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Operations Control

Dublin, IE

Job Description:

Job Title: Operations Control

Corporate Title: up to Vice President

Location: Dublin

Bank of America:

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Dublin has an exciting permanent opportunity available for a talented individual as an Ops Professional within EMEA FICC Securities Operations. Based in Central Park, Dublin 18, the purpose of the team is to provide efficient trade allocation, settlement and operational support for our trading desks and institutional clients. Products supported are cash bonds, repos and securities lending.

The role is leading a team of 5 associates who are focussed on performing & developing control functions and the optimisation of settlement rates across the wider EMEA FICC Securities Operations group. The associate will also be responsible for contributing towards and leading various projects that the team is currently engaged on, including changes resulting from CSDR, Repo support build out and Automation.

As an Ops Professional of EMEA FICC Securities Operations, your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Leading a team responsible for Control functions across the wider EMEA FICC Securities Operations team – perform control functions and securities settlements to optimise settlement rates for trading desks and our clients
  • Review fails, breaks and other Key Risk Indicators – with a focus on helping to resolve items, developing controls and addressing root cause
  • Review depot balances with a view of ensuring good use of assets across depots
  • Analysis of CSDR penalties
  • Work closely with trading, sales and clients, technology & settlement teams globally to optimise settlement rates and to manage CSDR penalties and charges
  • Identification and implementation of process improvements within the Dublin team
  • Leading strategic work and supporting projects that impact the team
  • Ensure any changes are reflected in procedures and that they are communicated effectively to impacted parties
  • Employing networking skills to manage your relationships with clients, the trading desks, settlement agents, relationship managers, middle office representatives and technology teams
  • Organising and leading work across the team
  • Coaching individuals and developing talent within the team

As an Ops Professional of Securities Operations, your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Leadership experience, preferably in Securities Operations, in a large financial services organisation with demonstrated success
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely verbally and in writing
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Experience with process improvement and SQL/VBA knowledge a bonus
  • Influencing and diplomacy skills; ability to present a viable solution and obtain buy-in
  • Ability to understand and manage the sensitivities of different stakeholders at different levels
  • Self-motivated and can inspire others to follow your lead
  • Excellent organisational skills are required with the ability to prioritise workload
  • Acts as a champion for diversity, creating an environment that values diverse backgrounds

Bank of America

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements. As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

Hours Per Week:

35

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

Job Title: Operations Control

Corporate Title: up to Vice President

Location: Dublin

Bank of America:

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Dublin has an exciting permanent opportunity available for a talented individual as an Ops Professional within EMEA FICC Securities Operations. Based in Central Park, Dublin 18, the purpose of the team is to provide efficient trade allocation, settlement and operational support for our trading desks and institutional clients. Products supported are cash bonds, repos and securities lending.

The role is leading a team of 5 associates who are focussed on performing & developing control functions and the optimisation of settlement rates across the wider EMEA FICC Securities Operations group. The associate will also be responsible for contributing towards and leading various projects that the team is currently engaged on, including changes resulting from CSDR, Repo support build out and Automation.

As an Ops Professional of EMEA FICC Securities Operations, your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Leading a team responsible for Control functions across the wider EMEA FICC Securities Operations team – perform control functions and securities settlements to optimise settlement rates for trading desks and our clients
  • Review fails, breaks and other Key Risk Indicators – with a focus on helping to resolve items, developing controls and addressing root cause
  • Review depot balances with a view of ensuring good use of assets across depots
  • Analysis of CSDR penalties
  • Work closely with trading, sales and clients, technology & settlement teams globally to optimise settlement rates and to manage CSDR penalties and charges
  • Identification and implementation of process improvements within the Dublin team
  • Leading strategic work and supporting projects that impact the team
  • Ensure any changes are reflected in procedures and that they are communicated effectively to impacted parties
  • Employing networking skills to manage your relationships with clients, the trading desks, settlement agents, relationship managers, middle office representatives and technology teams
  • Organising and leading work across the team
  • Coaching individuals and developing talent within the team

As an Ops Professional of Securities Operations, your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Leadership experience, preferably in Securities Operations, in a large financial services organisation with demonstrated success
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely verbally and in writing
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Experience with process improvement and SQL/VBA knowledge a bonus
  • Influencing and diplomacy skills; ability to present a viable solution and obtain buy-in
  • Ability to understand and manage the sensitivities of different stakeholders at different levels
  • Self-motivated and can inspire others to follow your lead
  • Excellent organisational skills are required with the ability to prioritise workload
  • Acts as a champion for diversity, creating an environment that values diverse backgrounds

Bank of America

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements. As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.

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Full time

JR-22037689

Band: H5

Manages People:

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Ashleigh Burke

Referral Bonus:

0

Street Address

Primary Location:
BLOCK D LEOPARDSTOWN RD, Dublin, 18