Treasury Operations Assistant


London, England, GB

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Employer reference: REF912Q

The Opportunity

Shawbrook provides finance to a wide range of customer segments that value the premium experience, flexibility and certainly we deliver.  We are a purpose-led organisation, with a focus on delivering long-term sustainable value for all our stakeholders.


We have a diversified offering, with our innovative lending propositions tailored to meet specific customer needs in carefully selected markets across SME, Real Estate and Personal. Our products range from complex structured credit facilities for growth-focused businesses to mortgages for professional landlords and property investors, as well as simple loans for consumers delivered digitally.  We fuel our lending through customer deposits, which we attract by delivering a premium experience, choice and consistently great value to smart savers.


The business model we have created is unique and difficult to replicate, with our ‘best of both’ approach combining deep human expertise with advanced digital, tech and data capabilities.  This combination not only allows us to deliver excellent customer experiences, but to do so efficiently and at scale.  We are proud of our innovative and agile culture, which drives consistently high employee engagement scores and makes Shawbrook an attractive destination for the best talent.If you’re willing to roll up your sleeves, contribute new ideas and believe anything is possible, you’re our kind of person


Work with us because you:

  • Want to be part of a bank built for the dynamics of the modern world
  • Relish a challenge and enjoy a fast-paced, innovative and hardworking culture
  • Enjoy finding new and better ways to solve complexity and make things happen
  • Want to belong to a diverse culture that stands shoulder to shoulder with minority and underrepresented groups
  • Care about society and the environment and want to be part of a business that cares too
  • Want to continue to grow professionally and be the best version of yourself

The Role & Responsibilities

  • Treasury Back Office / Settlements activities including but not limited to;
    • Prompt confirmation and recording of transactions, verifying the accuracy of trade details and settlement instructions.
    • Timely and accurate settlement of financial instruments, co-ordinating with counterparties, custodian and other relevant parties.
    • Timely and accurate settlement and reconciliation of coupon payments
  • Preform daily bank account reconciliations for a number of bank accounts, verifying the movement in funds in each bank statement agrees to internal expectations, identifying and resolving discrepancies.
  • Responsible for the accurate recording and reporting of instruments and daily activity within the Treasury Management System.
  • Daily collateral management involving collating valuations, reconciliations, accurate recording in the Treasury Management System,  responding to/ issuing margin calls to counterparties and producing daily reporting.
  • Production of daily / weekly and monthly reporting for financial instruments.
  • Production of daily liquidity position
  • Production of daily exposure monitoring against internal limits.
  • Maintenance/ development of the Treasury Management System.
  • Preparation of month-end schedules to support the balance sheet; ensuring all attributes of the financial assets and liabilities are recorded accurately.
  • Assessment of new product / instrument proposals.
  • Ensuring process documents are kept up to date with any relevant changes made on a regular basis.
  • Project work in line with departmental activities.
  • Liaise with and maintain good relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Risk awareness and reporting/ escalation
  • Ad-hoc duties to support the Treasury Finance team.

The Person

  • Educated to A-Level or equivalent with proven experience in a Treasury Operations or Back Office function 
  • Knowledge of Treasury Management Systems
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office suite – including Word, Access & Power-point
  • Enthusiastic “can do” attitude
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines and able to work extended hours when required
  • Accuracy & attention to detail
  • Establishes effective working relationships at all levels
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills


Your Wellbeing - We take your health and well-being very seriously by providing a range of benefits to give you and your family peace of mind. These include:

  • Market leading family friendly policies such as access to our Maternity, Adoption and Paternity policies from Day 1 of your employment
  • Free access to Headspace, a mindfulness & meditation digital health app
  • Free access to Peppy digital health app that offers personalised support through fertility treatment becoming a parent or menopause
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) - Offering you support on a wide range of subjects including financial concerns, mental wellbeing and more general queries around family, work, housing, and health
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounts on gym membership
  • Contributory pension scheme & death in service

Your Lifestyle - It’s important you strike the right balance between your work and personal life. We provide benefits to support you when at work and when you’re enjoying your leisure time.

  • Minimum of 27 days holiday per year
  • Option to buy or sell holiday days through our flexi-holiday scheme
  • Discounts on gym membership nationwide
  • Access to discounts on a range of high street and online brands
  • Community support and charitable giving

Your Contribution - We’re focused on rewarding those that go the extra mile in helping us achieve our goals.

  • Participation in our annual discretionary bonus scheme designed to reward your contribution to our success
  • Proudly Shawbrook recognition scheme focused on recognising our role models and thanking our colleagues for a job well done

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