Middle Office Operations / Trade Support Specialist

Location: Victoria
Contract Type: Contract
Specialisation: Banking & Financial Services
Salary: AU$70000 - AU$85000 per annum + Super
REF: BBBH244285_1608008085

The Company

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 almost $900 billion 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.

This is an initial 12 month contract. However, there is a strong possibility that it will become a permanent role in the future. As a critical member of the Investment Operations team, you can expect a first class salary, excellent training and development opportunities and a supportive working environment.

The Role

  • Oversight of the Investment Operations function, with responsibility for supporting and resolving issues across the entire trade lifecycle, with a specific focus on settlement, reconciliation and transitions.
  • Trade capture and matching to ensure accurate settlement across global markets.
  • Reconciliation of daily cash and stock positions to ensure accurate portfolio holdings are available to traders and portfolio managers
  • Work with institutional clients to review all fund launch and transition activity events across a range of middle office and fund administration services.
  • Act as a liaison with client service teams to drive issue resolution. Clear and investigate issues through to resolution.
  • Identification of potential risk items and exposure with a view to remediating them in a timely manner.

The Candidate

Successful candidates will possess:

  • At least 18 months investment operations experience from a Fund Management, Custody, Superannuation or Stockbroking environment.
  • Experienced in handling and successfully resolving investment operations and compliance issues.
  • A proven track record of performing above company and self-set targets.
  • Motivated and possessing a drive for high quality results.
  • A professional attitude with the confidence to take ownership of your work.
  • Strong teamwork skills.

To be considered, please apply to the role ASAP and I will provide feedback on your application soon after.

Julian Soames
Principle Consultant - Banking & Financial Services