Transactional Control Analyst

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Wellington Management Company, LLP
  • 09 Dec 18

Transactional Control Analyst


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 50 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.


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, we serve as a trusted adviser to institutional clients and financial intermediaries 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 Transactional Control Analyst in London, in support of our global operating model, will perform a hybrid role with a wide array of senior operational responsibilities. The analyst will principally support the Transactional Control and Reconciliations teams, and will provide ad-hoc cover for various other Treasury, Portfolio Co-ordination and Investor Services functions. Covering cross product, principally equities and bonds, the successful candidate will require a good understanding of the trade lifecycle and would suit candidates from a Middle Office or varied Operational background.


  • Investigating non-working (non-base) currency positions and instructing FX deals to Trading to convert balances where appropriate.
  • Researching high priority breaks and exceptions often working to tight deadlines.
  • Principal operational cover for regional accounts, and providing general support to the client services and transition teams.      
  • Supporting niche business, and providing advice on aged queries to our outsourced recon teams. Challenging Custodians on any overdrafts, any trade breaks, and ensuring integrity of our positions. 
  • Processing internal portfolio cash sweeps, providing position analysis /troubleshooting on investor portfolio queries, and review of client interest rates in relation to market alternatives.


The position works closely with multiple areas of the business. The individual must be well organised, resourceful, motivated and have the ability to adjust to changing priorities.

Desired skills and qualities might include:
  • Relevant experience working in the financial sector.
  • A Bachelor's degree with very strong academic credentials.
  • Ability to analyse, problem solve and communicate results effectively.
  • A good understanding of business risks, and how to mitigate.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and maintain attention to detail.
  • An aptitude for developing procedures, and business infrastructure to help improve team performance.
  • An ability to make informed decisions, often judgment calls, but knowing when to escalate appropriately.
  • General industry knowledge and understanding of the different functions within asset management.   

Transactional Control Analyst

Portfolio Services


As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management considers all qualified applicants will receive 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 .