Valuations Administrator
£35k + Benefits
London (City)

Aim & purpose of the role:

To ensure the price and performance data of Securities are accurate on the in-house systems while also offering assistance and support to Investment Managers with general issues and queries.

Key accountabilities/responsibilities

● Production of Ad-hoc Valuations & CGT Reports
● Ad-hoc holding and book cost updates to customer accounts
● To ensure all Securities are pricing correctly for daily valuation purposes
● Actively liaise with Investment Managers, Dealers and External Software Providers to resolve any issues and queries with in-house systems
● Cost Disclosure reporting
● Prepare and Distribute Probate Valuations
● Generate the daily Oversale report and pro-actively liaise with relevant parties to ensure all items are resolved
● Prepare and produce diarised valuations
● Investigate and manually update any stocks which fall outside of the price files
● Run global system events to accurately update Corporate Actions to client accounts
● Challenge existing processes and recommend and implement changes, resulting in improving service quality, process efficiency and reduction in risk
● Drafting of departmental procedures and ongoing ownership of those procedures
● Participation in key departmental projects and undertake any additional Operational tasks when requested by the Line Manager/Senior Management

Person Specification/Skills

● Strong written and verbal communicator both formally and informally
● Articulate and Confident
● Highly organised with a strong attention to detail, with particular focus on accuracy and numeracy ability
● Self-starter with a dynamic "can do" attitude
● Be able to work effectively during pressure periods while prioritising and multi-tasking
● Ability to react to events decisively and effectively and suggest innovative solutions to problems

Education/Experience

● Prior experience working within a financial institution, preferably in Investment/Wealth Management
● Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
● Understanding of Benchmarking, Modelling and Weighing of Portfolios
● Knowledge of the following asset classes; Equity/Fixed Income/ETF/Investment Trusts
● Comfortable working independently and as part of a team
● Willing and able to learn a number of systems
● Working to tight deadlines under pressure
● Good team worker sharing knowledge effectively and showing a flexible work approach
● Understanding of the current Regulatory environment

If this role interests you please contact me to discuss the role

patrick@cameronkennedy.com or 0207 337 0045