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7368 - OTC Derivatives - Junior Banking Assistant - Chester, Cheshire, United Kingdom, CH1

£18-20k

Graduate Banking Analyst

Chester

Job Description

Line of Business; FDCO Balance Sheet Control

We are seeking an individual to work within FICC & Derivative Core Operations as part of the Balance Sheet Control Team. The role will involve handling monthly sub-ledger and general ledger reconciliations, and using the settlement system for sub-ledger integrity controls. The successful candidate will be responsible for break investigation and resolution, ensuring items are reviewed and escalated where required.

In return we not only offer the training and support you'd expect from a leading global bank but also the opportunity to grow your career right here in Chester. With exposure to a variety of financial products and the continued year-on-year growth of the team, we can offer excellent mobility and development.

Responsibilities will involve:

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Ensure that all reconciliations are performed to schedule
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Ensure variances / issues are investigated and resolved in a timely manner.
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Monitoring progress: Take ownership for all assigned tasks, monitor progress and ensure all planned work is on schedule
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Reporting issues: Ability to ensure exceptions are investigated in the course of reconciliations, follow-up and escalate issues in order to get them resolved.

Skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Essential Skills:

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Educated to Degree Level or equivalent
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Previous experience in an office environment (not necessarily from Financial services)
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Proven Excel skills ( V-lookups, Pivots)
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Excellent attention to detail and time management
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Excellent written and verbal communication skills
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Team player and have ability to work independently
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Solid organizational skills
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Willingness to learn, adapt to a fast-paced environment and to change
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Resilience and willingness to resolve issues
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Experience of working under pressure

Competencies:

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Manages Risk
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Works well with others
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Adapts one's own skills/abilities
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Analytical and problem solving skills

TO APPLY - PLEASE REPLY WITH AN UP TO DATE CV

Candidates will ideally show evidence of the above in their CV in order to be considered.Please be advised if you haven't heard from us within 48 hours then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion, we may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly.

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