Manager - Officer-FX Confirmations and Collateral Manager - Officer-FX Confirmations and Collateral …

State Street
in Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Permanent, Full time
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State Street
in Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
State Street
Manager - Officer-FX Confirmations and Collateral
FX Operations is part of a global operations support team that provides coverage for all regions EMEA, APAC and North America.
The FX Collateral Management team works to ensure that collateral is delivered / received as per the terms and conditions agreed upon with our customers for in-scope FX products and customers.
FX Confirmations team is responsible for monitoring SSGM daily FX activity, ensuring trades are matched and instructed within market deadlines.
  • Team members will interact daily with:
  • Trading
  • Middle Office
  • Liaise and report to SSGM Oversight and Management teams
  • Clients / Counterparties
  • Interact with System Vendors and Internal Project management teams to bring improvements in to production for BAU process and ensure regulatory requirements and project time lines are met.
  • Global internal operations teams
  • Client onboarding
  • Data Management

Skills and Experience - interpersonal, numerical, problem-solving, analytical, etc.
This position requires excellent communication skills and an ability to work independently. Applicants should have strong technical skills, be a quick learner, be detail orientated and be able to multitask.
  • Should contribute towards process improvements and excellence
  • Strong knowledge of back office operations in Investment Banking related to trade life cycle: FX Collateral and FX Confirmations and Settlement
  • Ability to research on own with good analytical skills

Knowledge of some of the following areas is necessary: CSA administration, OTC derivatives collateral management, foreign exchange, debt/equity securities and related settlements processing, reconciliations, and regulatory requirements for FX Collateral management. Prior experience in a client-facing role also beneficial.
Technical Skills - It and Systems and markets

  • Intermediate, demonstrable knowledge of Microsoft Access and Excel
  • TriResolve,
  • Bloomberg,
  • ProtoColl
  • Comfortable using internal banking systems
  • Knowledge of SWIFT

Required Competencies - motivation, team skills, ability to work under pressure, etc.
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Work as a team player in a global team environment
  • Ability to work and communicate with people across organizational units
  • Demonstrate a high standard for customer service and proactively managing work queues
  • Handling and monitoring issue and query mails and escalating issues promptly as required to Senior Management
  • A proactive approach to problem solving, taking ownership of issues and having the determination to follow things through
  • Demonstrate management experience

In addition, the Manager will be expected to display the following Managerial qualities:
  • Ensure that all FTE's have a clear understanding of their core responsibilities and their reporting lines.
  • Establish and monitor an effective oversight framework ensuring that work is completed 'on-time' or issues are identified & escalated in a timely fashion.
  • Develop effective working relationships with all staff - both junior and senior.
  • Demonstrate 'Risk Excellence' culture in your behaviour and nurture the same ethos within the team, encouraging an environment of openness and transparency that fuels effective challenge, debate and open discussion.
  • Establish and nurture a culture of individual and collective ownership at the 'captive' giving all staff a clear sense of both responsibility and accountability.
  • Ensure that all staff adheres to the expected SSGM Code of Conduct. In depth knowledge of back office operations in Investment Banking related to the following activities in a trade life cycle: FX Confirmation & Settlements and Collateral
  • Should have 8-10 years of experience in 3rd Party BPO environment serving Capital Market - Investment Banking clients, handling a team of over 10 people at a minimum.
  • Lead people through uncertainty by judging probabilities of situations, by exploring various options & deals with ambiguity through scenario planning.
  • Demonstrates a drive to accomplish results with a focus on timely delivery and quality. Ensure rigor of discipline in implementation by creating high performance work cultures built on best practices.
  • Communicates with other team members from diverse background in an effective manner. Influences and motivates the team. Creates an empowering climate. Projects an inspiring presence and collaborates by fostering a network of communication
  • Demonstrates flexibility and effectiveness with changing environments, tasks, responsibilities & people. Is open to change and new ideas while maintaining core goals and values. Adapts behavior and work methods in response to new information, changes or organization demands
  • Ability of an individual to facilitate the continuous development of individual & organizational competencies, developing others- potential through the sharing of expertise and providing timely feedback.
  • Excellent communication skills to convey the right information and influence others towards desired action either verbally or by written means