Operations Officer, VBA

Toronto, Ontario | Temporary

Job ID: 60158 Industry: Brokerage/Finance

Our client, a leading financial institution, is looking for an Operations Officer (VBA) to join their team for a 1 year contract!

Job Title: Operations Officer (VBA)
Location: Downtown Toronto, Bay Street @ Bloor Street West
Contract Duration: 1 year
Pay Rate: $18.00/hour
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm

 

Summary: The main function of the Operations Officer is confirming transaction details using various methods of confirmation including phone, fax, swift and email.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Timely and accurate confirmation of MM transactions, within the 24 hour confirmation policy
  • Maintain sufficient audit trails on all confirmations
  • Ensure the tracking system is updated daily and outstanding items are followed-up on an ongoing basis
  • Ensure all unconfirmed trades are escalated to Management and Front Office on time
  • Work with areas such as Trading, Middle Office, Trade Validation and Treasury as it relates to confirming new deal structures, resolving discrepancies and ensuring Regulatory and Audit guidelines are being met and adhered to
  • Develop and maintain sound working relationships with counterparties and internal groups like Front Office, Treasury, Settlements, Investigations and Global Support
  • Actively participate in developing, testing and implementing new or enhanced processes and other process improvement initiatives
  • Participate fully as a member of the Team
  • Provide assistance to other Confirmation Officers when necessary
  • Protect the interests of the Bank by adhering to operating standards and processes; obtain proper authorization for transactions as required
  • Act as a point of contact for customer queries
Required Skills: 
  • Ability to adhere to strict deadlines and handle high volumes of work
  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
  • Self-motivated and goal-oriented
  • Ability to adapt to changing policies and procedures
  • Attention to detail is crucial
  • Understanding of MM and FX Products (eg. Options, Foreign Exchange spots and forwards, Money Market deposits and loans)
  • Advanced Excel skills and VBA programming experience (as well as vlookups, macros, and pivot tables)
  • Knowledge of Global and WSS platforms would be an asset.
Education/Experience: 
  • 1-2 years experience in a Trade Processing related role, preferably experience with cash products (such as Loans, Deposits, Swaps and Forwards)
  • Completion of CSC or IFIC is an asset
  • CDS / DTC system knowledge

To apply, please click Apply Online or submit your resume by email to: BMRresume@bagg.com

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