Foreign Exchange Operations Analyst at Regions Bank (Atlanta, GA)

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Thank you for your interest in a career at Regions. At Regions, we believe associates deserve more than just a job. We believe in offering performance-driven individuals a place where they can build a career --- a place to expect more opportunities. If you are focused on results, dedicated to quality, strength and integrity, and possess the drive to succeed, then we are your employer of choice.

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Job Description:

At Regions, the Capital Markets Foreign Exchange (FX) Operations Analyst is a part of the Finance and Accounting group. This position is responsible for ensuring the work flow is maintained and there is no internal, external or client impact.

Primary Responsibilities

Middle Office
  • Handles daily position and Profit/Loss (P/L) reconciliation; this includes researching and correcting posting errors.
  • Responds to customer and bank inquiries through the Foreign Exchange (FX) 800 number
  • Supports all functions associated with RegionsFX online trading, including client demonstrations , client setup, trouble shooting issues, serve as product manager, and responding to the dedicated RegionsFX support 800 number
  • Prices small value FX trades initiated by other internal areas of the bank
  • Handles reporting, which includes writing basic Sequel queries against the FX database
  • Supports more complex transactions, such as foreign currency options, non-deliverable forwards and multi-currency loans
  • Handles end of the month P/L attribution for the various business segments
  • Generates reports used to monitor counterparty risk
  • Provides data for federal regulatory reporting and audit requests as needed
  • Acts as liaison with FX Back office and teammates from various business groups
  • Works with vendor to provide FX system application support
  • Performs other functions in support of FX Sales and Trading


Back Office
  • Reconciles general ledger and foreign due from accounts daily, including researching and addressing outages
  • Investigates trade, payment and accounting issues associated with trade settlements and check clearing
  • Prepares monthly RAVE on accounts and regulatory reporting
  • Maintains client information within the FX system; ensures supporting documentation is complete and properly stored on imaging system; provides customer service to both internal and external customers
  • Ensures proper funding of foreign and domestic due from accounts
  • Ability to serve as backup for Trade Settlements desk and Check Clearing
  • Assists in managing workflow


This position is exempt from timekeeping requirements under the Fair Labor Standards act and is not eligible for overtime pay.

Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree required
  • Three years of experience in an analyst role within the financial services industry
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good customer service skills
  • Sophisticated Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel and Access
  • Proven basic knowledge of various Capital Markets products and the mechanics of basic financial instrument
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced, high stress trading environment


Preferences
  • Finance or Accounting degree preferred
  • Experience working with Capital Markets products preferred


Position Type
Full time

Benefits Information

Regions offers a benefits package that is flexible, comprehensive and recognizes that "one size does not fit all" for associates. Listed below is a synopsis of the benefits offered by Regions for informational purposes, which is not intended to be a complete summary of plan terms and conditions.
  • Paid Vacation/Sick Time
  • 401K with Company Match
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • Disability Benefits
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Associate Volunteer Program


Please note, benefits and plans may be changed, amended, or terminated with respect to all or any class of associate at any time. To learn more about Regions' benefits, please click or copy the link below to your browser.

https://www.regions.com/welcometour/benefits.rf

Location Details
Regions Plaza Atlanta

Location:
Atlanta, Georgia

Bring Your Whole Self to Work

We have a passion for creating an inclusive environment that promotes and values diversity of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sex, pregnancy, and many other primary and secondary dimensions that make each of us unique as individuals and provide valuable perspective that makes us a better company and employer. More importantly, we recognize that creating a workplace where everyone, regardless of background, can do their best work is the right thing to do.

OFCCP Disclosure: Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans
More Information on Regions Bank
Regions Bank operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in Birmingham, AL. Regions Bank was founded in 1971. It has 18851 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 1 open jobs at Regions Bank, click here.
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