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Trading Operations Analyst

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Operations & Middle Office

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £42000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Bethany Singer

  • Job ref:

    BS500_1538736157

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

The responsibilities of the individual in this position include:

  • Provide Trade support (equity / fixed income) including Trade capture, matching, trade settlement and confirmation
  • Work closely with the Portfolio Managers, Trades, Compliance, and other internal teams to provide adequate support on trade related matters
  • Liaise with external counterparties, third-party service providers to source underlying asset data
  • Utilize manager/custodian websites to monitor client transactions and Assist with the handling of corporate actions
  • Manage trade breaks, settlements issues, Broker fee reconciliation

The successful candidate will have extensive demonstrable skills and experiences including the following:

  • Degree level Graduate with a minimum of a 2:1 or equivalent qualification.
  • Must be analytical, detail-oriented and precise with numbers
  • Solid understanding of the securities/fund industry as well as investment concepts and strategies
  • Individual contributor and strong team player in a fast-paced environment with the ability to prioritize and complete multiple assignments under short deadlines
  • Familiarity with custodian, broker, and money manager operations
  • Strong computer skills, including advanced proficiency with Excel and comfort with database applications. Knowledge of SQL and VBA code a plus but not required
  • Ability to identify potential issues and promote efficient resolution. Set and pursue goals and demonstrate a commitment to organizational success
  • Willingness and flexibility to work non-standard schedules associated with providing trading support across global markets
  • Required experience in a Trade Support function role
  • Good Knowledge of Trade life cycle for Equities and Fixed Income markets.
  • Working knowledge of reconciliations, controls and settlements
  • Previous investment operations experience within a Back Office or Middle Office of Asset Management Firm or Buy side is preferred
  • Investment life cycle knowledge

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