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Securities Operations Associate II

Job Description

Are you curious, motivated, and forward-thinking? At FIS you'll have the opportunity to work on some of the most challenging and relevant issues in financial services and technology. Our talented people empower us, and we believe in being part of a team that is open, collaborative, entrepreneurial, passionate and above all fun.

About the team

The Trade Specialist ensures all manual instructions from clients and automated instructions from the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC) are received in good order to allow for timely settlement

What you will be doing

  • Processes all DTCC confirm and affirm files based on established schedule.
  • Matches broker confirms to trade ticket on trust accounting system identifying/escalating all exceptions.
  • Affirms trades by DTCC deadline to allow for automated settlement or, if past deadline, manually deliver shares on settlement date.
  • Ensures all manual trades and deliveries are processed correctly and timely
  • To ensure straight through processing, proactively identifies exceptions that may cause issues with settlement and communicates exceptions to business lines
  • Initiates wires for daily net settlement and makes appropriate entries to internal accounts
  • Identifies and logs failed trades, communicates status to the business lines and escalates when necessary to prevent buy-ins.

What you bring:

  • Proficient in the use of basic office equipment and tools as well as applications specific to trust systems/processes
  • Requires strong problem-solving, time management, organizational and data entry skills
  • Requires attention to detail and the ability to multi-task and adjust schedules to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work in an organized manner
  • Team skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, clients and public
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

What we offer you

  • A modern, international work environment and a dedicated and motivated team
  • A competitive salary and benefits
  • A variety of career development tools, resources and opportunities
  • Time to support charities and give back in your community
  • A fantastic range of benefits designed to help support your lifestyle and wellbeing
  • Great work spaces with dedicated and motivated colleagues
  • A broad range of professional education and personal development opportunities
  • A work environment built on collaboration, flexibility and respect

Privacy Statement

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EEOC Statement

FIS is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here supplement document available here

For positions located in the US, the following conditions apply. If you are made a conditional offer of employment, you will be required to undergo a drug test. ADA Disclaimer: In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position. However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation. All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

Sourcing Model

Recruitment at FIS works primarily on a direct sourcing model; a relatively small portion of our hiring is through recruitment agencies. FIS does not accept resumes from recruitment agencies which are not on the preferred supplier list and is not responsible for any related fees for resumes submitted to job postings, our employees, or any other part of our company.


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