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    Investment Management
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    Full time
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Investment Administrator (3383)

We're one of the UK's leading investment management companies, with responsibility for over £33.9 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 1500+ dedicated professionals located across 15 sites in the UK. We're looking to strengthen our team and need you to come on board and make a difference.

What you'll do

  • General administration duties to support the investment team.
  • Liaise with Investment Managers/Admin/Settlement areas as necessary
  • Deal with enquiries from clients, their advisers, accountants and solicitors etc
  • Set up new client accounts, including liaising with central departments such as nominees, valuations etc
  • To provide support and back up to other team assistants.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory and organisational requirements / procedures at all times e.g. suitability, KYC, FATCA. Keep abreast of operational, administrative and regulatory knowledge and procedures.

Role specific tasks:

  • Distribute and respond, as appropriate, to incoming and outgoing correspondence and e-mails.
  • Set-up new clients including stock/cash transfer; close accounts when necessary. In some cases this will be detailed and complicated incorporating private individuals, companies, trusts and overseas clients
  • Carry out full range of administrative duties at request of investment managers or using own initiative e.g. answering phones, assisting with the preparation and dispatch of reports, valuations, presentations, meeting packs, filing, faxing, photocopying, scanning, binding etc
  • Liaise with Settlement in respect of all admin queries and amendments to client information
  • Ensure all activities/actions undertaken meet and comply with compliance standards.

About you

  • Administration experience in an investment environment preferably in the areas of settlements and operations
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel
  • To be numerate and literate
  • A flexible attitude to work in response to changing workloads and deadlines within the team
  • An excellent telephone manner

We are looking for someone who is hard working, exceptionally focussed on attention to detail, naturally efficient with an ability to manage time well. Reliability, enthusiasm and integrity are essential characteristics, along with a rounded attitude and good interpersonal skills. We are looking for someone who is a team player, flexible and prepared to put in additional hours if necessary to meet deadlines.

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! 

**We are open to conversations about flexible working so please ask** 

Could your career thrive in this setting? Could you see yourself making an impact? If this is the career opportunity you've been waiting for please apply today or contact us for more information. 

As an Out of the Ordinary business, we have a family-oriented culture and we genuinely care about our people. We work really hard to create a fun, collaborative and learning environment - so expect lots of team activities, as well as plenty of support for training, mentoring and coaching. 


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Midland House, 2 Poole Road, Bournemouth, UK, BH2 5QY

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Hannah Jones

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