Investment Operations Analyst
6d ago

Aviva are recruiting for a number Investment Operations Analysts positions - both permanent and fixed-term contracts (FTCs).

These will be to work with us as part of our Investment Reporting team within Investment Operations. The team works with a wide range of investment-related partners both internally and externally to Aviva and seeks to be a centre of operational excellence within AFO (Aviva Finance Operations).

The Investment Reporting team has responsibility for the sourcing, validation and reporting of accurate investment asset data to cover the spectrum of assets held by Aviva markets.

Key downstream uses include actuarial asset stressing, regulatory and statutory reporting, credit risk reporting and internal investment management and ALM.

These processes rely on high quality accurate data to avoid potential financial losses, regulatory breaches and reputational issues in the marketplace.

The main purpose of this position is to be responsible for reviewing the breaks and anomalies arising from the suite of daily controls in operation within both investment reporting and our outsourced SaaS provider.

This requires investment experience and knowledge to analyse each of the items in question and then to engage with investment specialists both internally and externally to resolve any potential data issues, gaps or concerns.

Aviva are using smart working in 2020 and going forward, so this person can be based anywhere across the UK as long as they are comfortable getting to York regularly.

The role’s duties & responsibilities :

Review and investigation of daily investment data control breaks

Working directly with 3rd party investment providers to source and populate investment data

Query escalation, management and resolution

Maintaining positive relationships with internal & external business partners

Working closely with the wider Investment Reporting team to ensure potential issues are communicated and understood

Deliver team’s objectives to be consistent with the principles of Treating Customers Fairly

Skills & experiences required :

IOC (Investment Operations Certificate) or equivalent investment qualification is needed

Experience working with investment data attributes

Working with large and complex datasets

Identifying issues and escalate them in a timely manner

Good communication skills with both external and internal business partners

Excellent collaboration skills and a proven ability to draw on the collective strength of others

Working at pace to fixed time frames

What will you get for this role?

A salary up to £38,000 depending on location, skills, experience and qualifications

Generous defined contribution pension scheme

Annual performance related bonus and pay review

Holiday allowance of 29 days plus bank holidays and the option to buy / sell up to 5 additional days

Up to 40% discount for some Aviva products through My Aviva Extras plus discounts for Friends and Family (some exclusions apply)

Excellent range of flexible benefits to include a matching share save scheme

Working at Aviva

At Aviva, we’re people with a purpose. To be with you today, for a better tomorrow.

We bring this to life by ensuring managing risk is at the heart of the way we all work. We love people who do the right thing for our customers, and our colleagues.

We want people who speak up, who take ownership, and who make good decisions.

The way we do this is important too. We always Care More’. It’s our thing. We’re all about our people that’s you so we can be pretty flexible.

If you want to work from home some of the time or change your hours so you can pick up your kids or care for someone in your family, we’re very open to that.

In fact, we don’t advertise roles as either part or full time, because we know each person has different needs, just as each business area has different needs.

So, it’s up to you to discuss working hours during your interview.

We care deeply about being inclusive and that means we encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

We want our employees to bring their whole self to work and that starts with you.

We interview every disabled applicant* that meets the minimum criteria for the job . Just send us an email once you’ve applied stating that you have a disclosed disability , and we’ll make sure we interview you.

We’d love it if you could submit your application online . If you require an alternative method of applying, please give Daniel Hopchet a call on 0121 234 7625 or send an email to .

  • As defined in The Equality Act 2010 *. By minimum criteria’ we mean you should provide us with evidence which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required and have the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential to perform the role.
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