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Operational Trade Analyst

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28 September 2023



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£60,000 - £65,000


Our client is a globally renowned investment management house. Due to exponential business performance, they are now looking to recruit a high-performing Operational Trade Analyst to join their team on a permanent basis.

Reporting directly to the Head of Trade Support, the Operational Trade Analyst will take responsibility for the following duties:

  • Collaborating with Portfolio and Investment Managers to support and facilitate the transition of assets ranging across multiple assets and products.
  • Carrying out fund launches and closures, evaluating new accounts and maintenance of existing accounts in accordance with internal trade restrictions.
  • Producing effective client transition strategies via the expeditious delivery of account documentation, co-ordinating with Client and Portfolio personnel to do so.
  • Regular reconciliation of any external transfers as well as routinely rebalancing and restructuring portfolios as and when requested by internal investment teams.
  • Overseeing and supporting team members, providing training as well as being the point of contact for any and all queries regarding the account open/closure process as well as the controls that must be met throughout.
  • Diligently monitoring and mitigating the risk profile throughout the transition – ensuring the process is compliant and internal regulations are met.


The Operational Trade Analyst will meet the following skillset:

  • At least 2 years’ experience in a Trade Support/Operational role within the asset management industry.
  • Impeccable organisational and time management skills, coupled with the ability to maintain high attention to detail across a number of different projects, working well under pressure.
  • Exceptional knowledge in all aspects of the investment and asset transfer process, with an acute awareness for the operational side involving securities, risk management and custody.
  • Strong academic background, educated to degree level or equivalent (2:1 desired).
  • Confident, well-spoken and analytical individual that can articulate complex issues in front of key stakeholders within the industry.
  • Global awareness of custodian bank and regulatory change within the industry across different jurisdictions.


This is an unmissable opportunity for a talented Operational Trade Analyst looking to get invaluable hands-on experience within a prestigious investment management house.


The company offers strong progression paths and excellent benefits including a competitive bonus structure.

If you believe your experience meets the criteria, please apply with a copy of your CV.

Note, this is a highly competitive position. We receive a high volume of applications and are unable to respond to each CV.


“Mason Blake acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers Mason Blake is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, marital status, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religious belief or age.”


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