• Graduate - Investment Operations

    Job Locations UK-London
    Job ID
    2018-2010
    # of Openings
    1
    Business Entity
    Octopus Investments
    Category
    Operations
    Type
    Temporary Full-Time
  • Overview

    Role Summary

     

    This role would be ideal for a Graduate in a Finance related discipline looking to take their first step into Investments. Sitting within the Investment Operations Team you will be a highly analytical individual with excellent Excel experience.

     

    You will have a keen interest in fee processing, performance analytics, valuation review and generation supporting the fund managers, trading and rebalancing client portfolios, security and pricing maintenance, settlements, dividend processing, corporate actions, regulatory reporting such as TR1s and 8.3s and transaction reporting.

     

    Full training will be provided.

    Responsibilities

     

    About the role

    • Fee processing
    • Performance analytics
    • Valuation review and generation
    • Trading and rebalancing of client portfolios
    • Security and pricing maintenance
    • Corporate actions and dividend processing
    • Settlement of Equites, Funds and Unquoted stocks
    • Transaction Reporting
    • Compliance with FSA requirements
    • Reconciliations

     

    About you

     

    What you’ll need to be successful:

    • Graduate in a Finance related discipline
    • Customer focused
    • Hands on team player
    • Able to react quickly in a pressurised environment and make decisions
    • Personable with the ability to handle difficult people and deal with people of all levels

     

    And to really stand out from the crowd:

    • Adaptable and flexible
    • Can conform to tight deadlines
    • Good problem-solving skills
    • Analytical
    • Exceptional Excel skills

    Qualifications

    Our values and DNA

    At Octopus we don’t just focus on what we do but also how we do it. Everyone to shares our values of being straightforward, helpful and bold. And while these are the principles that guide us as an organisation, our DNA goes even further, by revealing our inner strengths:

    We are loyal: we fully buy-in to the company’s vision and believe in everything that Octopus stands for.

    We are respectful: we live and breathe the Octopus values of being helpful, straightforward and bold.

    We are resilient: we have an inner strength that means we never give in.

    We are intellectually curious: we seek to understand how the world works and we’re always learning, adapting and improving.

    We understand who our customers are: and because we know them really well, we always give them our very best.

    What we offer

    Octopus has built an exciting and inclusive high-performance culture where employees feel empowered. This means we welcome discussions around flexible working hours. We also understand the value of diversity, and we have a team dedicated to promoting gender, ethnic, socio-economic, LGBT and disability equality, to make sure we back up our words with actions. All Octopus employees are given the opportunity to develop new skills, aim higher and accelerate their careers.

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