FINANCIAL SERVICES RECRUITMENT

LONDON | NEW YORK

JOB SUMMARY

Trade Support and Settlements Analyst

My client, a successful and growing investment services provider in the City, is looking to recruit a dynamic individual to join their Settlements and Trade Support team, working alongside the dealing desk. You will need to have previous settlements experience, preferably with CREST knowledge and ideally come from a similar investment services / wealth management background.

JOB TEXT

OVERVIEW

My client, a successful and growing investment services provider in the City, is looking to recruit a dynamic individual to join their Settlements and Trade Support team, working alongside the dealing desk.

This person needs to be able to work in a high volume and fast paced role but be personable and able to fit into a close knit, friendly team environment. You will need to have previous settlements experience, preferably with CREST knowledge and ideally come from a similar investment services / wealth management background.

SUMMARY

Providing day to day support on a busy settlements desk covering Crest, International and Collective Investments. This is a varied role and will require an individual that is organised and disciplined and able to manage multiple tasks on a daily basis. It will also involve working closely with the dealing desk and colleagues within the other Operational departments.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES


* Confirming trades with counterparties
* Crest Checking and Foreign checking on internal systems
* Check trades for accuracy and report exceptions as necessary
* Review daily trade files from custodians to ensure all trades are matched and address any issues
* Investigate and resolve any failed trades, non-receipts and interest claims
* Liaise with Wealth Managers/Custodians on a day to day basis ensuring all trades are completed and/or settled in a timely manner
* Follow up with Unit Trust Manager for contract notes and subsequent input of trades to internal systems
* Use of EMX to generate contract notes for trades placed
* Input of contracts into the system with settlement instructions/ confirmation details
* Back up for administration of all dealing error trades and subsequent reconciliation and reporting
* Reconciliation of positions held by 3rd party custodians
* Amend trades as required
* FX booking
* Completion of Fund Application forms where required
* Payments for trades that require funds in advance
* Process incoming postal queries
* Build and maintain a working knowledge of clients' operating environments
* Monitor group email inbox and ensure queries are responded to within our agreed service level
* Monitor Margin Accounts
* Ensure that accurate controls and records are maintained as instructed by the Team Leader
* Keep abreast of the industry standards and knowledge
* Deal with client queries

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

* Relevant settlements experience in an Investment company
* Understanding of Crest and the major international markets
* Knowledge of Pershing (UK) operations, systems and policies is an advantage
* Sound working knowledge of retail financial services, investment management, brokerage operations desirable
* Financial exams advantageous
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Uses initiative and applies knowledge acquired to problem solving
* Demonstration of improving the quality of a service provision
* Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
* Organised
* Attention to detail

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  • Negotiable
  • Londres, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • Charles Levick
  • 2018-05-21
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