Global Pricing Associate - GRADUATES CONSIDERED

Active Recruiting Consultants
From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
06 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A genuine opportunity for someone who is numerate with a keen eye for detail and good communication skills to grab a spot within our clients Global Pricing Team and work their way up through a business employing several thousand staff worldwide. Whilst initially a 12 month contract, there is a good chance the role will go permanent and our client is also open to numerate graduates looking for their first full-time role.

The Company: Our client serves investors all over the world and they also administer a wide array of corporate pension schemes. They employ over 5,000 people, managing £150billion+ worldwide.

The Role: This team is responsible for the operational pricing of our clients onshore and offshore fund ranges. The department is UK based and currently consists of 1 Senior Manager, 1 Manager and 1 Assistant Manager and approx. 10 staff. The purpose of the role is to undertake the daily responsibilities of the Global Pricing Team to ensure all Pricing cycles and Third-Party Provider dealing and settlement is completed within the required time-frames with a high degree of accuracy. The key responsibilities include:

  • Running Pricing routines daily at various times across all funds and providers

  • Fully understand and support the ITEQ and ETF dealing process

  • Fully understand the daily processing of client instructions for a variety of Funds within tight deadlines and regulatory requirements

  • Fully understand the daily high value processing of bulk transactions for Onshore, Offshore, UKFNW, GFNW, DC Funds Factory and Life Company offerings

  • Assist in the process of Fund Mergers, Launches and Closures of new Third Party Providers and funds

  • Daily inputting and reconciliation of Third Party deals to enable settlement with the Third Parties.

  • Daily telephone contact with internal departments and Third Parties over fund prices, deal confirmations and operational issues.

  • To keep Assistant Managers/Managers informed of work in progress and escalate any possible issues which will impact on the time-frame to complete

Skills / Experience Required: To be considered, you must have good PC skills (Excel, Word, Outlook), possess the ability to work under pressure and to consistently meet deadlines. You must be numerate with a keen eye for detail and a high degree of accuracy. It is important that you have a good telephone manner and strong communication skills and are able to complete tasks in a timely manner and flexibility to work out of hours if required. Also, you should be energetic with a strong desire to deliver service excellence and exceed expectations.

Additional Information: The salary for this role is up to £25,000 with additional bonus and a pension contribution to 13%. A fantastic working environment surrounded by good people although the main attraction as we see it is the role itself and the progression possible within the business.

The Global Pricing Associate position is only one of many vacancies we are handling. ARC is a specialist within Financial Services recruitment and the Consultant handling this role has over 20 years experience in this field. Areas of expertise include employee benefits/group risk, compliance, pensions, flexible benefits, paraplanners, sales support, underwriters and IT related roles. We predominately focus on London and The Home Counties, although we have also been successful in offering national solutions and overseas. Check the website and feel free to call Darren Snell at any time.

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