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Our Company

At BBVA, we are leading the transformation of global banking with the aim of bringing the opportunities of this new era within everyone’s reach. We are a global financial institution present in 30 countries with over 75 million customers. We are a bank with over 126,000 employees across the world and every one of those employees is leading and designing his/her professional career with the help of tools provided by the organisation to make that happen.

Corporate responsibility is an intrinsic part of our business model, promoting inclusion and financial education while supporting research and culture. Being part of BBVA means developing your career in one of the most innovative companies in finance.

We started out with the spirit of helping others make the best financial decisions. That spirit remains with us today and encourages us to keep moving forward, prioritising innovation and digital transformation so that we can bring the opportunities of this new era within everyone’s reach.

Our values define our identity; they are what drives us to make our goals a reality and they guide all of our actions and the decisions we make.

  • - The customer comes first.
  • - We think big.
  • - We are one team.

Job description

Assist in the oversight of the operations team. Duties will include improving current functions as it relates to trade support and settlements.
Experience in Operations and be knowledgeable in all aspects of the trade lifecycle for fixed income securities.
Ability to report on operational aspects of the team to senior management is a plus.
Experience working on a trading floor is desired.
Providing quick resolutions to sales and trading staff


    Complete daily trade confirmation and portfolio position and cash reconciliations.
    Ensure trades are pre-matched and/or confirmed no later than T+1.
    Maintain settlement instructions of all sub-accounts across multiple depositories.
    Responsible for monitoring trade corrections and/or cancellations and ensuring details travel across multiple applications (i.e. TOMS, Impact and Star)
    Liaise between Trading, Sales, Finance, and other departments (internal and external) to facilitate timely resolution of settlement issues.
    Investigate failed trade reports and assist Back Office with contacts and details on form of confirmation/pre-matching.
    Monitor/maintain middle office and back office e-mail distributions.
    Validate position and cash reconciliation reports on a nightly basis.
    Serve as Broadridge Vendor Risk Management committee contact.
    Liaise with DCM and Syndicate teams regarding bond issuance as it relates to security set-up at depositories, verification of investor and issuer SSI''s and trading details and processing of issuer payment on closing.
    Work closely with both Trading and Sales Team in New York to resolve trade booking discrepancies.
    Assist Broadridge BPO teams and Back Office Control team with settlement issues.
    Back-up for the other members of Middle Office and Operations teams.


Bachelor''s Degree (BA, BS, etc.) in a related field required with Seven (7) years of investment experience. Work experience may substitute for education requirement.


Required: FINRA Series 99 and/or 7
Preferred: Experience with Trade Support & Settlement software ( i.e. DTC, Clearstream, BONY BDC formerly GSCX, Bloomberg TOMS, Broadridge Impact, etc) is a plus

At BBVA, we believe that having a team made up of people with different ways of viewing the world and of taking on each challenge makes us a better bank. That is why we actively support diversity and inclusion, and we invite you to apply, regardless of your race, gender, age, sexual orientation, country of origin, experience, studies, etc.
We nurture a collaborative and inclusive work environment that enables us to show and develop the best we each have to offer.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information (41 C.F.R. 60-1.35 (c)).

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EEO Statement

BBVA Compass, BBVA Securities Inc., and BBVA S.A. New York Branch have a firm and unwavering policy to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to age, citizenship, color, disability, ethnic origin, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, nationality, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition, protected veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state or local law. This policy includes all job groups, classifications and organizational units. With regard to employment, this policy extends to applicants and covers our recruiting, hiring, promotion, transfer, demotion, discipline, termination, benefits, compensation and training practices as well as social and recreational activities. View the "EEO is the Law" & "View the EEO is the Law Supplement Poster" poster. BBVA Compass, BBVA Securities, Inc., and BBVA NY are equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.