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Job At ABSA Group Limited, Markets and Treasury PTS Supervisor

Job At ABSA Group Limited, Markets and Treasury PTS Supervisor

Job At ABSA Group Limited, Markets and Treasury PTS Supervisor

Truly African

We are a diversified standalone African financial services group, delivering an integrated set of products and services across personal and business banking, corporate and investment banking, wealth, investment management and insurance.
Absa Group Limited is listed on the JSE and is one of Africa’s largest diversified financial services groups with a presence in 12 countries across the continent and around 41 000 employees.

Absa Group Limited is listed on the JSE and is one of Africa’s largest diversified financial services groups with a presence in 12 countries across the continent and around 41 000 employees.

We own majority stakes in banks in Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, the Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania (ABSA Bank in Tanzania and National Bank of Commerce), Uganda and Zambia. We also have representative offices in Namibia and Nigeria, as well as insurance operations in Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia.

Job At ABSA Group Limited, Markets and Treasury PTS Supervisor

Position: Markets and Treasury PTS Supervisor
Location: Absa House – ABT
Bring your possibility to life! Define your career with us
With over 100 years of rich history and strongly positioned as a local bank with regional and international expertise, a career with our family offers the opportunity to be part of this exciting growth journey, to reset our future and shape our destiny as a proudly African group.

Job Summary

Assist with the directing, managing and execution of post trade services in support of Markets and Treasury trading; ensuring that services are executed in accordance with the applicable policies, procedures and broader governance and control framework. Trading supported may include trading of Fixed Income, Currencies, Commodities (FICC) and/or Equities products both in principal and/or in an agency capacity, where approved for trading by the Markets/Treasury businesses.

Key responsibilities include:
– supervising specialist personnel in a highly regulated area of the business;
– ensuring accurate, timely and complete post trade service execution excellence; and
– driving delivery of key strategic initiatives.

Markets and Treasury are global businesses so the job holder will have both In-Country and Regional accountabilities.

Job Description
Accountability: Accurate, timely and complete pre and post trade service execution excellence (70%)
  • Provide oversight and guidance to ensure accurate, timely and complete post trade service execution and related pre trade service activities. Relevant pre and post trade service activities include:
  • External account management (cash and custody)
  • New and amended product approval
  • Client and account setup and maintenance
  • Client reference data setup and maintenance
  • Transactional and life-cycle event affirmation, confirmation and settlement
  • Fee and tax operations
  • Client asset servicing
  • Secure custody of source document andsecurities/collateral
  • Cash, securities/stock and other reconciliations
  • Related third party payments
  • Daily Reconciliation of Treasury and Markets product with Product Systems Vs BRIANS GL
  • Develop and implement snap checks, CPA and Risk assessment in Treasury and Markets PTS
  • Make sure all the Maker and \checker process in the Respective area is practiced and is in tight control.
  • Actively participate in execution of trade service activities as a Subject Matter Expert and / or in a supervisory capacity;
  • Ensure teams under management are aware of their responsibilities and are appropriately trained;
  • Take accountability for all operational losses, cooperate in root cause analysis and implement resulting actions;
  • Ensure mechanisms are in place to continuously monitor automated processes with well-defined issue escalation and resolution protocols;
  • Initiate and oversee system enhancements as applicable to the business ensuring that specifications, pre-implementation testing and sign off are completed in order to ensure that business and client servicing is not impacted;
  • Initiate and oversee further control and process re-engineering initiates which enable business, improve efficiency and allow for increased trade volume and complexity; and
  • Provide leadership and guidance to teams under management.
Accountability: Together with regional office and risk teams implement and monitor adherence to governance and control framework (15%)
  • Provide input to, challenge and pre-approval of New Product Approvals prior approval by regional management;
  • Ensure all processes are documented/updated and ensure controls have been updated to reflect any new controls introduced as a result of process/procedure change;
  • Carry out regular control self-assessments in collaboration with regional office and risk teams to ensure that controls are designed and operating effectively in line with IB Operations Control Standard requirements;
  • Ensure key external risks /threats / changes which may have an impact on business and have been effectively identified and communicated /escalated to all relevant stakeholders and mitigating controls/process put in place (keep abreast of local and international marketdevelopments/sanctionsetc.);
  • Work with risk functions to prepare for Internal and External Audits, know issues have been raised with action plans and all observations are remediated within agreed timelines; and
  • Ensure compliance to policies, legislation, & regulations & that team complete all mandatory training & attestations in timely manner.
Accountability: Ensure that all internal and external business and regulatory reporting is accurate, complete and performed in a timely manner (15%)
  • Prepare and review all internal and external regulatory reporting as required by the market/business in a manner that ensures that the business is not subject to regulatory fines;
  • Ensure that business indicators (including risk, control, operational, performance, client metrics) and risk events are appropriately captured and reported on according with established risk appetites, business and regional requirements;
  • Ensure that threshold breaches are escalated, implementing strategic controls and process where required in order to mitigate risk; and
  • Actively participate in regional and business operational committees and infrastructure risk review forums.
Education
  • Higher Diplomas: Business, Commerce and Management Studies (Required)

Deadline: 2020-10-11

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