INVESTMENT OPERATIONS SPECIALIST

  • Hours per week 40 hours
  • City Amsterdam
  • Job number 1176

'An Investment Operations Specialist who wants to be central in the way we run our operations’

About the company

Our client is a unique and innovative Investment Management company specialized in ‘alternative’ fixed income. It is the fastest growing company in Dutch financial services. The teams of experts are active in asset management, direct lending and advisory services. This firm is active across the globe and works for a variety of clients, including pension funds, insurance companies, banks, private equity firms, and governments. It has set up the first online mortgage distribution platform in the Netherlands and launched a loan portfolio market place where originators and professional investors meet. Its mission is to create a better match between savings and credit in society. Clients choose the company because it offers deep insight and make them truly understand the opportunities in alternative fixed income.

Tasks and responsibilities

The Investment Operations Specialist support the operational management of both the ABS & Corporate Credit Asset Management desk and the Advisory desk. The ABS & Corporate Credit team uses its deep understanding of complex credit markets and structures to deliver attractive returns by investing in alternative fixed income securities. The Advisory team specializes in custom valuations for asset-backed securities and illiquid credit. Responsibilities: ABS Asset management

  • Working with custodians and external counterparties on trade settlements and trade reconciliations
  • Ensuring that all account positions and cash flows are accurate, and differences reconciled / documented
  • Generating internal and external reporting using third party inputs such as documentation and valuations
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders in reconciling and approving the periodical NAVs and Client reports
  • Data management through a Portfolio Management System
  • Taking ownership of ongoing and future implementation projects focused on improving the trade workflow in the Portfolio Management System
  • Taking ownership of operational risk and control processes and keeping management/investment teams informed of any issues or exposures and ISAE 3402 projects and controls
  • Ensuring that desk procedures are kept up to date, and challenging the status quo of existing processes to improve functional support day to day processes Advisory
  • Assist analysts in daily input data collection, validation, and management
  • Establish and maintain communication with data providers, understand data coverage and data collection procedures
  • Finance-related tasks like, for example, periodic invoice generation
  • Manage workflow processes

Profile

  • Relevant Master’s degree
  • Minimum 2 years relevant experience
  • Good understanding of and interest in financial products and processes – predominantly Fixed Income
  • Fluency in English is a must
  • Advance Excel skills are desired
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Interested?

  • A fast growing, professional and flat organisation
  • Competitive salaries and benefits
  • An organisation where initiatives are appreciated and responsibilities can and should be taken.
  • A dynamic and challenging environment with room for entrepreneurship
  • A good work atmosphere.