Investment Operations Specialist - Fund Management

Location: Melbourne CBD, Victoria
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Banking & Financial Services
Salary: AU$70000 - AU$90000.00 per annum + Super
REF: BBBH94597_1502855220

The Client

My client is a worldwide financial institution who have made a name for themselves as one of Melbourne's 'must work for' employers. Globally, they have hundreds of billions under management and a relentless drive to provide exceptional service to their clients. Their culture is based on honesty and integrity and they have a history of providing their employees with exceptional opportunities for career progression.

Due to a continued strong performance and the development of a new product suite they currently seek experienced candidates with a background in investment operations to fill a critical role within the business.

This is a diverse position which will see you liaising with multiple internal and external departments and will offer a fantastic challenge and future career growth.

The Role

  • Ensure trade and cash processing, liquidity management, client cashflows, unit pricing, investment reporting and reconciliations and effectively managed
  • Process corporate actions including dividends, takeovers, buybacks, mergers and share-splits.
  • Settle multi-product trades and resolve failed and mis-matched trades.
  • Assist in the co-ordination of client take-ons / departures / restructures / transitions.
  • Provide a strong control function by maintaining clean investment data.
  • Build & maintain relationships with key outsourced / third-party providers.
  • Participate in business improvement projects as a key member of the Investment Operations team.

The Candidate

Successful candidates will possess:

  • At least 4 years investment operations experience from a Fund Management, Custody, Superannuation or Stockbroking environment.
  • Experienced in handling and successfully resolving investment operations and compliance issues.
  • Proven stakeholder management and problem-solving abilities gained through experience dealing with outsourced third party providers (Custodians and Administrators)
  • A proven track record of performing above company and self-set targets.
  • Motivated by operational excellence and a drive for high quality results.
  • A professional attitude with the confidence to take ownership of your work.
  • Strong teamwork skills.

If you are interested in hearing more about the role, please apply via this website and I will provide feedback on your application as soon as possible.

Julian Soames
Senior Consultant - Banking and Financial Services