Asset management

Associate Cash & Collateral Management

Are you graduated a few years ago and looking for a new challenge? Perhaps you’re the Associate Cash & Collateral Management with well-developed analytical and process thinking skills we are looking for? Do you naturally take the lead? Then we would love to hear your story.
 

Location
The Netherlands / Heerlen
Employment
40-40 hours
Years of experience
2 - 5
Education
Higher professional education / Academic higher education

This is going to be your job

As a true professional you always think in terms of opportunities and solutions. You will never lose focus on your goal: reducing counterparty credit risk via Collateral and delivering a timely and correct Cash Forecast to the Trading Desk.
As Associate Cash & Collateral Management you will be responsible for:

  • reducing the counterparty credit risk via Collateral on the outstanding derivatives portfolio;
  • providing the correct cash forecast to the Trading Desk;
  • the implementation of improvements in processes, procedures and systems;
  • contribute in the implementation of Agile epics (projects), as business representative;
  • contribute in the Kaizen team (chain wide continuous improvement initiatives);
  • analysis and adequate follow up of exceptions.
Business line/department
At APG you will be part of the Cash & Collateral Management Team within Operations, which is the heart of APG Asset Management (AM). The information recipients must be able to rely on the accuracy, timeliness and completeness of the information provided by Operations. The data is processed to provide high quality decision making and reporting information for the Front Office, Customers and Supervisors.

The Cash & Collateral Management Team consists of 10 professionals with adequate experience in this area. The team fulfills a crucial function within Operations and has interaction with all other teams and departments at APG Asset Management.

The team is located in Heerlen, after COVID-19 you’re expected to work both in Heerlen and from home. When required you’re willing to work from our Amsterdam office.
 

This is what you offer

As Associate Cash & Collateral Management, you know how to approach issues from different angles and ask the right questions. You are someone with a healthy ambition who takes action independently, but you are also a motivated team player. Of course you are representative, possess well developed communication and interpersonal skills and show a lot of initiative. Lifelong learning and continuous education is a normal ambition for you and you have a "can do" mentality (not a 9 to 5 attitude).
Furthermore we ask for:

  • a bachelor or university degree preferably in financial economics, business economics or business administration;
  • 3 - 7 years’ experience, preferably within an asset management environment or financial institution;
  • understanding of and interest in the world of Cash- or  Collateral Management;
  • an excellent command of English (both oral and written) and Dutch preferably.
 Nice-to-haves:
  • familiarity/affinity with investment operations functions such as: Trade Processing, Pricing & Valuation, Reconciliation, Data Management etc.;
  • affinity with automated systems like Murex, (ION) IT2, (Smartstream) TLM, (Advent) Geneva and MS Office in general (including VBA Excel);
  • a strong analytical background and knowledge of databases and programming language like Python, R and Alteryx (Qlik);
  • CFA certified.

This is where you'll work

For pension provider APG, pensions are about people, life and how we live together. Through careful asset management, pension administration, communication and advice, APG wants to help build a decent future in which we share our well-being and prosperity honestly and sustainably. For present and future generations. For today, tomorrow and beyond.
 
We offer a competitive salary and attractive terms of employment with a focus on flexibility.
 

More information

More information? Please contact recruiter Vanessa de Veer or hiringmanager Guido Verkoeijen via guido.verkoeijen@apg-am.nl, who can tell you more about the specific position.
 
Do you see a future with APG? Apply with a cv and cover letter and show us what motivates you.

Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.
 

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Vanessa de Veer

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