Head of Operations
Adams Consulting Group, LLC - New York, NY

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Job Purpose:
This position directs the activities of the Funds Transfer, Treasury Operations, Loan Administration, Operations and Trade Finance areas.

Responsible for overall management of the Funds Transfer, Check Clearing, Treasury Operations, Customer Service, Loan Administration and Operations and Trade Finance departments.
· Manage day to day activities of Treasury Operations and Loan Operations, to ensure workflow, control information, and input to the various systems, is timely, efficient, and accurate.
· Processing of all FX, MM, Securities, Swaps, Options, Futures and synthetic deal product transactions including settlement confirmation, associated accounting entries and payment instructions.
· Monitor and report overall branch positions in currencies, Nostros, custody, correspondent, and regulatory accounts.
· Provide primary backup coverage for all processing functions as required in operations.
· Recommend and implement changes to operational procedures, policies and practices.
· Responsible for monthly operations KPCI Statistic Report for Head Office.
· Coordinate training and development for staff.
· Suggest and implement effective organization changes, if any, to operations areas and staff to improve productivity and effectiveness.
· Responsible for all aspects of processing Securities transactions using BONY and branch systems.
· Develop and maintain Business Continuity plans for Operations areas.
· Responsible for implementation of audit, compliance and control policy, procedures and recommendations.
· Responsible for preparation of monthly reports, including the customer charges and billing statements, the monthly loan report (CBK).
· Monitor Department Activity Checklist (DAC).
· Adherence to all pertinent laws and regulations governing AML/CTF including the BSA/USAPA as well as all bank policy and procedures governing same.
· Successful completion of on-line BSA/AML/OFAC training with a minimum of two additional hours of related supplemental training.
· Tasks and project assignments as required and specified by Manager or General Manager.
· Establish and ensure adherence to the Bank's operational policies, practices and procedures to ensure efficient service to customers.
· Prepare budget plan and control all operating and staff related expenses for Operations groups in New York.
· Coordinate and control all Operations related projects.
· Member of Direst Reports, ALCO and ALLL Committees, and other s as assigned.
· Monitor and review all ongoing operations activities to ensure problems are properly escalated or resolved, and changes to improve efficiencies in the various areas are approved and implemented.
· Responsible for review and update of all Operations related standards, procedures, and documentation.
· Directly manage priorities and activities of all Operations.
· Evaluate performance of staff, recommend training and development directions, and administer appropriate reviews and appraisals.
· Ensure adherence to all pertinent laws and regulations governing BSA/AML, CTF, OFAC and the USAPA, as well as all bank policy and procedures governing these topics
· Successful completion of on-line BSA/AML/OFAC training with a minimum of two additional hours of related supplemental training.

Qualifications and Experience:
· Hands-on knowledge of financial products: loans, securities, derivatives, foreign exchange and money market transactions, cash management and clearing systems, SWIFT, CHIPS, and the Federal Reserve.
· 10-15 years of Banking Operations experience.
· Bachelor's Degree.

Skills Essential:
· Problem analysis and decision making.
· People management and development of staff.
· Interpersonal and presentation skills to management and client base.

Competencies Essential:
· Ability to develop and maintain technical knowledge in specialized areas.
· Ability to leverage expertise to produce solutions.
· Delegate work appropriately.

Key Success Factors:
· Team player.
· Motivate others.
· Ability to interact at all levels.
· Quality production with strong commitment to the job.