ABN AMRO is an enterprising bank with a primary focus on Northwest Europe. We serve clients in the retail, private banking and corporate banking sectors. We are also present internationally in a number of specialist activities, such as Corporate and Commercial Banking, Asset Based Finance and Clearing.


At ABN AMRO we have a clear purpose: Banking for better, for generations to come. The shift towards sustainability is one of the most important challenges of our time. Supporting our clients at times that matter has always been our role and our responsibility. Together, we aim high and work towards lasting relationships that are relevant and responsible, both now and in the future. We want to be the bank that leads the way.
Our strategy goes far beyond financial value: we want to accelerate the transition to sustainability. We do this by supporting and advising our clients in order to facilitate their sustainability shift. Our commitment to clients, employees, investors and society calls for clear direction, focus and dedication.


We concentrate on our three strategic pillars:


•    Support our clients’ transition to sustainability
•    Reinvent the customer experience
•    Build a future-proof bank


Our strategy requires a culture of working together and permanent learning. It’s only with this mindset that we unleash the best in ourselves to deliver a high standard of performance. ABN AMRO’s culture is the catalyst for the evolution in which we find ourselves: our people are imaginative, trust each other and do just that little bit extra to help clients.


ABN AMRO UK is part of the Corporate Banking business line and operates the following businesses in the UK:


•    Corporate and Institutional Banking which includes Corporate Banking, Clearing, Global Markets - Sales & Trading and Financial Institutions 
•    Commercial Banking which includes Asset Based Finance and International Desk, which provides transactional banking services

Our business lines are supported by a number of functions such as Risk, Compliance, Legal, IT, Finance (Including Tax), Business Management and Human Resources. We currently employ approx. 380 people in the UK.
 

Your profile

Education & Experience

  • Experience in a professional working environment
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft applications
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Bachelor degree, a plus
  • Knowledge of scripting, a plus

 

As a team we are looking for enthusiastic, positive employees with a creative and pre-emptive way of thinking. As part of this applicants must possess the below qualities;

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Numeracy, speed and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work towards regulatory deadlines in a high pressured environment
  • The ability and flexibility to adapt quickly to new processes
  • Self-motivated and desire to develop both personally and professionally
  • Impeccable integrity and awareness of role in the wider value chain
  • Demonstrated passion for our industry

In order to meet the deadlines involved a flexible approach to working hours is required; including working some bank holidays and weekends.

What we offer

Joining ABN AMRO means working on meaningful projects. Projects that have an impact on our clients. Working with a wide range of people with different backgrounds, opinions and ideas. In the UK, in the Netherlands or elsewhere in our international network. We offer an environment where you will be challenged on a daily basis - professionally as well as on a personal level - so that you can grow to become the professional you want to be.

Interested?

Are you interested?   Please apply via the button below.


For more information please contact Niki Champion, Senior Resourcing Partner, UKrecruitment@uk.abnamro.com, +44 203 192 9342.

Equal opportunities for all
The success of our organisation depends on the quality of our people and the ideas that they have. Truly surprising insights and innovative solutions for our clients result from an interplay of cultures, knowledge and experience. Diversity is therefore extremely important to our organisation. To ensure that everyone at ABN AMRO can develop their talents, we encourage an inclusive culture in which all colleagues feel engaged and appreciated.
Disclaimer external recruitment agencies
External recruitment agencies need to have a signed agreement with ABN AMRO BANK N.V., executed by a Talent Acquisition Specialist, when submitting a resume to a vacancy. In addition, a recruitment agency can only submit a resume when invited by a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join the search for a right candidate. All unsolicited resumes sent to us will be considered property of ABN AMRO BANK N.V. In this case, ABN AMRO will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.
Location: 

London, N/A, GB

Job Posting Date:  16-Oct-2021
Requisition ID:  51761

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