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Associate Level 1

Job type Permanent
Schedule Full time
Job Function Transaction processing
Level of experience 1 to 2 years
Apply REF: MO 000861

Job Description – EMEA

Job Title:

Associate Level 1




UK Settlements



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Direct Responsibilities

·         Working as a member of the Trade Processing team including trade capture and settlement

·         Process Global Security transactions on the Global trade processing platforms within given deadlines

·         Interact with both internal and external parties to resolve trade confirmation and settlement queries

·         Assist the junior staff on the BAU and act as a back in the absence of supervisor/Team leader.

·         Participate and help management in the Audit, Projects

·         Capture and confirm Equity, Fixed Income, Treasury and Mutual Fund trades from the client in a timely and accurate manner thus ensuring timely settlement and accounting

·         Ensure that all trades are matched within market/client deadlines

·         Ensure client positions are correct and all transactions are processed

·         Query resolution in accordance with time frames set out in Client SLA’s

·         Work with the Custodians and brokers to capture failed trades

·         Resolve failed trade queries proactively

·         Ensure all errors/break down of procedure are documented as per BNP Paribas policy

·         Active involvement in Projects

·         Extensive communication with Internal & External parties.

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

  • Strong analytical skills, detail orientation, service commitment, and solid organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment, prioritizes multiple tasks, and meets strict deadlines.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications and strong MS-Word & Excel skills required.
  • To be based in Chennai and prepared to travel as required.
  • Must be prepared to work in any shift supporting Asia/Americas/European business hours.
  • Good knowledge of Securities Services Industry
  • High computer skills
  • Swift knowledge, MT540, MT541, MT542, MT543, MT300 and 302
  • Good settlement market knowledge and in particular knowledge of the Far East market
  • Knowledge of key risks including buy in and pre-funding markets
  • An understanding of how an Asset Manager operates with Custodians and Brokers
  • An understanding of a variety of Instrument types including Equities, Bonds, Unit Trusts
  • An understanding of foreign exchange
  • Knowledge of Omgeo CTM & Tradeflow would be an added advantage

Specific Qualifications (if required)

College Degree, preferably a Master’s degree in Commerce or MBA (Finance)


Skills Referential    

Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)

Ability to collaborate / Teamwork


Ability to deliver / Results driven

Communication skills - oral & written

Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)

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Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Experience Level


Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)


Primary Location: IN-TN-ChennaiJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: OPERATION PROCESSINGEducation Level: Master Degree or equivalent (> 4 years)Experience Level: At least 1 yearSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Ability to share / pass on knowledgeTransversal competency: Ability to develop and adapt a process