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Transaction Officer Derivatives Processing

Job Utrecht, NL
Posted 6 Jan 2021

Degree level


Job function


Required languages

Dutch (Fluent)
English (Fluent)

Work experience

1 to 3 years

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Always wanted to work in an internationally oriented environment? Are you interested being part of one of the most diverse teams within the bank, servicing our Rabobank branches in New York, London, Hong Kong and many more? Are you confident enough to be part of a team that handles billions of Euros every day across all time zones? Then this might be your opportunity to join the no.1 Wholesale bank in the Netherlands.

Our department

Financial Markets Services (FMS) is part of Wholesale Rural and Retail (WRR) Operations. Operating from our head office in Utrecht, FMS supports all main Rabobank WRR offices globally. We are the service provider to Markets and other internal customers like Treasury. The services provided include Transaction Processing, Confirmations, Transaction Reporting, Cash Settlements.

The FMS Derivatives processing department in Utrecht is situated within the FMS Operations area. The main responsibilities are processing the Derivative, Commodity and Equity Derivative products and managing the related cash settlements. The department focuses on managing a highly efficient process flow whilst managing and minimizing operational risks delivering excellent service to our clients. The department has a well-established and strong position within WRR Operations.

Making a difference

A transaction officer within the Derivatives Processing team is responsible for processing and settling the Derivative trades within given deadlines in various Back Office systems. To meet deadlines it is important that you are able to set priorities and that you are able to cope with stress. In this job you have regular contact with front office, mid office, external clients, clearing houses and back-offices of counterparties.

You will be part of the FMS Derivatives Processing team which consists of 11 members. As mutual goal the team wants to provide high quality service, minimize operational risks and implement the Continuous Improvement way of working according to LEAN.

The ideal candidate is a flexible team player who is stress-resistant and accurate. You are an excellent communicator and are client-focused. You will have good prioritisation and time management skills.

Position will be located in Utrecht, Europastaete. Please be aware that the position requires a travel radius of approximately 45 minutes to Utrecht.  

With you

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent; 
  • Experience within the Rabobank organisation
  • Read and write fluently Dutch and English
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills;
  • Experience within an international environment;

You have an advantage if you have knowledge of:

  • Check and act on various status reports
  • Strong understanding of Operations Process workflows
  • Initiating initiatives, supporting audits
  • Understands process chains, front to back
  • LEAN way of working 

We are looking for a candidate who possesses the following skills and competences:

Besides the Rabobank core competencies of Customer focus and Collaboration, the following competencies are required for this position:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Organising & monitoring
  • Deliver results
  • Team player

Growing a better world together

You'll already be aware that Rabobank is a financial services provider for more than 8.5 million customers in 40 countries. But did you know that we aim to contribute to real change with our 'Growing a better world together' mission?  We do so in many ways, such as:

We want to share our knowledge about sustainable financial solutions. For example, we offer a discount to corporate clients with a sustainable hallmark.

As part of a project with Humanitas, we are helping people who are experiencing financial difficulties to get their household finances in order.

Good to know

Do you want to become the ideal version of yourself? We would love to help you achieve this by focusing firmly on your growth, development, and investing in an environment where you keep learning every day. We give you the space to innovate and initiate. In this way, we offer you numerous opportunities to grow and help you exceed your expectations, you can also expect:

  • a gross monthly salary in salary scale 7;
  • a thirteenth month and holiday pay;
  • an Employee Benefit Budget (9% of your monthly salary). You decide how to spend this budget. This may include purchasing extra leave days, making extra pension contributions or even receiving a monthly cash payout;
  • a personal budget that you can spend on activities related to your personal development and career;
  • 100% reimbursement of commuting costs if you travel by public transport! Do you still prefer to travel by car or motorbike? Then choose a commuting allowance;
  • a pension scheme, to which your contribution is only 5%.

Let's meet  

Are you the person we're looking for? Are you ready to join Rabobank as a  Global Transaction Officer and to make a difference to yourself, our customers and to society?  We look forward to receiving your application for this vacancy in Utrecht.

Goodto know:

  • Apply via the “Apply now” button. Responses will be handled in accordance with our vacancy management policy.
  • Moniek Peeters, recruiter, would be happy to answer any questions about the application procedure via  The application process includes screening. Based on the screening procedures in place at Rabobank, we assess whether new staff are reliable enough to work at Rabobank.
  • The application process for this vacancy may include an individual assessment.
  • Your privacy is important to us. Do you want to know more, click on this link.

Everyone is different, and it is exactly those differences that help us become an even better bank. That's why we want to know who you really are!

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Rabobank is a bank that works for its customers and members. We are one of the largest financial institutions in the world, but we're still very involved at the local level. Our goal is to help customers achieve their goals. In addition, we aim to make a substantial contribution to the well-being and prosperity of people in the Netherlands and to a sustainable global food supply. We are a bank with cooperative roots. Everything we do, we do together.

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