Counterparty Management Senior Analyst
The Citco Group Limited
Makati City, Philippines
6d ago

Your Role :

  • The successful candidate will be part of the Counterparty management whose responsibility will be to manage all aspects for currently supported reconciliations commencing with ensuring all counterparty account requirements are addressed, sourcing data, inclusive of rec and statements, and addressing daily production support issues.
  • The Senior Analyst will be responsible for requesting and following up on all data requests between parties, and insuring that all needed information is obtained on a timely basis.
  • He or she will be responsible to self-manage their workload, meet and report on deadlines to managers, and provide feedback to other departments on availability for the purpose of managing internal and external expectations around the world.

  • As new reconciliations are made available this team will manage roll out to all existing and new clients. This position will entail supporting all reconciliation systems.
  • The senior analyst will be exposed to both technical and business concepts to achieve the goals of Data Mapping. The group transforms files containing financial transactions, positions, and reference data into a standardized form housed in the Normalized Data Container (NDC).
  • The group uses a suite of applications built at CFS, employing SQL knowledge and financial product knowledge in order to perform data transformation.

    The ideal candidate would have SQL knowledge and business knowledge however a candidate with only one of these can be trained in the other over time.

  • The position will require the ability to effectively building and maintain strong working relationships between CFS and Prime Brokers, Counterparties, and Banks.
  • Job Duties in Brief : Supporting ReconciliationsCollectively, the Counterparty management team is responsible for ensuring that data / file / statements delivery is established and is flowing as expected when new interfaces are implemented or new clients go live.
  • Based on requests from Internal Operations and Integration Staff, manage onboarding onto the reconciliation tools.Work collaboratively with the Strategic Reconciliation Team to establish expected delivery dates, and effectively manage expectations with internal operations staff.

    Work collaboratively with the Data Management team to effectively hand off data files and statements that require monitoring for all reconciliation tools.

    This should include transferring knowledge of all auxiliary processes that require monitoring to ensure data successfully interfaces to the reconciliation tools e.

    g. replication.Escalation point for all reconciliation issues where data content discrepancies are encountered. Assist when external interaction is necessary.

    Ensure that any reconciliation or broker data issues that are raised are addressed timelyPoint person when dealing with Internal Operations and Integration Staff in automation of data feeds for clients.

    Assist management to evolve and enhance set processes and proceduresSuperior knowledge of tasks and responsibilities to execute Analyst roleCoaching of analyst / junior level staffTake a proactive approach to solving issues, display initiative and good example by contributing ideas for increased efficiencies and / or automation of the various support procedures.

    Working with CounterpartiesLiaise with counterparties where data (on files or statements) delivered is not accurate or incomplete.

    Where necessary undertaking small mapping tweaks to address reconciliation data issues.Proactively work with counterparties to obtain new files / statements according to new Industry standard and / or internal requirements.

    Liaise with counterparties on delivering (on files or statements) data as early as possible.ToolsPoint person for testing development items for reconciliation tools after IT signoff for production release.

    Participate in POCs to evaluate improvements to reconciliation tools.

    About You :

  • Bachelor Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or Business disciplines (Accounting, Finance, Economics)
  • Strong understanding of financial products and strategies that a hedge fund might use
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Ability to give guidance and lead more junior members of the reconciliations team
  • Good problem solving skills. Candidates are required to research problems reported by operations teams to determine if an actual problem exists or if additional training is required.
  • When actual problem exists, they need to recommend a workaround until an actual fix to the problem is implemented.

  • Ability to explain technical concepts to users in terms that can be easily understood.
  • Experience working with data files is a must.
  • General knowledge of databases or experience using SQL Server (T-SQL) and / or Oracle is a must.
  • Hedge fund operations experience, preferably with reconciliation knowledge.
  • Financial product knowledge, Domestic, Global and OTC security markets, Fixed Income and derivative product knowledge.
  • Business Analyst experience required
  • Our Benefits

    Your well being is of paramount importance to us, and central to our success. We provide a range of benefits, training and education support, and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve success in your career while balancing personal needs.

    Ask us about specific benefits in your location.

    We recognize diversity as a source of organizational pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization.

    Citco welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection.

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