Junior Operations Associate - High Profile Asset Manager

Recruiter
MARKET TALENT
Location
London (Central)
Posted
11 Aug 2018
Closes
17 Aug 2018
Job role
Accountant

Our client, a high-profile asset manager based in central London, is looking for a Junior Operations associate to assist with operational risk and controls within the team. Ideally you will be a recent graduate with at least a year's experience in fixed income operations reconciliations and a passion for this area.

Main responsibilities:

  • Identifying new control points and demonstrating awareness of potential operational risk
  • Engaging internal teams to ensure new initiatives are implemented and that trade flow connectivity is maintained for STP
  • Working closely with Fund Custodians, Prime Brokers, Clearers and Administrators to ensure all trade capture and reporting requirements are adhered to
  • Working closely with external vendors to understand key trade flow requirements, Bnk Ledger postings and cash payment deadlines
  • Helping to maintain the relationships between Operations and external/middle/back office providers
  • Assisting with system upgrades and enhancements, and any potential regulatory breaches
  • Actively helping to resolve any position issues raised by the desk or Finance and investigating as necessary to identify the root cause

Essential requirements:

  • At least one year's experience in fixed income operations reconciliations
  • Interest in / basic understanding of macro / SQL
  • Degree level education

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