05th February 2020

Settlements Manager

Reference: NS15788

Location: Belfast Job Type: Permanent Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 Date Posted: 05/02/2020

Settlements Manager


  • Abacus Group are working with a leading global inter-dealer broker to recruit for a Settlements Manager to join the Belfast team. You will be working with a company going through considerable growth over the next year.


  • Managing, motivating and leading the settlements team to ensure:
    • Timely matching of trades and resolution of any exceptions same day
    • Validation of front office amendments/cancellations where necessary
    • Provision of first line support to brokers for any settlements queries
    • Escalation any issues (where necessary) to senior management
    • Collaboration with peripheral teams to ensure the data is correct to support the trade flow
    • Daily review of cross desk trading to ensure a flat book and escalation any residual balances
    • The maintaining and clearing exception queues in a timely and efficient manner
    • Daily reconciliations are performed and exceptions that arise resolved
  • To provide support on any relevant project, under the direction and oversight of your Senior Manager
  • To oversee the implementation of any changes necessary within the Settlements function in relation to regulatory and business requirements
  • To ensure that process, procedures and governance are adhered to by all team members at all times


  • Must be legally eligible to work in the UK
  • A broad base of financial services operations knowledge and experience
  • Strong, demonstrable experience of effectively managing a settlements team within a capital markets or financial services operations environment
  • Strong proven experience in the management of a team that operates under pressure
  • Experienced in building and establishing teams, and through mentoring, empower them to achieve, and deliver against evolving goals
  • Proven experience in identifying, implementing and ensuring successful process improvements


  • Excellent basic salary on offer and great reward package!!

Primary Contact:

Those who meet the requirements will be contacted.

Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant in Abacus on 02890313157 for a confidential career discussion. Did you know? Abacus is NI’s only Highly Rated Recruiter with 4.5 Stars for customer satisfaction (Independent review site Feefo).

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