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Senior Technical Associate, Book & Pricing

  • Job reference DST/TP/57366/11981
  • Job type Full Time
  • Sector Funds/Transfer Agency/Asset Management
  • Location Basildon

Part of the Technical Dealing area, the Book & Pricing Team are responsible for box management and system pricing functions for all collective based investment funds administered by SS&C (DST). The team's activities include making accurate and timely notification of flows in and out of funds, provide indicative fund flows to fund management groups and apply pricing to core systems.

Hours 10am-6pm with flexibility required.

The purpose of this role is to carry out Book Management and Pricing functions in line with SS&C (DST) and regulatory guidelines for a wide range of Management Companies/Legal Entities.

Using core systems, you will be fully trained on the use of our systems and will use these to input book ('manager's box') decisions in line with client specific requirements - these will then be notified to the relevant parties within the specified deadlines.

As part of this, the completion of various ad-hoc tasks will be expected as and when required, e.g. Dilution Levy, In specie trades.

To carry out any other duties which are within the employee's skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed.

Package

  • Reference salary based on experience and in line with the ACE salary progression scheme
  • 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
  • Employee discount scheme
  • DST Sports and Social membership
  • On-site canteen
  • Free fresh fruit
  • Free on-site parking
  • Close to both the A127 & A13

Main Responsibilities

Part of the Technical Dealing area, the Book & Pricing Team are responsible for box management and system pricing functions for all collective based investment funds administered by SS&C (DST). The team's activities include making accurate and timely notification of flows in and out of funds, provide indicative fund flows to fund management groups and apply pricing to core systems.

Hours 10am-6pm with flexibility required.

The purpose of this role is to carry out Book Management and Pricing functions in line with SS&C (DST) and regulatory guidelines for a wide range of Management Companies/Legal Entities.

Using core systems, you will be fully trained on the use of our systems and will use these to input book ('manager's box') decisions in line with client specific requirements - these will then be notified to the relevant parties within the specified deadlines.

As part of this, the completion of various ad-hoc tasks will be expected as and when required, e.g. Dilution Levy, In specie trades.

To carry out any other duties which are within the employee's skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed.

  • To exercise due care and diligence, ensuring the areas the role is responsible for are organised and controlled.
  • To uphold responsibilities for risk and business continuity practices as appropriate to the position the role holds within the organisation.
  • To comply with the regulatory regimes in which DST operates, with particular consideration given to relevant Client Asset, Data Protection and Financial Crime Prevention regulations, as appropriate to the above role.
  • To attend Client Asset training. Ensure all activities are undertaken in accordance with established Client Asset procedures & controls, and that any changes to activities are considered for Client Asset implications.
  • To escalate issues or potential breaches to Line Manager, to enable consideration for Client Asset implications.
  • To provide input regarding the effectiveness and design of Client Asset procedures, controls and MI, including contributing to the annual review of procedures.
  • To complete all relevant CASS training modules and have an awareness of CASS.

Ideal Candidate

  • Book & Pricing experience
  • Good keyboard skills to include awareness of MS Office packages
  • Good Verbal reasoning and numeric skills.
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to work under own initiative
  • Experience in the financial industry
  • Ability to guide and coach others
  • Have completed IOC Introduction to Securities and Investment or equivalent, or commitment to study for IOC or equivalent
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