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Trade Execution Specialist - £Exc + bens

Our client, a highly regarded Investment firm with circa $45Bil of Assets Under Management is looking to add to their Client Operations function by hiring a Trade Instruction Execution Specialist to support the operational activity of the investment team.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • To help review and send fund investment execution instructions for a range of clients and help build our operational processes and procedures.

  • Ensure client investments are implemented in a timely and accurate manner across a range of asset classes.

  • Interact with a multitude of third parties such as Fund Administrators, Fund Managers, Custodians, Banks and Brokers.

  • Grasp a detailed understanding of the investment products the firm’s clients invest in, with specific attention paid to the terms of the funds they invest in (incl. fee classes, minimums, fund notice periods, gates, lock up periods).

  • Perform detailed reviews of trade execution instructions and investment documentation to ensure accuracy prior to submitting the instructions to Custodians and Fund Administrators.

  • Liaise with Custodians and Nominees, to ensure investment instructions are correctly transacted and settled in an accurate and timely manner, and to resolve any issues that may arise.

  • Deal directly with Fund Administrators to submit investment instructions and resolve queries to ensure trades are placed and settled in a timely manner.

  • Complete and review Private Equity and Hedge Fund subscription documents, ensuring documents are completed accurately and submitted on time, resolving any issues raised by Fund Administrators.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Strong Middle Office, Trade Support or Oversight experience, ideally from within a Private Bank, Family Office or Asset Manager.

  • Experience of completing tax documentation for clients, including IRS forms and CRS self-certifications would be beneficial.

  • Have a good understanding of product types within the major investment asset classes.

  • Strong numerical and system skills with a particular focus on Excel

  • Exposure to Bloomberg AIM and or other Order Management Systems.

  • Ideally you will have a strong academic record, having graduated from a reputable university, as well as strong A' Levels (Maths/Economics is preferred but not essential).

To hear more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Alex Brown on 020 7847 8878 or email your CV to

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Please note: that due to the high volume of applicants responding to our adverts we are regrettably not able to feed back on all applications; only successful candidates will be contacted.

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