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Cash Reconciliations Analyst

  • Location: Wilmington, DE
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Ref No: 18-04433
  • Date: July 11, 2018
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Daniel Dedeian

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Job Description - Cash Reconciliations Analyst

                                   
Job Title:Cash Reconciliations Analyst  
Duties:The Portfolio Services Cash & Asset Operations Team is a dedicated group of professionals who ensure that all of our client's cash & position data are accurate for critical processes including investment management, analytics, compliance, and regulatory. Cash & Position types include, but are not limited to, equities, fixed income, OTC derivative positons (swaps, swaptions, FXs, and synthetics) and collateral.  The team provides information services and solutions in support of all businesses.  The roles and responsibilities will include actively managing risk and exposure for our client by ensuring the cash & position data is in line with external prime record holders on a daily basis. The role will result in understanding the mechanics of the reconciliation process, exception management, troubleshooting issues, driving innovative enhancements, data analysis, maintaining documentation, assisting management in leading processes, and recommending improvements to ensure efficient and accurate processes.  The cash & position reconciliations play a prominent role in the lifecycle of a trade, leveraging the client's proprietary platform Aladdin to ensure operational consistency and client fiduciary responsibilities.
   
  • Ensure reconciliations are successfully completed and troubleshoot any discrepancies
  • Review cash & asset position exceptions daily including researching differences and resolving them in an accurate and timely manner
  • Ensure accuracy of published cash figures
  • Data analysis enhancing transparency, decision drivers and efficiency 
  • Work with internal/external stakeholders to ensure issues are being appropriately reviewed and progressing to completion
  • Develop expertise around team control mechanisms and reporting
  • Identify and coordinate escalation of priority issues
  • Actively participate in all team meetings including review of key risk and process indicators
  • Understand and adhere to all regulatory requirements impacting the reconciliation process
  • Ability to evaluate systems, procedures and make recommendations for improvement
  • Participate in various efficiency and capacity-building initiatives, including automation/ standardization efforts
  • Understand upstream processes impactful to the reconciliation and develop ability to correlate the effect of change 
  • Maintain accurate process documents and train team members to ensure holistic understanding
  • Accurately record metrics related to responsibilities to enable management to have a good view of team productivity and efficiency
Skills:• Bachelor's degree – concentration in Accounting, Finance, Business or Economics is preferred
  • Understanding of financial instruments with an emphasis on derivative products is preferred
  • Strong, effective analytical and problem solving skills
  • Data Analytics skillsets preferred inclusive of coding (VBA,SQL, PYTHON) and/or understanding of data science methods & implementation  
  • Organized approach to ensure follow up on outstanding issues and identify appropriate action to be taken
  • Attention to detail to ensure a high degree of accuracy for all deliverables
  • Excellent communication skills to effectively articulate solutions to internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to multi-task and balance requests without losing sight of overall objectives and deadlines
  • Exceptional decision making skills and ability to communicate effectively with senior management
  • Ability to work in a team environment and build strong relationships with colleagues and external contacts
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, rapid changing, deadline driven environment
  • Expertise in Microsoft office products with an emphasis on Excel
Education:• Bachelor's degree – concentration in Accounting, Finance, Business or Economics is preferred



 




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