• CREST Settlements SME/Senior

    Job Locations UK-Edinburgh
    # of Openings
    Position Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Role Description

    The Crest Settlement SME is responsible for monitoring and settling trades via the Crest System. The Officer will be responsible for fund and equity trades from pre-matching through to settlement as well as assisting other departments with day-to-day queries as a specialist in Crest.


    Role Responsibilities

    • Identify and resolve any pre-matching issues, liaising with external parties as required
    • Forecast & Monitor CAP requirements
    • Follow up failed trades in order to ensure timely settlement
    • Provide clients with timely accurate reports in line with specific requirements
    • Resolution of ad-hoc queries by combining an understanding of the trade lifecycle with the ability to view processes end-to-end.
    • Completion of testing and project work as required; allowing the smooth transition of new business.


    Operations Team Responsibilities

    • Accuracy; to ensure that completion of daily tasks are true and accurate.
    • Efficiency; to ensure that completion of daily tasks are executed in a timely manner and deadlines are met.
    • 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, ensuring the investment process is transparent to regulators and external auditors.
    • Procedures; contribute to and maintain relevant and robust documented procedures .
    • Information Systems; to make effective use of the Company’s information systems that are relevant to the role .
    • Planning; to prioritise the work to ensure all activities are completed on time and within agreed deadlines .
    • CPD; to develop professional and technical knowledge and skills via training & development in order to meet Continuing Professional Development requirements.
    • 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- IAQ, Investment Certificate or CFA or working towards.
    • Significant experience in a similar role
    • Experience using CREST is essential
    • Ambitious, driven and harworking
    • Able to work to deadlines with a a high degree of accuracy
    • Able to work in a fast paced and demanding environment

    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 £55 billion of platform assets in aggregate. FNZ now employs over 950 people with offices in Edinburgh, London, Bristol, Brno (Czech Republic), Wellington, Sydney, Hong Kong & Singapore



    • Be part of a highly successful, rapidly growing, global business that is leading the delivery of financial services via cloud computing and partners with some of the world’s largest companies;
    • Remuneration and career advancement is based on individual contribution and business impact rather than tenure or seniority;
    • We provide significant financial rewards for high performing individuals; and
    • We provide global career opportunities for our best employees at any of our offices in the UK, Czech Republic and across APAC.


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