Operations and transformation (SSI/payments/control assurance) Operations and transformation  …

McGregor Boyall
in Abu Dhabi, Abu Z aby, United Arab Emirates
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 Feb 20
Competitive
McGregor Boyall
in Abu Dhabi, Abu Z aby, United Arab Emirates
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 Feb 20
Competitive
Our client, a leading buy side institution in the region, are looking to recruit a senior operations specialist within the control assurance team. Candidates must have worked with a tier one Private Equity Firm, Fund, Asset Manager or Investment Bank. Strong experience in settlements, SSI and payments is essential for this role. The successful candidate most have worked in a change environment with a tier one institution.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

• Focus on SSI, swift messages and standing settlements

• Responsible for implementing a continuous change and improvement environment

• Custody and security lending experience

• Responsible for simplifying and automating the current processes as well as identifying weaknesses.

• Acting as the interlink between IT and the business.

• Daily management of the team delivery across control assurance

• Ensure procedures, policies and regulations are followed and understood

• Responsible for leading efficiency input and continuous improvements

• Understanding the developments to the external environment

• Ensuring deadlines and deliverables are met

• Make recommendations of creative solutions for problems

• Ensure that there is a strong control environment in place

• Management of the verification process of standing settlement instructions

• Maintain asset class and industry specific knowledge appropriate to the environment

• Ensure that the impact of future regulatory requirements is significantly assessed

• Support change across the function

• Assess the opportunities to grow and improve whilst balancing the risk framework

• Candidates must have at least 5 years of experience working with a tier one investment firm, fund, asset manager or private equity business

• A University level degree is MANDATORY for this role

• Candidates do not have to be based in the UAE or GCC region

• Candidates should have knowledge of processing systems and workflows as well as swift.

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