Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Singapore


Trade Capture Utility (TCU - FX) - 6 months contract/secondment - 90227870
Primary Location:SG-SG-Singapore-Singapore
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:3 Apr 2019 - Ongoing
Trade Capture Utility
This is an opportunity to join the Trade Capture Utility (TCU) team to work closely with front office, clients and various infrastructure groups to ensure accurate trade capture, risk management and superior client servicing across three main asset classes which include FX Cash, FX Derivatives and Commodities.  
What will you be doing?
Act as the main contact point for traders. Maintaining accurate books and record among the above products. Process all new, amend and cancellation booking (including life cycle events on structured products) in the risk system.
Establish high quality control procedure for operational, market or regulatory risk on existing and new flow to ensuring trade capture are complete and clean from front to back by end of day
Provide coordinated efforts in aiming to establish joint workable solution, pro-actively chase, and liaise with the concern parties to pursue the goal, and resolve execution or risk position queries for traders and other stakeholders.
Assist with break root cause analysis and break resolution. Be creative, automate with a view to minimize manual processing as much as possible
Develop a business requirement and brainstorm ideas with a view to improving work flow by compiling all functionality to be implemented with intense collaboration with other Infrastructure Group (ie Operations, Product Control, Legal, Market Risk etc)
Trade Capture related functions including but not limited to: Trade Capture Assistance, Allocations, Trade Amendments, Queries investigation, Client notification of lifecycling events, Client servicing
Ensure there is suitable control processes around trade booking, verification and reconciliation and that the control environment of TCU matches the ambition of the Sales desk to trade new and exciting products as well as supporting existing business in a scalable fashion.
Working closely with Sales, Trading, IB MO, PCG and DFX teams across the globe on a daily basis to resolve issues.  
What we’re looking for:
We are seeking candidates with Middle Office experience, ideally in FX Cash and / or FX Derivatives and / or Fixed Income
Experience in Microsoft Office technologies including Excel and VBA
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
Works well and is comfortable communicating directly with all levels of the organization
Organized, superior attention to detail
Ability to work efficiently under pressure
Ability to develop relationships with both internal and external clients to understand and address their needs. 
Skills that will help you in the role:
Eagerness to take initiative and promote process improvements
Team player
Displays confidence and professionalism
Highly motivated 
Where will you be working?
You will work with members of the Trade Capture team who are primarily responsible for providing trade capture assistance including trade input, amendments, life-cycle events management and trade allocation processing. The team acts as a first point of contact for all front-line issues regarding trade capture specific queries across the Trading desks covering the products mentioned below. It also works closely with Operations to deal with other queries.
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Our Values
Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.
Our Diversity
We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.
Our Benefits
Our customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be.

About the company

Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide.

We have over 325 years of history and expertise in banking. From our beginnings in Lombard Street, London through to the launch of the world’s first ATM and innovative mobile phone payments services, find out more about our achievements to date.

Barclays is a trading name of Barclays Bank PLC and its subsidiaries. Barclays Bank PLC is registered in England and is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England. Registered No. 1026167. Registered office: 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP.

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