CASS Oversight AVP

Charles Levick
04 Aug 2017
15 Aug 2017
Contract Type

My client is a global financial services provider and market leader and they are currently offering a fantastic opportunity for a high caliber candidate to join their Global Markets Operations function at an AVP level within a CASS oversight role.

Global Markets Operations is the engine responsible for ensuring the execution and servicing of all products and services. Their core objective is to deliver service excellence by executing our processes in the safest and most efficient way, leveraging automation and 'Lean' approaches to achieve this. Some of the core processes delivered include Post Trade Services, FX Operations, Collateral & Liquidity operations.

The role sits within the Custody, Control & Regulation team. The team is responsible for the CASS oversight of Operational activity within Global Market Operations to ensure the firm meets its client and regulatory obligations to protect assets belonging to clients of the Investment Bank. The role will include the oversight and first level review and approval of the Global Market Operations daily Client Money and Stock Shortfall calculations, as well as operating daily preventative and detective controls to eliminate CASS risk. There will be an expectation that you will identify and reduce exceptions and continuously review controls to ensure any CASS risk is managed accordingly so no breaches of regulation occur.

The team is wide reach, working with Market Operations teams around the globe as well as individual business areas, central risk teams and compliance functions.

Candidate profile:

* Team member committed to developing a culture of transparency, integrity and collaboration where all team members are motivated and inspired to deliver the required outcome, taking into account risk and process optimisation factors.
* Track record of successfully delivering an excellent level of service.
* Ability to drive strategy, execute change and resolve issues.
* Posses a high degree of commercial acumen and is focused on shareholder value.
* Strong interpersonal and communication skills to influence the cross-functional groups/forums, the global matrix and external stakeholders.
* Builds trust through credible use of facts and data and posses ability to creatively resolve problems and issues at pace.
* Understands the Business Strategy and is able to add-value at team meetings and influence the outcome.