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Client Assets Control Specialist

Dublin, , Ireland

Job Description:

Job Title: Client Assets Control Specialist  

Corporate Title: Up to AVP

Location: Dublin

Company Overview:

At Bank of America, we are guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better through the power of every connection.  Responsible Growth is how we run our company and how we deliver for our clients, teammates, communities, and shareholders every day.

One of the keys to driving Responsible Growth is being a great place to work for our teammates around the world. We’re devoted to being a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone. We hire individuals with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences and invest heavily in our teammates and their families by offering competitive benefits to support their physical, emotional, and financial well-being.

Bank of America believes both in the importance of working together and offering flexibility to our employees. We use a multi-faceted approach for flexibility, depending on the various roles in our organization. Working at Bank of America will give you a great career with opportunities to learn, grow and make an impact, along with the power to make a difference. Join us!

Location Overview:

Our Central Park office in Leopardstown, boasts modern facilities based in Dublin’s premium business park. With an onsite gym and staff restaurant, all your daily needs are conveniently catered for. Travel options include the LUAS network and the Central Park shuttle service between Dublin City Centre and Central Park. We also provide tax saver tickets as part of our award-winning benefits package, which means getting to work has never been so easy.

Role Description:

The Client Assets Control Group primary objective in EMEA is to ensure compliance with the Client Asset rules within the UK and France. The Associate will form a key part of the team which is currently co-located in London and Dublin. The team covers all aspects of daily BAU processing as well as monthly regulatory reporting, deep dive testing and governance oversight. This is a dynamic role which offers a lot of variety in the day-to-day workload. As part of this team, you will be responsible for the oversight and governance of the Firms compliance with Client Asset regulations within the UK and Europe. Joining this team will provide fantastic learning and growth potential for the successful candidate within an innovative and dynamic team in an area that is of great business importance. A working knowledge of the Client Assets rules would be beneficial but is not a requisite for a role that offers regular interaction with internal contacts servicing the MLI, BofASE SA and BANA London entities across the globe.

Responsibilities:

  • Complete the daily Client Money reconciliations for MLI and BofASE SA for both the normal and alternative approaches and the asset shortfall calculation for BANA London.
  • Perform activities to support and improve core processes.
  • Prepare management information for the CACG management and Client Assets Operating Group

What we are looking for:

  • Experience of client assets regulatory requirements (e.g. UK CASS) is preferable but training will be provided.
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Self-motivated and able to work unsupervised. Candidate will be able to manage own time and know when to escalate.                                                        
  • Critical thinking - an ability to understand complex processes, identify process risks and improvement opportunities.                                                       
  • Working knowledge of Excel and ability to perform analytical reviews is a benefit

Skills that will help:

  • Excellent PC skills.
  • Excellent communication skills; both written and verbal
  • Quality Assurance
  • Risk Management
  • Analytical Thinking

Benefits of working at Bank of America:

Ireland

  • Private healthcare for you and your family plus an annual health screen to help you manage your physical wellness with the option to purchase a screen for your partner
  • Competitive pension plan, life assurance and group income protection cover if you become unable to work as a result of a disability or health reasons
  • 20 days of back-up childcare and 20 days of back-up adult care per annum 
  • The ability to change your core benefits as well as the option of selecting a variety of flexible benefits to suit your personal circumstances including access to a wellbeing account, travel insurance, critical illness etc.
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program for confidential support and help for everyday matters
  • Access to free counselling through the Employee Assistance Program and virtual GP services through our private health care plan
  • Ability to donate to charities of your choice and the bank will match your contribution
  • Opportunity to access our Arts & Culture corporate membership program and receive discounted entry to some of Ireland’s most iconic cultural institutions and exhibitions.
  • Opportunity to give back to your community, develop new skills and work with new groups of people by volunteering in your local community.

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 or gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, race, religion or belief, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, membership of the Traveller community, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, civil status, socio-economic background, family status or 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.

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Full time

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Primary Location:
BLOCK D LEOPARDSTOWN RD, Dublin, 18