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We're looking for someone to join our trade operations team in ensuring that our equity, fixed income, FX and Unit Trust trades are confirmed on a timely basis, managed through to settlement and that any settlement issues or fails are pro-actively dealt with and resolved.
You will thrive in a fast paced environment with an emphasis on meeting tight deadlines. A strong interest in learning and harnessing technology will help you with your role in the organisation.
What you'll do
Deliver accurate, timely, compliant and cost effective trade processing services;
Ensure team achieves timely confirmation of trades across equity, fixed income, cash, FX, Repo and Unit Trust trades and ensure timely issuance of settlement instructions and cash payments/receipts;
Ensure processes and procedures are in place to:
Identify, record, investigate and resolve trades failing to achieve market settlement by contractual settlement date.
Record, investigate and resolve trade related interest claims and report any associated costs to senior management in a timely manner.
Perform function in line with established business controls;
Provide administrative, transactional based support to others involved in the task of fund / portfolio management;
Support external client queries and ensure that they are investigated and responded to within agreed timelines; and
Contribute to department and Company initiatives and projects as assigned
The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need
Experience gained within a trade management team;
Understanding of equity, fixed income, FX and Unit Trust asset classes;
An understanding of market operations and local settlement processes; and
Awareness of the risks associated within trade operations with a proactive approach to preventative measures.
The knowledge, experience and qualifications that will help
Bachelor's degree from a recognised university; and/or
Wider experience in Asset Management and understanding of the end to end asset lifecycle.
What you'll be like
Good at analysing and solving problem with a strong handle on operational risk;
Effective in managing your own time with ability to prioritise tasks appropriately;
Open to feedback, receptive to change, challenges status quo and continually looks out for team and self improvement opportunities;
Excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills;
A strong team player able to develop and manage strong working relationships with global internal departments and external counterparties; and
Able to adapt to changes quickly and be an advocator of an innovative culture within the team.