Core Asset Consulting
10 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job description: Core-Asset Consulting's client, a leading investment management house in Edinburgh has a brand-new opportunity available for someone experienced in Corporate Actions to lead their Investment Operations team on a permanent basis. Candidates should have strong hands on corporate actions experience, and ideally experience in other areas of Asset Servicing/Operations, coupled with strong customer focus and proven ability to develop strong relationships with all stakeholders. Essential: Strong leadership and interpersonal skills. Strong customers focus with a proven ability to ensure services support the needs of all stakeholders. Ability to develop strong relationships, with both internal and external stakeholders, and people at all levels. The ability to organise, prioritise and manage time to meet market and customer deadlines. The ability to understand and solve complex problems. The ability to lead and deliver outcomes across multiple business teams. Relevant tertiary qualifications preferred in economics, accounting and/or finance CISI Investment Operations Certificate Core responsibilities: Manage the delivery to expected business outcomes in the area's of corporate actions, transaction processing, static data and client management. Contribute to change pieces in relation to projects and fund implementation across Investment Operations. Management of key customer relationships with the wider business and the various functions globally to ensure standards and ongoing requirements are understood, developed and delivered. Ensure that the appropriate audit and risk outcomes are delivered for the functions that the team is responsible to deliver; and provide service and quality assurance reporting when required by line management. Embed productivity and mature working habits amongst teams to ensure ongoing business improvement objectives are met and delivered; and ensure internal quality measures are in place and actively managed Monitor the activities of your team members to confirm that they adhere to the organisation's governance policies and standards, and take corrective action when non-compliance is identified. Lead your team in the day to day activities of an effective unit, identifying opportunities for improvement and leveraging efficiencies across the area; lead the team to meet agreed performance targets, continually seeking ways to improve efficiency without negatively impacting on service. Provide leadership to the team to ensure all business needs are fulfilled and individuals are engaged in their work; manage and motivate direct reports in line with business objectives. Consistently display behaviours that encourage productive working relationships and a strong performance culture. Benefits: Discretionary Bonus Pension Scheme Life Assurance Private Health Care Job reference: 9955 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