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Settlement Support Analyst

Reference: 21048


Belfast, County Antrim



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Date Posted

05 May, 2023

Settlements Associate

Abacus Careers are pleased to be recruiting for a Settlements Associate on behalf of a global alternative investment firm for their Belfast office. This role has come around due to continued growth after the successful acquisition of several investment banking businesses across Europe.

You will be joining a company with low staff turnover, emphasis on personal development, and strong plans to continue being a leader in their industry. Unlike a lot of global firms, you won’t just be another number, you will be joining a company where your input is valued.

The successful candidate will act as support, primarily for UK based traders/clients across the European markets. You will be responsible for ensuring timely settlement of trades and reconciliation of any exceptions.  We are looking for a professional with excellent written and verbal English communications skills who is exceptionally organized and detail oriented.

Benefits/ Salary

Attractive depending on experience, gym subsidy, private medical, pension, hybrid role for the foreseeable, realistic progression opportunities

Key Duties

  • Trade settlement functions in markets throughout Europe.
  • Daily reconciliations of books and records
  • Monitoring and reporting of cash and stock balances
  • Trade settlement data analysis
  • Client and front office liaison
  • Work closely with colleagues in international offices to provide full follow the sun model coverage
  • Input cash wire movements to settle claims and interest payments.

The successful candidate will have:

  • 2-3 years’ work experience in Operations/Clearing
  • Knowledge of investment types and financial markets
  • Experience with reconciliation, trade input and accounting reporting
  • Trade settlement experience in various international markets, with primary focus on European markets.
  • Maintains a professional business demeanor and work with a sense of urgency
  • Customer focused attitude, and able to interface directly with clients
  • Ensure high levels of confidentiality are maintained in relation to the work of the company and clients.
  • Experience working with clearing counterparties

Next Steps:

Please contact Nicky Strutt at Abacus Careers for a further chat

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
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