Investment Operation Analyst

Recruiter
Aviva
Location
York
Salary
From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted
29 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for an Investment Operations Analyst on a 18 month Fixed Term Contract.

Investment Operations is a complex and highly governed team based in York. We are looking for someone who is highly numerate, has excellent attention to detail, and is committed to accuracy and delivery to join the team.

There are c£50bn of investments in the 600 h-Aviva Unit Linked funds. Every day c4,000 securities need to be independently validated, generating 2,500 unit prices used by administration teams to support our customers. On a monthly basis, c£1bn of customer transactions are transmitted to/from Fund Managers by Investment Operations.

Your responsibilities will include but will not be limited to:

  • Analysing investment data
  • Validating system generated exceptions
  • Generating and instructing investment trades with Aviva Investors and external fund managers to align investments with policyholder liabilities
  • Calculating tax provisions for capital gains and income on Life fund policies
  • Distributing fund prices to admin systems on time
  • Ensuring compliance with internal policies and group risk framework
ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Degree in analytical subject e.g. Mathematics/Accounting/Business is desirable
  • Proficient in numeracy and problem solving together with strong analytical skills
  • An understanding of financial markets, securities and investments
  • Knowledge of Unit Linked products and services would be beneficial
  • Ability to work expertly without compromising on accuracy
  • Able to perform competent impact assessments of issues and escalate appropriately
  • Ability to work flexibly to accommodate daily operations timeframes and project requirements
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • £22,000 - £25,000 Salary depending on experience
  • Bonus potential
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Competitive pension
  • Flexible benefit options
Bring to Aviva what makes you different and we’ll support you to do the best work of your life. We encourage applications from everyone who wants to help us achieve our purpose of helping our customers to Defy Uncertainty.

One of Aviva’s core values is Care More, and this is brought to life through the flexible ways we like to work. This may include working from home some of the time, or flexible work schedules to accommodate parent and carer responsibilities, further studies and hobbies.

We prefer all applications to be submitted online, however if you require an alternative method of applying please contact Becky Procter in the Resourcing team on 01904 684121.


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