Trade Settlement Associate

  • DOE
  • Seattle, WA, USA Seattle WA US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Parametric
  • 09 Jul 18 2018-07-09

The Trade Settlement Associate is responsible for the daily processes around ensuring the timely and accurate settlement of domestic and international trade activity. We are looking for a self-starter with proven leadership skills as well as keen attention to detail and the ability to work independently under tight deadlines.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Ability to self-manage in a high volume, fast-paced environment with strict deadlines.
  • Responsible for the entire process of post trade processes, including transmission of trades to counterparties, matching/confirmation/affirmation of trades, and resolution of exceptions.
  • Stay abreast of country specific events impacting trading and settlement. Research and resolve complex problems relating to country specific trade and settlement issues.
  • Communicate daily with counterparties and third party venders to expedite timely settlement of trades.
  • Contribute to the creation and maintenance and of written procedures.
  • Maintain day-to-day relationships with a wide range of brokers, custodians and vendors.
  • Recordkeeping/maintenance of client/broker records and files.
  • Perform daily and monthly audits as required
  • Participate in technology development efforts as needed.
  • Perform daily and monthly audits as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s (4yr) degree w/ concentration in finance or accounting.
  • 1-2 years industry experience preferred
  • Competent in Microsoft Office programs, strong Excel skills necessary
  • Advent Axys or APX, Bloomberg experience a plus
  • Must have strong professionalism and communication skills
  • Displays excellent organization, time management and planning skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks effectively
  • Displays high attention to detail, accuracy, thoroughness and thoughtfulness. Commitment to meeting identified quality and efficiency standards.
  • Commits to satisfying internal and external customers
  • Working knowledge of the settlements process and the lifecycle of a trade is a plus
  • Knowledge of Omgeo Alert, Oasys, TradeSuite and SWIFT messaging or other relevant systems a plus
  • Professional demeanor

Contact Info:

Interested candidates should submit their resume online via the link below.



1918 Eighth Avenue, Suite 3100

Seattle, WA 98101