A well-trained and efficiently organized Treasury Operations department is essential to every financial institution. It provides a vital service to the Front Office by ensuring that all funds flow in a timely and correct manner and that all the necessary documentation is completed.
Taking the wider job function of operations staff into consideration, this examination has been designed to provide a benchmark for competency in all aspects of the operations and settlement processes.
It aims to test candidates' knowledge of:
- The underlying instruments involved in the international financial markets
- The processes for efficient settlements
- Related basic financial calculations
Candidates should also be able to demonstrate appreciation of the scope, importance and the role of the operations department, particularly in ensuring an autonomous service to the front office.