Securities Operations Specialist

  • Rothschild & Co
  • Zürich, ZH, Switzerland
  • 17/06/2020
Full time Data Science Big Data Data Management Statistics

Job Description

As one of the world's largest independent financial advisory groups, we know that it takes a distinct perspective to make a meaningful difference to our clients’ business and wealth.
Rothschild & Co is a global and family-controlled group. We provide M&A, strategy and financing advice, as well as investment and wealth management solutions to large institutions, families, individuals and governments, worldwide.

Having been at the centre of the world's financial markets for more than 200 years we can rely on an unrivalled global network of more than 3,800 talented employees and a track-record of outstanding execution with 50 offices around the world.

Our integrated global network of trusted professionals and decision makers around the world provide in-depth market intelligence, meaning we can be closer to current issues than any other global financial institution in our core markets.

It is this scale, local knowledge and intellectual capital that allow us to provide a distinct perspective and effective long-term solutions for our partners.

Overview of Role

The Securities Operations Department is responsible for the processing and monitoring of all securities related transactions as well as the life-cycle-management of securities positions and the maintenance of the asset master data. We serve our clients in a highly professional way and we keep our procedures on the most efficient level to provide information and services in a timely manner. Every member of the team strives to optimize the processes continuously to exceed current and future expectations of our clients.

As a Securities Operations Specialist you can handle special cases, contribute to companywide projects and coordinate with internal and external stakeholders in a professional way. You challenge the current procedures of your area of responsibility and you establish “best practices” in the team.


  • Executes processing and booking of Stock-Exchange transactions for the Swiss and UK businesses
  • Trade confirmation matching via Swift, Omgeo/CTM or paper-based matching
  • Chasing counterparties on late and failed settlement
  • Settlement of trade transactions within the Avaloq System
  • Securities Transfers Free of Payment
  • Asset static data management and asset pricing
  • Processing of Income and Redemption
  • Mandatory and Optional Dividend Processing
  • Corporate Events
  • Process Proxy Voting and Attendance to General Meetings

Education and Qualifications

  • Commercial degree, apprenticeship or similar

Experience, Skills and Competencies Required

  • 2-3 years of experience in processing and booking of trades in all financial instruments in all markets, awareness of tax issues on stock exchange transactions
  • 2-3 years of experience in settlement of trades in all financial instruments is a strong benefit
  • Practical knowledge of Avaloq banking platform is considered a plus
  • Ability to communicate clearly to internal and external counterparties
  • Strong team player with a can-do attitude
  • Swift, reliable and exact working style
  • Very good command of English and German (written and spoken), French is beneficial

If you are curious to learn more about us and have valuable experiences in a similar role, then please submit your CV and Cover Letter through our recruitment tool.