Operations Analyst - Investment Banking

REF: BBBH30455_1641902746

11/01/2022
  • Position: Permanent
  • Salary: £20000 to £30000
  • Location: NI - Greater Belfast

MCS are delighted to be working with a leading financial services company who are seeking to recruit an Operations Analyst for their Belfast based team.

My client

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring timely allocation of trades, reconciliation, payment processing, broker invoicing and operational support. My successful candidate will help ensure clients continue to receive an outstanding level of service, the Operations Professional must be able to manage multiple simultaneous tasks in a fast paced, high pressure environment.

Responsibility Include:

  • Review and reconcile client/broker trade activity in line with Mifid II timescales
  • Conduct due diligence/KYC compliance procedures on new clients/vendors/brokers
  • Liaise with the Client Relationship Managers on any issues needing attention
  • Assist in monthly/bi-monthly invoice procedures to ensure timely payment of soft dollar research commissions
  • Assure ongoing compliance with quality and industry regulatory requirements
  • Attention to detail is paramount due to trading and invoice volumes that require data entry and reconciliation

The Person

  • A relevant university degree in finance, economics or related discipline, or recognised professional or equivalent qualification.
  • 1-2 years' work experience in Operations /Clearing
  • Knowledge of investment types and financial markets
  • Knowledge of trade reconciliations, trade input, Broker invoicing and/or Middle Office operational support

Systems Knowledge

  • Microsoft Office including Word and Excel.
  • Ability to use Excel to manipulate and summarise financial data.
  • Some familiarity with SWIFT and general wire transfer processes would be desirable but not essential
  • Some knowledge of MIFID II research

The Offer

  • Competitive Salary
  • Discretionary Bonus Opportunity
  • 35 Days Holiday
  • Private Medical + Dental
  • On-Site Gym

All conversations will be treated in the strictest of confidence. I am keen to have an initial discussion with anyone who feels this could potentially be of interest.

Please contact Matthew Woods, Specialist Consultant at MCS Group on 02896935514 or send an up to date CV via the link provided to speak further about this opportunity.