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Team Leader, Book & Pricing

  • Job reference DST/TP/57366/11577
  • Job type Full Time
  • Sector Administration and Operations, Funds/Transfer Agency/Asset Management, Wealth Management/Investment Platforms
  • Location Basildon
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The role of the Book & Pricing Team Leader is to fully oversee the BAU process within the Book & Pricing Team to ensure all work is completed in line with SLA's and Regulatory deadlines.

Hours 9am-5pm with flexibility required. Shift cover required on a rota basis (1pm-9pm)

  • Closing Date - 27th June 2019
  • Grade - Team Leader (H/S4) ​

Main Responsibilities

As the Book & Pricing Team Leader, you will ensure DST is meeting client expectation in line with Service Level Agreement & Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and Regulations.

You will oversee the Process Management: Ensuring all work processed within the Book & Pricing Team is completed in line with Management Company SLA's and regulatory deadlines - as set out in the weekly rota

The main processes being:

  • Managers Book (Box) & Prices
  • Process book decisions and prices - as per the Administrator role as and when required
  • Ensure work is completed by team members in a timely manner (as per the weekly rota)
  • Ensure any ad hoc 'Events' scheduled are completed correctly
  • Delegate work within the team, whilst maintaining overall accountability
  • Support all team members on a daily basis
  • Liaise directly with MoneyMate regarding price delivery issues
  • Checks/Controls/Regulations
  • Ensure daily checklists are fully completed to evidence all tasks are adhered to in line with internal/external SLA's and Regulatory deadlines.
  • Ensure specific Team Leader tasks are completed in a timely manner
  • Ensure any relevant ad hoc checklists are completed when required (ie: Launches, Mergers, fund closures, distorted books)
  • Ensure AWD BOOKRPT work items have been cleared within 2 days
  • Ensure Breaches are logged, completed and vetted correctly within 3 days
  • Ensure sufficient procedures are in place - including oversee of monthly procedure reviews
  • Ensure Non-system controls (checklists, contact list, B&P Matrix, AWD Front sheets, Fax and email headers), are correct and up-to-date.
  • Oversee collation of Compliance and Management Company visit requirements - ensuring correct documentation obtained within required timescales and attending meetings/visits when required.

Staff PDR's, Training, Development and People Management:

  • Hold personal monthly 1-2-1 meetings
  • Keep personal development logs up to date (including examples/evidence where applicable)
  • Identify any personal training needs and advise Manager accordingly
  • Review and ensure the team skills matrices are up to date and advise Manager of any changes
  • Ensure team training checklists are completed appropriately
  • Communicate openly and honestly with their team
  • Ask, listen and understand the team
  • Be fair and consistent across the team
  • Be accountable for own actions and the actions of the team
  • Support the teams development and champion professional development

Ideal Candidate

  • 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


  • 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)
  • 6% non-contributory pension scheme
  • Life Assurance (4 x salary)
  • Single person healthcare
  • Flex benefits scheme
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