Position at WorldFirst
WorldFirst Middle Office is looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join the team. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with a keen interest in the financial markets to move to one of the most innovative and fastest growing payments companies in the UK.
This is a highly rewarding position for the right candidate and an excellent career opportunity.
Key responsibilities :
Working with other teams to ensure a smooth and accurate trade to payment process
Ownership over month end Middle Office controls for WF financial reporting
Producing risk and control reporting analysis for key business stakeholders
Providing assistance and support to the dealing desks and consistently working with other teams across the business specifically Finance, Treasury & Payments.
Providing assistance and support to the Trade Control functions within the team in particular, pertaining to the intraday reconciliations of trades booked via our vendors.
Monitoring funds due and settlement of Spot and Forward Financial Service contracts.
Monitoring client funds received to ensure onward payments are ready to be paid in good time, keeping to daily cut offs for each currency.
Covering of open positions, booking swap transactions and checking that trades are booked correctly.
Monitoring and managing client-facing exposure, ensuring risk management procedures are followed.
Contacting clients regarding their positions, deals / payments, margin calls and providing account summaries and breakdowns.
Wide range of problem solving and issue resolution.
Fails management, resolving issues and breaks across all Financial Service products
Completing daily regulatory reporting requirements (EMIR)
Skills and experience required :
Strong arithmetic and analytical skills
Working knowledge of Excel (competent with Pivot tables and V-Look ups)
Good knowledge of SQL and / or Macros would be desirable but not required.
Demonstrates effective time management and work organisation; engages in conversations with their colleagues to challenge priorities and agree a way forward effectively
Able to demonstrate strong communication skills through building mutually beneficial relationships both internally and externally and the ability to engage openly with people at all levels
Demonstrable experience processing, evaluating and resolving reconciliation issues.
The ideal candidate will have experience within a relevant role, preferably within an FX based industry.