Job purpose (job summary) :
Under minimal direction, provides Security Master Support services to Invesco’s internal clients globally. Liaise and work jointly with team members in global locations (Hong Kong, London, Toronto and Houston) to provide 6x24 coverage.
Participates in the research and analysis of security master related topics such as data standard, data override and data reconciliation.
Gives ideas and participate in the continual improvement initiatives. Assist in User Acceptance Testing and rollout support on upgrade / enhancement of applications used by Data Management.
Key responsibilities / duties :
Work as part of a team, ensuring SLA’s (Service Level Agreement), all relevant regulations are met and maintained, calling out issues to Supervisors / Team Managers.
Services internal clients (such as : portfolio managers, traders, compliance, Portfolio Reconciliations) within Invesco globally by executing tasks outlined in the Security Master Global Support Service Catalogue.
Sample tasks include the set up, maintenance, review and validation of security master, brokers, portfolio / accounts and market data elements.
Serve as a mentor to Data Management Administrator I and provide support / cover to Senior Administrator
Provide cover for other team members in their absence and assists other areas, as required.
Give to overall team progress via team meetings / ideas / initiatives / training and development
Participate in the research and analysis of security master related data in support the creation / maintenance of Invesco specific data elements.
Raise issues and breaches to relevant parties in a timely manner
Check other team member’s output to ensure accuracy, in a timely manner in line with regulatory deadlines / internal service standards.
Accurately Process all requests and client instructions requests within the established time frames.
Proactively give ideas and participate in the continual improvement initiatives within Data Management
Provide support on Pricing, corporate actions and security valuation operational tasks as needed / defined by manager
Participate in data reconciliation process between various internal systems as needed
Maintain and update documentation on Data Management’s global operational procedures
Perform User Acceptance Testing and rollout support on upgrade / enhancement of the applications used by Data Management.
Other duties and special projects as assigned.
Respond to basic and intermediary questions and tasks from other teams independently and refer complex problems to supervisors for issue
Working conditions :
Normal office environment with little exposure to noise, dust and temperatures
The ability to lift, carry or otherwise move objects of up to 30 pounds is also necessary
Normally works a regular schedule of hours, however hours may vary depending upon the project or assignment Hours include alternate shift work, evenings and / or weekends and may include 24 hour a day on call support (cell phone)
Participate in Business Recovery testing on an as-needed basis as defined by manager
Work experience / knowledge :
1 to 4 Years Investment Operations Industry Experience
Excellent Knowledge of Investment products globally is required
Previous work experience with Reference data management and knowledge on Trading, portfolio administration and fund accounting applications a definite asset
Skills / other personal attributes required :
Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate optimal with a variety of individuals is required.
Must show the ability to make quick decisions, establish priorities and concentrate on detailed information under pressure every day.
This includes the ability to handle time critical situations while meeting thorough deadlines.
Attention to detail is critical.
Must be adept in all Microsoft Office programs, with a special emphasis in Excel.
Ability to cooperate in a team environment is critical.
Must establish and be a great partner with internal teams.
Problem solving skills.
Ability to actively participate in projects.
Desire to learn new and sophisticated financial instruments and processes.
Willingness to participate in the development and enhancement processes and efficiency.
Formal education :
MBA or any other Professional qualification with Finance as Major Specialization.