Kforce Securities Settlements Specialist in Newark, Delaware

Kforce has a client in search of a Securities Settlements Specialist in Newark, Delaware (DE).Summary:As a Securities Settlement Specialist, you will monitor, analyze, and process transactions via numerous proprietary and vendor systems. You will be responsible to facilitate the accurate and timely settlement of securities transactions across domestic and international markets as well as mitigate the risks related to the trade life cycle.Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage complex operational and settlement issues

  • Interact daily with the middle office, counterparties, traders, corresponding banks, immediate supervisors, and the finance desk

  • Master the complexities of many fixed income products as well as gain a solid understanding of the business model and infrastructure

  • High-volume trade input

  • Trade queue monitoring

  • Dealer and settlement liaison

  • Trade confirmations, settlement confirmation and fails management

  • Identify trade discrepancies

Additional Details:

  • Overtime required

  • Some travel may be required

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required

  • 3 years of experience required

  • Securities or some financial services operations experience required

  • Experience with wires, funds transfer, cash management, and swift

  • Advanced analytical skills required

  • Strong PC skills (Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, Internet)

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required

  • Must be controlled and detail oriented

  • Must be able to analyze complex and ambiguous issues and recommend creative solutions

  • Ability to work in a fast paced deadline driven environment

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours