FI Implementation Specialist FI Implementation Specialist …

AllianceBernstein Limited
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 02 Aug 21
TBD
AllianceBernstein Limited
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 02 Aug 21
TBD
The role is critical to the success of the AB Portfolio Management team as they exercise their daily activities to deliver for their clients. Implementation Specialists get broad exposure as they support all asset classes and work closely with teams across the AB enterprise -- including Investment Management, Operations, Technology, Sales and Trading. Implementation Specialists should show an interest in financial markets and will develop a deep understanding of our products, operational policies and procedures.

KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Ensure the efficient implementation of fixed income trades, including reviewing compliance with guidelines, currency management and order building
  • Continually monitor portfolios to ensure guideline compliance, portfolio and security data accuracy, performance reporting and analysis for ad hoc requests
  • Identify and control operational risk associated with implementation activities
  • Support overall account management by facilitating successful account opening / closings and liaising with Sales and Portfolio Management to address client requests such as local market openings and custodial transitions
  • Identify opportunities and partner with technologists to re-engineer and automate processes which will increase operational efficiency, improve client service and enhance risk controls
  • Provide support to Portfolio Managers, Portfolio Analysts, Sales, Trading and Operations to deliver against client requirements

WHAT MAKES THIS ROLE UNIQUE OR INTERESTING?

The role is critical to the success of the AB Portfolio Management team as they exercise their daily activities to deliver for their clients. Implementation Specialists get broad exposure as they support all asset classes and work closely with teams across the AB enterprise -- including Investment Management, Operations, Technology, Sales and Trading.  Implementation Specialists should show an interest in financial markets and will develop a deep understanding of our products, operational policies and procedures. 

WHAT IS THE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT VALUE OF THIS ROLE, i.e., WHAT LEARNING AND PROFESSIONAL GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES DOES IT OFFER?

The candidate will have exposure to activities across the full Fixed Income organization. In addition, we have a vast array of product types which allows the candidate to learn over time and be eligible for internal promotions in areas as diverse as Operations, Compliance, Audit, Business Analyst, Derivatives, Business Valuations and Pricing.

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION:

The knowledge and skills required are typically acquired through the completion of a college degree (BS- Accounting, Statistics, Finance, Business Analytics or related field)

Candidates must have outstanding attention to detail, coupled with a proven ability to think logically and

make sound decisions in a fast-paced environment, often under time pressure and across multiple tasks.

Specific requirements include:

  • Motivated self-starter with a passion for process improvement and leveraging technology to solve complex business problems
  • Strong interest / experience in financial markets, notably asset management
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Effective communication skills paired with a strong desire to work in a team-oriented organization
  • Exceptional understanding of risk management and overall control environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft suite
  • Strong soft skills such as adaptability and creativity

Prior experience in control-oriented roles (Operations, Risk & Compliance, Internal Audit, Fund Accounting) is a positive.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to AB Careers at ABFixedIncome@abglobal.com 

 

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