Custody Administrator

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Responsibilities

Description of the Business Line or Department

Société Générale Securities Services (SGSS) is part of Global Banking & Investor Solutions (GBIS), a key pillar of Société Générale’s universal banking model.

Société Générale Securities Services (SGSS) has been active in Ireland for 20 years and is a leading player in servicing Irish domiciled and offshore collective investment vehicles. We act locally as fund administrator and depositary for a wide range of international clients who manage schemes from UCITS to AIFs including private equity and real estate structures, hedge funds and special investment vehicles.

Within SGSS Ireland, you will join the SBO team which provides a full line of local and global custody services, as well as clearing, issuer and trustee services. It is structured around three operational businesses, one of those being Trustee & Depositary Services (TDS).

Summary of the key purposes of the role

Reporting to the Custody Manager, the Custody Administrator is responsible for, amongst other things; overseeing custody requirements with regard to Irish and non-Irish domiciled collective investment schemes to ensure that they are operational with regard to cash, securities and corporate actions settlement and ensuring the correct setup of accounts for these schemes in general. In addition the Custody Administrator will support the middle office activities of SBO.

Summary of responsibilities 

In a very dynamic and growing business the Custody Administrator will be involved in projects, new products launching, middle office functions and understanding structured financial deals.

Banking & Custody Services

  • Input and amendment of client securities transactions as well as monitoring timely settlement.

  • Ensure accuracy of automated client settlement instructions; investigate failing trades & consult counterparties/brokers where necessary.

  • Liaise with Fund Administrators for stock & cash reconciliation.

  • Collaborate with SGSS sub-custody network to attend to client requests efficiently.

  • Work with the tax team on tax set-up for clients.

  • Monitor corporate events and ensure these are reflected on client accounts.

  • Liaise with the various teams in Paris & Nantes on post-trade/custody and middle office specific queries.

  • Calculation of client invoices and distribution of invoices to clients on a monthly basis

  • Attend to client access needs with respect to the SGSS custody interface

  • Completion and circulation of Custody Confirmations when requested from auditors.

  • Input and amendment of client securities transactions as well as monitoring timely settlement


Profile Required

Competencies

  • Excellent time management & organisational skills

  • Highly flexible and able to prioritise important tasks

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate with clients and colleagues at all levels.

  • Client focus.

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office.

  • Highly motivated with a positive can-do attitude

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Desire to learn new skills with a continuous improvement attitude

  • Fluent English essential; knowledge of French language an advantage

  • Strong financial product knowledge.


Why Join Us

People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like “hard work” and “dedication” together with “community” and “respect” has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different

Business Insight

People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like “hard work” and “dedication” together with “community” and “respect” has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different

All our positions are open to people with disabilities

Job code: 19000SAY
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: 16/12/2019
Date of publication: 18/10/2019
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Custody Administrator

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