FNZ

  • Corporate Actions SME

    Job Locations UK-Edinburgh
    ID
    2018-3072
    # of Openings
    1
    Department
    Operations
    Position Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Role Description

    Responsible for the end to end identification, data gather, allocation and updating of all Corporate Actions on the Wrap Platform across a broad range of investments.

     

    Team Responsibilities

    • Work closely with Third Party Custodians to identify all relevant Corporate Actions and allocate accurately and timely.
    • Reconcile and pay all income received to client accounts within required regulatory and client-driven timeframes.
    • Manage the entire lifecycle of a Corporate Action from initial notification to file closure, investigating and resolving all issues as they arise.
    • Manage all open events for a particular wrap provider
    • Work with External Fund Managers to process all fund closures, mergers and share class conversions.
    • Work closely with Business Risk Champions and Senior Officers to identify and manage operational risk.
    • Maintain an event diary on daily basis
    • Work with Asset and Cash reconciliation teams to ensure any cash / asset breaks created as a result of a Corporate Action are matched and closed down within agreed timeframes.
    • Liaise with other departments in order to complete tasks and resolve any issues
    • Assist other team members with issues as and when required
    • Review and enhance operational processes on a regular basis.
    • Interact with key clients on a weekly basis.
    • Actively work to reduce the number of outstanding client queries and issues.
    • Monitor client reports such as the HMRC ISA reports
    • Audit of daily postings for data integrity
    • Answer any ongoing or daily queries from clients

    Specific Role Responsibilities

    • Data Input; input data timely and accurately across platforms
    • Client Liaison; liaison with new and existing clients,
    • Fund Manager Liaison; liaison with Fund Managers
    • Third Party Liaison; liaison with external parties such as Financial Express and Winterflood as a source of information relevant to fund client administration.
    • Effective communication; to ensure that information is communicated effectively to necessary parties and in a timely manner for purpose of rapid resolution
    • Record keeping; to maintain records as required to ensure the investment process is transparent to regulators and external auditors
    • Procedures; contribute to and maintain relevant and robust documented procedures
    • Projects; to support project work that impacts your specific team or processes
    • Continuous improvement: continually assess the processes and controls and introduce improvements or efficiencies
    • Other tasks; to undertake any other projects/ tasks as may reasonably be required to facilitate the smooth operation of the company.

     

    Experience Required

    • Qualifications: FS Industry recognised qualifications- IOC , Investment Certificate or CFA or working towards.
    • Experience: 1 plus years in a similar role.
    • Knowledge of equity markets and CREST would be advantageous 

     

    About FNZ

    FNZ is the market leading provider of technology and administration services to major financial institutions in the platform and wealth management sectors across the globe. We partner with life companies, banks, asset managers and discretionary wealth managers to enable them to develop and distribute financial products and services to their customers across all major distribution channels.

     

    FNZ has a strong blue-chip customer base including Standard Life, Axa Wealth, JP Morgan, HSBC, AMP, National Australia Bank, Bank of New Zealand, Friends Life, UBS, Zurich Financial and Close Brothers Asset Management. It has helped these customers grow to over £50 billion of platform assets in aggregate. FNZ now employs over 700 people with offices in Edinburgh, London, Bristol, Brno (Czech Republic), Wellington and Sydney.

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