Banking Operations Specialist Middle Office

Bank Vontobel
Zurich, Switzerland
14 Mar 2023
29 Mar 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
At Vontobel, we are committed to actively shaping our future. We create and pursue investment opportunities that get our clients ahead. As a global financial service provider with Swiss roots, we specialize in wealth management, active asset management and investment solutions that fit.

Do you love an exciting work environment close to trading? You are risk-aware and questioning the status quo is a matter of course for you? Then this is your opportunity!

We invest in people who create opportunities to deliver the customer experience of tomorrow and are thrilled to deliver the edge for the team and Vontobel.

In our Trade Middle Office in the heart of Zurich you will be part of an experienced and high performing team, which ensures day-to-day processing of all stock exchange transactions and prompt exception handling. You will face challenging inquiries from all our stakeholders and actively contribute to further increase the straight through processing.

Your opportunity
  • You are responsible for the post trade processing of securities and derivatives
  • Monitoring and clearing of exchange transactions is within your responsibility
  • You manage the life cycle of derivative products including events such as assignment/exercise, frequent cash flows, capital adjustments, expiries, etc.
  • Affirmation- and confirmation processing of OTC derivatives is part of your daily schedule
  • You monitor and resolve position and cash differences with counterparties, CSDs and custodians
  • You are in daily interaction with counterparties, execution desks, sales trading and risk management to grant them proactive support
  • It is your ambition to continuously optimize post trade processes and increase the STP rate by working closely with IT and interfacing departments
  • You are actively involved in projects and the implementation of new products

You bring
  • At least 7-10 years working experience in finance / banking within an operations middle office department
  • Sound knowledge in the post trade field of securities and derivative products
  • Good know-how and practical experience with Excel / Access
  • Practical experience in business analysis, IT knowledge and Avaloq usage
  • Written and verbal communication skills in German and English

You are
  • An absolute team player and keen to take ownership for your work and growth
  • Accurate, efficient, solution oriented, autonomous and have customer-oriented working methods
  • Reliable, communicative, resilient, flexible, have a quick perception and cross-linked thinking
  • Open-minded and show a strong desire to improve things

Thank you for applying to Vontobel. We will carefully review your application and will respond to you in a timely manner.

At Vontobel, we are an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity.
We value the many voices within our teams and are committed to creating an environment where everyone who wants to be part of our performance culture can be themselves. It is based on mutual respect and zero tolerance for any form of discrimination.

If you have any questions you can contact us through our contact form .
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