Investment Operations Associate

Assist with the oversight of outsourced daily reconciliations and exception management liaising with counterparties and service providers. Ensure adherence to the firms’ controls.

Assisting with the maintenance of the Investment Book of Records.

Assist with the Corporate Action process, liaising with analysts and portfolio managers, and ensuring the elections are made in a timely manner.

Assist with equity and fixed income trade support using Omgeo CTM and Bloomberg Trade Complete.

Monitor and oversee the custodian settlement process escalating any issues.

Maintain trade commission management within Bloomberg

Daily administration of fund/account cash flows, ensuring cash positions as reflected in the Investment Book of Records are complete and accurate.

Assist the team with market and regulatory changes ensuring that systems and processes are updated accordingly.

Responsible for ensuring all relevant market accounts are open to trade and have up to date settlement instructions in place.

Ensure that static data is kept up to date in Bloomberg, Omgeo and the data warehouse.

Responsible for managing client service and operational client reporting requests.

Present management information monthly to the Portfolio Services Group. Share with Investment Operations/Front Office weekly meeting If significant and appropriate.

Monitor spot FX transactions and work with outsourced FX agent to ensure all currency balances effectively repatriated into fund base currencies.

KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

3 years within a buy side Operations team.

CISI IOC qualifications an advantage

Fixed Income and Equity experience is preferred. Full understanding of trade lifecycle and typical data flow.

Operational knowledge of derivatives (CDS, Futures & Forward FX)

End to end knowledge of own function and broad understanding of Investment Operations/Operations functions and the business as a whole.

Aware of possible risks related to own processes, raises concern at an early stage. Acts on and communicates these risks appropriately.

Individual must have good time management and be able to manage critical tasks and processes effectively.

Actively demonstrates belief in benefits of teamwork within team and wider unit. Uses a range of strategies and skills to communicate to others.

Seeks ways to improve own and team performance. Seeks feedback on how they/ team can improve. Contributes to change in meaningful ways.

Works collaboratively with colleagues and shares knowledge. Contributes to wider unit.

Communicates effectively and credibly. Ensures views are expressed but applies team decisions. Gives and encourages constructive input.

Writes clear & succinct reports/minutes/emails. Shares information openly while respecting confidentiality.

Shows respect for individuals and Company cultures & values, including brand management.

To apply for this job email your details to jimgb@adidemconsulting.co.uk.