A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an aspiring Graduate looking to start their Operations career within the Financial Services sector, working for the fast-growing Fintech arm of a well respected market maker, Winterflood Securities. Following comprehensive training, the incoming hire will learn and process all cash receipts, outgoing payments and ensure cash is correctly reflect with client accounts. The new hire will also further assist with settlement processes as required, ensuring that all settlement functions are processed in a timely and accurate manner.
Process all External and Internal payments out using the online banking system.
Process incoming payments and resolving any exceptions including communicating with clients.
Process all Regular Contributions and direct debits
Investigate and resolve reconciliations discrepancies
Building the relationship with our banking and direct debit service providers
Manage client enquiries relating to the receipt or payment of cash
Assist the Client Service team in answering any client queries to ensure that we respond within agreed deadlines.
Ensure all asset and cash breaks assigned to the team are investigated and resolved in a timely manner
Assist in the collation of all daily, weekly and monthly MI, KPI’s and KRI’s within Operations, ensuring production is timely and accurate.
To maintain and store accurate direct debit mandates and mandate register in line with CASS 8.
Effectively manage cash balances within various Settlement locations
Ensure client money diversification is accurate and client money is distributed within the guidelines of the procedure.
Required Skills and Knowledge
University Bachelor’s Degree graded 2.1 or above in a related field (e.g. Finance/Business)
Clear and demonstrable interest to pursue a career within the Financial Markets
A strong desire to learn about Operations/payments across the industry
Ability to focus and commit to delivering against deadlines.
Good organisational skills with the ability to multi task and deal with multiple issues via different forums.
Effective and proficient communication and written skills
Ability to prioritise, be responsive, deal with ambiguity, and respond to changing environments