Lead Representative, Middle Office

BNY Mellon
Manchester, United Kingdom
May 27, 2023
Jun 01, 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Description for Internal Candidates What we do:
Middle Office Trade Support actively support 15+ top tier International Fund Managers and Asset Owners providing post execution services from Trade Confirmation through to Settlement Oversight. We support our clients trading in global equity, fixed income, money market and FX markets and ensure their transactions are processed and confirmed with counterparties and settlement occurs on time and accounting records are accurate.
This role allows for a unique opportunity to interact with most areas of the investment lifecycle from clients, traders, brokers, custodians and accounting agents. As part of a global team, you will work with your colleagues to address booking, matching and settlement discrepancies to ensure the trades are settled on time.
The role is part of a busy, deadline driven, expanding department that uses industry standard (DTCC CTM, ALERT, Bloomberg Failstation, Tradeflow) along with cutting edge internally developed technology.
Multi-tasking skills, a common sense approach and being to take the initiative are required to make a success within this position. Communication skills are key as the team are the primary interface to our clients and their broker and custodian community.
What Excites You
  • You enjoy building relationships and working closely with clients and brokers
  • You thrive taking on new challenges that require cross-functional stakeholder engagement
  • Working in a busy environment where no 2 days are the same.
  • Excellent organisation skills and multi-tasking.
  • You're energized by BNY Mellon's vision to be the trusted financial institution for the next generation of clients and employees
  • Supporting the achievement of team objectives
  • Working on ad-hoc projects and testing outside of BAU.
  • You want to expand on your market knowledge and gain exposure to many different aspects of it.
Experience & Qualifications:
  • Industry, Work & Educational Experience:
    • Experience in Middle Office preferred
    • Familiarity with points of integration between Middle Office, Custody, Transfer Agency, Fund Accounting, and Data & Analytics.
    • The ideal candidate is likely to bring 3+ years of total work experience.
  • Qualitative Skills
    • Relationship skills - This role is a client facing role, which is a great opportunity to build relationships with both clients and broker. This role allows you gain access to individuals within a wide range of functions in the organization; earn a reputation for integrity, intelligence and problem solving
    • Strategic thinking - Focus on superior strategic/break-through thinking and problem-solving abilities as it relates to the business and the delivery of the strategy
    • Strong presentation skills and communication skills - Ability to organize, communicate with, and influence a range of audiences internally and externally; expectation to display exceptional logical writing and verbal communication skills, including ability to convey complex ideas simply
    • Team player - Ability to work within functional teams sharing knowledge, best practices and support to the team
    • Analytical skills - Expected to disseminate information and present data in a logical manner and ultimately contribute to future product delivery and able to understand a diverse and complex technology and operations infrastructure
What we can offer you:
• Challenging, fun and supportive environment
• 25 days holiday (in addition to Bank Holidays) plus opportunity to purchase up to 5 extra days
• Highly competitive benefits package including pension and private medical cover
• City centre location
• Competitive discounts on travel and parking
• Discounts on a range of local retailers
• Opportunity for further academic training - including NVQ, IOC, Degree, OneCo and soft skills

Employer Description:

For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments and safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark: bnymellon.com/careers.
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