Operations Team Leader Investment Management

24th June 2019
Permanent West End & Mayfair
£50k - £55k + Bonus & Benefits
This vacancy is now closed

Are you looking for a new role as an Operations Team Leader working for a successful Investments firm? Are you the go-to person in your current Investment Operations team? Do you naturally take the lead in your Operations Team and would you now like to move into this kind of role on a more official basis? Are you already in an Operations Team Lead role but want the opportunity for more personal and professional growth?

Our client is looking for a self-motivated and experience Investment Operations/ Middle Office Team Leader to lead their Operations team.

 

Benefits:

  • 25 days holiday increasing every year
  • Upper quartile annual performance-based bonus
  • 10% company pension contribution
  • Private medical
  • Life assurance
  • Season ticket loan
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme

 

Skills:

  • Strong MS Office Skills, proficient in Excel and Bloomberg (Must be capable of working with links to external sources especially Bloomberg).
  • Valuations
  • Middle Office Oversight
  • FX
  • Reconciliations, Stock and Cash
  • Experience in supervising others’ operational workload and helping colleagues develop technical/personal skills is desirable.

 

Person Type:

  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Strong teamwork ethic with high standards of behaviour
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Delivery focused and able to deliver under pressure to tight deadlines.
  • A proven track record in highlighting and mitigating potential risks and implementing process improvements.

 

The job:

  • Oversee some of the day-to-day activities in order to ensure work is completed in a timely manner and to a high standard.
  • Provide fund managers with daily live valuations with up-to-date cash/stock positions.
  • Monitor restricted currency trading/contributions/withdrawals and place FX's to cover these.
  • Identify potential overdrafts and place FX's to cover any shortfalls where necessary.
  • Calculate and process corporate actions as they arise
  • Reconcile stock and cash positions on a weekly and monthly basis.
  • Monitor and process all the daily segregated flows.
  • Download ISS research and distribute to FM's
  • Perform daily disclosure reporting and maintenance of the ongoing working relationship with compliance.
  • Generate month end reporting for all segregated clients.
  • Ensure the timely opening of accounts for all new funds including relevant custody and broker accounts liaising with all relevant third parties.
  • Build and maintain relationships with all the custodians, third party administrators and brokers.
  • Oversee the activities of outsourced Middle Office functions
  • Oversee the trade matching and settlement of trades.