Do you have back office skills? Are you looking to gain experience within a top 5 bank? Do you have prior Wealth industry knowledge and extensive experience in an operations position? If so, this would be a great opportunity for you!Our client, a top 5 bank, is looking for an Operations Officer for a 12 month contract in Toronto. This position is working remote for now, starting June 6th team will be going in to the office every second Wednesday and for special events. There is a high chance this contract will extend and convert to a permanent opportunity.Pay rate: $23/hrWorking hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am - 5:00 pm or 9:00 am to 5:30 pmAdvantages•Gain experience within a top 5 bank•Potential for contract extension or conversion to permanent•Earn a competitive rate within the industry •Remote for now•Long term contract•Virtual trainingResponsibilitiesAs an Operations Officer your duties will include:•Inputting trade instructions received via fax and e-mails, ensuring the data is complete.•Maintaining accurate and timely inputting of transactions to client accounts.•Notifying clients and Private Trust Business received trades are incomplete or delayed.•Working closely with our Settlements team and external clients to investigate and resolve unmatched or unsettled trades.•Managing the allocation of segregated securities for our book of record to ensure company is compliant with regulatory requirements.•Monitoring daily CNS activities and ensuring appropriate action is taken (borrows, issuing BUY-INS, etc.) to mitigate liabilities related to failing deliveries.•Acting as resource regarding any clearing reconciliation inquiries.•Working directly with business on projects to improve processes on internal proprietary systems that manage all borrow and segregation activity.•Cross-training to support Clearing and Segregation officers during staff absences.•Analyzing and maintaining operational data and ensure necessary procedures, due diligence, quality checks are followed to support the accuracy of all transactions at all times.•Developing improved business functionality that increases efficiency and reduce turnaround time by strategically mapping-out, planning, and managing various process improvements.•Reporting to and assist Team Manager in daily tasks and duties and ensure issues are handled appropriately by taking ownership, performing quality investigations, escalating issues timely when necessary.•Maintaining a green Service Level Agreements (SLA) by completing your work in an accurate, timely and efficient manner at all times.•Understanding, complying and applying bank/department operating policies and procedures at all times including the Wealth Canada AML Policy. This will include completing all required training materials/courses. Responsible to report a UTR for any unusual financial activity or behavior.•Ensuring company policies align with advance business objectives. Being knowledgeable of and comply with company and industry codes of conduct and with laws and regulations.•Ensuring your daily work kept for audit purposes is accessible, organized and filed according to company Wealth record retention policy.•Ensuring compliance with best business practices throughout organization and share the responsibility for delivering a consistent Operational Excellence by following company Framework and through your own accountability & objectives.•Maintaining positive client and partner relationships and look for ways to contribute to positive ciLEI score.•Participating actively in regular team meetings and coaching sessions and contribute to a positive working environment by participating in work committees and events.Qualifications•Advance Excel knowledge with proficiency in VBA and creating Macros.•3-5 years of prior Wealth industry knowledge and extensive experience in an operations position •Ability to promote efficiency toward achieving business objectives and profitability.•A thorough understanding of the markets in conjunction with back-office operations•The ability to work in a fast-paced environment, with tight timelines and in a teamwork environment.•Proficiency with system such as ISM, SEI, CDS, DTC, OIS•Knowledge on Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Access, Power point, Outlook•Post-secondary required – Must be recent grad (3-5 years’ experience or internship/co-po experience.)Nice to have:•Canadian Securities Course•Experience working on trade entries•Knowledge of market mechanics including the trade settlement process is desired.SummaryInterested in the Operations Officer role in Toronto? Apply online today!Candidates moving towards the next step of the recruitment process will be contacted. Randstad Canada is committed to fostering a workforce reflective of all peoples of Canada. As a result, we are committed to developing and implementing strategies to increase the equity, diversity and inclusion within the workplace by examining our internal policies, practices, and systems throughout the entire lifecycle of our workforce, including its recruitment, retention and advancement for all employees. 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