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Job description:

Core-Asset Consulting's client, a global asset management firm, is seeking a Securities Lending Analyst, to join their team in Edinburgh for an initial temporary assignment until July 2017.

Core responsibilities:

  • Manage and ensure timely loan and return settlement in all markets, and resolve related issues daily

  • Ensure appropriate collateral is agreed and transacted with counterparties on a daily basis

  • Calculate margins, concentration levels, ensure compliance with internal and client guidelines, and provide reporting to auditors, management and clients

  • Follow established procedures and perform appropriate controls (including cash, security and collateral reconciliations)

  • Oversee and manage internal and external service provider relationships - ensure successful delivery of contracted services, proactively address and resolve issues, create and adapt service level standards and agreements to meet the evolving needs of the business

  • Develop and maintain close relationships and partnerships with Securities Lending and other colleagues (traders, product managers, technology teams, etc.), as well as with external service providers, partners and counterparties

  • Develop expertise in local market practices through experience, training, classes and outside research

  • Support the continued evolution of the Securities Lending technology platform and global process model

Core requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree required, master's degree or other certifications/achievements desirable

  • Strong demonstrated aptitude and interest in finance required

  • Highly risk aware and demonstrated ability to multi-task and make appropriate decisions under rigid deadlines, while adhering to established procedures and escalation/risk mitigation measures

  • Ability to prioritise and deliver assignments as on time

  • Proficient with Excel and other MS Office applications, and able to quickly learn proprietary systems

Job reference: 8782

To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

Core-Asset Consulting offers specialist recruitment services to asset management, accounting & finance, asset servicing, legal and the wider financial services sector in Scotland