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Distributions Senior/Lead Associate

  • Job reference DST/TP/17447/10807
  • Job type Full Time
  • Sector Administration and Operations
  • Location Basildon
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  • Processing distribution events using FAST and other appropriate systems across all management companies under direction of a team leader
  • Ensure adherence to controls & procedures at all times
  • Achievement of agreed SLA processing standards for all clients
  • Timely identification/resolution/escalation of issues
  • Effective departmental, internal & external communication
  • Raising initiatives for processing enhancements (Team/Department)
  • Maintaining/writing team Procedures


A fantastic opportunity to join this fast-growing, global company with full training and support from day one!

  • Pro-Rata salary based on experience and in line with the ACE salary progression scheme
  • 20 Days holiday (Pro-Rata and increasing by 1 day for every year's service up to a maximum of 25 days)
  • 6% non-contributory pension scheme
  • Life Assurance (4 x salary)
  • Single person healthcare
  • Flex benefits scheme

All offers of employment at DST are subject to background verification checks, including 5 year employment history, proof of eligibility to work in the UK, proof of address, credit check and criminal record check. The accuracy of all information you submit as part of your application is vital and may be used as part of the background checking process should you be successful

Main Responsibilities

  • Processing dividends/distributions in FAST
  • Completion and checking of rates
  • Completing and reconciliation of payment files for transfer to print and mailing house.
  • Requesting Trustee/Depositary Funding
  • Completion of Managers Report orders
  • Completion of manual Distribution/Dividend payments
  • Archiving
  • Procedures

  • Service Delivery - Ensure that the processing of dividend/distribution payments and its associated functions are carried out in line with Service Level Agreements (SLA), prioritising where necessary.
  • Quality - Ensure that all work is completed accurately, following checklists/procedures at all times. All internal/external queries directed to the team to be answered/redirected within acceptable timeframes. Checklists to be completed fully for all funds allocated.
  • Departmental Communication - Cascade necessary information to team leader, manager and departmental colleagues concerning work in order for processing of distributions and associated tasks to be carried out efficiently and within SLA.
  • Wider Communication - Liaising with other DST departments & external parties to resolve issues in a timely manner while sharing best practice wherever possible.
  • Improvements - suggesting improvements to departmental/team processes when identified during process reviews, ensuring any subsequent implementation is clearly communicated to necessary parties.
  • Department Support - Support department by assisting with queries & referrals.
  • Procedures - Be actively involved in writing of new and reviewing of existing procedures within the team.
  • Additional Responsibilities - Complete any other appropriate ad- hoc tasks as directed by your Team Leader or Manager.

Ideal Candidate

* IT/Keyboard skills and proficiency in the use of MS Office packages.
* Attention to detail
* Excellent verbal reasoning and numeric skills
* Experience in Financial Services Investment Industry
* IOC or equivalent, or commitment to study for IOC or equivalent.
* Detailed knowledge of ISA, Unit Trust, OEIC or Investment Trust administration
* Detailed understanding of FCA regulatory environment
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