Often separated into two parts – Middle Office and Back Office – Oakleaf approaches the Operations function holistically and by bringing the appropriate full set of capabilities to client needs.  This can include:

  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Risk and Finance Analytics; Model Development and Governance 
  • Process Re-Design
  • Information Technology
  • Program Management

While capable of working with different asset classes, Oakleaf excels within the areas of housing and mortgage- based Operations in the secondary market. Some of the critical areas in which we’ve helped such clients include the following.

Back Office Trade Processing & Management

  • Confirmations and Reconciliations
  • Clearance and Settlements – DVP, RVP,DVF,RVF, Cash
  • Claims and Fails Processing – receive and deliver
  • Exceptions processing
  • Collateral Processing
  • Securitization
  • Allocations and Netting
  • Support for Trading Tools
  • Interfaces to upstream (trading) systems and other internal functions, such as accounting 

Fedwire, DTCC, and Bank Connectivity

  • Requests, Cancels
  • Connectivity Assurance and Testing
  • Message Formatting (e.g. SWIFT)
  • Custodian Terms and Conditions

Data Management

  • Positions – intra-day and end-of-day
  • Portfolio Management
  • Party Master data
  • Securities data
  • Reporting – internal and regulatory
  • Systems to calculate profit and losses
  • Data Store and Data Mart Architecture and Design