For one of our clients (Dutch asset manager) we are looking for a
Cash & Collateral Management Associate
What is Collateral? Collateral has been used for hundreds of years to provide security against the possibility of payment default by the opposing party in a trade. For our client collateral is mainly used to secure interest rate derivatives positions.
As Cash & Collateral Management Associate you will be responsible for:
exchanging collateral on a daily basis
providing the correct cash forecast to the Front Office traders before the deadline;
Portfolio reconciliation for OTC derivatives
reducing the counterparty credit risk via Collateral on the outstanding derivatives portfolio;
the implementation of improvements in processes, procedures and systems;
ad hoc exception handling.
The team supports high quality decision making and reporting information for the Front Office, Customers and Supervisors.
The Cash & Collateral Management Team consists of 12 professionals with vast experience in this area. The team fulfills a crucial function within Operations, with interaction with all the other teams and departments.
a university degree in financial economics, business economics or business administration;
no more than 2 years’ experience, preferably within a financial institution / asset management environment;
affinity with financial institutions
affinity with Cash & Collateral Management;
affinity with automated systems and MS Office in general (including VBA Excel);
a strong analytical background;
affinity with financial business functions such as: Trade Processing, Pricing & Valuation, Reconciliation, Data Management etc.;
an excellent writing and speaking of English
You will be working in Heerlen and occasionally from the Amsterdam office.