Western Asset

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Securities Operations Specialist/Bank Loans

Securities Operations Specialist/Bank Loans

Investment Support


Individual is responsible for the settlements processing of Bank Loans, interacting with the High Yield Trading Desk, as well as assisting various departments within the company.



  • Ensure trades are accurately posted in accounting system and instructed in a timely manner to custodians.
  • Notify trade operations team of all trade discrepancies.
  • Process trade adjustments when needed.
  • Maintain clear communication of amendments with all necessary parties.
  • Ensure accurate processing of amendments.
  • Escalate to upper management as needed.
  • Provide oversight to our bank loan outsourcing vendors for trade confirmation, settlement and daily P& I postings.
  • Complete all daily tasks and responsibilities as denoted by the team checklist.
  • Maintain accurate administrative data for all Bank Loan accounts.
  • Set up new brokers, custodians and accounts within internal and external systems as needed.
  • Assist in resolving Bank Loan related cash discrepancies.
  • Prepare and update weekly/monthly KPI data.
  • Review and resolve any discrepancies identified during monthly reconciliation.
  • Assist with any ad hoc projects or requests.


  • Minimum 2 years of relevant industry specific experience.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong computer skills.



A good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Bloomberg.


Academic Qualifications (minimum requirements):

Undergraduate degree in related field.