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New York, NY, US

Trade Processing - Assistant Vice President


About Swiss Re

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 13,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About the role:

The mission of the Trade Processing AVP is to ensure all activity within the area is processed up to the standards and controls documented by the Global Monitoring Framework and RCSA. The role's primary function is to execute the team’s processes that support the various business units of Asset Management, Treasury, ECM, ILS, and others. The position primarily focuses on the trade capture of the various business units trade executions. The purpose of this position is to centralize the trade processing functions within one group (AM Operations) dealing with trade input and trade amendments and related functions across various business units within Asset Management.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Transaction Bookings: Purchases, Sales, Capital Calls, Distributions.
  • Trade Amendments to the above transaction bookings
  • Break resolution between Aladdin and Hiport, AGT, TAMA, MX3.1 and Efront
  • Processing Voluntary Corporate Actions
  • Trade Entry and related tasks: Duration trades for Product Control, Shadow bookings in dual systems, own shares bookings as well as reconciliation between Trading systems and Aladdin
  • BLT uploads (Bulk Load Trader)
  • Test Trade Support across trading systems
  • Manual Entry of structured Bespoke transactions

About You:

  • Bachelor Degree Business Administration, Finance or similar
  • Working knowledge of Aladdin, Hiport, Murex 3.1 and Bloomberg
  • Strong and Detailed Product knowledge of Government bonds, Corporates, Equities, Futures. Derivatives, Private Debt, Private Equity and Direct Real Estate
  • Strong computer skills in terms of Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Coding skills for VBA/SQA and other preferable
  • Must be well organized and disciplined
  • Must have strong communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Must be able to support multiple priorities and tasks
  • Strong time management skills to meet strict deadlines

Key Compentenies:

Seeing the big picture

Candidate should be able to see how their objectives fit in with the overall team/business objectives, and questions any areas, which do not fit. Appreciates how each function operates within the Company and related roles externally.

Client service

Aware of the importance of internal and external clients, understands their needs and works with them to meet these. Focuses on delivery, meeting deadlines and providing high quality service.

Relationship development

Builds and maintains effective working relationships with peers both internally and externally. Initiates building up a network of contacts.


Always deals with colleagues and clients honestly. Can be trusted to behave to a high ethical standard.


Ability to adapt to changes in objectives and priorities proactively in response to changing business needs.


The ability to think and act ahead, identifying problems or opportunities before they arise, in terms of delivery of tasks/projects and resource conflicts. Willing to initiate opportunities for improvement.



Reference Code: 100237 


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