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Asset Analyst

Salary £27,000
Location London, Monument
Role Analyst
Job Type Permanent
Size Over 500
Job overview
Are you looking to join a FTSE 250 listed Financial Services firm in a varied, client orientated capacity? Apply to this Asset Administrator job role today!

Looking for administration jobs and Finance Assistant jobs in London? Want to join a FTSE 250 listed Financial Services firm in a varied, client orientated role? Apply to this Asset Administrator job role in London today!

Company profile

In this Finance Administrator job in London, you'll be joining an award-winning investment platform offering financial advisers and their clients' smart technology. They offer unrivalled support and exceptional service for a modern, efficient way to manage client investment portfolios. They provide a wide range of financial planning tools and comprehensive reporting, alongside an extensive range of investments and tax-efficient wrappers to make the management of portfolios as easy and efficient as possible. With over £44 billion in funds under direction, our client is the market-leader in their field and still continues to grow at the speed of a start-up.

Job description

In this Asset Administrator job in London, you will join a dynamic and ambitious team, sitting in the client accounting department. The overarching responsibility of this function is to safeguard client money and assets held by the business for clients by ensuring the money and assets are recorded and reconciled accurately to enable the firm at any time to distinguish client money and assets held for one client from client money and assets held for any other client. The Client Money team has four primary functions: external and internal client money reconciliations; timely and accurate client trade settlement; timely and accurate processing of client deposits and withdrawals; and, investigation and allocation of any unknown client money deposit.

Key Responsibilities

In this Finance Assistant job in London, you will be responsible for:

  • Responsible for performing the daily client money calculation, ensuring any client money shortfall is accurately calculated, and any money move is completed before close of business, as prescribed in CASS 7
  • Responsible for performing daily external client money reconciliations for all client money bank accounts to third party bank statements, as prescribed in CASS 7.
  • When performing both the internal and external client money reconciliations, the team is responsible for timely investigation, resolution and escalation of any reconciling items.
  • Effecting timely and accurate settlement of client trades.
  • Liaison with third parties when trade settlement issues arise;
  • Processing foreign exchange transactions and ensuring all transactions are processed within deadlines.
  • Investigation and timely resolution of unidentified cash moves, within prescribed CASS 7 deadlines.
  • Assist in the timely and accurate production of the Client Money and Assets Return.
  • Producing accurate and relevant Management Information that tracks volumes, issues and errors

Job Requirements

  • Academic excellence, you will have graduated from university with at least a 2.1.
  • Financial, Economics, Maths or related degrees preferred
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Knowledge of CASS is a plus
  • Relative financial services experience/internship is a plus
  • A genuine interest in Financial services
  • The ability to prioritise a varied workload - you will be confident managing and evaluating your time
  • A confident communicator, you enjoy speaking with anyone and everyone!
  • A can-do and positive attitude - you’re not fazed by commercial targets
  • A real team player, you’re inspired and engaged by collective success

Benefits of the job

  • A great starting salary of £27,000
  • Central London office
  • A foot in the door within a FTSE 250 firm
  • A massive leap forward in your long-term career in Financial Services
  • The opportunity for a permanent role in the business
  • Daily access and mentorship from successful financial services professionals
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Lively social atmosphere (socially distanced, of course!)

Looking for entry-level finance jobs and Finance Administrator jobs in London? Want to join a world-renowned Financial Services business? If you're a driven, personable graduate, apply for this Asset Administrator job in London today!

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Alan Hector
Senior Consultant