Security Processing Financial Analyst – Edinburgh

Security Processing Analyst – ICG £182.76/day PAYE | £227.68/day LTD 6 Month Rolling Contract The Role To carry out monthly bond amortisation calculation used for our Client’s Authorised Funds. This will include the validation of standing data, adjustments and advising Valuations of the postings to Multifonds on a timely basis. Carry out review/analysis of current callable bonds in order to enhance process. The role holder will also undertake reviews of daily processes and support internal projects and process improvements. The Team The COE Effective Interest Rate Team carry’s out daily effective interest rate calculations on fixed income securities which are used for fund reporting purposes in addition the team also carry s out effective income calculations which are used on the preparation of Distribution and Underlying yields as per Investment Association Standard of Operating Practice (SORP) recommendations. Key Responsibilities Identifies and suggests process improvements Assists in the implementation of validated process improvements Anticipates and responds to requests and deliverables with internal and external clients. Applies good understanding of how the team interacts with others in accomplishing the objectives of the area. Interprets data and makes recommendations. Integrates established disciplinary knowledge within own specialty area with basic understanding of related industry practices. Must be able to exchange information in a concise and logical way as well as be sensitive to audience diversity. Carrying out validation process and instructing posting to Valuations Team on a timely basis Comparison of current callable bond universe between Static Data and Bloomberg, including monitoring of Yield to Worst Dates and Reporting codes Preparing, delivering, monitoring and evaluating Client specific packs, for final, interim or other ad hoc dates as required Contributing to the improvement of systems, products and services Ad-hoc projects / tasks. Provision of ad-hoc information/reconciliation and/or resolving ad-hoc queries in a timely fashion and participation in projects as and when required Assist with the implementation of company initiatives in line with the organisations vision and strategic direction Development Value Opportunity to work in a dynamic and growing business with potential for future growth Opportunities to develop fund knowledge, communication and management skills To develop relationships with colleagues in Reporting and other Operational Areas Key Skills & Experience Knowledge of the Fixed Income Knowledge of the Bloomberg Advanced Excel Skills Preparing & analyzing data Reviewing skills, coaching & giving feedback Relevant fund accounting experience Be qualified to degree standard and working towards a relevant professional qualification such as CFA,CISI Organising and Planning Analytical skills Project engagement Testing Ability to work under pressure with excellent accuracy Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.
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