I am working on a new and exciting opportunity for an experienced Distributions Officer to join a leading Investment Banking group in Edinburgh city centre. With a competitive and negotiable salary and benefits package on offer for the right candidate.
This is a fantastic time to join a forward thinking, innovative and exciting workplace who have their employees and customers at the heart of everything they do. This firm encourages a supportive and family environment, where their employees work hard and are rewarded with career progression paths and learning and development.
The Distributions Team is responsible for the end to end identification, maintenance and processing of all Distributions across a diverse range of clients
Overview of Distributions Officer role:
Work closely with Third Party Custodians to identify all relevant Distributions
Reconcile and pay all income received to client accounts within required regulatory and client-driven timeframes.
Manage the entire lifecycle of a distribution from initial expectation to posting, investigating and resolving all issues as they arise.
Work with External Fund Managers to obtain distribution advice, tax vouchers and payment information
Work closely with Business Risk Champions and Senior Officers to identify and manage operational risk.
Maintain multiple distribution schedules on a daily basis
Work with Asset and Cash reconciliation teams to ensure any cash/asset breaks are matched and closed down within agreed timeframes.
Liaise with other departments in order to complete tasks and resolve any issues
Assist other team members with issues as and when required
Review and enhance operational processes on a regular basis.
Interact with key clients on a weekly basis.
Actively work to reduce the number of outstanding client queries and issues.
Monitor client reports such as the HMRC ISA reports
Audit of daily postings for data integrity
Qualifications: FS Industry recognised qualifications – IOC, Investment Certificate or CFA or working towards.
Experience: 1 plus years in a similar role.
Knowledge: Good knowledge of UK markets, and some knowledge of European and Global markets.
3 rd parties: Experience working with Pricing Vendors, Crest, Third Party Administrators or other similar types of Mutual Funds or Equity providers.
Systems: have worked with key custody systems e.g. Autorec, EMX.
Contact Neil Greene at HRC Financial Service Scotland
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