Securities Settlement & Clearance Analyst

London, South East England

Job Description

The position is responsible for providing operation support to the London cash equities desk of a leading Chinese Investment bank. The successful candidate will work closely with the Operations teams in Overseas and Mainland China.

The duties associated with this role include, but will not be limited to:

* Post-execution trade processing, reconciliation and settlement function of equities

* Identification, investigation and resolution of errors, discrepancies and queries promptly to ensure timely settlements, the integrity and accuracy of trade booking records

* Extensive contacts with front-office team and internal stakeholders on a daily basis

* Develop and maintain operational relationships with clients and third parties (IT Vendors, Exchanges)

* Working closely with compliance to help ensure smooth operation of the business within the rules and regulations in various local jurisdictions

* Ad-hoc projects


* 2-3 years relevant experience, with good understanding of OMS, CTM, clearing and settlement services

* Familiar with front to back business flow for cash equities. Experiences in booking and settlement for European markets, ideally in markets of Mainland China and Hong Kong as well

* Good understanding of Stock Connect and Chinese markets

* Good knowledge of relevant regulatory requirement changes and updates

Skills and Abilities

* Must be able to multi-task, problem-solve and have great attention to detail

* Team orientated with ability to take ownership of the operations function and prioritise effectively

* Ability to communicate clearly and concisely at all levels, with both internal and external parties

* Native English speaking and good command of spoken and written Chinese is essential


* Relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent experience

* Degree in finance, economics or accounting preferred

* Experience in the financial services industry


The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of the work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as the comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.