Investment Administrator required to join an International Life Assurance organisation on an initial 6 month contract basis, to work as part of the Investment Operations team, responsible for trade placement, settlement and servicing of assets on behalf of Portfolio Bond Customers. The role holder will be required to accurately and efficiently support a number of key investment operation activities, contributing to the departments adherence of policy and reporting obligations.
To support the stock reconciliation process for both Custodian and Fund Manager positions.
Accurately maintain the securities universe with external data vendors and on internal systems.
To perform daily reviews of price movements to ensure asset valuation accuracy.
To process daily new and amended Corporate Action events.
To assist the various Investment functions with allocation of cash payments and receipts as required.
Regular input of asset positions held within Discretionary Fund Manager portfolios, to provide a full look-through of external account holdings.
Handling of investment related queries raised by customers, brokers, stockbrokers, custodian and fund managers.
Skills & Experience:
Basic understanding of Investments.
Fully competent with Microsoft packages and experience using Rhymesight preferable.
Bloomberg and Citibank knowledge advantageous.
High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
Ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
Highly analytical/numerate with strong problem solving skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to prioritise and manage time effectively.
Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
Hours & Benefits:
Excellent rates of pay- market competitive, structured working pattern, parking on site.