Manager - CA & Recs

  • Sector: LMA Asia Finance
  • Contact: Nadiah Marican
  • Client: LMA
  • Location: Singapore
  • Salary: S$9000 - S$10500 per month
  • Expiry Date: 11 May 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH439062_1710211639

Transaction Operations Reconciliation and Corporate Actions Manager - Transaction Operations (12 months Contract)

The Transaction Operations Team is responsible for the oversight of the trade life cycle, Asset Servicing, Reconciliations and Client and Regulatory reporting within the company and works closely with our outsourced service provider to ensure post trade operational compliance, completion, and success. The coverage extends across multiple asset classes including Equities, Fixed Income, CIS, FX and Money Markets.

This role sites within Reconciliation and Corporate Actions team looking after daily cash reconciliation, cash publishing and asset servicing activities.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for daily cash and stock reconciliation and publishing within deadline in Aladdin
  • Maintain ownership of daily cash and stock breaks and proactively follow up with respective teams for breaks resolution.
  • Review monthly valuation reports and perform NAV reconciliation.
  • Responsible for processing of mandatory and voluntary corporate action events across all markets. This includes gold copy validation and creation, sending of election instruction, event processing and settlement and resolving reconciliation breaks in Aladdin.
  • Oversight of outsourced middle office service provider, proxy voting provider, security lending agent and tax reclaim partner.
  • Proactively investigate discrepancies, follow up and respond to queries from all internal and external stakeholders.
  • Periodically update standard operating procedure (SOP) and documentation to ensure that these documents remain current and relevant to our business and process workflow.
  • Perform on-going review of existing processes to ensure control and oversight on middle office service provider remains robust and efficient.
  • Collaborate with other teams and entities to identify opportunities and drive changes for new and improved workflows and deliver service excellence.
  • Act as the main liaison point to manage change requests and ad hoc queries raised by stakeholders.

EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 5 years of experience working in Operations in the Asset Management industry
  • Degree in Business/Finance or related disciplines
  • An excellent understanding of a wide range of tradable instruments
  • Prior experience using Aladdin or reconciliation platforms
  • Good understanding of Front Office, Trade Lifecycle and Operations processes
  • Excellent customer focus and high level of accuracy, and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as part of the small team

GENERAL CANDIDATE ATTRIBUTES

  • A deep understanding of asset management and its associated processes, systems, controls, and deliverables.
  • A strong ability to be hands on yet has a holistic strategic vision on operations
  • An Independent and performance driven individual
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Collaborate with Front office services and Investment team to support daily investment decisions
  • Evaluate Client requirements and feasibility of new tasks take on
  • Collaborate with other teams to solve operational problems and work on the development and continuous improvement of process flows and related operational tools
  • Ad-hoc support to the other team members

Company Reg No.: 201131609D | License No.: 11C4684 | Nadiah Marican