Transfer Agency Analyst

  • Negotiable
  • Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom Edinburgh Scotland GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Michael Page Financial Services.
  • 13 Mar 18 2018-03-13

Transfer Agency Analyst required to join a highly reputable global asset management firm in Edinburgh to manage day to day relationships of outsourced operations.

Our client, a global asset management firm, are looking to attract a Transfer Agency Analyst to join their team in Edinburgh. In this role you will be responsible for the management and oversight of outsourced operations carried out by the appointed transfer agents for the firms fund ranges domiciled across various jurisdictions.


  • Responsible for day to day relationship with the firms Third-Party Transfer Agents, acting as contact for both internal and external parties
  • Responsible for investigation and resolution of day to day operational queries, issues and incidents across the entire range of services provided by the Transfer Agents
  • Oversight of FATCA/CRS reporting services carried out by the Transfer Agents
  • Responsible for Cashflow Dashboard monitoring for funds, and ensuring Portfolio Managers receive timely and accurate cash flow information
  • Management of issues and incidents, conducting root cause analysis and ensuring appropriate remedial steps are clearly defined and assigned to mitigate risks
  • Proactively analyse trends in errors and issues to identify opportunities for process improvement at either the provider or the firm
  • Responsible for preparation and maintenance of procedures, processes and controls between the firm and its administrators
  • Participate in periodic reviews and updates to the operating model / service level documentation ensuring they reflect optimal working practices
  • Responsibility for monitoring the performance of the service provider
  • Conduct annual due diligence visits on providers issuing formal findings documents as appropriate
  • Active participation in business and regulatory-driven projects as an SME representing Transfer Agency Services


  • Experience in an operational role, ideally in a TA environment
  • Able to demonstrate a level of technical understanding of a range of investment instruments, fund types and products
  • Have an understanding of the relevant regulatory environment
  • Demonstrates a risk focus and an understanding of the importance of identifying potential risks and of reporting risks to line management and other relevant parties
  • Numerate and able to demonstrate a high level of attention to detail
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of customers /providers to the firm and ability to work closely with others to meet objectives

Job Offer

Competitive salary and bonus/benefits

Great opportunity to join a global asset management firm