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Officer - Institutional Equities Settlement Operations - Hybrid

Job Req ID 24734463 Location(s) Sydney, Australia Job Type Hybrid Job Category Transaction Services
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Whether you’re at the start of your career or looking to discover your next adventure, your story begins here. At Citi, you’ll have the opportunity to expand your skills and make a difference at one of the world’s most global banks.  We’re fully committed to supporting your growth and development from the start with extensive on-the-job training and exposure to senior leaders, as well as more traditional learning.  You’ll also have the chance to give back and make a positive impact where we live and work through volunteerism.

Shape your Career with Citi

Citi’s Markets business provides world-class solutions and an unmatched global presence. We serve corporates, institutional investors, and governments from trading floors in almost 80 countries. The strength of our underwriting, sales and trading and distribution capabilities spans asset classes and currencies, providing us with an unmatched ability to meet the needs of our clients.

We’re currently looking for a high caliber professional to join our team as Officer, Institutional Equities Settlement Operations - Hybrid based in Sydney, Australia. Being part of our team means that we’ll provide you with the resources to meet your unique needs, empower you to make healthy decision and manage your financial well-being to help plan for your future. 

In this role, you’re expected to:

  • Responsible in assisting Chess Settlement.

  • Liaising with the clients, trading desk and custodian throughout the morning to accommodate settlement and run necessary reports for awareness or unmatched trades.

  • Ownership of control functions and all post execution exception processes for Equities.

  • Responsibility for monitoring exception reports, reconciliation of daily/monthly dashboard signoffs, to ensure all issues are resolved/addressed in a timely manner.

  • Responsibility for Reporting, investigation and follow up of Failed Trades, reporting metrics and Commentary.

  • Regulatory Reporting requirements to ASX and ASIC assisting compliance with any related queries daily.

  • Create Manual Payments with all necessary documentation whilst adhering to strict internal Audit requirements.

  • Clearing AML Sanctions Screening to ensure settlement.

  • Monitor & process FX trades and Cash settlements for the treasury funding process.

  • Always provide pro-active client service to both internal & external clients and Partner with the Business and Middle Office in terms of resolving issues.

  • Establish and maintain relationships with offshore teams such as the Corporate Actions Middle Office, SBL (Stock Borrow Loan) as well as local teams such as Finance and Treasury.

  • Develop and maintain a strong relationship with the Stock Lending team as well as the CTS custody team.

  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.

As a successful candidate, you’d ideally have the following skills and exposure:

  • 2-5 years of relevant experience.

  • Bachelor’s Degree/University degree or equivalent experience in Business, Accounting, or Finance

  • Previous experience in a Financial Markets operations role is preferable.

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of core Banking (Treasury related) products, securities accounting, and general business and financial Markets principles preferred.

  • Proficient in using Excel and MS Word is required.

  • Consistently demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must be able to work in a team with a willingness to learn from others, share knowledge and accept added responsibility as and when required.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Able to recognize problems early and offer suitable solutions for resolution.

  • Identify opportunities for simplification and streamlining of processes.

Working at Citi is far more than just a job. A career with us means joining a family of more than 230,000 dedicated people from around the globe. At Citi, you’ll have the opportunity to grow your career, give back to your community and make a real impact.

Take the next step in your career, apply for this role at Citi today!


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Operations - Transaction Services


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Securities and Derivatives Processing


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