CIB - Operations - Equity Settlements - Associate - Bournemouth

JP Morgan

Location: Dorset

Job Type: Full time


The successful candidate must ensure the timely settlement of equity transactions across the UK, European and MENA markets across the multiple business streams.

Departmental Duties:

  • Securities trade settlement for all EMEA Markets (Europe, Middle East, Africa)
  • To provide support and information regarding trade queries to the Middle Offices and their trading personnel.
  • To liaise with Custodians and external clients as primary contact to resolve settlement issues.
  • Some asset servicing and cash management functions

Key Responsibilities

  • Settlement of equity trades ( including Priority client focus )
  • Escalation and resolution of failing trades
  • SBL intra day activity
  • Instruction of conversions - both physical and ADRs
  • Delivery management, cross depot stock movements - identify and instruct
  • Payment processing
  • Daily High/Credit Risk reporting.
  • Resolution of Cash and Stock breaks working closely with Reconciliations team
  • Responsibility for efficiency initiatives
  • Verification of manual instructions

Key Skills Required

  • Attention to detail
  • Demonstrate a strong Control and Risk awareness to identify, escalate, control and mitigate
  • Self motivated
  • Good communication skills
  • Proactive team player
  • Good time management
  • Analytical skills
  • Financial services experience with an interest in securities and investments
  • Ability to work under pressure due to cut-off times and volumes
  • Initiative, root cause analysis and problem solving skills
  • Initiative to deal effectively with unfamiliar situations

Experience (nice to have but not essential)

  • Experience in dealing with physical issuance/deposit of UK into and out of Crest
  • Understanding of UK, European and US markets
  • Securities Knowledge, preferably settlements experience
  • Technical knowledge of securities transaction processing
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