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    Investment Management
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Investment Administrator (5140)

We're one of the UK's leading investment management companies, with responsibility for over £40 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.

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!

Investment Administrator

Due to continued growth we are looking for an Investment Administrator to join our friendly and high performing team to facilitate and provide high quality administrative private client investment support.

Main tasks:

  • 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.

What are we looking for in the successful candidate?

  • Administration experience in an investment environment preferably in the areas of settlements and operations
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel
  • A flexible attitude to work in response to changing workloads and deadlines within the team
  • An excellent telephone manner
  • Exceptional time management skills
  •  Enthusiastic outlook and a good eye for detail

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

Meet the recruiter

Louise Radcliffe

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