Senior Operations Analyst

Recruiter
JGB Partners Limited
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
£35,000-£38,000
Posted
21 Apr 2017
Closes
21 May 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client is a leading global asset management business with expertise across a wide range of asset classes and specialist investment sectors. The purpose of this role is to support the Charles River Start of Day process and my client's internal customers.

The purpose of this role is to support the Charles River Start of Day process and my client's internal customers.

Responsibilities include

-To act as a point of contact for clients providing SME as required.

-Responsible for training junior team members, providing support and coaching.

-Perform end to end corporate actions and income processing, including cash reconciliations.

-Represent the team in client meetings and contribute for a desired outcome.

-Provide support to the investment transaction services team with processing trades across various security types.

-Provide support to he Static Data team with setting up new securities across various investment types.

-Work closely with internal and external customers to resolve issues and deal with queries in an efficient manner.

-Ensure that all operating procedures are in place, complete, updated and adhered to as defined.

-Complete all daily and periodic tasks, to maintain and sign off against controls.

-Promote a culture of root cause analysis to prevent reoccurence of exeptions.

-Actively contribute and particapate in continuous improvement and productivity initivates.

-Maintaining a sound working relationship with external vendors and custodians; being able to evaluate their performance and provide constructive feedback.

Essential Requirements

-Investment Operations Certificate (IOC) or equivalent is essential.

-At least 2 years expeience working in either Asset Management, Fund Administration or Custody.

-Proven experience within end to end Corporate Action and Income processing.

-Strong experience with security trade processing.

-Strong understanding of investment instruments such as equities, derivatives fixed income etc..

-Understanding of coporate action national market practices. Knowledge of global emerging markets would be a plus.

-Effective communications skills in all channels of intercation.

-User knowledge of Hiportfolio, TCS Bancs, SmartStream TM, Charles River, Aladdin, Bloomberg and custodian systems would be a plus.

-Ability to work within a small team under a follow-the-sun operating model.

-Experience in relationship management and working closely with customers.

-Ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines.

-Ability to analyse problems, identify root cause and develop the appropriate solutions.

-Proactive approach to Continuous Improvement and Productivity.

-Good IT skills (intermediate or above in Microsoft applications)