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Operations Assistant - Trade Settlements FTC 6 months

Job Title: Operations Assistant - Trade Settlements FTC 6 months
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Reference: 10470/002_1523381021
Contact Name: Jane Paton
Contact Email: janepaton@srmrecruitment.com
Job Published: April 10, 2018 18:23

Job Description

About the Role

Trade Settlements is a team in the London Operations Department. It is responsible for bargain processing and settlement. Other teams within the Department cover client data maintenance, asset transfers, corporate actions and income collection, reconciliations, client fee calculation and client reporting.

To assist the Trade Settlements Team each day in ensuring timely and accurate settlement of securities transactions

To match trade details input onto in-house platform (Pulse) with broker confirmations.

To instruct settlement of trades through our custodian systems.

To make payments for settlement of unit trust trades.

To ensure that payments are made between Client Money accounts, Settlement accounts and corporate accounts, ensuring compliance with CASS rules at all times.

You may also be required to assist other teams in times of high volumes for other processes, or to undertake tasks across the department.

Previous exposure to operations processes within an asset management of wealth management firm

Ideally have some knowledge of the Pulse platform and CREST GUI

Understand the trade settlement process for different products and different markets such as UK, US, European and Unit Trusts and Offshore Funds

About you

Accuracy and attention to detail
Be able to work in a team and also independently when required on certain projects
Be flexible and able to prioritise workloads
Build working relationships with other Operations teams, Dealing Desk and Fund Managers
Ensure that all tasks are completed each day - this may incur late finishes sometimes
Previous exposure to operations processes within an asset management of wealth management firm
Ideally have some knowledge of the Pulse platform and CREST GUI
Understand the trade settlement process for different products and different markets such as UK, US, European and Unit Trusts and Offshore Funds
To understand and be able to write new procedures and assist in implementing new processes that could be beneficial to the team