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Securities Operations Specialist

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Rothschild & Co Bank AG

Finance / Accounting
Zurich

Overview of RoleThe Securities Operations Department is responsible for the processing and monitoring of all securities related transactions as well as the life-cycle-management of securities positions and the maintenance of the asset master data. We serve our clients in a highly professional way and we keep our procedures on the most efficient level to provide information and services in a timely manner. Every member of the team strives to optimize the processes continuously to exceed current and future expectations of our clients.As a Securities Operations Specialist you can handle special cases, contribute to companywide projects and coordinate with internal and external stakeholders in a professional way. You challenge the current procedures of your area of responsibility and you establish “best practices” in the team.Responsibilities

  • Capturing and processing of corporate action events
  • Processing of income and redemption
  • Reflection of private equity related cash flows
  • Executes processing and booking of Stock-Exchange transactions for the Swiss and UK businesses
  • Trade confirmation matching via SWIFT, Omgeo/CTM or paper-based matching
  • Chasing counterparties on late and failed settlement
  • Settlement of trade transactions within the Avaloq system
  • Securities transfers free of payment
  • Asset static data and market data management

Education and Qualifications

  • Commercial degree, apprenticeship or similar

Experience, Skills and Competencies Required

  • 2-3 years of experience in processing and booking of trades in all financial instruments in all markets, awareness of tax issues on stock exchange transactions
  • 2-3 years of experience in settlement of trades in all financial instruments is a strong benefit
  • Practical kledge of Avaloq banking platform is a must
  • Ability to communicate clearly to internal and external counterparties
  • Strong team player with a can-do attitude
  • Swift, reliable and exact working style
  • Very good command of English and German (written and spoken), French is beneficial

Benefits

  • Rothschild & Co is committed to safeguarding and enhancing the health and wellbeing of all its employees. To support this, Rothschild & Co provides all employees with a range of healthcare services and benefits that aim to support their overall wellbeing
  • We are conducive to creating a working environment and culture where people can succeed
  • We provide a variety of inhouse trainings, as well as tuition assistance for further education and training courses
  • Everyone can choose to incorporate agile working principles into their working week
  • Over the recent months we have learned a great deal about the adaptability, commitment and resilience of our people. We believe there are opportunities for all of us to enhance our working lives and outcomes, by applying a more flexible approach to where and when we work and up to 40% of your work time can be performed from home.

 If you are curious to learn more about us and have valuable experiences in a similar role, then please submit your CV and Cover Letter through our recruitment tool.