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Counterparty Onboarding Specialist

Salary Competitive
Type Permanent
Location City of London
Sector Operations
Job Reference T5/JMDR/26374
Contact Jonathan Ross
Date posted 29-06-2017

A global Asset Management firm are looking for an onboarding specialist to join their asset services team.
Your responsibilities

• Proactively manage the OTC and Repo Broker documentation pipeline
• Sustain accurate and current data base of ISDA and GMRA documentation
• Interpret and deliver guidance in operational terminology in relation to CSA/ GMRA.
• Participate in other aspects of the OTC/Broker Operational On-Boarding process when required.
• Identify processes, service enhancements and potential risks, to ensure the client service provided is of the highest standard and remains fully compliant.
• Undertake quality assurance to ensure errors are minimal.
• Ensure the system infrastructure is robust, trusted and supports the longer term department strategies and enables efficient operational service delivery in compliance with all internal and regulatory requirements.
• Endorse changes to procedures and implement, ensuring that they are scalable, repeatable and efficient.
• Continuous review and improvement of the Risk framework within the function.
• Work collaboratively with peers to share best practise and create awareness of issues throughout the department.
• Create insightful and significant MI reporting to management highlighting trends, analysis, errors.
• Responsible for sharing market information to relevant internal departments.
• Robust management and implementation of projects/initiatives relevant to function.
• Challenge established methods, explore and promote new ideas or ways of working with the buy in and enthusiasm from team.
• Ensure relevant numbers of ISDA/GMRA’s across all required brokers are available to trade for the relevant Fund/account by the deadline stated.
• Maintaining good working relationships with all internal and external parties.

Skills Required

• Strong technical investment process knowledge.
• Strong experience/skills in oversight and implementation of controls.
• Constantly challenge established methods and to look at promoting new ideas

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