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Canada Life UK is transforming to create a more customer-focused business by providing our customers with expertise on financial and tax planning, offering home finance and annuities propositions, and providing collective fund solutions to third party customers.
What we're building
We now need a Fund Administrator – Unit Pricing, to support the transformation and the future growth of the business within the Finance function, so it can be a trusted and commercial partner that influences the business to make good financial decisions, by delivering excellent support, expertise and high quality Management Information.
The role is based in the UK Unit Pricing team. The team is part of the Investment Operations area of Investment Financial Services, which provides professional Investment Services to multiple clients in respect to Assets under Administration.
This role formally reports to the Unit Pricing Supervisor but at the same time should provide day to day support to, and work closely with, the Senior Fund Administrator as required.
The primary purpose of this role is to contribute to the operation of critical processes in the Unit Pricing team such as but not limited to the:
Daily calculation and validation of Unit Prices for c. 380 UK Life and Pension funds.
Daily collation of policyholder cash flows for all funds and production of a summary cash flow movement report in order for the front office to make appropriate market trading with those inflows/outflows.
Daily bank reconciliations between custodian and the investment system.
Investment administration of the Staff Pension Scheme.
Monthly tasks such as asset reconciliations, MI and data summaries to other teams and departments.
Ad-hoc small change projects and process improvements within the team.
What you'll do
Contribution to the day to day operational performance and KPI's i.e. the timely publication of Unit Prices, Cash reports etc.
Ability to apply process controls, SLA's, internal policies and external regulation to a high standard and therefore achieving minimal instances of business errors / losses.
Contribution to Continuous Process Improvement and maintaining process documentation e.g. Procedures.
Successfully by working with the other Fund Administrators, Senior Fund Administrator and Supervisor.
Who you are
5 GCSE's A-C including Maths and English (or equivalent)
Openness to further study for the Investment Operations Certificate and/or a foundation accounting exam is desirable. Already holding a relevant or transferrable qualification/degree would be advantageous
What you'll like about working here
As a Canada Life UK colleague, you'll receive a competitive salary and comprehensive reward package including income protection, private medical insurance and life assurance, along with a generous pension and bonus scheme. You'll also receive the support you need with your personal and professional development.
Our focus is to have an engaged, committed and motivated work force, operating in a high performing and collaborative culture. We want to create an organisation that offers opportunities for all our people to develop their skills and talent, and build rewarding careers with us.
Diversity and inclusion
Canada Life is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Our role as an employer of choice is to provide the right environment for talented people to do their best work, by respecting, understanding and valuing individual differences.