GLS Recruitment
GLS Recruitment

Middle Office Specialist
Full-Time

REF: 1949

Jersey
Purpose of Job Role

This is an important operational role within our Middle Office providing administrative support to the Investment Managers (Funds), Portfolio Managers (Clients), and the wider business. The role primarily encompasses the administration of the company fund range and discretionary managed portfolios. In addition the role supports the Execution Desk together with providing fund and client portfolio performance statistics, and other Middle Office reporting, as required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Daily monitoring of the company fund range, referring any variance in asset allocation to the relevant manager(s)
  • Daily monitoring of client portfolios referring any variance in asset allocation to the relevant manager(s)
  • Rebalancing of funds and client portfolios as instructed by the relevant manager(s) following large net redemptions/subscriptions/cash withdrawals/cash additions and/or asset allocation/strategy changes
  • Monitor daily cash flow and FX position of funds and client portfolios and action where appropriate
  • Monitor and roll Forward FX currency hedges for funds and client portfolios as instructed by the relevant manager(s) in line with current policy
  • Maintenance and update of fund and client asset and currency models
  • Dealing with both internal and external clients covering off on issues relating to administration of the funds and client portfolios
  • Trade placement of CIS trades for funds and clients
  • Trade placement of CIS trades for Offshore Advisory clients
  • Dealing support and cover to Execution Desk
  • Provision of ad-hoc requests for fund and client portfolio performance statistics, and other Middle Office reporting, as required
  • Periodic and ad hoc report collation and provision to relevant internal committees
  • Departmental ad hoc task and project work as directed by the Middle Office Manager when required
Skills, Knowledge and Expertise: 
  • Minimum IMC / IAQ / ACI Dealing Cert or equivalent qualification. (Level 4 qualification preferred)
  • Previous experience working within a back office/support environment of an investment business
  • Exposure and experience across all asset classes including complex derivative structures would be preferable
  • An excellent knowledge of Word, PowerPoint and Excel, with the ability to learn new systems with appropriate training
  • Experience of Bloomberg, Morningstar, Reuters, Factset would be preferable
  • An ability to prioritise effectively and work under pressure with minimum supervision
  • Be highly articulate and capable of communicating clearly with internal and external parties at all levels
  • The post holder will be well organised, diligent and conscientious, paying attention to detail and accuracy
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