About Swiss Re The Swiss Re Group is one of the world\u2019s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. It anticipates and manages risk \u2013 from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cyber crime. The Swiss Re Group is organised into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group\u2019s overall mission. Settlements Analyst position will perform day to day activities of NY Trade Support Team as it relates to Fixed Income trading, Securities Lending settlements, MBS Pool processing and settlements, interaction with custodians and brokers, security investigations and cash reconciliation support. The position will additionally include, but will not be limited to, all aspects of security and trade attribution creation, affirmation, confirmation, and maintenance. Position will also hold responsibility for creating and maintaining proper controls so that day to day activities are adhered to for a controlled and low risk environment. The role gives great exposure across the whole spectrum of both Asset Management and Swiss Re related balance sheet activities. There will be much to learn across the business lines, but there will also be the possibility to make a real difference in a relatively changing and dynamic business area. Your Job: Functions to include but not limited to the following: Day to day trade confirmation and settlement monitoring to ensure all trades will settle. Daily monitoring of transaction interface between Aladdin and Hiportfolio to ensure that all trades are interfaced. Troubleshoot all trades that fail interface and determine cause and subsequently correct issue. Run various daily reports to monitor trade activity from Aladdin. Reports such as failed trades, backdated trades, off-cycle settlements, and cancelled and correct report. Trouble shoot any failed trades (unsettled) and determine necessary solution. Work with Reporting group to facilitate Regulatory State deposits when exchanges need to take place. Monitor Aladdin Mortgage Browser when open TBA exists. Process EPN message buy or sale and process trades and ensure trades interface into Hiportfolio. Monitor voluntary corporate actions, notify portfolio managers and respond to custodians accordingly via on line banking systems. Process corporate actions in Aladdin and Finace. Contact person for our custodians regarding settlement related issues. Manage end-to-end data integrity checks to ensure Data Integrity issues are sufficiently addressed post trade, whilst executing best business judgement to facilitate efficient business strategy execution. Autonomous resolution of business units \/ stakeholder queries. Able to effectively recognize, communicate and execute adjustments\/additions to DI processes within AM BS framework. Analyse and modify un-reviewed security master records to support the trade workflow. Understanding controls in place over the flow of data across other units down stream. Train teams members as needed for backup purposes. Update counterparties settlement instructions whenever necessary. Assist in any project related assignments or tasks. Master of the applications used ( Aladdin, Murex, Finace, Markit ) within Settlements function. Work with internal and external auditors and provide needed documentation and explanations that may arise. Experience required: Working knowledge of Aladdin, Hiportfolio, Finace and Murex. Strong computer skills in terms of Excel and Word. Must be well organized and disciplined. Must have strong communication skills. Must be able to handle multiple priorities and tasks. Must be able to handle daily stress and manage strict deadlines. Financial background is a requirement for the function. Analytical skills with Security Master, Knowledge of instrument traded globally key markets Americas and Europe. Understanding and knowing the impact of instruments to the regulatory filings and financial statements. Knowledge Aladdin Security Master Tool. Understanding and ability to quickly lean the audit and controls within the Asset Management framework. Ability to understand and appreciate potential risk in a complex process. Knowledge of Murex, Aladdin MEDM, Finance and TLM. Bachelors or Master in Finance, Economic, Accounting or Math. Knowledge of MS Office, Bloomberg, security regulations, Reuters and Euro clear. Willingness to work overtime when necessary during month end and during projects. Disseminate knowledge setting processes and procedures. Interaction with other parties Treasury Front Office and Cash Management AM BS Operations Middle Office CIO Office Market\/Credit Risk Financial Reporting Product Control Internal Audit External Audit Reconciliation Group Data Management Group All custodians and counterparties
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The Swiss Re Group is a leading wholesale provider of reinsurance, insurance and other insurance-based forms of risk transfer. Dealing direct and working through brokers, its global client base consists of insurance companies, mid-to-large-sized corporations and public sector clients. From standard products to tailor-made coverage across all lines of business, Swiss Re deploys its capital strength, expertise and innovation power to enable the risk taking upon which enterprise and progress in society depend.