Financial director / Consolidation


Operation analyst

06 July England - Greater London, London Perm

CASA London Branch is a funding entity raising funds on the wholesale market (medium-to-long term notes in various currencies and seniorities) and lending them to the Crédit Agricole S.A.’s subsidiaries.

The Operations department is responsible for all Middle-office and Back-Office processes and controls, as set out as being responsible for the administration of all the databases for all the transactions of the London Branch: EMTN, USMTN, Samurai, Covered Bonds, Loans and Borrowings, Derivatives and other transactions from Treasury activities.

Beyond the middle-office/back-office production duties and in relation with the different departments of CASA’s London Branch (including the FO teams), your role will also be to develop new processes and implement new initiatives (databases, reports, specific projects).
You will also facilitate and smoothen the processing of all Middle-Office and Back-Office processes and controls, as set out below.

You will develop various skills and knowledge in both financial products such as Bonds, Loans and Derivatives but also in the various processes supporting a fund raising activity.

1.- Key Responsibilities – Middle Office duties
Efficiency initiatives, to:
Understand the business background, risks and gaps measures, systems workflow and current operating process.
Develop new Access databases
propose initiative to upgrade existing ones to gain efficiency.
Design high quality, accurate and flexible reports using the Front-to-back tool Calypso.
Support Front-Office in monitoring and reporting of new issues’ order books to various internal committees or external bodies (rating agencies, supervisors).

Daily and monthly reporting:
Take the ownership of the reconciliation of the Front-to-Back office system, Production of Flow/ Stock management reports, regulatory reports such as MIFID II.
Monitor and prepare reports checking the eligibility of Micro hedging strategies to the Short Cut Method, for the purpose of assisting the Accounting area in the production of IFRS returns.
Liaise with the Head Office for the management of the Liquidity GAP.
Update and maintain the Strategies/Bundles database.
Evaluate, control and apply validated Mark to Market figures received from CACIB MAM to the Calypso system, Justify the P and L,
Support monitoring of internal transactions and analytical NBI.
Liaise with / report to the Head Office for the management of the Liquidity Gap.

Realise the production, monitoring and  reporting the ALM interest rate Gap forecasts at month end 
Realise the reporting to the European Central bank and Rating agencies.

2.- Key Responsibilities – Back Office

Instruments mainly include Fixed and Floating Rate medium to Long term issues under different seniorities (senior and subordinated issues) and under different governing laws: EMTN, USMTN, Samurai, Hedging Derivative transactions (IRS, CIRS, FX Swaps) and loans and deposits.

- English (Fluent)
- French (Fluent)
- Financial products and processes basics
- Educated to Degree level or equivalent.

- Strong Mathematics skills