Transact is the leading independent investment wrap platform in the UK. Established in 2000, we have over £54 billion of funds under direction (as at March 2023) on behalf of over 7,500 advisers and 228,000 investor clients. Our service includes an online platform, owned and built by us, and dedicated regional adviser support to help bring clients' assets and investments together in a smarter, more tax efficient way. We offer access to a wide range of tax wrappers (including ISAs, pensions and life insurance investment bonds) and funds which advisers use to build client investment portfolios. Portfolio valuations, purchases and sales are all supported via Transact Online which is available 24/7. Transact's parent company, IntegraFin Holdings plc, is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 index.The Role
As a member of the Asset Onboarding and Servicing team you will be responsible for making new assets available on the Transact platform and maintaining our existing asset universe. You will work closely with external third parties and other departments within Transact, building strong relationships and developing your own technical knowledge and understanding. As well as ongoing analysis of asset information to maintain accuracy and continued compliance with regulatory requirements, you will also be responsible for the interpretation, logging and subsequent monitoring of all corporate action events and ensuring all assets on the Transact platform are correctly valued.Responsibilities include:
- Adding new assets and fund managers to the Transact platform.
- Continuously ensure all assets are suitable for distribution to our client database in line with regulatory and business requirements;
- Ongoing asset reviews to ensure continued wrapper compliance;
- Maintenance of applicable static asset data in order to ensure ongoing accuracy;
- Analysis and interpretation of the terms and characteristics of corporate actions, leading to an accurate written summary which can be passed to another team within the business for independent review and consideration;
- Ensuring all automated and manual asset price feeds, both daily and to other frequencies, are accurate and complete and that any anomalies are investigated and resolved expediently;
We are looking for someone who has between 2 and 5 years experience, from a platform or asset management background with experience of Corporate Actions and/or asset onboarding. Strong knowledge of the CASS rules is crucial as well as experience of liaising with clients, fund managers or platforms. You should have a good understanding of regulations such as MiFID II and PRIIPS and how they impact our business. The role requires you to analyse and interpret information so that correct action can be taken, therefore the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to solve complex problems and have a keen attention to detail.
Good communication skills are essential as you will be required to build and maintain relationships with both internal and external stakeholders. We are looking for a candidate to already have intermediate MS Excel skills with experience using Excel in a work place environment. Previous experience using CREST and Bloomberg would also be advantageous. We are keen to encourage continued learning and the successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake financial services qualifications. Candidates who are already in possession of relevant qualifications would be advantageous but must have a minimum of "C" grade in GCSE Mathematics and English.
We offer a competitive remuneration package, including company discretionary bonus, excellent pension contributions, an attractive staff share scheme, BUPA health insurance, seas, buying and selling of annual leave and sponsorship of relevant professional qualifications.Equal Opportunities
We provide a diverse and inclusive workplace and ensure that all of our staff respect and understand individual differences. We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation