Operations Specialist - £Exc + bens & bonus - Ref: AB14303

Our client, a boutique Asset Manager with circa $12Bil AUM is looking to add additional senior resource to their Operations team. The role will predominantly support the Asset Management arm of the business but will also provide support to the Treasury and Banking business too.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • To serve as a leader and innovator of the Operations department.

  • Processing and controlling the daily workflow of all Securities transactions executed by Financial Markets on behalf of Discretionary and Fund business lines including:

- Instructing, confirming and settlement of trades

- Fails Management

- Capital and Income Corporate Action events

- Dividend and income administration

- Static data maintenance

- Stock and cash reconciliations

  • Managing the EMIR, MiFIR and SFTR related reporting exceptions including enhancements to support new funds and instruments.

  • Processing of Trade Finance transaction cycle processing for Discretionary and Fund business lines.

  • Understanding and ability to fully support the Treasury and Banking settlement processes under the outsource provider.

  • Ensuring that Operational Resilience and Important Business Services are fully supported in line with regulatory requirements

  • Representation at key working groups and committees

  • Ensure that all work processes are performed in line with operational procedures in a timely manner and controls are maintained

  • Ensure the Department procedures are complete and fully up to date with current work processes and are read and understood on a regular basis.

  • Ensure that key controls are identified in mitigation of risk, fully documented, performed and understood and regular reviews are performed.

  • Communicate ideas and give recommendations to the Head of Operations on increasing efficiency, reducing operational risk and costs.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Solid experience as an Administrator within an active Asset Management Operations environment

  • 7 years minimum experience across all aspects of operational processes within the Asset Management arena.

  • Regulatory Reporting – Understanding and reporting of:

- MIFIR for securities and derivatives

- EMIR for derivatives

- SFTR for financing

- Post Trade for all relevant transactions

  • Understanding of equity and fixed income asset classes

  • Demonstrates working towards seeking better Client outcomes by being perceptive and Client focused

  • Demonstrates being inclusive and ethical with integrity, accountability and openness

To hear more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Alex Brown on 020 7847 8878 or email http://alex@meredithbrown.com

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