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Securities Operations Specialist

Securities Operations Specialist

Location 
UK-London
Category 
Investment Support

Overview

To support the London and Global Securities Operations teams in all aspects of Trade Processing including Confirmation and Settlement for Fixed Income and Money Market products.


Responsibilities

Processing of daily transactions for Fixed Income, Money Market and Liquidity products:

 

  • Supporting the London Portfolio Management Team
  • Trade confirmation and booking into the accounting system
  • Payments and receipts of cash Via Swift
  • Maintaining good relationships with Brokers and Global Custodians
  • Reconciliation of positions and cash-flows
  • Static Data Maintenance
  • Asset set up
  • Failing Trade and Cash Investigation
  • Daily transmission of Client Trade Notifications
  • Ad hoc query investigation and resolution 

Qualifications

  • An excellent working knowledge of Fixed Income and Money Markets
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong computer skills and a good working knowledge of Bloomberg, Microsoft Excel, Swift, Omgeo Alert and Misys CMS.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Two years plus of related experience in an Asset Management environment preferred
  • The Candidate must be able to work well within a team
  • Ability to be able to multi task

A Degree in a related field or good ‘A’ level’s preferred, as well as any relevant industry qualifications.