London
Competitive plus benefits
Permanent

About The Role

Purpose

  • The purpose of the role is to ensure that accurate security pricing and system static data is maintained.
  • Maintain accurate daily security pricing for a range of products.
  • Manage key relationships with Internal Clients and Third Parties; these include the Dealing desk and the investment team

Responsibilities

Static Data Duties

  • Set up and maintenance of system static data tables. Securities/counterparties/holiday calendars.
  • Equities, Funds, Bonds, Futures, and system static data related to Transaction Types, Counterparties, ISA/OSB information and trading restrictions.
  • To work closely with the Investment Team, Platform and Discretionary teams to ensure their data requirements are met. This will mean drafting Small Change requests for system improvements.
  • To instigate and oversee Ad hoc data clean ups to ensure data integrity is maintained.
  • To act as the main point of escalation for all static data queries.
  • Pricing Duties
  • Maintain accurate daily security pricing for a range of products.
  • Maintain accurate daily exchange rates including forwards.
  • Price checking and manual pricing.
  • Liaise with internal clients including the Dealing desk, Investment team and client facing teams to ensure data maintained is off a high standard.
  • Set up and maintain security types.
  • Security ISA eligibility checks.
  • Act as a focal point for contacts and meetings with other departments and external contacts such as custodians, investment managers, auditors etc, providing technical expertise on the service provided.
  • Identify issues and problems in the service delivery and take remedial action, keeping the Team Leader and Head of Operations informed.

Other Duties

  • Enhance, create and ensure adherence to internal & operational procedures.
  • Maintain & enhance operational systems to maximise effectiveness.
  • Interface and provide support to the business for the resolution of queries.
  • Keep abreast of market developments, industry standards, products, instruments and assessing the impact on 7IM and their systems and processes.
  • Assist in the design of the operational components of product and service.
  • Participate in any projects and relevant business initiatives.
  • Produce Management Information as specified by the business
  • Relationship with other 7IM departments as necessary ensuring procedures and controls are adhered to at all times.
  • Identify new / changes to procedures – draft and discuss changes where necessary for approval.
  • Treat clients (internal and external) and colleagues fairly and adhere to the 7IM visions, purpose and values
  • Building good and lasting relationships with clients (internal and external) and understand their motivations.  Provide suitable solutions that meet their needs.
  • Provide clear and relevant updates to clients (internal and external) and to colleagues to build client confidence
  • Act promptly and professionally to resolve client (internal and external) and colleague enquiries or concerns

About You

Skills

  • Good working knowledge of Excel, must be intermediate level as a minimum
  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Strong Securities pricing experience required
  • Good knowledge of equity/funds/ETFs and fixed income products
  • Familiarity with financial instrument eligibility for tax wrappers (ISA, OSB, SIPP)
  • Experience with underlying asset allocation data for funds
  • Previous use of Xplan would be beneficial 

Qualifications

  • Completion of the IOC qualification (or equivalent) is desirable

Other Relevant Information

  • The role sits is within the 7IM Operations Department reporting to the Static Data and Pricing Team Leader.
  • This role works closely with others within the team sharing the workload and responsibility so a ‘team’ attitude is needed – helping others when required.
  • Flexible attitude to duties as training will be given in all aspects of the operations roles and the successful candidate will probably have to provide holiday cover.
  • Flexible attitude to working hours – sometimes the workload will demand additional commitment outside the contractual hours.

About Us

7IM is an investment management business that helps individuals, families and financial advisers manage money to meet their and their clients’ needs and aspirations.

Founded in 2002 from a basement, seven individuals established 7IM as we couldn't find anywhere we wanted to invest our families' money. Our assets under management now stand at around £17bn, and we have moved from ‘basement’ to ‘Bishopsgate’ in the City of London.

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