Fund Dealing Assistant - Asset Management - WFH

3rd May 2021
Permanent The City
£32,000 & City Bonus & Benefits

As a Fund Dealing Assistant you will be an important part of the Fund Dealing team, with the focus being taking Fund trades and overseeing trades taken by the third party administrator (TPA). This is an ideal 2nd or maybe 3rd job within Asset Management / Investment Management, and you will more than likely have come from an Investment Operations or Client Services role within one of these firms.

 

The Job:

  • Taking all fund trades from brokers and financial institutions.
  • Processing orders
  • Producing accurate daily, monthly and quarterly sales figures for Finance and Sales
  • Overseeing and updating client discount and commission terms, ensuring they are set up correctly with the third party administrator
  • Work with the administrator in chasing outstanding debtors and creditors
  • Work with the sales team to ensure accurate sales figures are maintained
  • Produce and maintain underlying client database and use it to produce figures used in quarterly board papers.
  • Calculate ‘staff’ rebates on a quarterly basis
  • Work with Euroclear and Calastone to encourage clients to trade via STP
  • Work with Head of Operations on ad hoc projects e.g. Brexit, MIFID II etc.

 

Key Skills:

  • Computer literate with good Microsoft office skills, especially Excel (Vlookup, Pivot Tables)
  • Expertise on in house and external dealing systems
  • Thorough understanding of all fund structures and how funds are performing.

 

Person Type:

  • Positive, ‘can do’ attitude and high levels of accuracy
  • Client focused.
  • Extremely organised with high attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Takes ownership of problems and accepts responsibility for resolving them; knows when to involve others.
  • Proactive and logical thinker
  • Able to work to deadlines and work effectively under pressure
  • Team player
  • Happy to take relevant professional qualifications (IOC or IMC)

 

 

This role is currently offered on a work from home basis however you be willing and able to attend the client's offices if and when appropriate.