Fund Dealing Consultant

Recruiter
Aviva
Location
Dorking, Surrey
Salary
£25,000 to £28,000
Posted
29 Mar 2019
Closes
19 Apr 2019
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Can you make the complex simple and bring numbers to life?

If so, then this is a role for you.

We are recruiting for a Fund Dealing Consultant to join our highly successful Operations department. This team handles £54 billion of pension assets on behalf of customers, delivering quality services to customers (employees/individuals, employers and trustees) and advisers.

The business is managed on three key systems, Unisure, NGP and My Money, across three key UK sites. We also have an offshore operation and two key outsourced arrangements for additional support.

Part of your role will be supporting bulk correction activities, correcting multiple client accounts where an employer or Aviva error has occurred, with specific focus on product governance errors.

What will you do in this role?

Undertake calculations and remedial steps to correct member accounts at a bulk level, particularly where a product governance issue has been identified, as well as bulk corrections which have arisen due to an employer error

You will effectively manage key collaborators throughout the processes and communicate technical information clearly

Act as a main point of contact in respect to all trade executions, fund events /corporate actions and related activities

You will establish links with clients / third parties / internal contacts and respond to queries in good time to comply within SLAs set

Receive client trade instructions and communicate them to relevant parties and the My Money platform teams within appropriate timeframes

Undertake manual trading as required in line with all regulatory and company requirements

You will attend client and third party meeting when required Liaise closely with the wider business e.g. Finance, Unit-linked Investments, Sales and Compliance  

What skills/experience are needed?

If the statements below apply to you, we would love to know.

Good analytical skills as well as evaluative judgement based on the analysis of factual and qualitative information

You have a deep understanding of the legislative and regulatory framework that impacts our work in financial services

Ability to accurately update numerical and written data, and to maintain a complete audit trail

Prior experience in an analytical/problem solving role is essential

General knowledge and awareness of UK retail financial services.

This includes investment products, tax wrappers, financial planning and the systems and controls required for efficient and accurate investment administration

Excellent understanding of qualifying/non-qualifying investments and subscription limits related to all products

Certificate in Financial Administration (CII), Investment Administration Qualification/Investment Operations Certificate (CISI) and Investment Management Certificate or equivalent is desirable but not essential

Experience in investment administration roles e.g. representing a fund manager, fund platform provider, pension provider and/or custodian

Client servicing experience within retail financial services operations

Excellent communication and relationship skills, both verbal and written to convey complex information in simpler terms

You are flexible with a forward-thinking and innovative approach to problem solving  

What will you get for this role?

Salary of £25,000 - £28,000 dependent on skills and experience Generous defined contribution pension scheme

Annual performance related bonus and pay review

Minimum holiday allowance of 29 days plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days Up to 40% discount for some

Aviva products through “My Aviva Extras” plus discounts for Friends and Family Excellent range of flexible benefits to include a matching share save scheme  

Additional Information

It is a prerequisite that you are not currently bankrupt and do not have an unspent conviction for a serious criminal offence, in applying for this role you are certifying that you satisfy both of these requirements.

Our diversity and inclusion policies and initiatives are shaping an environment where everyone feels welcome regardless of age, disability, race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, religion, culture, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, maternity or those with other caring responsibilities. Our approach helps to ensure that Aviva is a place which values difference and provides equal opportunities for all.

As a disability confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability, (As defined in The Equality Act 2010) whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. (By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential).

Please apply through the website and then email the contact listed in the advert to notify us that you meet the conditions for the guaranteed interview scheme.