Wellington Portfolio Operations Analyst (APAC InvesTech) in Sydney, Australia
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.
We are transitioning to a hybrid work environment where both remote work and the office play a critical role. Our vision is a future where all employees are empowered to work flexibly to drive the best outcomes for our clients. Flexible work is a mindset and a core value. Our employees are encouraged to work remotely two days a week as a standard practice and will have flexibility in terms of working hours.
About the Role
The Portfolio Operations Analyst (“The Analyst”) will be part of the APAC InvesTech Group. The newly formed Investment Services and Technology ( InvesTech ) organization will design and develop a cohesive program, with an end-to-end view of the investment process, which brings technology and operations together to deliver better, more efficient outcomes for our clients and business partners. In addition, the analyst will partner with other InvesTech Analysts within the region to provide broad oversight and support for a variety of roles within InvesTech.
Specific responsibilities include:
Work closely with Portfolio Data management team and internal clients to develop and monitor sound workflows, controls, and procedures
Identify opportunities and lead efforts to increase productivity, develop scalability, improve data quality, augment controls, identify and implement process improvements
Assist the Manager with oversight of daily processes and client service
Timely, accurate, and thorough support of complex and routine reference data inquiries
Identification, ownership, and resolution of business and systems issues through interaction with IT, data vendors, brokers, and internal clients
Build a strong understanding of data flows and systems utilization of security master file data
Execute daily validation and initiation procedures, ensuring the integrity and consistency of data across multiple platforms
Work closely with colleagues in the UK, Hong Kong and Boston to field queries and handoff work across regions in an effort to provide uninterrupted global coverage
Assist in the creation of securities, as requested by Investors and Trading
Work closely with Portfolio Data management team, Portfolio Management, Investment Compliance, Trading, and Legal to understand new security purchases and validate client permissibility and regulatory restrictions.
Identify key reference data and client permissibility language in official source documentation (offering documents/Prospectus)
Provide oversight and support to ensure integrity and consistency of regional corporate action data across multiple platforms as well as resolving corporate action issues within the region
Develop a deep understanding of Wellington Management, the culture, where resources reside, and how various functional groups operate to enhance operational support
Remaining flexible with own job responsibilities and help define the evolving roles within the regional teams.
The candidate must be highly knowledgeable of security master file and data integrity processes in addition to experience working with vendor products and technology
Knowledge of fixed income instruments preferred
The candidate is required to have a Bachelor’s degree with at least 2 years relevant financial services industry experience
Be knowledgeable of the life cycle of global corporate action events across all asset classes and products
Exhibits a proactive nature and approach to learning, problem identification and problem resolution
Thoroughness, attention to detail and the ability to think and work independently and within a team environment
Strong organizational, prioritization, problem solving and multi-tasking skills
Quick learner with ability to apply business and industry knowledge
Good written, oral, and interpersonal skills
Desire to succeed and the ability to self-motivate and motivate others
Ability to thrive in a fast-pace work environment
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 r ace, 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 GMCANINQ@wellington.com .
Tracing our history to 1928, Wellington Management is one of the world’s largest independent investment management firms. With over USD 1 trillion in client assets under management as of 30 September 2022, we serve as a trusted adviser to clients in over 60 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.
For more information, please visit https://www.wellington.com/en/ (https://www.wellington.com/en/about-us)