Securities Finance Job Description

Securities Finance Job Description

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Securities finance provides compliance advice on various Securities Lending aspects including yield enhancement trades, collateral requirements, dividend arbitrage, overseas lending frameworks.

Securities Finance Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Work closely with Tax, Compliance, Operations, Legal, Accounting, Capital and Funding issues
Coordination with all Credit and Finance consumers to understand Data Issues related to Transaction and Position data sourced via the Fin/Risk ODS
Act as a Product SME within the Global Finance DAC Operations team aiding the various BAU, Technology and consumers with questions they encounter
Collaborating across Global Equity Finance in Europe to identify opportunities and synergies
Work closely with technology partners to ensure build meets finance requirements
Develop internal reporting and tracking, pipeline updates, weekly securities finance newsletter and commentary, periodic regulatory and market updates
Assist Securities Finance sales traders in their day to day activities
To gain an in-depth understanding of the Security Finance market
Candidate will work closely with the business head of Securities Processing Operations in coordinating key multi year strategic plans
Candidate will provide financial reporting and oversight for Operations as it relates to the Fed Resolution and Recovery critical operations streams across securities

Securities Finance Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Securities Finance

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Education for Securities Finance

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Employers hiring for the securities finance job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics, Graduate, Law, Engineering, Education, Computer Science, Technical

Skills for Securities Finance

Desired skills for securities finance include:

Software Development Life Cycle
Finance
Financial services industry
Securities Lending
Securities Lending would be ideal
Triparty Settlements
Bank’s financial reporting system
UNIX/Linux and Windows environments
Accounting
Analyzing data requirements and developing data feeds and reports for internal and external consumers

Desired experience for securities finance includes:

Deliver executive-level monthly business reviews
Manage product allocation rules, reporting hierarchy, and examine incoming allocations
Track budgeting and cost management of actual vs
Daily P&L, expense management, portfolio management, risk management, annual business planning, capital planning, financings and other ad-hoc analysis and presentations
Provide transaction support to efficiently structure transactions and coordinate with internal groups and external advisors
Drive operational initiatives across the business, working with internal divisions and external partners to drive new business and streamline current processes

Securities Finance Examples

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Securities Finance Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a securities finance. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for securities finance
  • Working as part of a trading desk team to manage risk and price transactions in the front office
  • Analyzing all aspects of our franchise to recommend strategic optimizations
  • Generating trade ideas for clients and for our desks
  • Developing models for financial asset valuation and risk management
  • Assisting in the marketing and structuring of transactions where substantial analytics or infrastructure are required
  • Assisting in Firmwide Strat initiatives
  • Track cash flows for the broker-dealer
  • Prepare daily reconciliations for trading sub-ledger to general ledger
  • Prepare reconciliations and assist in month-end closing
  • Assist in preparation of monthly reporting packages for CFO
Qualifications for securities finance
  • Quantitative understanding of probability
  • Knowledge of and strong interest in financial markets is a plus
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment, and to deliver results extremely quickly
  • Extensive working experience in the financial services sector
  • Ability to work independently on complex workstreams with often challenging timelines, but also work with a local and global team members efficiently
  • Serve as the liaison between the desk and middle/back office teams to accurately manage and resolve operational issues
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of securities finance. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for securities finance
  • Collection of information needed for quarterly performance reports
  • Coordinate appropriate paperwork for client meetings
  • Update quarterly marketing materials for outside investment managers
  • Participate in marketing efforts and lead generation
  • Provide creative alternatives and recommendations to improve processes and efficiency
  • Develop and identify new revenue opportunities (data mining from custody systems to provide single transaction revenue opportunities, work with new departments to identify prospects, bottom up data mining of existing clients and prospects etc)
  • Develop, analyze and maintain custom reporting packages for tier 1 clients on a monthly, quarterly & year-end basis
  • Primary responsibility to coordinate new portfolio overviews and revenue quotations in conjunction with the trading desk, including running weekly deal review
  • Manage mid-market lender relationships globally, including regular meetings and presentations
  • Work with middle office to design new processes and identify opportunities for efficiencies within processes
Qualifications for securities finance
  • Strong presentation, communication and analytical skills with ability to facilitate workflows and projects
  • Results driven, ability to work on multiple tasks with multiple constituents, ability to drive processes and results with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working in or supporting an investing, lending and/or structuring business
  • Ability to work in a deadline driven, high pressure environment
  • Desired-Bachelor’s degree in Business at a Junior or Senior level but will consider other class levels
  • Intermediate level of experience with Microsoft office applications (Word & Excel)
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Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a securities finance. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for securities finance
  • Assist trading desk to provide coverage and assist with daily tasks (data mining, recall management etc)
  • Research and understand real-time, order-to-settlement global securities processing for retail and institutional broker-dealers and correspondent clearing firms
  • Establish and maintain communications with internal and external clients to understand critical needs and issues for future development
  • Understand the business change needs and assess the business impact of those changes
  • Capture, analyze and document requirements and support communication and delivery of requirements to relevant stakeholders
  • Review and support all forms of documentation
  • Assist with presentations for product teams and management
  • Complete tests for deployment of the applications (Business Function/Integration Tests)
  • Assist with Agile software development methodology (scrum master, sprint planning, scrum ceremonies)
  • Assist product owners and senior business analysts in training clients on functionality of the product
Qualifications for securities finance
  • Mathematics — The ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide quickly and correctly
  • Have excellent programming skills and advanced excel skills
  • Have a complete understanding of the risks associated with trading all approved products and markets
  • Minimum 1-2 yrs experience as a financial analyst (experience in a principal investing or structuring business is preferred)
  • Proven knowledge of quantitative analysis and modeling (a working knowledge of US GAAP is preferred)
  • Basic underwriting skills required
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Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a securities finance. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for securities finance
  • Act as the leading structurer for structured product deals, primarily ABS (and potentially ABCP/ABL deals), in various asset classes
  • Responsible for creation of structuring analytical tools/models and procedures
  • Train peers and junior staff in the structuring and analysis of simple to complex transactions
  • Development of scoping/requirements gathering exercises in advance of project engagements
  • Creation of a supportive, team atmosphere ensuring that all team members from various products act in the broader interest of the customer
  • Managing consultant’s performance on assigned projects, providing domain expertise where needed and to a lesser extent support and mitigate the risk of any process re-engineering within the managed integrated solution as delivered
  • Ability to scope the timing, financial and functional requirements of projects via Statement of Work and Project Plan-based documentation, along with ongoing maintenance of the Project Plan in coordination with your assigned clients and keeping management apprised of the project status
  • Closely monitor and mitigate project risks as they are identified via avenues such as change management and executive level steering committee meetings
  • Manage the client relationship and expectations while developing relationships at a senior level
  • Creating weekly status documents including milestone, budgeting, action item and consultant scheduling information, while keeping frequent communication with your customers through regularly scheduled meetings
Qualifications for securities finance
  • 3 + years’ experience in consultative selling of enterprise class software and/or services
  • Bachelor's degree in business, systems, or similar discipline
  • Excellent organizational, presentation and negotiation skills• Ability to travel to present to clients and prospects
  • Track record of lead generation and ability to close
  • Expertise in new business development and in devising, presenting and closing high level trading solutions
  • 3-5 years’ experience in the securities industry (brokerage/capital markets)
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of securities finance. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for securities finance
  • Support front office staff managing sale activity of beneficial owners, liaising with Middle Office and Client Service Representatives
  • Support maintenance and enhancements of current database systems
  • Design, develop, implement and support developed software applications and solutions
  • Responsible for all day-to-day procedures that support optimal distribution
  • Working closely with business management on new products coming to market to gauge any technical requirements
  • Reporting and Analysis - Weekly divisional report, monthly/quarterly analysis and highlights
  • Financial Processes - Mid-day revenue estimates, organizational structure changes, divisional allocations
  • Expense Analysis - Detailed review of the divisions’ expense base, reporting, and estimates
  • Business Planning - Initiative tracking and initial/intra-year forecasting processes
  • Presentations - Quarterly MD townhall, Executive Committee meetings, regulatory
Qualifications for securities finance
  • Desired- Experience with Access, Lotus Notes, Act and Ibbotson Allocation software
  • Knowledge and understanding of asset allocation concepts
  • Must have sold enterprise financial software to financial institutions (Buy Side or Sell Side)
  • 1-3 years as a Business Analyst within the securities industry
  • Experience with Agile software development methodology a plus
  • Experience of other standard market applications (Swift/Crest )

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