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Senior Investment Operations Analyst

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Our client is seeking a Senior Investment Operations Analyst to join their dynamic team. This role is a key conduit between Investment Operations, investment teams and various project stakeholders within the Asset Management business. The successful candidate will not only play a vital role in daily operations but also support various change initiatives including client transitions, portfolio on-boarding/off-boarding and custody migration work impacting Investment Operations.

Senior Investment Operations Analyst
Salary: Competitive and based on experience

Location: Sydney



Keywords: Investment, Operations, Analyst, Asset Management, Middle Office



Our client is seeking a Senior Investment Operations Analyst to join their dynamic team. This role is a key conduit between Investment Operations, investment teams and various project stakeholders within the Asset Management business. The successful candidate will not only play a vital role in daily operations but also support various change initiatives including client transitions, portfolio on-boarding/off-boarding and custody migration work impacting Investment Operations. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with a strong technical understanding of Middle Office operations and a good understanding of the regulatory environment impacting Investment Operations.

Key conduit between Investment Operations, investment teams and project stakeholders
Supports various change initiatives including client transitions, portfolio on-boarding/off-boarding
Requires strong technical understanding of Middle Office operations


What you'll do:

As a Senior Investment Operations Analyst, you will be at the heart of our client's Asset Management business. You will provide crucial support to the Derivatives team and Fixed Interest team while also offering backup support for other asset classes. Your day-to-day responsibilities will include managing daily trade processing, handling reconciliations, resolving trade queries, supporting collateral management processes, reviewing operational incidents, implementing preventative measures, managing client queries, and leading new business initiatives. This role offers an exciting blend of operational tasks and strategic initiatives.

Provide primary support to the Derivatives team and Fixed Interest team
Offer secondary/backup support for other asset classes such as Equities and Managed Accounts
Handle daily trade processing, matching, settlement and Cash Forecasting
Manage reconciliations and resolve pre and post trade queries
Perform ad hoc portfolio analysis and reporting as required
Support the Collateral Management process
Review operational incidents and implement preventative measures
Manage clients (internal and external) and related external third party’s queries
Lead, Support and implement new business and Change activities/initiatives where required


What you bring:

The ideal candidate for the Senior Investment Operations Analyst role brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the table. With a strong technical understanding of Middle Office operations, you are well-versed in the regulatory environment impacting Investment Operations. Your understanding of OTC reporting requirements will be highly regarded, as will your familiarity with various asset classes and financial instruments. You have a fundamental understanding of the operational processes supporting Derivatives, OTC products. With at least 10 years of experience in Investments / Assets Management / Finance, including a minimum of 5 years in Investment Operations, you are comfortable working in a pressurised and deadline-driven environment.

Strong technical understanding of Middle Office operations
Good understanding of the regulatory environment impacting Investment Operations
Understanding of OTC reporting requirements are highly regarded
Good understanding of various asset classes and financial instruments
Fundamental understanding of the operational processes supporting Derivatives, OTC products are non-negotiable
10 years of experience in Investments / Assets Management / Finance experience with minimum of 5 years in Investment Operations
Experience in systems including Bloomberg , CTM , DTCC, X SPRISA , FX Connect/GTSS, ACADIA
Ability to work in a pressurised and deadline-driven environment
Strong stakeholder management skills


What sets this company apart:

Our client is a leading player in the Asset Management industry. They pride themselves on their dynamic and supportive work environment where every team member plays a vital role. They offer exciting opportunities for career growth and development, and they are committed to fostering an inclusive culture where everyone feels valued and respected.



What's next:

If you're ready to take your career to the next level, don't hesitate!

Apply today by clicking on the link!

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply.
To apply please click apply or call Stuart Sellar on 02 8289 3200 for a confidential discussion.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Banking & Financial Services

Focus: Investment Management

Industry: Financial Services

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Mid Management

Location: Sydney

Job Reference: 1969290/001

Date posted: 28 May 2024

Consultant: Stuart Sellar

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