U.S. Bank Debt Operations Analyst in London, United Kingdom
At U.S. Bank, we're passionate about helping customers and the communities where we live and work. The fifth-largest bank in the United States, we’re one of the country's most respected, innovative and successful financial institutions.
We are seeking to appoint a Debt Operations Analyst. Experience of Trade Settlements in respect of Bonds and Loans would be very beneficial and Cash Reconciliations, as would a working knowledge of CDO/CLO (Collateralized Debt/Loan Obligations). The successful candidate will have responsibility for a portfolio of CDO/CLO Deals and they will be responsible for Loan and Bond Trade settlements, which includes preparing/ checking documentation, instructing payments and reflecting the trade positions on our systems. They will also complete daily reconciliations/resolving any cash breaks and producing a Daily Cash Report for their CDO/CLO Deals. They will be the first point of contact for Trade and Cash related queries arising from the aforementioned responsibilities.
Key working relationships:
The role holder will be required to build and maintain effective relationships across the Bank and its parent, as well as with external parties and stakeholders.
The role holder will be part of a specialist team and will be expected to exhibit team work, attention to detail, ability to work to tight deadlines, detailed technical knowledge with the ability to manage a heavy and varied work load.
Principal accountabilities of Position:
■ Responsibility for a portfolio of CDO/CLO Deals
■ Generate accurate Daily Cash Reports that reconcile asset payments and receivables on an Actual vs Expected model basis
■ Investigate and resolve any breaks / discrepancies arising. Ability to resolve transactional and deal related issues
■ Process CDO/CLO trades from trade ticket to settlement/payment request stage
■ Receive Bond/Securities tickets and Loan Trade Documents from Clients, review for accuracy, complete relevant documentation and liaise with internal Operations Team’s to ensure they settle within agreed time scales in the market
■ Liaise directly with Clients/Counterparties/Agent Banks and other departments for Bond/Loan related queries
■ Settle Loan and Bond transactions on internal system
■ Instruct external payments for their portfolio of trades. Review and approval sign off for colleagues payments
■ Complete Ad hoc Tasks
Essential experience, skills and competencies:
■ Minimum 3 - 5 years’ experience in Financial Services within a similar role, with working knowledge of CDO/CLO (Collateralized Debt/Loan Obligations) Products. Experience of Reconciliation and/or Trade Settlements preferred.
■ Or recent qualification in Finance (Degree/masters) with a specialisation in this area.
■ Ability to operate within a busy Team Environment, build relationships across business lines, strong communications skills
■ Ability to manage a heavy and varied workload while demonstrating strong attention to detail
■ Ability to meet demanding and tight deadlines
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