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Operations Manager

Location: New York
Base Salary: TBD
Industry: Financial Services

Job Title: Operations Manager

Job Description:

The Operations Manager will work as a member of a team to support front office to grow a portfolio of loans in North America. The Operations Manager will manage the team who would be responsible for working with front office, headquarters and collateral administrator to book, confirm, and settling loan trades, as well as managing our existing portfolio, making reports, P&L queries, cash management and reconciliation.

 

Pay:       Competitive

 

Job Duties:

  • Managing the middle office team within the newly formed Aozora North America office
  • Close coordination with senior management and trading desk
  • Booking, confirming and settling par loan trades under LSTA / LMA documentation
  • Coordinating with trade counterparties to receive and review trade documentation
  • Checking loan/credit documents, trade compliance and trade settlement conditions
  • Conducting KYC, and any other due diligence checks
  • Checking all processing within the loan booking system Wall Street Office (WSO)
  • Escalate and resolve any trade problems that arise
  • Preparation and amendment of trade documents
  • Other necessary tasks for trade settlement
  • Management of covenants and reporting due dates
  • Support headquarters to maintain transaction database, perform cash management and asset balance reconciliation
  • Preparation of internal documents/reports required from internal departments/headquarters
  • Review and update of loan administration policies and procedures as needed

 

Qualifications:

  • Strong understanding of the LSTA and LMA loans settlements process
  • Experience with ClearPar and WSO
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • 5+ years experience in a financial institution at a similar role preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite, in particular Excel and Word
  • Strong sense of accountability with a commitment to achieving individual and team goals
  • Ability and desire to work in a fast paced, flat organizational structure
  • Japanese language ability would be a plus, but not essential

 

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