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Client Transaction Analyst

Wellington Management Company, LLP London, United Kingdom
Posted 21 days ago Permanent Competitive
About Us

Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 60 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.

About the Role

THE COMPANY

Tracing our roots to 1928, Wellington Management Company, LLP is one of the world's largest independent investment management firms. With US$1 trillion in assets under management as of 31 December 2023, we serve as a trusted adviser to institutional clients and mutual fund sponsors in over 50 countries. Our innovative investment solutions are built on the strength of proprietary, independent research and span nearly all segments of the global capital markets, including equity, fixed income, multi-asset, and alternative strategies. As a private partnership whose sole business is investment management, our long-term views and interests are aligned with those of our clients. We are committed to attracting a talented and diverse workforce, and to fostering an open, collaborative culture of inclusivity because we believe multiple perspectives lead to more informed investment and business decisions. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome people with diverse life experiences, fresh ideas, and specialized subject-matter expertise.

The Position

The Client Transition Analyst ("CTA") are members of the Client Transition Services Group (CTS) and are responsible for supporting the operational aspects of various client transition events including new mandate fundings, terminations, all asset-in-kind flows and product and portfolio changes, in addition to supporting transition events, asset transfers, and portfolio restructures requested by internal investment teams and portfolio managers. The position places strong emphasis on operational risk management and control environment. The CTA will work closely with the global relationship teams, investment teams, and numerous other operational functional areas of the firm to ensure a consistent service model in transitioning client assets and to mitigate risk during the transition event process. A substantial amount of time will be devoted to external communication with custodian banks, internal investment teams, third party accounting agents, outsourcing providers, vendors, transition managers, and clients.

responsibilities
  • Ensure the timely and consistent delivery of account opening documentation for new client accounts
  • Orchestrate custodial and market openings and connectivity both internally and externally as well as coordinating the execution of asset in-kind processing
  • Execute investor driven asset transfers (securities and cash) during benchmark and periodic portfolio rebalances and implementing account restructures required by the investment teams
  • Initiate, review, and approve account record set-up for new accounts or portfolios
  • Provide on-going maintenance of existing account records
  • Facilitate proper use of internal trade restriction flags for our institutional separate and sub-advisory clients as well as Wellington's fund range
  • Coordinate fund launches, fund closures, share class launches, and related transition events for Wellington's fund range
  • Provide assistance and training to colleagues as well as act as a global expert for account record set-ups
  • Update process and control checklists
  • Liaison and coordinate with Transition Managers and legacy investment managers where relevant
  • Coordinate the reconciliation of external transition management trade execution files
  • Be a thought partner to Client Integration Managers, Portfolio Managers, Portfolio Coordinators, and Trading in the development and implementation of our client transition strategies
  • Coordinate with Portfolio Management, Trading, and Investment personnel to help facilitate transition events on a pre- and post- event basis
  • Adjust cash and asset transactions related to portfolio rebalances and other portfolio manager allocation shifts
  • Monitor and process daily cash flows and confirm cash flow transactions with custodian banks
  • Maintain awareness of industry, custodian bank, and regulatory change
  • Develop understanding of different jurisdictions, client requirements, and custodian banks
  • Liaise with the Cash Flow Team to coordinate client flow activity, supporting documentation, and best practices
Qualifications
  • Possess broad and proven knowledge of the investment process, custody, fund operations, transfer agency functions, and securities knowledge including derivatives
  • Excellent organizational, project planning, and execution skills including the ability to prioritize effectively and handle multi-tasks under time constraints
  • Proven high degree of analytical ability, strong business judgment and risk awareness
  • Ability to synthesize complex issues and effectively balance competing objectives
  • Previous exposure to investment operations, or financial services operations, in a risk management environment would be preferred
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Suite
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven service delivery
  • Interest or desire to acquire applicable industry qualifications or an advanced degree would be preferred
Not sure you meet 100% of our qualifications? That's ok. If you believe that you could excel in this role, we encourage you to apply and welcome a chance to review your background. We are dedicated to building and maintaining a diversified workforce and considering a broad array of candidates with a variety of skill, workplace experiences, and backgrounds.

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law . If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at GMWTalentOperations@wellington.com .
Job ID  R90315
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Boston, United States
3000 Employees Asset Management
Tracing our history to 1928, Wellington Management is one of the largest independent investment management firms in the world. We serve as a trusted a...
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