Operations Analyst
Citco Group of Companies
Canada , Halifax
1d ago

About Citco

Since the 1940s Citco has provided specialist financial services to alternative investment funds, investors, multinationals and private clients worldwide.

With over 6,000 employees in 45 countries we pioneer innovative solutions that meet our clients’ evolving needs, and deliver exceptional service.

Our continuous investment in learning means our people are among the best in the industry. And our corporate social responsibility programs provide meaningful and fulfilling work in the community.

A career at Citco isn’t just a job it’s an opportunity to excel in an environment that genuinely supports your personal and professional development.

About the Role :

As an Operations Analyst you will be part of a team within the Middle Office team. The role will encompass direct contact and collaboration with our clients, external auditors and third party stakeholders, and internal functions of our operations such as Reconciliations.

The Reconciliations function is responsible for reconciling client transactions to third party data, to ensure the integrity and accuracy of the records.

The focus of the Middle Office function is to identify and resolve issues described in the third party reconciliations, to ensure that the portfolio is maintained (cash flows and security updates), and that any residual risk is captured and signed off prior to production of financial statements.

Strong communication, attention to detail and an ability to organize and effectively prioritize workloads will be keys to success in this role.

Job Duties in Brief :

  • Understand the fundamentals of the reconciliations production process.
  • Proactively resolve issues between Citco and broker / counterparty records by liaising with clients and third parties.
  • Perform internal control procedures as part of the compilation of auditable month-end signoff packages to support positions, trades and cash prior to handing off to other operational groups.
  • Understand financial instruments in order to verify correct security setups and ensure proper P&L capture and risk management reporting.
  • Collaborate with and share knowledge and best practices with peers.
  • Support the launch or conversion of any new business.
  • Maintain positive and professional relationships with clients and other Citco offices.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement and enhancement of operational systems and associated controls and procedures.
  • About You :

  • Bachelor degree or Community College Diploma focused on investments or accounting an asset.
  • Inquisitive mindset, strong problem solving skills, and drive to learn.
  • Knowledge of, or an appetite to learn about, financial instruments such as Common Stock, Bonds, Options, Futures, Forwards, Swaps, and other products.
  • Experience working in a professional, deadline driven environment an asset.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel; experience with advanced formulas, data analysis, and macros an asset.
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills.
  • What We Offer :

  • A challenging and rewarding role in an award-winning global business.
  • Opportunities for personal and professional career development.
  • Great working environment, competitive salary and benefits, and opportunities for educational support.
  • Be part of an industry leading global team, renowned for excellence.
  • Confidentiality Assured.

    Citco welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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