4-day prep course 17, 18, 23 April 2018 & 15 May (Exam 28 May)
A well-trained and efficiently organised Treasury Operations Department is essential to complete every transaction. The Operations Department 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 into consideration the wider job function of the Operations Staff, 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 and 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.
The ACI Operations Certificate is the only International recognized diploma for Financial Markets and Treasury operations staff. No transaction can take place without operations The operations department provides a vital role in client service, compliance and risk management by ensuring that all funds flow in a timely and correct manner and all the necessary documentation is completed.
The ACI Operations Certificate Candidates will become up-to-date with the latest developments that affect treasury operations. It also helps candidates to understand the front to end treasury flow, which improves the understanding between trading and operations staff.
After this training you can
Overall Financial Market and front to end Treasury View
Deal capture, Trade entry & Confirmations
Settlement, netting and clearing
Reconciliations and investigations
Treasury systems and data management
Risk management, controls, compliance, documentation
Short-term bonds & notes
Best Practices Operations
The examination lasts 2 hours and consists of 85 multiple-choice questions. Some questions might require the use of a basic calculator. The latter will be provided on screen.