Cash and Trade Processing Analyst 1 Cash and Trade Processing Analyst 1 …

in Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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in Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Cash and Trade Processing Analyst 1
  • Primary Location: United Kingdom,Northern Ireland,Belfast
  • Education: None
  • Job Function: Transaction Processing
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID: 19027630


Overview of Citi:

Citi, the world leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and a presence in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions worldwide. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Citi enables clients to achieve their strategic financial objectives by providing them with cutting-edge ideas, best-in-class products and solutions, and unparalleled access to capital and liquidity.

Team/Function Overview:

This role is within Futures Clearing and Collateral Operations (FCC) Team.  This is a global team which is responsible for the post trade management of all Futures, Options and Derivatives trades globally.

Role / Position Overview:

The role of the clearing analyst in ETD Operations is to support the firm's house and client trading across a broad range of listed futures and options products. The group has interactions with multiple Business units and is responsible for clearing and settlement of all ETD business Trade Management ("TMG")

Key Responsibilities:

• Intraday trade matching and exception management versus the exchanges and carry brokers, allocation process and trade booking.  
• Monitor of trade activity to allow for the accurate and swift resolution of any client clearing issues
• Liaise with the client service team and clients to ensure a high quality professional service offering
• Regularly update clients with trade information and ensure clients are informed of any trade issues. 
• Maintain and update account data
• Maintain and regularly update process documentation.
• Participate in checks to ensure that manually entered trades are accurate
• Investigate and remediate clearing and system errors
• Help to create and build an environment of teamwork within Trade Management, and the wider FCC team.
• Build credibility and trust with regional partners, seniors and clients.  Seek opportunities to lead and engage in highly visible, global projects.  
• Identify support and implement control and efficiency initiatives across FCC Operations
• Participate in documentation of business requirements and testing of new processes, systems roll outs and UAT for strategic projects
• Ensure compliance with Regulatory, Exchange and CCP mandates impacting FCC Operations
• Ability to identify issues, develop and provide solutions to remove blockers preventing the expansion of our current client product offering

Development Value:

• Receive a six-month long training program in all aspects of the role.
• Exposure to all of the products supported by the Operations group.
• Develop stakeholder management competence at peer and senior manager level.
• Proficiency in the use of technology within own department.
• Enhanced communication and organizational skills.
• Develop Project Management skills.
• Have access to an extensive online learning resource.
• The opportunity to study for industry exams and FSA affiliate status.
• Citi success depends on its people and their ability to develop and grow within the organisation.  FCC Operations support all employees to feel empowered to take responsibility for their own development.



• Displays a well-developed ability to schedule work and understand relative priorities.
• Building positive working relationships and working with team members to understand the root cause of an issue in a timely and effective manner.
• Experience of having worked in a Futures Clearing environment at an investment bank (preferable).
• Futures and Options product experience (preferable).


• Good Microsoft skills including Excel, Word and Outlook
• Ability to communicate effectively facilitating interaction with clients, own team and operations management.  Ability to detail issues, in writing, in a clear, accurate and concise manner.
• Analytical and Numerate proven ability to research and identify large and complex issues
• Demonstrates sound judgement and professionalism in decision making/problem solving, escalating to supervisor as appropriate



• GSCE "A" Level standard or equivalent
• Good numeric skills


• Industry exams e.g. FSA module exams or a full affiliate status


• Planning and Organising
• Attention to Detail
• Risk Awareness
• Communication
• Teamwork / Collaboration
• Relationship Building
• Adaptability
• Analytical
• Resilience to, and an ability to work under pressure
• Results/task orientated with excellent attention to detail
• Risk Awareness and confidence to escalate
• Adaptive to change

What we Offer

As well as a competitive salary and consideration for a yearly discretionary bonus Citi offer;

• 23 days paid annual leave
• Award winning pension scheme,
• Life assurance and
• Private medical insurance with Bupa healthcare.

In addition, we offer a competitive maternity, paternity and adoption leave scheme and employees also have the option (provided they have a student loan from the Student Loan Company) to divert saver and company match contributions to their student loan. We pride ourselves on our ability to offer employees a number of lifestyle benefits including; on site restaurant and coffee shops, online shopping and concierge service and subsidised clubs and societies.
Our select benefit package offers you the opportunity to customise your benefits according to your own lifestyle preferences and includes corporate discounts, memberships and a range of additional extras.
Our vast range of diversity networks and on site multi faith room demonstrates Citi's commitment to growing a diverse workforce.

Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.

Valuing Diversity:

Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce. Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add value to decisions or actions and organisational success.

Citi is an Equal Opportunities Employer