Portfolio Compliance Coder

Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time
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Portfolio Compliance Team Overview

The PCT in London is responsible for overseeing portfolio compliance (ensuring that investment mandates are managed in accordance with their investment guidelines) for the institutional fund management business of Schroders in the London office.

Schroders use the Aladdin System.

Role Overview

Primary responsibilities

•Ensuring that investment guidelines are effectively monitored using Aladdin

•Assisting with the coding and review of investment restrictions in Aladdin.

•Updating data within Aladdin used to monitor guidelines

•Provide advice on the validity of pre-trade violations. In conjunction with the Compliance Teams globally, advise Fund Managers on the permissibility of investments generally.

•Undertaking the daily overnight violation compliance monitoring process

•Resolving client third party administrator and custodian queries regarding potential breaches.

•Providing periodic client portfolio compliance statements in a timely fashion to client service teams

The role has regular contact with: Business Area COOs; Fund Management Teams; Client Service Teams; Portfolio Services; Transitions; Risk Managers; Internal Audit; Compliance; and Legal.

Desirable Qualifications and Skills


•Degree or A-levels with equivalent on-the-job training in a portfolio compliance / investment guideline monitoring role.

Technical Skills

•The working knowledge of investment restrictions monitoring capability in Aladdin (preferably) or other investment restrictions checking software.

•A working knowledge of the regulations relating to investment restrictions e.g. UCITS, INSPRU, Investment Companies Act 1940.

•A good understanding of investment management generally.

Other Skills

•Good communication skills both written and oral.

•Good negotiation and problem-solving skills.

•Ability to multi-task and prioritise in a fast paced environment.

•A pro-active attitude and able to work in collaboration with others as part of a team.

•Attention to detail and passion for quality and customer service.

•A good working knowledge of Excel.

To apply, please visit www.schroders.com/careers.

Schroders is an equal opportunities employer. You're welcome here whatever your sex, marital status, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religious belief or age.

If you want to know more about Schroders, have a look at www.schroders.com.