Middle Office Junior Specialist

Recruiter
Citi Poland
Location
Warsaw, Poland
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
23 Feb 2021
Closes
23 Mar 2021
Ref
21260857
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Overview

Acting as the functional heart of our business, Operations makes everything work on time and on target, in a world that demands lightning-fast transaction speeds, pinpoints execution accuracy and full visibility. It ensures global transactions flow smoothly around the clock, wherever we do business. Without it, the daily clearance, settlement and execution of a trillion dollars’ worth of trades and the weekly movement of tens of billions of dollars in dozens of world currencies would come to a complete standstill.

Success Profile

You’ll have strong communication, planning and organizational skills which will benefit you and the team. Our teams need individuals who can research, process, and interpret large amounts of information everyday which will allow you to make ethical decisions with integrity

  • A flexible approach to work is essential;
  • Be able to work as part of the team;
  • Effective Time management - ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines when working under pressure;
  • Focused on details when performing the tasks and ability to handle risk processes under tight deadlines;
  • Proactive approach and ability to work independently;
  • Process improvement capabilities beneficial

Responsibilities 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Perform Middle Office processes supporting investment funds' activity in the capital markets. Team's service includes confirmation and settlement of institutional clients' instructions, investigation and resolution of any inconsistencies across multiple platforms; Supporting clients' inquiries and providing transaction reporting and ancillary activities;
  • Foster strong working relationships with internal/external stakeholders, including Oversight teams, by demonstrating committed inclusion in relevant forums, projects, business developments;
  • Support high quality of service delivered by the team;
  • Matching client trade instructions with the confirmations from brokers
  • Investigation of discrepancies between the above
  • Sending and monitoring the settlement/payment instructions to custodian banks
  • Active and independent searching for and implementation of new, better solutions among the given processes
  • Supporting coworkers in solving problems and assuring continuity of provided service.
  • Providing training and introduction for new employees;
  • Participation in business initiatives, client on-boarding and documenting new processes;
  • Ensure all Team procedures are updated, completed and maintained across all Clients and processes;
  • Ensure all issues / potential issues are escalated appropriately and in a timely manner;
  • Encourage positive and professional working environment;
  • Ensure all mandatory training is completed within deadline;
  • Additional business oriented tasks requested by manager.
  • Experience in institutions linked to capital markets would be a strong advantage;
  • Knowledge in construction and functioning of different financial instruments;
  • SWIFT knowledge– advantageous;
  • Basic knowledge of accounting or trade settlement beneficial;
  • Ability to analyze current procedures and strive for process and qualitative improvements beneficial;

Qualifications: 

  • Higher education – economic profile or similar;
  • Fluent English required, other languages beneficial;
  • On the job training and coaching will be provided
  • ACCA certificate would be an additional asset

Skills: 

  • Must have good interpersonal skills and demonstrable confidence in dealing with customers and internal parties.
  • PC Literacy
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Analytical skills
  • Proactive problem solving experience beneficial

Competencies: 

  • A flexible approach to work is essential;
  • Be able to work as part of the team;
  • Effective Time management - ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines when working under pressure;
  • Focused on details when performing the tasks and ability to handle risk processes under tight deadlines;
  • Proactive approach and ability to work independently;
  • Process improvement capabilities beneficial

We offer: 

  • Competitive salary; annual salary review; annual performance bonus
  • A challenging work environment where you can collaborate with global teams to contribute to critical banking applications
  • A great environment for learning new technology and tools, online and instructor led training opportunities
  • Opportunity to work remotely 
  • Social benefits (e.g. private healthcare care, Benefit System, life insurance)
  • Working in a friendly, dynamic and multinational environment
  • Opportunity to have an influence on the way you perform your tasks - our teams are constantly looking for new and better ways and we encourage all improvement ideas

Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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