The Investment Services Team is a central team within Investment, reporting to the Investment COO and with a global remit. The Broker Management team provides support to all investment teams in the Schroders Asset Management Business, aiming to ensure succinct operational processes are maintained whist enabling business growth, contributing to data improvements, managing risk and simplify business process.
Overview of Role
Manage end to end process for counterparty onboarding
Engage external counterparties for account setup in relation to various asset classes including equities, bonds, forex, exchange traded & over the counter derivative trading setup.
Ensuring accounts are opened timely to support investment needs.
Reviewing account opening documents, service level agreements and other on-boarding documentation from an operational perspective.
Ensure counterparty adherence to Schroders requirements relating to account set up
Work with Investment Change/ Legal/ Trading teams to ensure smooth delivery of new electronic trading platforms and ensure consistency of processes across teams where possible.
Enable best execution where possible through identifying documentation gaps, and work with legal / Client / Investment teams to resolve.
Undertake periodic commission reviews with external parties
Gather requirements relating to enhancements of the trading process. Tracking, and coordinate the implementation process on behalf of the Trading teams, which includes enabling:
New instruments or markets
New Trading Venues
New Business Party
Liaise with other departments/entities to build and develop good working relationship between Broker Management and its internal/external stakeholders.
Establish and assess the team's procedures to improve efficiency and controls.
Good experience in on-boarding related processes.
The ability to establish strong relationships with internal and external business parties
Can work on own initiative and under pressure, whilst maintaining excellent attention to detail
Able to work collaboratively across teams, to tight deadlines and provide regular progress updates
Motivated and enthusiastic - focused on continuous improvement, quality and delivery
Effective written and verbal skills
Schroders is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, marital status, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religious belief or age.