Settlements Reconciliation Analyst Asset Managemen

Job type:
on-site
Start date:
n.a
Duration:
n.a
From:
James Joseph Associates.
Location:
Midlothian
Published at:
04/02/2017
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
Project ID:
1318045

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Settlements Reconciliation Analyst Asset Management Confirmation Claims Class Action
My client is one of the world's leading asset management organisations. An opportunity has arisen to join them on 12 month contractual basis to work in their trade operations department.

THE ROLE:

Trade Ops is responsible for the post execution process of Confirmation and Settlement and related supporting functions including Claims and Class Actions oversight.

  • Proactively achieve and maintain understanding of all financial instruments utilised within your portfolio group.
  • Maintain full knowledge of corporate policies, procedures, and guidelines

Primarily responsible for supporting the accurate & timely confirmation & settlement of those trades and payments executed by Portfolio Management globally.

You will be part of the broader Global Trade Operations team and provide support to other locations as necessary. A key part of the function is maintaining a good working relationship with all counterparties, providers, and internal clients.

You will complete these activities in accordance with global best practices and through the application of internal controls, operational processes and procedures as notified to you. You will ensure that your Team Leader/Manager is notified of all material service issues/risk items on a timely basis and work to resolve these as a matter of priority.

You will maintain an effective working relationship with fellow team members, other departments, custodian banks and third party service providers.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

    • Monitor status of executed trades for various securities, cash & derivative instruments to ensure timely confirmation in line with standards.
    • Monitor trade activity to identify unmatched & failing trades & payments and take necessary action to prevent/resolve all failing transactions and minimise settlement risk.
    • Escalate all material risk items (such as large fails/confirmation issues) and service issues to your Team Leader on a timely basis.
    • Support the team with any required record keeping, information gathering & reporting.
    • Responsibility for fielding day-to-day queries along with inquiries from internal groups, problem solving or directing inquiries where appropriate, while providing high quality client service externally and internally.
    • Liaise with brokers and custodian banks to resolve issues.
    • Ability to meet strict deadlines, function effectively and prioritise multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast paced environment with excellent attention to detail.
    • Support colleagues in a regional and globalised team environment
    • Participate and assist in local, regional, and global initiatives
    • Assist in the generation and distribution of statistics relating to trade volume, confirmation & fail activity.
    • Provide constructive and insightful feedback in relation to counterparty performance for regular reviews

Ensure deliverables are accurate and competently prepared and completed on time