Custody Administrator

Permanent contract|Dublin|Banking operations processing

Custody Administrator

Dublin, Ireland Permanent contract Banking operations processing

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 Clearing and Settlement Services (CSS).

Summary of the key purposes of the role

Reporting to the Head of Custody, the Custody Administrator is responsible for, amongst other things; overseeing custody requirements regarding Irish and non-Irish domiciled collective investment schemes to ensure that they are operational regarding 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

  • Ensure accuracy of automated client settlement instructions; investigate failing trades & consult counterparties/brokers where necessary.
  • Liaise with clients on cash queries.
  • 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.

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 any other European language an advantage.
  • Strong financial product knowledge.
  • Degree required

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

If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Société Générale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender reassignment.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 21000STW
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2021/11/22
Publication date: 2021/09/29
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