CASS Assistant Manager

Recruiter
Link Asset Services
Location
Leeds, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Ref
1241104535
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Company Description

Link Asset Services is a fast growing, dynamic business with market leading positions across our areas of expertise - funds, market services, corporates and private client, and banking and credit management services. With offices across the UK and Europe we are part of Link Group who are headquartered in Australia. A truly global organisation, Link Group provides us with a strong platform to realise our growth ambitions and continue to build on our success.

You can play a key part in this - at Link Asset Services we recognise the importance of supporting and developing our people, so we listen to colleagues, train our teams and invest in great working environments. Add to that a culture that champions respect and integrity, a diverse and inclusive colleague base and a commitment to positively influence the communities we work with and you'll get a flavour of life at Link. At the bottom of this role advert, you'll find more information on why you'll enjoy working with us.

Job Description

As CASS Assistant Manager your role is to support the CASS Manager to ensure that all day to day CASS regulatory requirements are met within the Transfer Agency operation.

The role requires strong and proven technical skills in the areas of CASS operations and an understanding of relevant industry changes in this area.

It requires a high level of oversight and governance of the CASS rules, ensuring that reporting is robust.

The role requires taking the initiative to review and strengthen the CASS systems and controls, with particular regard to errors, breaches and accurate reconciliation.

You will need to liaise with key internal and external business partners in the areas of Risk, Compliance and Audit. Working with continuous improvement teams, you will look to Identify where you can leverage on technology to automate reconciliations, audit trails and other recurring tasks

Qualifications

Required:

  • Proven track record in CASS related operations.
  • Work both independently and with key stakeholders to ensure key targets are met
  • Motivation to work in a fast-paced and changing environment.
  • Demonstrating strong relationship skills for new, prospective and existing clients
  • Being a hands on manager to ensure CASS controls are robust and tested
  • Solid experience of managing to deadlines in a fast paced and changing environment
  • Willingness to obtain Investment Operations Certificate (IOC) qualification including CASS specific module


Desirable:

  • Providing CASS guidance and strong leadership to the Transfer Agency teams
  • Experience in using Axiom as a CASS Compliance tool
  • Investment Operations Certificate including Client Assets module


Additional Information

Link Group's purpose statement 'Together we achieve' reflects how much we value working together: with each other; with our clients; and with third parties, to help everyone achieve success - both personal and professional

We have an ongoing commitment to career progression, training and education as well as a competitive compensation and benefits package that under pins this.

At Link, you'll find we support achievement and celebrate success. So, if you want to be a part of this, click the 'I'm Interested' or Apply button...

Please be aware our Leeds office is relocating to brand new offices in Leeds City Centre from January 2020.

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