Cash Operations Specialist

Schroders Investment Management
Singapore, Singapore
12 Jun 2022
12 Jul 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who we're looking for

We're looking for someone to join our Cash Operations team where you will be responsible for a range of cash processing tasks supporting timely updates of cash flows, fees/expenses and trade related FXs, as well as instructing cash movements at custody. You will also support externally managed cash and security movements such as STIF movements. Additionally, response to cash related queries from the Investment teams.

You will thrive in a fast-paced environment with an emphasis on meeting tight deadlines. A strong interest in learning and harnessing technology will help you with your role in the organisation.

What you'll do
  • Validate and process Custodian dealt FX into internal records ensuring allocation to the correct portfolio
  • Investigate custodian FX and cash breaks and monitor through timely resolution with reconciliation function and stakeholders and custodians
  • Process cash flows, fees/expenses, income, reserve cash into internal systems and handling any related queries
  • Process STIF transactions into internal system
  • Process and instruct ad hoc FX and clean cash payments to custodians as required and monitoring and reporting on status
  • Monitor outstanding synthetic FX transactions and liaise with custodians to ensure timely execution and maintain accurate cash positions
  • Investigate and respond to cash related queries from Investment teams ensuring timely resolution and remediation in undertaken as required
  • Provide processing and query support for cash related activity as required to support Investment, Operations and Accounting teams as appropriate
  • Provide specialist product knowledge; contribute to department initiatives and projects.

The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need
  • Prior experience gained in an operational team supporting cash and FX payments
  • Understanding of operational risks and control frameworks.

The knowledge, experience and qualifications that will help
  • Wider experience in Asset Management and understanding of the end-to-end asset lifecycle.

What you'll be like
  • Good at analysing and solving problem with a strong handle on operational risks
  • Effective in managing your own time with ability to prioritise tasks appropriately
  • Open to feedback, receptive to change, challenges status quo and continually looks out for team and self-improvement opportunities
  • Excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills
  • A strong team player able to develop and manage strong working relationships with global internal departments and external counterparties
  • Able to adapt to changes quickly and be an advocator of an innovative culture within the team.
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