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Cash Management Middle Office Analyst – 6-month contract

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Location: Melbourne

Salary description: AUD $40 - $55 per hour

  • Contract or Temporary
  • 3 to 7 years of experience

This is an exceptional interim 6-month contract position working as part of the Cash Management and Treasury Middle Office team, as part of the custody middle office for a global financial services client in Melbourne. The ideal profile for this position would be an applicant with several years of treasury middle office or operations experience.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The successful candidate will be part of a small Cash Management operational team responsible for the oversight of off-shore teams for the Melbourne office as well as providing support for internal teams such as Treasury and Client Services for Australian payment and liquidity management processes. The role will be flexible and may be varied dependent on requirements within the team.

The individual will build and maintain relationships with the business, operations, technology and strategic change teams globally.

The role is in the Australia market and therefore an appreciation of the Australian payments and banking landscape is a desired skill.

The role will be flexible and varied, depending on the composition of the team.

DUTIES:

  • Work closely with the Treasury Front Office and Credit to mitigate risk and ensure smooth transactional settlement across all APAC currencies.
  • Proactively identify any potential liquidity issues, liaising with internal and external parties to mitigate any settlement risk.
  • Calculate currency investments to be traded by Melbourne Treasury.
  • Re-balance nostros through accurate Funding transfers, avoiding any unnecessary closing balances attracting both charges and potential regulatory breaches. To include Eurozone and Euroclear markets.
  • Retrospectively analyse Funding and Investment decisions, putting in place any remedial action(s) to aid in future decision making.
  • Identify opportunities to increase revenue.
  • Assist in the preparation of daily and monthly reporting to be used by Partners and Regulators
  • Keep Procedures up to date, ensuring that any changes are captured accordingly and communicated to management.
  • Provide team functional support.
  • Keep abreast of developments within the banking environment, to include but not exhaustive; Liquidity constraints, Throughput, Regulatory changes.

SKILLS & COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

  • Demonstrated understanding of Global Custody and/or related Securities Industry Cash processing.
  • Full understanding of Cash liquidity.
  • Independent decision making, takes ownership for own actions and outcomes.
  • Sets priorities and manages competing deadlines, proven organisational skills.
  • Escalates issues where necessary.
  • Demonstrates innovative approach to problem solving.
  • Solid analytical/research skills.
  • Communicates effectively with staff/managers at the appropriate level.
  • Demonstrates team approach; supporting others.
  • Able to work in a changing environment; recognises opportunities for improvement and makes suggestions.
  • Willing to work additional hours as needed to meet team objectives.

SKILLS & COMPETENCIES PREFERRED:

  • Cash Management Experience – preferably with some exposure to correspondent position analysis.
  • Global Custody experience and Treasury support functions
  • Significant Excel skills, including maintaining complex databases and spreadsheet development.

Please kindly apply to this position with a full CV and you must be based in Melbourne and available to work in the Melbourne CBD office with full AU working rights to apply to this position.

Contact us in Melbourne

LEVEL 27, 101 COLLINS STREET
MELBOURNE VIC 3000

Phone:+61 3 9653 9222

Hiring Staff: hire@antonmurray.com

Seeking Work: apply@antonmurray.com

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