Investment Operations Analyst

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Location: Melbourne

Salary description: AUD $90k-120k base salary

  • $50-100k AUD Equivalent
  • Permanent
  • 3 to 7 years of experience

A leading global asset manager is seeking an experienced Investment Operations analyst in their Melbourne office. This role is primarily responsible for investment support for portfolio managers in the APAC region.

Responsibilities include touch points with portfolio management, trading, operations, and client services. The role will work directly with Operations teams to ensure agreed controls are adhered to and that any business impacting issues are resolved in good time. They will also assist the local and regional stakeholders with any operational queries that require follow up or closure. This role will be based in our Melbourne office and be part of the APAC Operations team with counterparts in APAC


  • Daily review of positions, market values and cash to validate accuracy
  • Identify issues that will impact the integrity of the portfolio or accounting book of records and review reports including but not limited to fail trade reporting, overdrafts/projected overdraft reports, cash/security reconciliation and any relevant internal or vendor platform output
  • Investigate any inaccuracies identified and their impact on Portfolio Managers, and coordinate directly with operation to resolve
  • Monitor trades originated by the front office trading to ensure timely matching, confirmation, and reporting.
  • Work with trade support team to address any trade discrepancies uncovered during the trade matching and settlement process
  • Oversight of back-office teams and escalate issues where appropriate
  • Help serve as the liaison between the front office and operations teams (internal and external) to resolve any data or processing issues
  • Working closely with the client services team, to provide support for client onboarding including broker and account setups.
  • Track changes from market and regulatory changes that will impact on the portfolio management and daily operations.
  • Assistance with performance analysis and client reporting


  • Proven experience in Middle/Back Office preferably within Asset Management
  • Understanding of the trade life cycle and market practices
  • Knowledge of investments, including terminology, instruments, and general asset management practices
  • Understanding of Portfolio Management and Trading team processes
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work with various stakeholders

Contact us in Melbourne


Phone:+61 3 9653 9222

Hiring Staff: hire@antonmurray.com

Seeking Work: apply@antonmurray.com

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