Operations Professional -Reconciliations & Dividend Processing

Posted 7 March by Page Personnel Finance

This role is intended to support functions within the London Operations department. Its primary focus is to ensure the timely and accurate completion of periodic stock reconciliations. It will also assist in the processing of dividends that are due to clients and in other project related tasks

Client Details

An opportunity has arisen to work with one of the UK's largest providers of high-quality financial planning advice and discretionary investment services. With a fabulous benefits package on offer, this would really suit an enthusiastic individual that is looking to break the FS market.


Principal Responsibilities

Periodic stock reconciliation

- Collection of statements of holdings where provided electronically by sub-custodians

- Loading of those statements into the companies reconciliation tool

- Collection of statements provided by unit trust managers

- Regular chasing of outstanding statements

- Investigation and resolution of reconciliation discrepancies

Dividend processing

- Reconciliation of dividend receipts, comparing the calculation of entitlements with cash received

- Posting of dividend receipts to the companies systems

- Generation of cash movements arising from dividend processing

Business Support

- Analysis of implications on operational processes of regulatory changes or business developments

- Implementation of necessary changes

- Review of other team's processes to identify where process improvements can be made

- Support for other teams to introduce changes identified


Key Competencies

- Accuracy and attention to detail

- Logical approach to problem solving

- Ability to work unsupervised at times

- Team player willing to respond to varied requests

Technical Requirements

- Previous experience of operational processes in wealth manager or private client asset management is preferred

- Previous exposure to Pulse Software, CREST GUI and custodian enquiry systems

- Good all round securities knowledge

Job Offer

What else is on offer:

  • Discretionary Annual Bonus
  • Pension
  • Life assurance - 4 times annual salary
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Annual Leave - minimum of 25 days as standard with the opportunity to buy up to 5 days additional annual leave every March
  • Plus further benefits including competitive family friendly offering , information available upon request

Required skills

  • operations

Application questions

Do you have any experience within an operations role?
Are you degree educated?

Reference: 34632871

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