Settlements Administrator

Job Description

Reporting to the Settlements Manager, this position will include the settlement of all investment related transactions across our clients’ portfolios in a timely and accurate manner. This will also involve the handling of a range of related queries from both internal and external sources including our key custodian, asset manager and stockbroking relationships. The ability to understand the practices of these third parties will be valuable with problem solving and ensuring timely settlement of trades.

The main duties are:-
Settlement processing
Monitoring and clearing of any outstanding bank and asset reconciliation items
Query handling and problem solving with a range of internal and external parties. Liaising with internal and external parties to resolve any settlement issues
Handling of internal and external queries, both via telephone and email
Provide support to the Settlements Manager when required
Providing support on the Fund Manager Rebate process

The successful candidate will have:
A minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in a similar role
A good understanding of the different types of investments of a single premium policy and the markets they settle in
Knowledge of stockbroking and custodian working practices
A good working knowledge of Excel and Word
Good level of accuracy especially when inputting data
Ability to cope under pressure whilst meeting tight deadlines
Ability to organise own work to meet these deadlines
Flexible and adaptable attitude
Team player