ETF Operations Analyst

About My Client

My client are a European company with an impressive heritage, excellent reputation for not only work/life balance, but also one with an extremely capable, tenured and experienced Senior Management team who have well defined plans for team and company in their growing Dublin Office.

They hold a combined total of over €10tr in assets under administration, custody, and depositary,

The Irish branch acts as a depositary and custodian for collective investment schemes, while the company provides fund administration and related services. As a European leader in ETF servicing, my client manages over €100 billion in assets under administration.

 

About the Role

My client are expanding their ETF Department in Ireland and are excited to offer two permanent positions. These roles will be part of the operational team within the ETF Business Line, interacting closely with Authorised Participants and client Capital Market teams. The successful candidates will act as direct points of contact for clients, ensuring high-quality service to help them achieve their financial objectives.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Primary Market Trading Cost (PMTC) Calculation: Participate in the calculation and preparation of PMTC, including reviewing relevant component stocks, quantities, and prices.
  • Order Processing: Handle ETF creation and redemption orders, managing the entire lifecycle from submission to settlement and cash true-up.
  • Procedure Adherence: Ensure all documented procedures and controls are adhered to and regularly updated.
  • Client Interaction: Serve as a point of contact for Authorised Participants (APs) and client capital market teams, communicating system enhancements.
  • Inquiries Handling: Address AP inquiries related to ETF creation/redemption orders.
  • Trade Settlement: Work proactively with ETF issuers and APs to ensure efficient settlement of trades involving both creations and redemptions.
  • Issuance Models: Gain knowledge and understanding of various issuance models (ICSD/ICSD+).
  • Cash Contract Notes: Produce and validate cash contract notes for ETFs.
  • Team Participation: Actively participate in team meetings, discussing operational and service improvements.
  • Project Involvement: Engage in various projects as they arise.
  • KPI Production: Produce key performance indicators.
  • PCF Knowledge: Understanding the importance of Portfolio Composition File (PCF) for ETFs is advantageous.
  • Service Delivery: Ensure excellent service delivery with a focus on responsiveness.

 

About You

  • Educational Background: Business graduate or similar/relevant qualification.
  • Experience: 1+ years in fund accounting, transfer agency, or custody. Experience in ETF capital market requirements and ETF fund services is a major plus.
  • Technical Skills: Strong knowledge of Excel.
  • Personal Attributes:
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Solution-driven, reliable, thorough, and eager to learn.
  • Proficient in both written and spoken English for professional settings.

 

What Now?

For a confidentiality assured chat, click apply below and call Larry on 01 676 0505.

 

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Tagged as: custody, ETF's, Fund Accounting, Transfer Agency

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