ISA Administrator

Robert Half
London (Greater)
£30000 - £31000 per annum
03 Dec 2017
02 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description: ISA Administrator

Job Title: Administrator

Level II

Department ISA Department

Reporting to Supervisor

Job overview

working within a small team to ensure that all aspects of ISA administration are completed in a timely and efficient manner to both HMRC and FCA requirements. Cover will also be required on the Client Accounts department when necessary.

Main tasks:


Ensuring all client subscription activity is completed correctly to HMRC guidelines.

Ensuring the processing of all client assets, stock and cash, is within CASS requirements.

Processing the transfer in and transfer out of clients to/from other plan managers, ensuring that this is to HMRC guidelines and providing clear updates to Investment Managers on its progress.

Ensuring all departmental stock and cash controls are applied correctly on a daily basis.

Providing updates to immediate reporting line on any issues that impact the above.

Day to Day Tasks include

Assisting with the checking of controls for Transfers In from previous ISA Manager and ensuring we only accept qualifying investments.

Assisting with the checking of controls for Transfers Out to new ISA Manager

Checking subscription activity has been completed correctly for continuous ISAs,APS, JISA and flexible ISAs.

Checking stock & cash controls

Raising cash payment requests, ensuring these are processed to company policy and CASS requirements

Banking of client money, ensuring this is processed to company policy and CASS requirements

Ensuring closed accounts are monitored correctly.

Monitoring workloads and ensuring that all daily checklists have been completed.

Special Projects/Other duties

Assisting the Client Accounts department processing client payments and receipts, FX activity and CASS based reconciliation, when required.

Document archiving

ISA Subscription scanning


Work within the regulatory and the firm's compliance framework

Maintain own professional competence through training and course work

Personal Conduct

Ensure that the firm's clients and staff are always treated fairly and responsibly, with respect and consideration.

Qualifications, skills, experience and competencies needed

Essential: 18 months industry experience in an ISA administration role.

Advantageous: Up to date and demonstrable knowledge of ISA guidelines including Additional Permitted Subscriptions, Flexible ISA, Continuous ISA Subscriptions, JISA.

Preferably holder of IOC (formerly known as IAQ) or equivalent CISI qualification

Academic/Other Skills Required

Educated to minimum of A-level standard, with minimum of Grade C at GCSE English and Maths

Well organised

Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Ability to maintain required standards when working under pressure

Good attention to detail and ability to work with minimal supervision

Good IT skills, especially Excel spreadsheets

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