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Senior Fund Administrator - Corporate Actions

Senior Fund Administrator - corporate Actions

Your new role

  • To assist the Manager in the delivery of Investment Administration and Middle Office services to assigned clients, in particular Corporate Actions and Income, within agreed quality, timing and output targets.
    • Maintain forthcoming corporate action events within XSP system, liasing with Fund Managers where decisions are required on voluntary events. Ensure that all future corporate actions are on file for all funds and that the data is correct. Co ordinate the process of obtaining the fund managers decision on future events and ensure that their decision is received on time. Measured through Late corporate actions and key performance indicators for Fund Services.
    • To act as an interface between the Corporate Actions or Income Team and all clients, custodians and prime brokers. Raise and monitor service issues and challenge service provision where necessary.
    • To assist in supporting change programs that aim to increase automation levels and reduce operational risk, both internally and with external parties in respect of the corporate actions validation process
    • Monitor swift data received from custodians for all capital events. Collate and check Golden Record advices received from custodian banks against data on file. Measured through timely processing of information on capital events, Stock and Cash reconciliation items.
    • Issue Corporate Action decisions to custodian banks within agreed timescales. Obtain the Fund Managers decision, instruct the Custodian and obtain confirmation, within the agreed deadlines. Maintain and update records with client decisions. Measured through Key Performance Indicators for services and feedback from third parties.
    • Inputting of both voluntary and non-voluntary capital events to a deadline consistent with timing slots. Maintain and update the system with all corporate actions before the valuation deadline.
    • Liaise with clients and custodians. Project a friendly and professional image to clients/third parties at all times and always follow up any issues. Measured through Client and third party feedback.
    • Query resolution. Process and resolve queries received in relation to cash and stock reconciliations and any client queries we receive. Measured through third party feedback and Key Performance indicators for services.
    • Participate in user acceptance of new / upgraded software as required. Conduct tests utilising documented scripts and record accurate results. Measured through User Acceptance projects.

What you'll need to succeed
  • Is aware of the Operational Risk scenario associated with the role and acts in a manner that takes account of operational risk considerations.

Qualifications Knowledge & Experience / Qualifications
  • Level 3 education qualification. Working towards IAQ Merit Award.
  • Corporate Actions experience required.
  • Ability to work under accurately under pressure and to tight deadlines, planning and organising workload, taking into account the relative priorities
  • Flexible approach to working hours and environment
  • Attention to detail essential, with excellent time management and analytical skills.
  • Experience with Excel, Bloomberg, Telekurs is preferred. ISO022 swift messaging experience preferred.
  • Strong relationships skills / ability to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally

What you'll get in return
Fantastic opportunity with highly reputable Banking and Financial Services Company.

What you need to do now
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Job type:
Banking & Financial Services
Banking and Capital Markets
Competitive salary
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Talk to a consultant

Talk to Cliodhna McDonnell, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Edinburgh

7 Castle Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3AH

Telephone: 013106038377
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