Graduate Operations Administrator

London, South East England
10 Jul 2017
09 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently recruiting for an Operations Administrator to join an international finance institution based in London.

Key duties will include:

  • To check and monitor the automated matching of trades on CTM and ensure Swift messages are sent to custodians correctly.
  • Match trade instructions against broker confirmations manually when required and confirm match on an in-house system.
  • To liaise directly with settlement agents/brokers on settlement problems.
  • To reconcile designated clients cash balances daily (where available).
  • To liaise directly with custodians on any discrepancies that occurs.
  • To reconcile holdings, on designated client accounts, on a monthly basis on the in-house system to custodians' data and produce a formal reconciliation using excel spreadsheets.
  • To reconcile cash balances, on designated client accounts, on a daily and monthly basis on the in-house system to custodians' data and produce a formal monthly reconciliation using excel spreadsheets.
  • To match and send instructions to custodians for all FX transactions.
  • To check daily pricing reports and take relevant actions when required.
  • Prepare corporate action forms and transmit instructions to custodians and process on in-house system.
  • To produce client valuations and related schedules from the in-house system for allocated clients.
  • Ensure valuation reports are given to the Performance Officer in a timely manner.

Key experience will include:

  • Prior knowledge of settlements, reconciliations and client reporting within a Banking institution
  • Prior system experience to include Excel, Bloomberg, Dimension, CTM and Alert
  • Ability to build internal and external relationships with both clients and customers
  • Attention to detail and ability to manage workload and meet deadlines consistently
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • An understanding of financial services regulations would be advantageous

This is a 6 month FTC with the potential to turn permanent and the client is willing to offer £28,000 p.a. pro rata subject to experience.