Head Of Operations

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  • Location

    Malta

  • Reference

    MAC 11888

  • Salary

    Attractive

    Attractive

  • Type

    Permanent

The Role

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A fantastic Head Of Operations role has opened up at a multi-asset financial services company based in Malta. The successful candidate will be a responsible/go-to person for the day to day processes and procedures surrounding our Client’s depositary, custody and brokerage business. The role requires a mix of day to day tasks as well as strategic project work. This is a great role for an experienced Operations expert with strong technical and people skills to develop and lead on delivering the operations plans in a fast-paced and growing organisation. You will play a key role in the company, working closely with trading, legal & compliance and business development teams in Malta and London (HQ).

Main Key Responsibilities:

  • Daily monitoring of client transactions, production and review of P&L and Exposure reports;
  • Managing day to day issues and acting as a point of contact for Trading,
    Investment Management, Sales and other senior management;
  • In charge of the Depositary services to collective investment schemes and the
    Custody business for professional and retail clients;
  • In charge of Oversight function within the Depositary services;
  • Main point of contact for clients and in charge of delivery of reports at client
    board of directors’ meetings;
  • Assist Management with proposals for prospective clients and in charge of
    client on-boarding for Depositary and Custody business;
  • Key technical point of contact for industry stakeholders on depositary and
    custody services including, including attendance at key networking events;
  • Managing operational processes across client accounts: trade booking,
    settlement, reconciliations, P&L calculations and fee monitoring;
  • First point of contact for queries, problems etc. relating to trades;
  • Post-trade order processing including subsequent allocations, settlements
    instructions and trade confirmations within the Investment Management System
    to ensure timely and accurate bookings;
  • General data maintenance and adhering to a strong compliance culture within
    the firm;
  • Assisting with the production and review of regular and ad-hoc client reports
    (Valuation, Transactions etc.);
  • Working with Counter-parties to ensure timely and accurate bookings;
  • Proactively participating in ongoing systems and process development,
    enhancement and stress-testing;
  • Maintaining operational procedures and updating when necessary;
  • Project managing ad-hoc projects within Depositary and Custody Operations;
  • Ensure controls are maintained and the daily task checklist is up to date.

The Candidate

  • 7+ years’ experience gained within a middle/back office environment, ideally within Wealth Management or Hedge Fund Education;
  • Strong academic record in Finance or business studies degree;
  • Excellent project management;
  • Fluent English;
  • A good team player, capable of leading in a fast paced pressured environment maintaining accuracy and quality;
  • Excellent Communication Skills, with the ability to deal efficiently with different internal departments and external counterparts;
  • Ability to build relationships effectively, both in the immediate team and wider business;
  • Confident and self-sufficient;
  • Entrepreneurial with a desire to be accountable and make a difference;
  • Flexible and comfortable with a broad variety of duties that may change at short notice;
  • Genuine passion for operations, finance and technology.

The Company

A multi-asset financial services company which has presence in several locations across Europe. This is a young, professional company which recruits the best of the best and rewards accordingly.

The Benefits

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Great benefits packages
  • Fantastic growing company
  • Highly meritocratic working environment

The Location

Malta is a small archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Sicily. It is an independent member state of the European Union and home to a little less than half a million people. It is English speaking and salaries are paid in Euros.

Malta is extremely popular for relocations, boasting as it does low domestic tax rates, Schengen Area membership, a rich history, a vibrant and active social scene, and the highest average number of days of sunshine per year in Europe.

Malta
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