Back Office Officer fluent in English and Portuguese (Permanent contract) M/F/X

Job Details

The Manpower Permanent Placement agency is recruiting for one of its clients, a financial institution, a Back Office Officer fluent in English and Portuguese (Permanent contract) M/F/X to support the head of the department. We are looking for dedicated people open to a new challenge and interested in a very versatile back office position.

You will in charge of the treatment of the OST and be involved in the tax regulation and legal requirements

Yours tasks:

Transaction Processing – Securities Settlement
• Participates in all activities related to the settlement of securities operations including the pre-matching and matching of settlement instructions, the transmission of settlement instructions to counterparties and the chasing of counterparties in case of missing settlement confirmation
• Sends instructions to sub-custodians from external properties (SWIFT, FTP, fax, emails)
• Follows up on foreign exchange operations coming from securities transactions
• Prepares the daily cash reconciliation to check the availability of funds in different currencies
• Contributes to determine the daily cash and treasury needs
• Maintains a complete and up-to-date database including rules approved with counterparties
• Is responsible for the quality of operational support provided to clients’ transactions by guaranteeing that all the commercial life-cycle aspects are well managed, within market timeframes and within a controlled environment in order to minimize risks

Transaction Processing – Custody Operations
• Ensures the securities settlement treatment, control and validation for clients
• Collects securities financial information and integrates the data received from sub-custodians as well as the market data in order to get all financial information available in the database
• Manage the Corporate Actions events and its settlement.
• Reconciles the cash and securities and ensures the follow-up with the sub-custodian and/or external brokers

Pricing and Valuation
• Updates and controls the securities pricing in the core system
• Monitors and controls the transactions by checking that the potential issues are raised or solved
• Collects securities financial information and integrates the data received from sub-custodians as well as the market data in order to get all financial information available in the database

Transaction Processing – CASH/MONEY MARKET
• Prepares the daily cash reconciliation to check the availability of funds in different currencies
• Contributes to determine the daily cash and treasury needs
• Maintains a complete and up-to-date database including rules approved with counterparties
• Controls and reconciles on a daily basis Nostro accounts ensuring that the information reported by the third party is aligned with the one registered in internal systems
• Is in charge of checking the differences observed in the reconciliations and of communicating and investigating with related departments

Tax
• Ensures that the banking tax procedures are updated and compliant with the law and with national and international tax regulations (FATCA, CRS, QI)
• Prepare the report to be submitted to the Tax authority under the manager’s supervision.

Credit
• Ensure the execution of the loan transaction
• Ensures the follow-up of the transactions,
• Monitors periodic reviews of the credits held by existing clients and evaluates their solvability

Client & Legal Reporting
• Ensures the good execution and follow up of the regulatory reports (MIFIR, CSSF correspondence, ….)
• Ensures the writing and sending of weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports to both internal and external or national and international clients (summary of daily operations, audit confirmation, etc.)
• Relay information and report of our institution to the different stakeholders (KYC AML questionnaire, Wolfsberg, etc.)

Your profile:

• Master’s degree In Finance
• Between 3 to 5 years of experience in a similar position
• Fluent in English and Portuguese
• Good command of company financial analysis and good knowledge of stock exchanges
• Good understanding of financial products (forex, money market, collateral)
• Good knowledge in tax regulation and legal requirements
•Problem-solving skills, proactivity and organization skills
• Proactively proposes alternatives to improve the process optimization
• MS Office literate
• Good communication skills (oral and writing)

If you are interested in this offer, please apply directly online!