Job description

  • Location:
  • Department:
    Operational Control and Recs
  • Division:
    IWI Operations
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:

Administrator (12 month maternity cover) (6859)

We're one of the UK's leading investment management companies, with responsibility for over £44 billion of client assets. We've worked closely with clients and their trusted advisers for many years and gained a unique understanding of the specific needs of our clients.

Investec Wealth & Investment seeks to deliver exceptional levels of customer service and has been trusted to meet the needs of private investors for almost 200 years. But our eyes are focused on your future.

Right now we're a team of over 1400 dedicated professionals located across 14 sites in the UK. We're looking to strengthen our team and need you to come on board and make a difference.

Embedded in our culture is a sense of belonging and inclusion. This creates an environment in which everyone is free to be themselves which helps to drive innovation, creativity and ultimately business performance. At Investec we want everyone to find it easy to be themselves, and to feel they belong. It's a responsibility we all share and is integral to our purpose and values as an organisation.

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!

Administrator (12 month maternity cover)

Location: Liverpool

Team Description

The Operational Control team consists of 9 staff supporting IW&I's operations and acts as a control function for assets transferring out of the business.

The team is multi-functional with numerous processes, the majority of which have daily deadlines with some processes subject to CASS and other regulatory environments. The team interacts with all areas of the business including Treasury, Finance, Client Facing teams and Investec Bank.

Description of role and key responsibilities

Reporting to the manager and section head your duties involve:

  • Manage the off-boarding of clients via a Workflow, providing a quality assurance between Client Facing and transfer teams within Operations.
  • Act as a point of contact for off-boarding and deceased queries.
  • Liaise with third party vendors to provide date of death valuations.
  • Managing and checking all payments leaving the business Faster Payments/CHAPS/BACS/SWIFT.
  • Managing and checking all stock transfers on various platforms; CREST/ SWIFT/internal workflows.
  • Credit Control reporting.
  • Administer and manage IW&I portfolio lending and third party lending.
  • Undertake administration duties as specified by section head/manager i.e.: filing, archiving, preparing relevant reports.
  • Keep up to date with regulatory requirements.
  • Put forward process improvements to section head & manager.
  • Ability to assist in any ongoing project work (as needed).

Core skills and knowledge

The successful candidate should have experience of the following:

  • Proven track record of being a good communicator at all levels.
  • Excellent organisation skills.
  • Numeracy, accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and manager deadlines.
  • Familiarity with Excel is also essential.

Other attributes that would be helpful, but not essential for the role

  • Displays cast iron integrity in internal and external dealings. Promotes mutual trust, confidence and positive behaviour.
  • Thrives on change for the benefit of all stakeholders in a changing environment. Challenges the norms and seeks improvement.
  • Open and honest dialogue, keeping Section Head and Manager updated with issues encountered.
  • Co-operates and collaborates within wider department and other operations departments, Investment Managers and support staff.
  • Displays passion and energy within role which promotes a positive working environment and a “can do” attitude.
  • Is a team player.

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The Plaza, 100 Old Hall Street, Liverpool, UK, L3 9AB

Meet the recruiter

Dawn Ermes


We commit to ensure that everyone is fairly assessed during our recruitment process.

Let us know if you need any reasonable adjustments to complete your application.

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