Global Securities Operations Senior Associate

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Date: Jul 14, 2019

Location: London, London, GB

Company: Capital Group

Location: LDO 
City: London 

 

Come grow with us

At Capital Group, how we work is defined by shared values that include absolute integrity, respect and collaboration. But it’s more than that. It’s smart and highly driven people united in purpose to serve our investors and one another.

Bring your energy and unique perspective to Capital and you’ll have the opportunity to grow with us professionally, personally, and financially. You’ll be part of a team that genuinely cares about helping you succeed. You’ll work alongside talented colleagues, many of whom build long careers while progressing through multiple roles, establishing lifelong friendships and making a difference in our communities. In return for your contributions, you’ll receive premier compensation and benefits, and a company-funded retirement plan that ranks among the most generous.

The successful candidate will work independently on standardized/recurring assignments and under the direct supervision of more senior staff on complex projects, analyses and tasks. They will execute the primary functions of the Reference Data department, including; securities asset setup and data maintenance; research and verification of market data for all equity, fixed income and derivative assets using various vendor sources; performing asset setup and data maintenance to facilitate trading, compliance, accounting and investment research.

 

Responsibilities

  • Performs and/or monitors functions necessary to support the investment process by providing investment reference data, solutions, and operational service to the internal business partners of Global Securities Operations.
  • Prepares daily production work and supporting documentation with increasing complexity in a deadline driven and high volume environment. Utilizes various internal and external systems, reports and external sources (e.g., vendors, custodian banks, company documentations, websites, news sources) to ensure internal security data is accurate, timely and consistent with market data prior to review and approval by more senior associates. Day-to-day responsibilities may vary depending on team assignments in:
  • Identifies and assesses business risk (e.g., lapsing critical deadlines, internal record inaccuracy, control breaks, financial exposure), and determines internal and external impacts; recommends solutions and collaborates with more senior associates on implementation.
  • Researches and analyzes information to resolve issues; communicates findings with appropriate internal and external parties.
  • Prepares responses and analyses to ad hoc requests for various parties, including auditors, shareholders, and senior business leaders.
  • Interacts with a variety of internal and external parties (i.e., team members, accountants, investment professionals, traders, investment support associates, market vendors, brokers, custodian banks) to ensure that questions and issues are addressed, using the appropriate level of confidentiality when necessary.

 

Qualifications

  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of securities and investment operations, including characteristics of various investment vehicles and market practices and ability to apply them to work assignments.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of Excel, Microsoft and other business applications and the ability to apply them to work assignments.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of functional team policies, practices and controls, and ability to apply them to work assignments.

 

Company Overview:
Founded in 1931, Capital Group is one of the world’s largest and most trusted investment management companies and home to the American Funds. We manage more than US$1.7 trillion in assets, and our 7,500 associates make our clients their first priority every day. When we do our job right, millions of investors around the world fulfill their dreams and financial goals, from home ownership and higher education, to a comfortable retirement. Our long-term investment results and outstanding service set us apart from our competitors, while our workplace sets us apart from other employers.


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