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Ops Analyst MKTS - Collateral Operations

Charlotte, North Carolina;

Job Description:

The main function of the Collateral Operations group is to mitigate counterparty risk on bi-lateral fixed income REPO and TBA trades governed by a MRA/GMRA and MSFTA agreements, as well as the Option/OCC Collateral business and OTC Business governed by CSA agreements. The candidate will be expected to perform various margin functions for security transactions. Candidate will be heavily involved in maintaining accurate customer and security information on outstanding financing trades, making margin calls to customers by stated deadlines, entering margin trades, re-pricing existing trades, and monitoring their settlement. The candidate will track, report and resolve trade/price discrepancies between our customers/trading/sales desks. The process is very time sensitive and requires an extreme attention to detail.

 

The Collateral Unit interacts with a variety of different groups within the bank:

  • Back Office/Middle Office Operations.
  • Cash Management to send/receive cash collateral.
  • Sales & Trading.
  • Credit/Risk Management.
  • Capital Markets Documentation.

 

Due to the amount of interaction with our counterparts and other groups, excellent communication skills are necessary.  An open flow of communication, specifically relating to new issues or problems, is necessary between team members.

Enterprise Role Overview:

Follows established written procedures and guidelines, provides standard reporting and analytical support. Uses established techniques, analyzes and resolves a wide variety of moderately complex operations problems and initiatives including transactions that require special handling and/or exception handling. Employees in this role typically have a college degree (Associates or higher) or comparable work experience. Required skills include: basic Excel knowledge, detail orientation, ability to manage multiple priorities and multi task, excellent time management and prioritization skills, ability to meet tight deadlines, ability and willingness to continuously learn on the job , ability to problem-solve and take ownership of process improvements, ability to work in a team environment, excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to communicate with various stakeholders. Desired skills for this role include: expert Excel knowledge, Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics, or similar major preferred and basic understanding of and/or experience in Financial service industry. To be used for employees in Global Markets only.

Required Skills: (Must have these skills to be minimally qualified)

  • Strong Excel Skills.
  • Knowledge of Fixed Income Securities including Repo and Collateral Management.
  • Understanding of relational databases and/or process flows.
  • Strong Communication Skills.
  • Ability to Meet Deadlines.
  • Ability to Handle High Pressure Situations.
  • Ability to Perform Multiple Tasks.
  • Organizational Skills with Special Emphasis on the Ability to Prioritize Responsibilities.
  • Detail Orientation - specifically the ability to recognize unusual flows/triggers for collateral in agreements and new trade structures.

Other Qualifications:

  • Strives to bring new thoughts and ideas to teams in order to drive innovation and unique solutions.
  • Excels in working among diverse viewpoints to determine the best path forward.
  • Experience in connecting with a diverse set of clients to understand future business needs – is a continuous learner.
  • Commitment to challenging the status quo and promoting positive change.
  • Participate in and drive collaborative efforts to advance tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve an evolving client base.
  • Believes in value of diversity so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world.

Job Band:

H6

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

The main function of the Collateral Operations group is to mitigate counterparty risk on bi-lateral fixed income REPO and TBA trades governed by a MRA/GMRA and MSFTA agreements, as well as the Option/OCC Collateral business and OTC Business governed by CSA agreements. The candidate will be expected to perform various margin functions for security transactions. Candidate will be heavily involved in maintaining accurate customer and security information on outstanding financing trades, making margin calls to customers by stated deadlines, entering margin trades, re-pricing existing trades, and monitoring their settlement. The candidate will track, report and resolve trade/price discrepancies between our customers/trading/sales desks. The process is very time sensitive and requires an extreme attention to detail.

 

The Collateral Unit interacts with a variety of different groups within the bank:

  • Back Office/Middle Office Operations.
  • Cash Management to send/receive cash collateral.
  • Sales & Trading.
  • Credit/Risk Management.
  • Capital Markets Documentation.

 

Due to the amount of interaction with our counterparts and other groups, excellent communication skills are necessary.  An open flow of communication, specifically relating to new issues or problems, is necessary between team members.

Enterprise Role Overview:

Follows established written procedures and guidelines, provides standard reporting and analytical support. Uses established techniques, analyzes and resolves a wide variety of moderately complex operations problems and initiatives including transactions that require special handling and/or exception handling. Employees in this role typically have a college degree (Associates or higher) or comparable work experience. Required skills include: basic Excel knowledge, detail orientation, ability to manage multiple priorities and multi task, excellent time management and prioritization skills, ability to meet tight deadlines, ability and willingness to continuously learn on the job , ability to problem-solve and take ownership of process improvements, ability to work in a team environment, excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to communicate with various stakeholders. Desired skills for this role include: expert Excel knowledge, Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics, or similar major preferred and basic understanding of and/or experience in Financial service industry. To be used for employees in Global Markets only.

Required Skills: (Must have these skills to be minimally qualified)

  • Strong Excel Skills.
  • Knowledge of Fixed Income Securities including Repo and Collateral Management.
  • Understanding of relational databases and/or process flows.
  • Strong Communication Skills.
  • Ability to Meet Deadlines.
  • Ability to Handle High Pressure Situations.
  • Ability to Perform Multiple Tasks.
  • Organizational Skills with Special Emphasis on the Ability to Prioritize Responsibilities.
  • Detail Orientation - specifically the ability to recognize unusual flows/triggers for collateral in agreements and new trade structures.

Other Qualifications:

  • Strives to bring new thoughts and ideas to teams in order to drive innovation and unique solutions.
  • Excels in working among diverse viewpoints to determine the best path forward.
  • Experience in connecting with a diverse set of clients to understand future business needs – is a continuous learner.
  • Commitment to challenging the status quo and promoting positive change.
  • Participate in and drive collaborative efforts to advance tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve an evolving client base.
  • Believes in value of diversity so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world.

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-21052938

Band: H6

Manages People: No

Travel: No

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Viviana Renshaw

Referral Bonus:

0