Fund Administration Administrator

Job Description

Duties include:
Undertake all activities to progress the customer services requests in accordance with the local procedures and guidelines as qualified to do so through the skills matrix
Process all aspects of investment dealing including dealing query resolution and inputting dealing instructions
Placement of manual dealing transactions including confirmation that deals are placed within relevant timeframes
Receipt and inputting of contract notes, both automatically and manually as well as the expediting of late contract notes and resolution of related queries
Continuous evaluation and enhancement of fund range including closing, changing and setting up new funds and dealing with/advising on commercial implications of fund events such as suspensions and corporate actions
Liaising with appropriate internal technical authorities and suppliers to resolve queries
Provide and update performance information as required
Checking own work to ensure that it complies with local standards
Participating in Continuous Improvement activities to improve the timelines, quality or cost of delivering services
Undertaking reconciliations of assets and accounts in line with team processes and services standards including reception of reconciliations, inputting onto systems and making adjustments as required
Undertaking cash balancing activities to maintain appropriate cash in required currencies
Calculations and collection of fees and commissions
Settlement of security deals and expediting outstanding settlements
Administer all aspects of asset pricing and securities set up in line with procedures and services standards
Manage the sanity check report including checking prices, investigating anomalies and inputting corrections
Undertake housekeeping activities such as dormant reporting and MI including annotating the system as required
Develop and maintain relationships with internal and external customers
Undertake all aspects of fund administration and pricing calculation
Monitor cash balances and initiate trades as required
Quarter end tolerances, quarter end price checks and quarterly valuations on hold and monitoring all corporate actions

Skills and experience required:
5 GCSE’s Grade C or above or equivalent
Working knowledge of MS Office products especially Excel
Strong communications and interpersonal skills
Industry knowledge of Fund Administration processes