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Cass Analyst

  • Location:

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accountancy and Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Temoor

  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

  • Job ref:

    BMH/26148_1659000162

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    8/09/2022

  • Startdate:

    22/08/22

Job Description

Are you curious, motivated, and forward-thinking? You'll have the opportunity to work on some of the most challenging and relevant issues in financial services and technology. The company focuses on empowering employees, and they believe in being part of a team that is open, collaborative, entrepreneurial, passionate and above all fun.

THE ROLE

The primary function of the CASS Reporting Analyst is to focus on maintaining financial controls and monitoring Figaro Balance Sheet Control and analysis thereof. The Job holder should always be scrutinising their tasks in order to identify any opportunities to strengthen controls across business processes.

THE COMPANY

Our client has been servicing the financial services industry for over 15 years. They are highly regulated and have one of the highest levels of authorization from the UK Financial Conduct Authority. They are market leaders in the back-office outsourcing services to stockbrokers and wealth managers in UK and Europe


TYPICAL DAILY JOB DUTIES - WHAT WILL YOU BE RESPONSIBLE FOR?

  • Maintain the first line of compliance defence by ensuring individual adherence to business processes and procedures that are designed to meet the regulatory standards set out in the relevant FCA rules and guidance
  • Treat clients fairly at all times
  • Maintain the first line of defence by operating risk controls assigned to the individual
  • Use the training and competence scheme to maintain the appropriate knowledge, skills and expertise to carry out the role competently
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures are all time including but not limited to; Code of Code, Information security, human resource policies and compliance policies and procedures
  • Enhancing financial controls and driving process improvements
  • Assisting with the production of the monthly CMAR Return
  • Daily production and allocation of open item positions
  • Regular communication with all operational departments with the monitoring and tracking of client and market open item positions
  • Assisting with the production of the daily CMR calculation and quality checking output before signoff and distribution
  • Daily review of all Figaro Balance Sheet balances and ensure that they are in line, investigate and report variances to relevant teams to solve including, reconciling suspense accounts and providing audit trail; Production of Management Information on open items/issues
  • Month end reconciliations and assisting with the production of the Figaro month end journals.
  • Ensure data for department Month End reporting is collated and completed in a timely manner to agreed service levels
  • Ensure collation of Management Information to agreed service levels
  • Preparation of weekly / monthly ageing analysis of the Trial balance and detailed commentary
  • Act as first point of contact for team members in relation to complex queries
  • Act as point of contact for the business in relation to operational issues in the absence of the Manager
  • Ensure departmental queries from internal and external customers are dealt with within agreed Service Levels
  • Test systems enhancements & bug fixes within functional area
  • Ensure all relevant procedures are documented and updated as required following enhancements
  • Advise team colleagues in relation to complex queries and share technical and business knowledge as and when required
  • Positively and proactively participate in 121 meetings and contribute to effective business and departmental communication

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • Educated to at least Degree Level or equivalent in a financial, numerical, business or technical discipline
  • Experience of, the different functions within the operational areas, within a Stockbroker and their interdependencies
  • Experience of reconciliations and exceptions management
  • Good understanding of the life cycle of a trade
  • Good understanding of industry rules and regulations
  • Experience of Microsoft Office or similar applications
  • A thorough understanding of other operational areas procedures and processes

BENEFITS

  • A work environment built on collaboration, flexibility and respect.
  • A variety of career development tools, resources and opportunities.
  • A competitive salary and benefits.
  • Attractive benefits including private medical cover, dental cover, and travel insurance.
  • Time to support charities and give back in your community.

***PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU MATCH THE PERSON SPECIFICATION ABOVE ***

***If you have not received a response within 48 hours, unfortunately your cv has not been selected on this occasion***

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