Investment Administrator - Unit Trust Dealings

Posted 6 April by Flair4recruitment Easy Apply

Our client, an award-winning wealth management firm, are looking for someone to join their back-office administration function specifically within the Unit Trust Dealing team. You will be joining a close working and dedicated team, in order to provide great customer service to both internal and external clients, whilst meeting internal and regulatory deadlines and working with a very high level of accuracy and efficiency.

Key Responsibilities/Objectives

The day-to-day role will include, but is not limited to:

· Adherence to regulatory deadlines, in particular CASS rulings

· Placing trades online and manually (Cofunds, EMX, Fund Managers), prior to valuation points

· Account openings with Fund Managers

· Unit Trust pricing

· Reporting MI to Team Leader

· Booking Foreign Exchange trades

· Maintenance of records

· Liaising with internal and external parties

· Timely inputting of all trading contracts

· Identification and resolution of issues

Knowledge and Skills

Desired, but not essential:

· A minimum of 1-2 years working in financial services, preferably in a Dealing, Trade Support or Settlements environment

· To work as part of a team and independently

· Strong mathematical skills

· Intermediate or Advance Excel skills

· Some knowledge of trade execution practices and processes from order initiation through to settlement

· Knowledge of trading software (Cofunds, EMX) preferably but not essential

· Investment markets knowledge, including an understanding of the major operators in the Managed Funds arena

· Conversant with the FCA Rules and recognised "Best Execution Policy" and "Treating Customer Fairly".

· Ability to use data and logical reasoning appropriately

· Understanding of trade and settlement

· Able to work well under pressure and meet deadlines

· Decision making skills

· High levels of accuracy and attention to detail

· Excellent communication skills

· Excellent numeracy skills

· Good organisational and time management skills

This is a full time permanent role , based in central Bristol, offering a starting salary of £21,000 - £24,000

Required skills

  • Securities
  • CASS
  • Investment Administration
  • Trading Software

Reference: 34846757

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