Alternative Asset Operations Analyst

Recruiter
M&G plc.
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 May 2023
Closes
03 Jun 2023
Ref
19587322
Job Function
Operations
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
At M&G our purpose is to help people manage and grow their savings and investments, responsibly. As a business, we are continuing to take steps towards a sustainable future, delivering better long-term solutions for our customers and clients and identifying new opportunities to make a positive impact for our environment and communities . To help us achieve our vision we're looking for exceptional people who live our values of care and integrity and who can inspire others; embrace change; deliver results and keep it simple.

We will consider flexible working arrangements for any of our roles and also offer work place accommodations to ensure you have what you need to effectively deliver in your role.
The Role:

The Alternative Asset Operations team are responsible for the administration of a wide range of investments on behalf of both its internal and external clients. This role is supporting various Front Office desks with the settlement as well as overseeing the general overall product and administration of Private Assets.

Key Responsibilities:

The key responsibilities of this position are to work within a team which is responsible for the processing, instruction, settlement and on-going monitoring of Private Asset transactions.

The individual will be responsible for:
  • Instruction and settlement of Private Asset trades.
  • Monitoring income, repayments, break costs, Lender of Record, Commitment fees, Consent / Waiver Fees, ad hoc payments and advising internal / external parties of the amounts due.
  • Daily processing of rollovers, rate fixings, drawdowns and all aspects of the loans processing area within departmental guidelines.
  • Reviewing Loan Documentation, waterfalls, investor reports, processing the day-to-day activity within the Alternative Asset Operations department and within departmental guidelines.
  • Review and clearing of cash / stock / data breaks within designated timescales.
  • Respond to internal and external queries in a timely manner.
  • Reconciliation and reporting of internal systems to client, counterparty and TPA records.
  • Maintenance of internal Alternative Asset Operations systems and assisting in the further development of said systems.
  • Working closely with the Team Leader and Manager to provide on-going improvement of the daily functions.
  • Assisting in the completion of Audits both internal and external.
  • Updating of team procedures.
  • Daily liaisons with the Front Office to address and resolve problems with underlying assets.
  • Build relationships with agents, counterparts and the Front Office.
  • Assist Private Credit desks with credit and / or system issues.

Key Skills and Experience:

Essential
  • Excellent level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Experience within Private Asset Administration.
  • Payments knowledge (swift).
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines.
  • An effective team player.
  • An open and effective communication style.
  • Excellent planning and organising skills.
  • Excellent IT Skills of Microsoft Office, in particular Microsoft Excel.
  • The ability to work under pressure from both internal and external clients.
  • Must be able to "hit the ground running" in a high-pressured environment.
  • The ability and willingness to put in added time and effort during busy periods.
  • Ability and willingness to embrace change.

Desirable
  • Working Knowledge of WSO (Wall Street Office)
  • Working Knowledge of Aladdin
  • Basic Loan Documentation Knowledge.

We have a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture at M&G plc, underpinned by our policies and our employee-led networks who provide networking opportunities, advice and support for the diverse communities our colleagues represent. Regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, nationality or disability we are looking to attract, promote and retain exceptional people. We also welcome those who take part in military service and those returning from career breaks.
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