Commodities Executive - Market Operations Division

  • Competitive
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Macquarie Group
  • 25 Sep 16

Commodities Executive - Market Operations Division

The Market Operations Division of Macquarie Bank is looking for a driven candidate to join the MOD CFM Operations team. The team is responsible for the processing and settlement of deals transacted by the CFM Metals, Mining and Agricultural business (MMA). Products supported include OTC Metals Precious, Base and Agriculture & Structured Trading. This is a contract role until approximately February 2017.

Reporting to the MMA Manager in CFM Ops your responsibilities will include:

  • Verification, Confirmation & Settlement of transactions
  • Drafting ISDA based Confirmations
  • SWIFT Payment formatting and messaging
  • Issuing and maintenance of client invoices
  • Liaising with a number of departments across the bank including Credit, Legal, Margining, Reconciliations and the MMA (Metals, Mining and Agriculture) desk and offshore CFM Ops teams.
  • Process the funding requirements for the various Macquarie bank accounts.
  • Rotation within the team which will include cross training across products and processes including validation of deal bookings, ISDA confirmation drafting and settlement
  • Assistance on other ad hoc Operations tasks

To be successful in the role you will:
  • Have minimum 2-3 years experience in an Settlements/Money Market Operations role or similar
  • Have an understanding and a working knowledge of SWIFT Payment message formats.
  • Understand the importance of controls, policies & procedures within the Market Operations Division.
  • Enjoy working in a team environment.
  • Be agile and able to work well under pressure in a high paced environment.
  • Be able to prioritise daily tasks in order to meet various deadlines.
  • Have a proven strength in attention to detail
  • Be able to work in a methodical manner and accept accountability and ownership of tasks.
  • Have good organisational, communication and prioritisation skills.
  • Be flexible to cover staff absences, busy periods and work public holidays as required.

Please apply via the appropriate links if you are interested in this opportunity. For further information, or a confidential discussion, please call Charlotte Wheeldon on 02 8232 9851.

The Corporate Operations Group (COG) brings together specialist support services including workplace, human resources, market operations and technology. COG's purpose is to drive operational excellence through business-aligned services with a focus on quality, cost and risk. COG comprises the following divisions: Business Improvement and Strategy, Business Services, Human Resources, Market Operations, and Technology.

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Advertised: 30 Jul 2016 Aus. Eastern Standard Time
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