Settlements Officer

Location Malta
Discipline: Finance, Accounting & Audit
Contact name: Simon Pace

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15080
Published: about 2 months ago

The client is an established international bank based in Malta. 

This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate looking to gain wider knowledge of the trade settlement process within the securities markets while contributing to the success of the business and an opportunity to develop their career. 


  • settling of securities in the Bank's master database and effecting necessary updates;
  • booking of voluntary and mandatory corporate actions (including foreign exchange transactions, where applicable);
  • filing, scanning and saving, archiving of physical records in line with the process manual;
  • effecting the necessary trade bookings on customer portfolio accounts (incl. foreign exchange transactions);
  • monthly and quarterly reconciliations with Bank counterparties;
  • daily reconciliations of cash balance;
  • general administration tasks within the settlement team;
  • securities reconciliations against Bank counterparties records;
  • on-going initiatives to identify processes which ensure more effective modus operandi of the securities department;
  • attend monthly department meetings;
  • keep abreast of all banking rules, regulations and directives issued by the MFSA / ESMA and other related bodies which are relevant to daily duties;
  • A University degree would be considered an asset
  • Previous experience working in a banking structure
  • Strong command of MS Excel
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Hands-on with a can-do attitude
  • Proactive, focused and able to plan and consistently meet deadlines
  • Strong command of English, both oral and written
  • Demonstrates analytical skills, with excellent attention to detail
  • Capable of building productive relationships with colleagues