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Nostro & Custodian Reconciliations Officer

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General information


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 2018). Nearly 8,300 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.

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Job description

Business type

Types of Jobs - Operations

Contract type

Permanent Contract

Management position


Job 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

Job location

Geographical area

Asia, Hong Kong



Candidate criteria

Minimal education level

Bachelor Degree / BSc Degree or equivalent

Academic qualification / Speciality

Knowledge of Accounting

Level of minimal experience

3-5 years


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

Autonomy / Pro-activity
Excellent sense of urgency and prioritization

Technical skills required

Swift messages knowledge such as MT103, 202COV, MT199, MT299, MT950..etc.


English and French speaking, reading and writing