Axelon Services Corporation

Axelon Services Corporation

Montréal, QC

Treasury Analyst (21-14223)

12 Month Contract

Job Description
ALM Treasury Back Office Settlement – Analyst

General Responsibilities

  • Process all the corporate term deposits, interbank loans and Complex Deposits (CPD) initiated by Treasury within the US branches and Canada.
  • Match the confirmations
  • Process all settlements of securities for the US and Canada through the respective custodians BONY (Client), Euroclear and CDS (Clearing and Depository Services system) and follow their events (coupon, redemption...)
  • Handle the pledge of securities to Client, the States and the Bank of Canada.
  • Process the issuance of Medium Term Notes (MTN) and their events (coupon, buy back...)
  • Process Interest Rate Swap (IRS) and follow their events (interest payments, unwind...)
  • Process Stock, Warrant & Equity activity, including following events like Capital Calls & Dividends for Equities.
  • Handle the issuance (input, validate) Commercial paper related to Orbian, Starbird, Matchpoint, programs and monitor settlements throughout the day.
  • Follow the daily movements related to the CDCC activity (clearing of futures and options on futures) in order to pass accounting entries, generate payments and prepare a daily reconciliation
  • Input SWIFT payments either to transfer funds to/from our custodians or if it is resulting from any event on the above products.
  • Maintain key performance indicator report.
  • Trouble shoot & Investigate Daily Cash Break reports.
  • Pass manual adjustments through the general ledger (GL).
  • Perform the various controls in place and confirm in ORUS.

Contributive Responsibilities

  • Ensure all questions from Front Office and Clients are answered timely
  • Ensure that the procedures are up dated when there are changes in the existing process or create new ones when there are new processes.
  • Provide backup coverage to other functions within unit when the team is short staff due to a holiday or sick leaves and when there are cross training between team members.
  • Ensure all answers are provided timely to the appropriate team upon a cash break
  • Ensure all requests from Audit are answered timely and provided with sufficient support

Qualifications & requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with a concentration on Finance (or equivalent)
  • 2/5 years of experience in operations
  • In depth understanding of accounting events for Money Markets, Securities and Derivatives Products
  • French / English spoken and written perfectly
  • Team-oriented
  • Problem solver
  • Ability to multi task and work in a high pressure environment
  • Well versed in Excel
  • Swift Alliance Knowledge
  • Excellent phone skills to communicate with both Front Office, Middle Office and Clients

This job requires a strong commitment (issues cannot be left unresolved). Team of 6 ensures coverage from 8.30 am to 7:30 pm (rotation basis in place).

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