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European Finance Payments Senior/ Lead Associate

  • Job reference DST/TP/17446/11451
  • Job type Full Time, Part Time
  • Sector
  • Location Brentwood
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We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to join our European Finance Settlements team based in Brentwood, Essex.

The European Finance team is responsible for supporting our Global partners in respect of servicing Irish, Luxembourg and UK Funds that require multi-currency processing and monthly financial reporting. Key systems used are the iFast investor record keeping system, Infor10 general ledger, State Street MCH (connectivity to Euroclear/Clearstream), SWIFT and various banking and custodian online systems for cash instructions. The team also supports bespoke custody settlement services for Investment Trusts.

This is a full time role, but may consider job share applicants.


  • Reference salary based on experience
  • 20 Days holiday (increasing by 1 day for every year's service up to a maximum of 25 days)
  • 9% pension scheme (6% non-contributory & 3% self contribution)
  • Life Assurance (4 x salary)
  • Single person healthcare
  • flex benefits scheme

Main Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

  • Wire Payments: Process all payments due each day ensuring deadlines are always met in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Euroclear and Clearstream Trades: Process all work relevant to trades each day ensuring deadlines are always met in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Custodian Settlement: Perform reconciliation and generate net settlement advice.
  • Investigation and Resolution of Enquiries: to the required standards to meet Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Escalation of issues to the EF Manager: Ensure that all issues are escalated to your team leader or line manager.
  • Service Delivery.
    • To ensure that the defined European Payments processes are completed on a Daily basis, reviewing MI and trend analysis.
  • Meeting SLA's and KPI's.

Ideal Candidate

Experience and skills sought :

  • Multi-currency experience or confident use of multiple banking payment systems
  • Problem Solving and Accountability.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excel skills ideal
  • Team player
  • Experience gained with a regulated or corporate environment preferred
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