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Trade Credit Support Analyst

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3 Nov 2021

We are AMS. We are a global total workforce solutions firm; we enable organisations to thrive in an age of constant change by building, re-shaping, and optimising workforces. Our Contingent Workforce Solutions (CWS) is one of our service offerings; we act as an extension of our clients' recruitment team and provide professional interim and temporary resources.

Our investment banking client has been present in the UK for more than 150 years, they're a long-term partner to British business. Today, the Group is formed of 10 divisions and employs 9,300 staff based in 21 core locations right across the country. Their role is simply stated: help clients achieve their goals by combining local know-how and global reach. In so doing, they seek to make a positive, sustainable contribution to both the UK economy and society.

On behalf of this organisation, AMS are looking for a Trade Credit Support Analyst for a 6 month contract based remotely with associated travel to Marylebone.

Purpose of the Role:

  • As a member of the Credit Trade Support team, you will work as part of a wider Product Control function, with responsibility for trade booking, validation, transaction-related follow-up and controls during the entire trade lifecycle.

As a Trade Credit Support Analyst you will be responsible for:

  • Monitoring of trade blotter to ensure that all new trades, business events and amendments are processed and validated
  • Manage exceptions in STP workflow
  • Booking and validation of flow credit trades
  • Booking of structured credit trades, ensuring alignment of trade termsheet with front and back office trade representation
  • Monitoring of team mailbox, ensuring that all queries are resolved/assigned promptly
  • Ensure that all reconciliations, reports and investigations are completed within the agreed deadlines
  • Monitoring and processing of option expiries
  • Follow up on potential regulatory breaches
  • Escalate issues to Senior Analyst and Manager where appropriate
  • Creation and update of procedures/SOPs
  • Challenge processes as part of a continuous improvement culture
  • Raise IT requests for system enhancements and/or bug-fixes when required
  • Work with other teams within Product Control to reduce operational risk and maintain the highest level of support for our clients across the business
  • Build and maintain good working relationships with other internal clients such as legal, sales, trading and back office teams
  • Participate in projects as requested by Manager or Senior Analyst
  • Be fully autonomous on all analyst tasks, whilst training on Senior Analyst tasks and responsibilities

What we require from the candidate:

  • Experience in a trade support or mid office role
  • Ability to work constructively within a team
  • Knowledge of Credit products and trade lifecycle
  • Ability to manage pressure and meet deadlines and objectives in a dynamic environment
  • Analytical and Organisational Skills
  • Results Orientation
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Time-management and prioritisation
  • Excel skills to an intermediate level
  • High degree of interest in product and process issues affecting the department
  • Demonstrate proactivity, transparency and accountability for identifying and managing risks
  • Support and foster a culture of good conduct
  • Consider the implications of your actions on colleagues, partners and clients before making decisions, and escalate issues to your manager when unsure

If you are interested in applying for this position and meet the criteria outlined above, please click the link to apply and we will contact you with an update in due course.

This client will only accept workers operating via an Umbrella or PAYE engagement model.

AMS, a Recruitment Process Outsourcing Company, may in the delivery of some of its services be deemed to operate as an Employment Agency or an Employment Business

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  • Job Reference: 413664181-2
  • Date Posted: 3 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Nationwide CWS
    Nationwide CWS
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Contract