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TRADE OPERATIONS ANALYST

Job description:


Core-Asset Consulting's client, a global asset management firm, is looking for a Trade Operations Analyst, to join their team in Edinburgh on an initial temporary assignment until April 2017.


Core responsibilities:



  • Monitor status of executed trades for various securities, cash and derivative instruments to ensure timely confirmation

  • Monitor trade activity to identify unmatched and failing trades and payments and take necessary action to prevent/resolve all failing transactions and minimise settlement risk

  • Escalate all material risk items (such as large fails/confirmation issues) and service issues

  • Responsible for fielding day-to-day queries.

    Liaise with brokers and custodian banks to resolve issues

  • Assist in the generation and distribution of statistics relating to trade volume, confirmation and fail activity


Core requirements:



  • Previous experience working within an investment operations environment

  • Ability to meet strict deadline

  • Display a proactive and aspirational attitude

  • Display confidence in providing solutions


Job reference: 8943


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.