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Analyst – Nostro & Custodian Reconciliations (Late Shift)**


Vacancy details

General information

Entity

Crédit Agricole CIB is the corporate and investment banking arm of Credit Agricole Group, the 12th largest banking group worldwide in terms of tier 1 capital (The Banker, July 2019). Nearly 8,400 employees across Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and North Africa support the Bank's clients, meeting their financial needs throughout the world. Crédit Agricole CIB offers its large corporate and institutional clients a range of products and services in capital markets activities, investment banking, structured finance, commercial banking and international trade. The Bank is a pioneer in the area of climate finance, and is currently a market leader in this segment with a complete offer for all its clients.

For more information, please visit www.ca-cib.com

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Reference

2019-41583  

Publication date

12/07/2019

Job description

Business type

Types of Jobs - Operations

Contract type

Permanent Contract

Management position

No

Job summary

** This position will be under the Employee Referral Program in Hong Kong.

Department: Capital Markets Operations

Team: Capital Market Transverse Operations

 

Summary

Nostro Reconciliations officer is responsible for:

  • Performing complete daily reconciliations of cash accounts in accordance with pre-defined deadlines.
  • Investigating and allocating all opened items to relevant department in charge of its regularization
  • Chasing and escalating of open items are done accurately and in timely manner.
  • Posting of entries (charges, small differences, book to book…)
  • Distributing and/or repairing swift messages to relevant department in timely manner.
  • Ensuring the production of reporting.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • To reconcile Nostro entries posted to the banks various currency accounts, on a multi entity basis, ensuring that prioritization is given to high cost / risk currencies
  • To perform preliminary investigations in order to accomplish manual matches wherever possible
  • To issue Nostro breaks (outstanding statement and ledger debit and credits) to the relevant operational support teams and perform deep investigations if need be.
  • To chase aged breaks regularly and in accordance with procedures
  • To liaise competently and professionally with contacts, both internally and externally (if applicable) ensuring that strong relationships are forged and maintained in key areas
  • To post entries within its perimeter
  • To distribute and repair swift messages to relevant department and within agreed timeframe
  • To produce reporting
  • To continually evaluate the reconciliation process ensuring that optimum matching rates are attained and that any negative trends are identified and addressed
  • To assist with specifying business requirements in order to enhance the reconciliation process
  • To ensure that all processes are performed in accordance with documented procedures
  • To actively contribute towards mitigating operational risk whilst performing daily responsibilities

Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with the employer’s personal data policies, a copy of which will be provided immediately upon request.

 

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Position localisation

Geographical area

Asia, Hong Kong

City

HONG KONG

Candidate criteria

Minimal education level

Bachelor Degree / BSc Degree or equivalent

Academic qualification / Speciality

• University Degree

Level of minimal experience

0-2 years

Experience

• Prior successful experience in Back-Office (payments, Nostro account management, etc.) or accounting will be a plus.
• Experience on reconciliation process will be an advantage (ledgers vs bank statements).

Required skills

• Knowledge of accounting
• Autonomy / Pro-activity
• Excellent sense of urgency and prioritization
• Ability to communicate clearly, easily and efficiently


Technical skills required

• Swift messages knowledge such as MT103, 202COV, MT199, MT299, MT950..etc.
• Good understanding of the processing of Capital Markets Operations and its organization
• Risk awareness (especially operational risk)
• Proficient in Microsoft Office

Languages

• English and French speaking, reading and writing