Network Support Officer Clearing - boost your career; come and work in the financial markets world - Amsterdam

  • Posting Date: 20-10-2019
  • Vacancy number: 22917
At a glance

Do you want to be part of the global environment ABN AMRO Clearing Bank (AACB) is active in? Do you have strong analytical skills, an eye for finding ways to innovate or automate business and new business opportunities? Do you want to work for a key player in financial markets driven by IT solutions? If you are willing to invest in yourself, like to work in a small and highly qualified team, thrive in a changing, complex and international environment and are not afraid to take ownership, you should apply for this job. Because ABN AMRO Clearing Bank is what you are looking for. You’ll work together globally to serve the best trading firms via our network and proximity to market infrastructures.

Your job

The person fit for this role helps manage the relationships with and the performance of our network of international service providers and counterparties. This is in order to guarantee the competitiveness, reliability and quality of the clearing and custody services they deliver, with a long-term focus on customer needs. Our clients are highly demanding, so you need to be as well. Network Management seeks to strike a balance between the interests of the customer, the service provider and the bank. In order to reach this balance, you need to be able to act in the interest of all our stakeholders.

As Network Support officer you will get the chance to gain experience on the market infrastructure side of AACB. You will have a vast learning curve, because you are in contact with multiple providers (CCPs, Custodians, CSDs etc.), traders and AACB departments daily. After a short while you are expected to fully carry out your own tasks and responsibilities. Including, but not limited to:
- Assisting the Network Managers where necessary
- Onboarding of Trading Members at various markets/exchanges
- Opening Securities and Cash accounts at Custodians/CSDs across the world
- Data management. Keeping our databases updated and improving where necessary
- Providing day to day support to colleagues, providers and clients

Your working environment

At AACB we aspire to lead the way to safe and transparent markets. In banking, Clearing denotes all activities from the time a commitment (buy or sell) is made for a transaction until it is settled. Clearing acts as an intermediary between clients and the exchanges they trade on. We become the buyer to the seller and seller to the buyer taking over the risk to reconcile orders between the parties in the transaction. We do so for professional traders, investment managers and corporates. We understand them and strive to deliver the same high-quality service across the globe. As clients are highly demanding and the market environment fluctuates you’re guaranteed to learn a lot in a short period of time. Working at ABN AMRO Clearing means thriving in an international, professional yet informal, fast-paced, IT-driven environment.
The Network Management Team has a lot of knowledge and shows drive and passion. The team brings an important contribution to the performance of the company and is based in Amsterdam.
ABN AMRO Clearing Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of ABN AMRO Bank and holds significant market shares in financial markets across the globe holding top spots in clearing on numerous exchanges in every region, clearing anything from 10 to 20 million trades per day.

Your profile

You’re attracted to the global financial markets, you are highly analytical and you embrace technological developments. You have the ability to bring colleagues from different backgrounds, expertise and cultures together in order to optimally serve our clients. You are curious by nature, drawn to continuous improvement and innovations. Of course, you are result driven, have an inquisitive mind and you enjoy learning new things in an international environment. Furthermore we are looking for a candidate who is keen to invest in gaining solid clearing knowledge in order to be able to maintain relationships with providers. Therefor the following characteristics is what we are looking for:
- Entrepreneurial spirit, creative mindset and capable of assessing and evaluating risks
- Highly interested in Financial Markets and their (technological) developments
- Speaks and writes in English fluently and therefore has no trouble communicating with people all over the world
- Thinks in terms of what’s possible, sees opportunities and takes a solutionsoriented approach
- Selfstarter who readily assumes responsibility and is not afraid to propose improvements
- Values quality work without losing sight of the main goal
- Bachelor’s degree, preferably followed by a Master’s degree

What we offer

We offer a position in a dynamic, complex and international environment with a broad range of responsibilities and with a clear growth perspective. We do understand that the Clearing business can be quite complicated. Therefore you can expect intensive guidance through your first months. You will learn everything about Clearing and Financial Markets. However, you are expected to take ownership wherever you can and not be afraid of responsibility. This combination will give you a vast learning curve. Furthermore, you’ll learn to act fast in a rapidly changing environment without losing quality. At ABN AMRO Clearing Bank we value own initiative and are prepared to support this where feasible.

Salarisindication: EUR 45k - 55k all-in based on a 36 hour work week (40 is also possible).


If you are interested, please apply online. For more information you can contact Valentijn Wiegel, +31 6 3054 3605, valentijn.wiegel@

Indication of Application Process

Step 1: Application

Fill out the information on the application form and upload your motivation letter and resume

Step 2: First interview

You will receive a confirmation of your application by e-mail. Within two weeks you will hear if you are invited for an interview

Step 3: Online assessment

You make an online cognitive test or an online assessment

Step 4: Second interview

You are invited for a second interview

Step 5: Job offer

You receive your job offer, once you have accepted it is time to start!

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