Reconciliations Project Support (3m FTC)

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Contract, Full time
  • Arbuthnot Latham & Co., Limited
  • 09 Jan 18 2018-01-09

The Operations team work closely with the Investment Management team as well as interfacing with all other areas of the bank and third party providers. The operations team deal with all issues arising prior to trade placement and execution through to Trade Settlement, Reconciliation, Dividends and Corporate action processing as well as opening and closing client accounts and providing our clients with valuation reporting, answering queries and production of tax reporting.

This is a three month fixed term contract within the Arbuthnot Latham Investment Management Operations team to assist with the implementation of Autorek (the Bank’s new reconciliations platform)

Key Responsibilities 

Assume responsibility for transfer of cash & stock reconciliations into Autorek system, drive forward with the project.

Coordinate with external parties on data collection

Run parallel testing of Autorek output versus existing reconciliation process

Coordinate with reconciliation team to design matching rules

Document procedures and controls around new processes

Provide admin support to the Investment Operations team

Key Interfaces

The individuals are expected to work closely with all areas of the bank as well as intermediaries and third parties.

Knowledge & Experience

Experience using Excel and adapting manual processes is essential

Excellent understanding of an automated  reconciliation platform

Broad experience of UK securities administration (both core processing and associated tasks), gained operationally within an Investment Bank or another Wealth management company.

A high standard of Compliance and regulatory knowledge, covering AML, Best Execution policy, CASS and TCF.

Team working- it is essential that all staff members have a strong team player focus.

Skills

Good system skills with experience of Microsoft office, (the ability to write macros is advantageous but not essential).

Previous experience with Autorek would be seen as desirable 

Communication Skills

The role requires a high level of attention to detail.

Excellent communication skills both written and verbal with clients, providers and senior management coupled with a high level of confidentiality, diplomacy and discretion.

Ability to communicate both verbally and written with clients, providers and senior management.

Core Competencies 

Problem solving and judgment

Client focused

Communication and confidence

Working proactively 

Team working