Investment Operations

Investment Operations Analyst - Settlements

Ref: 319| Posted: 30th Jul 2018

This vacancy is now closed
Our client is looking for an Investment Operations Analyst (Settlements) to join them in their Edinburgh office to:
  • Perform functions as assigned by Management.
  • Assist with the development and support of the team.
  • Contribute to the maintenance of procedures and controls.
  • Ensure risks are minimised and that Company standards and industry regulations are met
One of the UK’s leading providers of personalised, discretionary wealth management services, offering investment management and financial planning services to meet the needs of investors and intermediaries.
  • Experience within the Financial Services Industry
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office particularly Excel
  • Training/coaching and development of others
  • Experience in a Client service environment
  • Effective communication skills both written and oral
  • Accurate, with attention to detail
  • Effective time management with ability to manage own workload
  • Proven team player
  • Self-starter with confidence to use own initiative
  • Experience of daily settlement in UK securities via CREST including pre-matching activity and failed trade investigation
  • Experience of Funds, Foreign Equities and Bonds Settlement via custodian banks such as BNY Mellon, Clearstream and Euroclear
  • Experience of New Issues and Placings Settlement including book building
  • Experience of trade input and rebooking’s in line with FCA regulations
  • Resolution of stock and cash reconciliation breaks assigned to the Department
  • Work towards within agreed timescales the IOC Merit Award with a minimum of 2 exam passes
  • Take ownership of role and share expertise with others.
  • Assist with the efficient running of the team to ensure a high level of client service
  • Demonstrate personal commitment to the successful and accurate completion of tasks
  • Document and update team procedures in line with audit and regulatory requirements
  • Use experience to provide advice and support to team members and contribute to the development of the team
  • Assist in the teams quality, accuracy and productivity measures
  • Support the Manager in production of relevant MI
  • Work with Manager to identify areas for continuous improvement to working practices
  • Support delivery of projects where appropriate
  • Demonstrate personal integrity and ensure confidentiality at all times
  • Take ownership for driving own personal development in line with company values
  • Proactively contribute to your interim and annual reviews with Manager
  • Use experience to support coaching and training of other staff members
  • Adapt to industry and business changes
  • Maintain an open line of communication with team, Management and clients
  • Escalate issues to Manager when required and suggest practical solutions
  • Participate in effective meetings
  • Understanding of the Risk and Controls Self-Assessment (RCSA), AAF and CASS controls within team.
  • Proactively identify and escalate potential risks and suggest practical solutions
  • Ensure timely reporting of all Operational Issues, Risks and Near Misses
  • This list is not exclusive and you may be requested to carry out additional duties to those above.
Competitive salary and benefits package.