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Banking Job - Japanese Speaking Settlement Clerk - London

  • up to £51,000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • Central London
  • Ref: 22605

Title: Japanese speaking Settlement Clerk


Salary: up to £51,000 per annum
Location: London
Job status: Permanent
Working hours: Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week
Start date: ASAP

Responsibilities:

  • To support CLS processing.
  • To be the central coordinator for London Operations Incident reporting to Head Office
  • To work closely with Head Office with respect to regular Business Continuity Planning testing, and design.
  • Trade Capture validation and authorisation of all approved products, per product catalogue.
  • Confirmation management covering preparation, distribution, matching, chasing and query handling regarding confirmations via SWIFT, Telephone, email, electronic matching platforms, and in-house systems.
  • Preparation & timely settlement of Cash & Securities via market platforms: SWIFT, AutoPay Online, BoE, Euroclear, RepoClear, JPM, HSBC etc.
  • Ongoing portfolio management covering corporate actions, fixings, margin calls (cash & securities),
  • Investigations and query handling
  • Timely communication, investigation and resolution of nostro and custody reconciliation breaks.
  • Verify nostro agent, custody, brokerage, clearing house and other fees, and prepare payment instructions for Manager’s approval.
  • Cash Management: Preparation, monitoring and reporting of intra-day cash balances and projected nostro balances.
  • Opening, closing, and preparation or input into NOVAS II (accounting system).
  • To support the requests of the Banks internal and external auditors, and those of its customers as coordinated by management.
  • To proactively escalate irregular incidents to the line manager for coordination with Branch Management and Head Office as deemed necessary.
  • To be cross-trained in the daily SFTR (Securities Financing Transactions Regulation) reporting using DTCC, IHS Markit, & SFTR EUD.
  • Any other duties management may reasonably require

Requirements:

  • Japanese mother tongue level
  • Previous experience in a similar role in banking sector (back office).
  • Team player and good communication skills

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