Investment Operations

Senior Operations Analyst (Avaloq)

Ref: 448| Posted: 19th Jun 2019

Our client is looking for an Avaloq Expert to join their team in Edinburgh as a Senior Operations Analyst.  You will Perform functions as assigned by Management in either Cash Processing, Reconciliation or Settlements and assist with the development and support of the team.  You will contribute to the maintenance of procedures and controls as well as 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 of using the Avaloq system is essential.  (Applications will not be accepted if you do not have Avaloq experience)
  • 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
  • Work towards within agreed timescales the IOC Merit Award with a minimum of 2 exam passes (desirable)
  • 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.