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Operations Associate - Equity Solutions

Banking Operations
£50,000 - £60,000
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London
London
United Kingdom
11-05-2022 06:44 PM
665
Role: Equity Solutions - Operations 
Positions: Permanent
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 

Overview of the role:
  • Liaising with traders and third-party providers in the booking, matching and settlement of equity and FX trades.
  • Managing the timely resolution of trade queries.
  • Monitoring daily cash balances, projections, and FX hedges: generating and calculating FX trades/hedges.
  • Monitoring daily NAV valuations, investor flows, monthly reconciliation of segregated accounts and funds.
  • Liaising with portfolio managers for processing and instructing corporate actions and proxy voting.
  • Maintaining security, portfolio, and index data.
  • Operational set up for new fund/account launches including transitions, market opening and broker setups.
  • Liaising with all internal departments and external service providers, including Fund Managers,
    Distribution, Marketing, Compliance, BNYM Middle Office, Custodians and Trade Counterparties to ensure all queries are responded to and resolved in a timely manner.
  • Assisting in projects to improve efficiency and scalability of the department Business awareness/Compliance.
  • Comply with relevant FCA rules and regulations, and policies as
    they apply to the jobholder, including adherence to FCA Individual Conduct Rules.
  • Builds upon understanding of the various aspects of the business and develops relationships with all employees across various functions. 
Key skills required:
  • Relevant industry experience of around 3-4 years in investment management operations, specifically operations for a long only equity boutique dealing with trade processing/settlement, reconciliations, valuations, transfer agency, fund accounting/IBOR, client reporting, corporate actions and proxy voting.
  • Direct exposure to global equities and FX.
  • Understanding of current regulatory requirements (MiFID II/EMIR/UCITs).
  • Experience with ETF operations would be beneficial.
  • Strong IT, systems and technology skills.
  • Proactive in approach and shows initiative to take on wider tasks.
  • Flexible/resourceful when confronted with new challenges.
  • Clear and effective communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Creative approach to problem solving.
  • Excellent organisation skills and attention to detail, maintaining precision and accuracy when
    completing given tasks.
  • Actively seeks to collaborate with others both within the same team and across functions.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities.
  • Resilient

Josh Angus

Managing Director

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