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<span>Senior Administrator - Bonds Loans</span>

Senior Administrator - Bonds Loans

Administrative Dublin / London, United Kingdom Full-time
Company Description

Fund services | Corporate | Capital markets | Private client | Regulatory & Compliance

We help clients succeed by unlocking new value through expertise, trust and scale. We deliver solutions that solve complex challenges faced by asset managers, financial institutions, corporates, high net-worth individuals and family offices.

With a curious mindset, we ask the right questions to get to the right solution, faster. We collaborate to win together, sharing successes and shaping the future of our global business. Our culture of support and recognition provides the tools and opportunities for you to grow, while unlocking the most value for our clients and making your mark with Ocorian.

Expertise: We deliver specialist, tech-enabled solutions for our clients grounded on deep industry expertise.

Trust: We’re a trusted partner to over 8,000 clients globally. We are proud to have long-lasting partnerships with our clients.

Scale: With more than 1,500 colleagues, we operate across 20+ countries, our scale enables us to support our clients globally and locally, providing a seamless client experience across borders and service lines.

Job Description

Purpose of the Job

To work within the UK Client Services team, with support from the Transaction Management team, on the administration of client Bonds and Loans and portfolios within the corporate trust and agency product services of Ocorian/Nordic Trustee. You will have principal responsibility for working with Programme Management, Technology and the Client Services head to embed new client structures within our technology infrastructure and administer them in accordance with the governing transaction documentation. You will play a key role in the development of the Paying Agency service offering, transcending various functions to ensure the growth and success of the corporate trust product line.

Main Responsibilities

  • Assisting with the client on-boarding process alongside the Transaction Management team, ensuring transactions are on-boarded on a timely basis, and engaging with key stakeholders to ensure new client structures are set up on our technology infrastructure in a controlled manner;
  • Help build out the Paying Agent functionality in conjunction with the Project Management, Transaction Management and other internal teams;
  • Managing the day-to-day administration of client matters relating to Loans/Bonds and other asset portfolios with reference to transaction documentation;
  • Performing operative functions relating to the provision of, among others, paying agent, account bank, calculation agent and facility agent services;
  • Managing risk exposure by ensuring risk/review procedures and all operating processes are followed at all times, ensuring prompt escalation of any issues to the members of the Management team and Directors as appropriate;
  • Effectively managing the billing and aged debt collection of relevant client fee arrangements;
  • Taking an active role in relevant projects within the department to enhance the client delivery and increased efficiency of the business;
  • Being actively involved in on-going client related matters;
  • Carrying out any additional function/activity that is reasonably required by the Management team from time to time.

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Qualifications Required

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Educated to degree standard, however applications from those qualified by experience will also be equally considered;
  • Ideally a minimum of 5 years or more relevant financial services / professional experience, preferably in a client-facing role within a banking operations department, Corporate Trust business or similar organisation;
  • As a result of study and experience, possess a comprehensive understanding and knowledge of working in a control environment;
  • Strong IT skills, in particular strong Excel skills and experience (training can be provided) with asset administration systems (e.g. eFront, NAV, Nomentia).
  • Direct Paying Agency experience is a must. Detailed knowledge of SWIFT communication process with Euroclear/Clearstream is also required. 

Competencies 

  • In-depth knowledge of the corporate actions process, SWIFT messaging, Paying agency duties in relation to Euroclear/Clearstream and DTC;
  • Strong relationships with the European and US clearing houses above;
  • Proven client handling skills with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with clients and colleagues at all levels;
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines with a solutions-driven approach to problem solving;
  • Ability to work using own initiative and make decisions within corporate policies;
  • Strong technical skills in the Corporate Trust Bond/Loan and Asset Administration arena;
  • Strong time management and organisational skills.
Additional Information

All staff are expected to embody our core values that underpin everything that we do and that reflect the skills and behaviours we all need to be successful.  These are:

 

  • We are CLIENT CENTRIC – Clients are at the centre of our world, and we’re committed to providing expertise and specialist solutions to meet their most complex challenges.
  • We are AMBITIOUS – We aim high. We think and act globally, seizing every opportunity to delight our clients and support our colleagues - wherever in the world they may be.
  • We are AGILE – We act on our initiative to get things done for our clients. Our independence gives us the flexibility and freedom to keep things simple, efficient and effective.
  • We are COLLABORATIVE – With a curious mindset, we ask the right questions to get to the right solution, for our clients faster. We collaborate to win together and share our successes.
  • We are ETHICAL – We behave with integrity at all times and assume positive intent, building trust through responsible actions and honest relationships.

Equal Opportunities for Everyone

Please let us know if there’s anything we can do to make the process easier for you. You can reach us at [email protected].

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to age, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, national origin, or veteran, neurodiversity or disability status.