Portfolio Accounting Analyst – Cash Management Specialist - £Exc + bens – Ref: AB14703

Our client, a highly regarded Asset Manager with circa $60Bil of Assets Under Management is looking for an experienced Operations professional to take responsibility for all aspects of cash management and FX cover for trading and otherwise. This is a broad ranging role where the successful candidate will be given the opportunity to further develop by being exposed to a range of Portfolio Accounting tasks.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Produce, check and add trades to daily run FX requirements, ensuring correct funding or repatriation of all currency balances resulting from trades, income, fees and cash contributions / withdrawals.

  • Ensure that all executed FX trades are matched settling via CLS where possible. Be responsible for any queries that arise from unmatched trades or late settlement.

  • Monitor daily cash positions in the accounting system, highlighting overdrafts and excess cash. Send daily overdraft reports to management for review.

  • Manage the various third-party custodian FX relationships for restricted currencies ensuring all instructions are sent out correctly.

  • Monitor daily cash movements for all daily dealing funds, keeping the trading teams informed and inputting any cash flows into the accounting system.

  • Be responsible for all client onboarding and terminations with third party banks and all relevant service providers.

Experience & Qualifications

  • 3-5 years’ exposure to cash management and FX would be preferable.

  • Good interpersonal skills.

  • Good communication skills to speak to employees of all levels.

  • Ideally experience with FXAll / CLS / Simcorp Dimension

  • Solid understanding of the trade life cycle ideally from within an Asset Manager or Custodian.

  • Willingness to take responsibility and use initiative.

  • Numerate & strong analytical skills with an interest in implement change through technology.

  • Strong Excel and Word skills with an excellent eye for detail.

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

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