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Cis Trade Support Administrator

Company: Standard Life    Location: Edinburgh

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract

Job Role: CIS Administrator

Duration: 12 months

Location: Edinburgh

Contact: Lynn Brown - lynn.brown@aberdeen-asset.com / 01224 404326

Closing Date: 25th January 2018

Reference: ROO59956 (Please quote this reference and job title in any enquiries)

Role and Context

Objective:

To carry out this role in accordance with the behaviours expected by the company as detailed under the section Values and in accordance with the strategic goals and risk appetite of the Aberdeen group.

Role Definition:

To support the Manager Trade Management in carrying out the daily activities of the following Team:

Edinburgh - CIS Trade Management Team

Accountabilities

Duty/Responsibilities:

To support the Manager, Trade management in the delivery of the following :

Main Job Purpose

Support the Manager Trade Management in ensuring the BAU tasks of the team are carried out in accordance with procedures and policies. Ensure successful coordination of ad hoc queries and issues and that tasks across team are completed in line with all internal compliance and regulatory requirements.

Primary areas of Responsibility.

  • To coordinate and promote timely and consistent delivery of all CIS Trade Support processes.

  • Assist in providing an efficient and robust operational service in compliance with all internal and regulatory requirements, by:

  • To place and price Collective Investment deals within market and valuation deadlines to ensure deals are all dealt correctly and settlement is successful. Process private equity and personal bond deals. Complete all relevant register reconciliations. Effectively manage all queries relating to the above transaction types. Participate and contribute to projects and fund launches where applicable.

  • Continuous review of team procedures, policies, systems and issues.

  • Overseeing the implementation of the agreed changes.

  • Review and develop management information, including KPI´s, to effectively manage the team and provide senior management with the necessary operational data needed to oversee the teams’ effectiveness in managing external providers.

  • Manage and extend relationships with appropriate staff within the external/outsourced providers, escalating issues in line with the department structure internally.

  • Work with outsource providers to develop operational processes and platforms which deliver agreed Business Strategies. Utilise new technologies to drive efficiencies and working practices in the department.

  • Review and develop management information, including KPI´s, to effectively provide senior management with necessary operational data in order to oversee the team´s effectiveness in managing external providers.

  • Manage and extend relationships with appropriate staff within the external/outsourced providers, escalating issues in line with the department structure internally.

  • Filing and Archiving

Key Functional Responsibilities

  • Assist in the business as usual activity of the CIS Trade Support function in a way which supports the business and enables operational delivery of front office strategy, working closely with the business as per detailed above.

  • Identify and promote opportunities to develop and improve the processes and associated internal controls operating in and around the CIS Trade Support function.

Qualifications

Required Skill Set

Skills/Knowledge:

Experience of the following:

  • Carry out all required business as usual tasks within CIS Trade Support team.

  • Assist in oversight of the service delivery from Outsource Providers.

  • Support of Front Office Teams and of delivering a robust support function.

  • Delivering of Operational Strategy for the Business.

  • Adapting processes to adhere to Regulatory Change.

  • Experience with the Charles River system and advantage

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