Our client is an established company in the banking industry, offering a diversified portfolio of products and services to domestic users and corporate clients. They are currently in the process of seeking to recruit a Back Office Assistant to work on a 1 year temporary period.
Back Office Assistant
In this role, your main duties will include daily and monthly reconciliations, handling coupon and dividend payments from local and foreign custodians, reporting, calculating workings in relation to these payments and issuing notification letters to clients, and settlements. Day to day responsibilities will comprise of quarterly calculations of commissions & monthly reimbursements, daily reconciliations of foreign trades, reconciling customer assets and cash statements, and monthly processing of custody fees as charged by custodians. responsible for vetting and validating trade tickets issued by the Bank’s traders re purchases/sales of securities, reconciliations, confirming and charging customers in local and foreign currencies, issuing of contract notes re foreign and local trades for retail customers, institutional customers and financial intermediaries, and inputting accordingly on the widely used banking investment and financial platforms and systems. This role will also require performing any other day to day duties for the smooth running of the department.
The successful candidate will hold an advanced level qualification in Accounting or a related banking qualification, coupled with previous local experience in Financial Services. You must be an organised, assertive, and responsible individual. Excellent communication skills in English and being a team player is a requirement for the role. This role is on a 1 year non-renewable contract.