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Senior Investment Operations – Leading Asset Manager

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Location: sydney

Salary description: AUD $90-$130k base salary

  • $100-150k AUD Equivalent
  • Permanent
  • 7 to 10 years of experience

Working in a small flat structured operations team of 3 senior staff members, this Operations Analyst role will be focused on cash management, corporate actions and OTC middle office duties.

The successful candidate will primarily focus on the management and processing of transactions that will directly impact the balances of client accounts. In addition, the analyst will be expected to be a generalist within the region and be able to provide broad oversight and support for a variety of roles within Operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Entering, tracking, and managing cash events to ensure integrity of accounting systems.
  • Liaison between the Client Services and the Custodian banks on cash flow discrepancies
  • Work with Trading, Portfolio Management and Client Service teams when exceptions occur to ensure accurate statement of cash balance in portfolios
  • Instruct FX’s as required for cash flows, expenses, overdrafts, corporate actions etc
  • Reconcile non-working cash balances and instruct FX transactions as needed
  • Work with internal and external groups to resolve corporate action issues within the region
  • Serve as resource for internal teams handling OTC derivative-related queries and audit requests from clients and their agents
  • Execute daily processing/validation procedures while ensuring the integrity and consistency of regional corporate action data across multiple platforms and in alignment with market practice
  • Developing a deep understanding of the culture, where resources reside, and how various functional groups operate to enhance operational support.
  • Remaining flexible with own job responsibilities and help define the evolving roles within the teams.

​​​​​​​Qualifications/ attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5-7 years of relevant fund operations experience from another fund manager or custodian.
  • Be knowledgeable of the life cycle of global corporate action events across all asset classes and products
  • Have a derivative middle office background and be familiar with the OTC life-cycle process
  • Experience in working with vendor products and technology as well as reviewing Market/Company offering documents to interpret to corporate action events
  • Background experience in the following areas is a plus: Reconciliations, Unit Pricing, Security Static Data
  • Be able to work autonomously
  • Quick learner with ability to apply business and industry knowledge

The ideal candidate will have at least 5-7 years of relevant industry experience and be highly knowledgeable of Investment Operations concepts.

Strong Cash Management, Corporate Actions, OTC middle office required

The salary for this role will be circa $90k -$130k base salary depending on experience.

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