GWIM Ops Analyst - Securities Based Lending Collateral Specialist

$46,000 - $82,000 yearly
  • The Resume Review - Recruiting Department
  • Pennington, NJ, USA
  • May 26, 2022
Full time Accounting Finance

Job Description

Job description
LOB Description:
The Securities Based Lending Collateral Specialist handles multiple responsibilities, including:
  • Daily review of account balances and holdings to determine adherence with firm and regulatory collateral requirements to reduce risk to clients and the firm.
  • Processing service requestsincluding, but not limited to Margin, Fed Funds, Checks, Journal Entries and Periodic Distributions.
  • Handling inbound calls from branch offices via the MLSN network while maintaining high survey results and providing correct information and resolution.
  • Includes ability to understand and effectively communicate ML systems, including Accounts Processing (AP), Brokerage Authorization (BA), Genesis, Naked Options Stress Analysis (NOSA), and the Commitment Tracking System (CTS)
  • Performing User Acceptance Testing (UAT) of the above mentioned systems, including occasional Saturday release testing.
  • Calculating collateral requirements, including margin and options strategies.
  • Contributing to the team by implementing procedural changes with regard to request processing and compliance/exposure issues.
  • Additional responsibilities (annual systems calculation reviews, procedure reviews, askMerrill/Smart Agent updates, etc.).
 
Required Skills:
  • Proficient in performing basic mathematical calculations (multiplication, division, etc.) with accuracy.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in order to perform in a proactive and effective manner across all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to interpret and effectively communicate information contained in account holdings, activity, and balances.
 
Desired Skills:
  • College Degree Preferred
  • Knowledge of Securities Based Lending products offered by ML (Margin, Options, LMA, ML Home Loans, etc.)
  • Knowledge of margin and option requirements.
  • Understanding of the Securities Industry and the various internal and external rules and regulations affecting the industry and department (e.g., Regulation T, Regulation U, FINRA, firm policies and procedures, etc.).
  • Familiarity with processing financial transaction requests via ASAP & ATCS.