Options Financial Recruitment Limited London, UK
Jan 21, 2017Full time
A leading global Hedge Fund / Asset Management Firm is urgently looking for an experienced Reconciliations Specialist to provide 12 months maternity cover in their Operations Control Team. Suitable candidates require a strong reconciliations background (Perhaps approaching SME level) coming from either an Asset Manager (slightly preferred) or an Investment Bank. The role will offer multi-asset class coverage across Fixed Income, FX, Equities, Cash and Credit. Core responsibilities: - Applying best practice to the reconciliations process along with system experience of Smartstream TLM and or Intellimatch. - Managing the operational risk and management reporting for Operations Control. - Identifying new control points and demonstrating awareness of potential operational risk - Engaging internal teams to ensure new initiatives are implemented and that trade flow connectivity is maintained for STP - Working closely with Fund Custodians, Prime Brokers, Clearers and Administrators to ensure all trade capture and reporting requirements are adhered to - Identifying and managing any discretionary enhancements - Working closely with external vendors to understand key trade flow requirements, Bank Ledger postings and cash payment deadlines - Helping to maintain the relationships between Operations and external middle/back office providers - Taking full ownership demonstrating full awareness of any system upgrades and enhancements, and any potential regulatory breaches - Actively resolving any position issues raised by the desk or Finance and investigating as necessary to identify the root cause - Contributing towards weekly updates for senior management Our Client offers a fantastic working environment with the opportunity to gain valuable experience at a highly respected Hedge Fund / Asset Management Firm. Strong performers will often gain the opportunity to move permanent as they continue to expand their business and also look to retain exceptional talent. *Please note although this is a urgent role we would also consider individuals currently in a permanent role that wish to gain valuable experience with a top-tier asset manager with the prospect of going permanent toward the end of the contract.