CLIENT ADMINISTRATOR

Recruiter
Core Asset Consulting
Location
Edinburgh
Posted
09 Nov 2017
Closes
15 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job description: Core-Asset Consulting's client, a leading asset management organisation in Edinburgh has a new opportunity available for a motivated Client Administrator to join their business on a permanent basis. The role holder will support the firm's segregated client administration team in various daily tasks and facilitate the smooth running of the settlements team. The successful candidate will be a confident and outcome focussed individual with an interest in continuing to learn about investment markets and the investment management industry. Applicants will have strong interpersonal skills and ensure a high degree of accuracy. You will have a strong client focus and be proactive in approach. Essential: Working knowledge of Eagle, CRIMS, SharePoint, Salesforce Working Knowledge of Omgeo CTM/Alert, GTSS Working knowledge of custodian websites Ability to adapt to change Desirable: Industry qualifications (i.e. Investment Operations Certificate) Core responsibilities: Responsible for the matching and monitoring of trades to ensure timely settlement by liaising with the broker or custodian. Ensure the accurate matching of all trades and liaise with the dealing team, broker, 3rd party or custodian to resolve any mismatches. Ensure all trade and FX swift messages are released to the custodian within appropriate deadlines. Monitor all trades post execution and liaise with the broker or custodian to resolve any issues and ensure timely settlement. Monitor the settlements mailbox and respond to queries in a timely manner. Maintain up to date and accurate client settlement instructions. Ensure new client accounts are set up accurately in the systems. Responsible for updating Client Administration records with custodian cash movements on a daily basis. Liaise with custodians to resolve outstanding differences on client accounts and accurately record all of the issues. Checking third party FX amounts accurately and efficiently. Carry out a reconciliation of all 535 holdings discrepancies on a daily basis. Check/update the deposit spreadsheet on a daily basis whilst ensuring balances are sufficient to cover pending transactions. Distributing valuations & reports to clients on a monthly and weekly basis in accordance with the appropriate checklist. Ensure stock transfers are completed accurately and efficiently Ensure weekly meeting papers and monthly/quarterly management statistics are updated. Complete quarterly income repatriation analysis Introduce efficiencies through new processes and ideas Ensure market guidelines are maintained Assist with departmental audits Report any compliance issues in a timely manner and ensure any procedural changes are updated and implemented. Assist with team related projects when required Review settlements procedures on an annual basis to ensure are fully up to date Benefits: Competitive salary Discretionary bonus Generous pension scheme Private healthcare Job reference: 10072 To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Core-Asset Consulting offers specialist recruitment services to asset management, accounting & finance, asset servicing, legal and the wider financial services sector in Scotland. INDAM