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Who we are looking for We are looking for a Front Office, Officer who will be responsible for processing of Equity, Fixed Income, FX and Futures transactions for APAC markets and oversight of settlements for APAC and EMEA markets. Reporting directly to the Manager, this role monitors and ensures that all deals are processed, confirmed, reconciled and settled in a timely and efficient manner, adhering to all documented procedures and deadlines. The role requires the candidate to work an afternoon/evening shift and work closely with the US team to handover any outstanding issues and book the late APAC market trades.
Why this role is important to us The team you will be joining is a part of State Street Global Markets (SSGM). When owners and managers of institutional assets need research, trading, securities lending and innovative portfolio strategies, they turn to SSGM business unit. As our investment research and trading arm, SSGM's number one goal is to enhance and preserve our clients' portfolio values by applying technology, optimizing trading, and linking asset classes and markets across the world. Join us if making your mark in capital markets industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.
What you will be responsible for As a Front Office, Officer you will
Investigate any query received from Dealers and Counterparts with regard to deals booked incorrectly - organise reversal/replacement deals and take the appropriate action to suppress payment. If payment has been effected, refer to Investigations to arrange cancellation / amendment. If necessary, confirm action to the appropriate section via Email.
Ensure all transactions originating from the Front Office have been correctly processed in Fidessa and Longview, and any discrepancies are corrected by working with both the Front Office and IMS team as soon as possible. This responsibility incorporates monitoring the complete transaction process from dealer input to the settlement of trade
Work with vendor to ensure that all trades are matched for settlement prior to country specific deadlines and any issues are passed on to the other regional teams at the end of shift
Oversee the reconciliation process of all security and cash accounts by our Off-shore teams, and work to get any discrepancies fixed prior to trade settlement
What we value These skills will help you succeed in this role
Deadline and detail orientated
Aptitude for good organisational skills
Strong communication and time management skills
Demonstrate the ability to problem solve
Be a strong team player
Ability to multi-task and prioritise responsibilities effectively
Education & Preferred Qualifications
Demonstrated market knowledge and relevant market experience in broking products
A strong aptitude for information technology including MS office, Fidessa, MCH, CRIMS and external vendor systems
Experience in APAC and EMEA markets preferred
Additional requirements This role will work the afternoon shift, commencing at 1pm
About State Street What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients. Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary in locations, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Program to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential. Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspective are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome the candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift program and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you. State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Discover more at StateStreet.com/careers