Operations, London: currently 295 jobs.The latest job was posted on 21 May 22.
Operations Roles in London
Jobs in Operations in the financial sector in London have a wide variation in the salaries offered, reflecting the variation in the jobs themselves, but the average annual salary is around £40,000. Operations professionals are responsible for handling the “plumbing” of the financial sector, making sure that the cash flows generated by all other financial services products happen on time and are credited to the right accounts. This generally involves working with and maintaining large and sophisticated computer systems, and handling exceptions and errors when they arise. Increasingly, Operations jobs are also growing up in areas related to regulatory reporting, risk management and data science.
The key skills needed for operations jobs are attention to detail and the ability to cope with a high-pressure environment. Many operations roles also require a high degree of analytical skill and specialist knowledge of the rules and market conventions of the underlying market. Operations staff often have to deal with client queries, so a calm and service-oriented approach is desirable.
At present, one the key areas of demand is for loan operations experts capable of dealing with the origination and settlement of loan trades, but there are also roles for fund operations professionals and for employees able to handle clearing services from an operational perspective.
More about working in London
London is the fifth largest metropolitan economy in the world and is a hub for international business. Around 75% of the Fortune 500 Companies have a London office, and this is often their regional head office for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region.