• United Kingdom, Uk
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  • 0 - 3 Years
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Job Description:

Fidelity International offers world class investment solutions and retirement expertise As a privately owned, independent company, investment is our only business We are driven by the needs of our clients, not by shareholders Our vision is to deliver innovative client solutions for a better future

Our people are passionate, engaged, smart and curious, and we give them the independence and the confidence to make a difference While we take pride in the excellence of our investment solutions and client service, we know we can always do better We are honest, respectful and make tough calls, challenging the status quo to achieve better outcomes through innovation Above all else, we always put our clients first

Find out more about what we do, our history, and how you could be a part of our future at wwwfidelityrecruitmentcom/about-us

Our Values

All of our people must be able to demonstrate affinity with the Fidelity core values

Innovation Being willing to experiment and try new and better ways to serve our clients

Integrity Taking personal responsibility for always acting in the best interests of our clients

Excellence Striving to be the best while knowing we can always be better next time

Our Behaviours

All of our people must be able to operate in accordance with our behaviours

Commitment We are committed to our clients and proud to work for Fidelity We push through obstacles to make things happen; we make decisions quickly and thoughtfully We are individually committed to building a culture of excellence

Collaboration We collaborate with colleagues, seek alternative views, invite different ideas and always challenge traditional thinking This approach allows us to create a whole that is much greater than the sum of its parts

Client Focus We are expected to, and measured on, our ability to put our client first We go the extra mile to understand their needs and strive to exceed their expectations We listen carefully, we communicate clearly, and were quick to respond Were respectful of the trust placed in us to manage their money

Department Description

The Control & Settlement team forms part of the wider Banking Reconciliation & Control group The department performs a wide variety of functions and is responsible for; cancel and reissue of cheques, processing of manual payments, bounced cheques, debit card exception resolution and reconciliation, IP Brokerage asset reconciliations and existing IT/ETF cash reconciliations against CREST

As with all teams within BRC there is a heavy focus on all our processes to ensure that Client Money is considered at all times and any FCA CASS regulations are not breached , to aid us in this we use our Client Money record keeping system, AutoRek, as part of many of our processes C&S works closely with other teams within BRC both in the UK and ISC

Purpose of your role

This is a T&C captured role and as the Assistant Manager for C&S you will be expected to ensure the below key responsibilities are carried out by the team while providing oversight, approval and escalation on all aspects of the team Where projects require input from C&S you will act as a representative for the team providing the relevant inputs and co-ordinating the testing within the team, ensuring the transition from change and testing phase to live processing is seamless In addition you will be required to manage a team of approx 6, co-ordinating team meetings, huddles, 11s and appraisals also managing any recruitment process by liaising with HR and conducting interviews etc

Key Responsibilities

Control & Settlement works on a rota bases to ensure there is a good knowledge of all processes and that there is scope to react and be able to adjust to any scenarios, the below responsibilities are expected of all the team on any given day with the Assistant Manager expected to ensure all scenarios are supported and completed each day

Oversight of the group mailboxes, XTRAC queues and incoming post, resolving requests and dealing with queries from team as required
Work with external companies such as Barclays/Barclaycard/EuroClear/AutoRek on any aspects relating to the team
Work with BRC leadership group on any cross-team initiatives and provide update on C&S matters
Manage all aspects relating to the team and HR Such as recruitment process, 11s, appraisals, goal setting, team meetings etc
Monitor quality of work and error rates, pro-actively feeding back and challenging upstream issues and driving process improvements
Represent the team on project and propositional initiatives, providing subject matter expertise and ensuring operational readiness activities are completed to ensure a smooth transition from project to business as usual processing
Verify and sign-off on debit card processes and manual payments and inter account money movements
Act as an escalation point for both team and internal customers
Ensure that Client Money rules are understood & applied to all applicable aspects of the role
Where issues arise relating to Client Money, prompt escalation to CASS team, senior management, compliance and potentially risk

Experience and Qualifications Required

Strong prioritisation skills and crisis management ability
Experience in leading a team is desirable
Effective problem solver and solution orientated
Proficient in representing team in projects and influence change
IOC qualification attained or working towards
Handle escalated issues and briefing senior management if necessary
Excellent PC skills notably Microsoft Office eg Excel, Word, PowerPoint
Good numerical skills
Efficient in processing with accuracy and attention to detail
Team player with a flexible approach
Strong willingness to learn
Challenge established processes and seek improvements
Ability to communicate clearly, concisely and with confidence at all levels and formats
Analytical approach to problems and follow through logically to a conclusion / resolution
Highly motivated and focused towards achieving key aims /goals
Demonstrates a positive attitude and initiative
Ability to treat customers (internally and externally) with equality and fairness
Build and maintain positive relationships with other departments

Desirable skills

The following skills would be an advantage but not essential with training provided as required-

Reconciliation / accounting background
An existing understanding of Client Money rules
Knowledge of AutoRek, GFAS, Xtrac, CREST GUI, Settler

About you

About Fidelity International Fidelity International offers world class investment solutions and retirement expertise As a privately owned, independent company, investment is our only business We are driven by the needs of our clients, not by shareholders Our vision is to deliver innovative client solutions for a better future

Our people are passionate, engaged, smart and curious, and we give them the independence and the confidence to make a difference While we take pride in the excellence of our investment solutions and client service, we know we can always do better We are honest, respectful and make tough calls, challenging the status quo to achieve better outcomes through innovation Above all else, we always put our clients first

Find out more about what we do, our history, and how you could be part of our future at

wwwfidelityrecruitmentcom/about-us

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Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Banking, Financial Services/Stockbroking
Functional Area : Accounting/Tax/Company Secretary/Audit
Role : Cost Accounting/ ICWA
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 15th Jul 2020

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