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Counterparty Onboarding Specialist - Asset Management - London

Job Title: Counterparty Onboarding Specialist - Asset Management - London
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH20368_1545327298
Contact Name: Anai Patel
Contact Email: anai.patel@twentyrecruitment.com
Job Published: December 20, 2018 17:34

Job Description

Twenty Financial Services are working with one of Europe's leading Institutional Asset Managers who are looking for a Counterparty Onboarding Specialist. You will work with the fund managers to improve efficiencies looking at market and ISDA initiatives. As a senior member of the team you will help the manager in supervising and improving the current processes.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing the OTC and Repo broker documentation pipeline
  • Maintain accurate and current data base of ISDA and GMRA documentation
  • Interpret and provide guidance in operational terminology in relation to CSA/ GMRA terms to relevant operation teams.
  • Identify and highlight nonstandard CSA/GMRA terms which will impact the operating model.
  • Ensure function continues to support the service provisions and workflow organised appropriately.
  • Participate in other aspects of the OTC/Broker Operational On-Boarding process when required.
  • Ensure the system infrastructure is robust, trusted and supports the longer term department strategies and enables efficient operational service delivery in compliance with all internal and regulatory requirements.
  • Continuous review and improvement of the Risk framework within the function.
  • Produce insightful and meaningful MI reporting to management highlighting trends, analysis, errors.
  • Robust management and implementation of projects/initiatives relevant to function.
  • Ensure relevant numbers of ISDA/GMRA's across all required brokers are available to trade for the relevant Fund/account by the deadline stated.
  • Ensure all relevant systems are set up accurately and timely fashion to ensure business can execute the required investment strategy without impacting other teams and functions.

Requirements:

  • ISDA and GMRA knowledge
  • Good knowledge of OTC, Repo and FX products
  • Strong experience in oversight and implementation of controls.
  • Confident liaising across, Front Office, Investment Operations and Legal environments.