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Investment Administrator

Job description

My client is currently looking for an Investment Administrator to join their team in Bolton.

Role purpose

  • To ensure all asset data is captured and processed accurately and in accordance with regulatory and business requirements
  • Liaise with Brokers and Investment Managers where necessary to ensure accurate reflection of asset trades in the businesses fund accounting system
  • Adhere to service level agreements, relevant regulations and company policies

Key responsibilities

  • Identify process enhancements, demonstrate and test prior to implementation
  • Prioritise workload to ensure no breaches occur
  • Contribute to establishing full team procedures and controls along with appropriate maintenance and regular reviews
  • Comprehensively monitor inbox and identify items which impact the area, such as trade reports, contract notes, corporate action notices and queries
  • To ensure investment system is updated with new security set ups, trades and corporate actions in line with department guidelines
  • Input new trades into the relevant custodian's systems ready to be authorised
  • Liaise responsibly with all stakeholders, such as Investment Managers and Brokers, in order to resolve issues


Essential skills:

  • Good numerical skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Accurate data inputting skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise and work to strict deadlines
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word

Beneficial skills:

  • Understanding of trade capture parameters and processes for assets held in UK collectives
  • Knowledge of the trade settlements process for various assets held in UK collectives covering worldwide markets
  • Knowledge of global markets, asset pricing data and asset data vendors
  • Knowledge of corporate events/corporate actions, including the capture, processing and fund accounting entries in NAV production of UK regulated collectives
  • Knowledge of UK and international market practices

Essential qualifications:

  • 5 GCSE's grade A-C or equivalent (must include Mathematics and English)
  • IOC (Investment Operations Certificate) qualification (or willingness to work towards)

Personal qualities:

  • Ability to function as part of a team
  • Confident manner both written and verbally
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to be flexible and learn quickly
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Ability to make a positive contribution to both the team and the company


  • Competitive starting salary with annual salary reviews
  • Flexible hybrid working
  • 25 days annual leave plus statutory bank holidays with the option to buy (or sell) up to 5 more
  • 9% non-contributory pension
  • Annual discretionary bonus scheme with optical care and dental care
  • Private healthcare scheme
  • Death in service at 5 x annual salary
  • 35 hour working week
  • Training for IOC and other relevant qualifications
  • Exam completion bonus £500 (IOC)
  • Study leave
  • Cycle 2 work scheme
  • Eye test reimbursement
  • Your birthday off

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