Sectech BrokerX

Comprehensive broker back office functionality.

BrokerX Introduction

BrokerX has been designed to completely automate the operations of brokerage firms. The comprehensive order management and trade execution functions support complex instrument types and are complemented with integrated market data and a customisable workflow. BrokerX can be interfaced with custodians, fund managers and other 3rd party systems for complete straight through processing. BrokerX is a dynamic IT solution with unmatched flexibility to grow, adapt and evolve.

Order Management

ORDER CAPTURE

Input and capture order details via electronic interfaces or manually

 

AUTOMATIC TRADE ALLOCATIONS

Automates trade allocations subject to configurable portfolio compliance requirements and allocation methodologies

 

ROUTING CAPABILITY

The ability to send the order to a trading venue, a broker or another desk in the firm.

 

CLIENT REPORTING

Reporting on order execution and trades in near real-time to the client, including where and when trades were made.

 

BACK OFFICE INTERFACE

Back office integration in order to settle trades for successful orders.

 

INTEGRATED COMPLIANCE

Integrates natively with compliance engine to offer real time compliance at the order level.

 

Client Reporting

COMPREHENSIVE OUT-OF THE BOX REPORTS

Generate more than 45 different reports to obtain a holistic perspective on the overall management of the agency and the pension fund in general.

EASY EXPORT TO OTHER FORMATS

For ad hoc reporting capabilities, retrieve custom data sets and export them instantly to Microsoft Excel or csv.

AUTOMATED REPORT SCHEDULER

A flexible rule based system of client notifications ensures timely reporting for different events on the system.

MULTIPLE MODES AND FORMATS

Multiple modes of reporting including SWIFT, encrypted email, SMS and proprietary file formats.

CUSTOMIZABLE REPORT PACKAGES

All client reports can be scheduled for automated generation and transmission on a client by client basis or even at safekeeping account level. Reports can be sent to multiple destinations.

 

Prices and Valuation

COMPREHENSIVE VALUATION ENGINE

The product supports a comprehensive valuation engine. It allows you to set up different valuation methods depending on your client’s requirements. It supports all the industry standard valuation formulae out of the box and can be configured to include any other market specific valuation method if it is required.

MULTIPLE DATA SOURCES

There is support to collect price related data from multiple price sources. Some of the standard sources supported out of the box are:

  • Pricing Vendors (e.g. Bloomberg, Reuters, etc. )

  • Excel, web api or csv feeds from exchanges or other sources.

  • Price extraction from SWIFT MT535 messages.

  • Price calculation based on configured formulae.

  • Manual input of prices.

DASHBOARD

A blotter interface helps you to visualize your pricing and valuation data in a single view. A configurable exception handling mechanism helps you to identify variations in the pricing and valuations which increase your efficiency to correct errors.

 

Fees

FLEXIBLE FEE SCHEDULES

Highly customisable fee schedules make it possible to setup almost any combination of rules of calculation of settlement and safekeeping fees. Features include sliding/tiered scales, minimum fee, charging by asset type and location.

FEE SCHEDULE ASSIGNMENT

Fee schedules can be assigned to a single safekeeping account, to a group of accounts or to a relationship. 

USER DEFINED SERVICES

User defined services allows setting up of one off fee (out of pocket expenses) or extraordinary services. Such services can be a flat fee, periodic, or based on service utilisation.

DETAILED CLIENT INVOICES

Client invoices contain details of all service utilisation along with the fee schedule applied, allowing for reconciliation of the computed amounts. 

DIRECT DEBIT

Provision for direct debit or for receiving bill payments into a nostro account. Payments are tracked and outstandings are updated. 

MULTIPLE BILLING PERIODS AND CURRENCIES

The system allows bill generation for different frequencies based on client. The billing currency can also be selected at client or safekeeping account level. 

 

Compliance

REAL-TIME REPORTING

Reports real-time capacities across each fund for every asset and rule, pre- and post- trade

AUTOMATIC BREACH NOTIFICATIONS

Validates real-time compliance results instantaneously across all funds and provides automatic breach notifications

CONFIGURABLE RULE ENGINE

Utilises rules engine that can handle any rule type, regardless of complexity

POWERFUL AUDITING

Provides fully audited results with compliance breach and cure management workflows

COMPREHENSIVE REPORTING

Offers automated and customizable summary and detail reports and dashboards

 

Risk Management

STANDALONE PRICING SYSTEM

Cut down on counterparty risk with built-in Residual Spread Analysis, enabling you to independently verify the prices obtained from brokers, dealers and banks.

 

COMPREHENSIVE RISK MEASURES

Get a comprehensive view of your risk. VaR, Key Rate Duration, Delta and Gamma are just a few of the wide range of calculations at your disposal.

 

PRICE BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS

This advanced approach to risk management keeps you steps ahead of the game. Our Price Behavior Curves (PBCs) projects fair values relative to changes in economic variables such as interest rates, inflation rates, equity indices, default rates and more.

 

Reports & Analytics

COMPLETE AUTOMATION

All client reports can be scheduled for automated generation and transmission on a client by client basis or even at safekeeping account level. Reports can be sent to multiple destinations.

 

MULTIPLE TRANSMISSION MODES

Send clients cash statements and advice of debit or credit by SWIFT, email, fax or proprietary mode of transmission. Detailed narrations used on cash statements.

 

HOLISTIC PERSPECTIVE

Provide customers with a holistic perspective of day-to-day performance, valuation and forecasted future cash flows.

 

INTUITIVE CONTENT

From configurable automatic generation to specific on-demand needs, our Reports module enables you to deliver impressive targeted quality in terms of content and visual presentation.

 

CRM and Sales Management

LEAD, CONTACT, ACCOUNT AND DEAL MANAGEMENT

Simplify the basics of your sales management and organize information easily.

SALES PIPELINE MANAGEMENT

The visual sales pipeline forecasts your revenue by deal stage where you can filter and sort deals, customize deal views, drag-and-drop deals across the pipeline, call and email customers.

EMAIL AND PHONE

Complete email and phone integration within the application and comprehensive logging so you never lose details.

LEAD, CONTACT, ACCOUNT AND DEAL MANAGEMENT

Simplify the basics of your sales management and organize information easily.

SALES PIPELINE MANAGEMENT

The visual sales pipeline forecasts your revenue by deal stage where you can filter and sort deals, customize deal views, drag-and-drop deals across the pipeline, call and email customers.

EMAIL AND PHONE

Complete email and phone integration within the application and comprehensive logging so you never lose details.

 

Treasury

AUTOMATE

Automates cash management processes across multiple business entities

SCHEDULED MOVEMENT

Allows definition of schedules for internal and external movements of funds

IN-BUILT COMPLIANCE

Complies with local and global financial standards and regulations

FORECASTING

Includes forecasting capabilities to identify liquidity trends

DASHBOARDS AND REPORTS

Detailed dashboards and reports on cash positions and liquidity

RISK MANAGEMENT

Manage different types of risks such as currency and interest rate fluctuations

HOLISTIC VIEW

Provides a holistic view of risks and opportunities related to cash management

 

Accounting

GENERAL LEDGER ACCOUNTING

The system delivers general ledger accounting for sophisticated account types and structures for mutual, institutional and pension funds. It features a fully configurable chart of accounts.

MULTIPLE TRANSACTION TYPES

Support for multiple transaction types - subscriptions, redemptions, contributions, withdrawals, dividends and corporate actions.

FEE ACCRUAL PROCESSING

Daily accrual of fees including management, administration and incentive fee.

VALUATION AND NAV

NAV production - daily, weekly or monthly. Multiple valuation types supported.

FINANCIAL REPORTING

Standard accounting reports with on-demand access to ledgers and journals, valuation reports and general ledger reports that include NAV and the Trial Balance.

 

Regulatory Reports

MONITOR COMPLIANCE

Monitor Fund Administrator compliance with regulator approvals and report exceptions.

DETAILED REPORTING

Generation of reports for the regulator across the full range of processing activities.

 

SWIFT & FIX Compliant Interfaces

MULTI-NETWORK COMPLIANT

Multi-network compliance architecture, incorporating SWIFT, FIX, and other networks

INTUITIVE DASHBOARD

Intuitive dashboard interface for total transparency and control to mitigate operational risks

FLEXIBLE

Filtering of individual messages as well as file of bulked transactions

 

Dashboard Interface

SIMPLE YET POWERFUL VISUALS

Visual presentation of performance measures

MEASURE EFFICIENCIES/INEFFICIENCIES

Instantly identify and resolve issues

MULTIPLE OPERATIONAL AREAS

Gain total visibility of all operations instantly and save time compared to running multiple reports

EXCEPTIONS HIGHLIGHTING

Quick identification of data outliers and correlations leading to better management of operations.

 

KYC & AML

KYC/ KYB

  • KYC identity and verification checks for individuals

  • KYB corporate registry and beneficial ownership checks

AML

  • AML proactive monitoring and alerts or rescreening

  • AML transaction screening (sender, beneficiary, bank, reference text)

  • Transaction monitoring for suspicious behaviour (real-time/retrospective)

FATCA & CRS ONBOARDING

Ensure that your new customer on-boarding processes are compliant with FATCA and CRS.

PROSPECTS & INVESTORS PROFILING SECTIONS

  • Extensive Information including Corporate Information

  • Client Relationships (E.g. Business, Family, etc.)

  • Contacts and Preferences

  • Investment Goals & Objectives

  • Investment Restrictions, Rules and Constraints

  • Suitability of the funds - MIFID

  • Investment Preferences, fees and Marketing

  • Customizable Sections

AGED ANALYSIS REPORTING – 30/60/90 DAY RULE

This report displays accounts with their aged balances . This enables you to follow up on overdue accounts as well proactively target accounts where the information needs renewal.

 

Integration

MULTIPLE OFF THE SHELF INTERFACES

Interfaces with popular core banking systems like Finacle, Flexcube, T24 are available right away.

REAL-TIME OR SCHEDULED

Integration in real time or via scheduled export

OPEN ARCHITECTURE

Automated exchange of data via API

RANGE OF INTERFACES

The system is designed to interface with all types of market participants such as brokers, asset/fund managers, custodians, registrars, transfer agents and depositories.

 

Reconciliation

DEPOSITORY INTERFACE AND RECONCILIATION

Automated positions reconciliation with local and international depositories as well as other entities through a variety of interface options.

CASH RECONCILIATION WITH CORE BANKING SYSTEM

Automated transactions and balance reconciliation with core banking systems to ensure that mirror accounts are in sync with core banking accounts.

 

Self-service Digital Portal

EASY TO USE

Provide standard and wizard-based portals for customers and partners to quickly and accurately initiate and maintain self-service transactions and communication; use a common look and feel through any preeminent web browser.

INFORMATIVE DASHBOARDS

Our web client platform provide investors with a 360° overview of their portfolio valuation, performance, future cash flows and personal reports.

REAL TIME

Real-time access to reports and investment information

 

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