Investment Operations Analyst

Synpulse Slovakia s.r.o.

Place of work
Bottova, Bratislava, Slovakia (Job with occasional home office)
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 2 000 EUR/month

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

The investment team oversee $3bn+ investment portfolio, Whilst the day-to-day portfolio management is outsourced to a number of external investment managers, the investment team are responsible for managing the overall investment strategy, asset allocation and manager selection, alongside portfolio execution, balance sheet management and investment reporting. Working with the clients company outsourced provider to support a team of experienced investment professionals, the role covers a range of investment operations tasks with a focus on process improvement and provides the opportunity to interact with a range of stakeholders, both internal to the clients company and external.

Your Responsibilities:

Investment Operations
• Leading month-end controls and investment reconciliations
• Conducting ad-hoc reconciliations related to investment activity e.g., post security transfers
• Updating and maintaining the Investment Operations Manual and ensuring key controls are documented
• Leading the review of third-party service providers operational controls reports and addressing any failures
• Coordinating the setup of new accounts in the investment accounting system
• Liaising with third party investment managers to resolve issues such as price discrepancies

Investment Accounting and Reporting
• Acting as a key liaison to the investment reporting and accounting provider and the wider finance accounting team
• Resolving queries related to investment accounting/reporting including data quality and regulatory reporting issues
• Uploading NAV’s related to third-party funds into the investment accounting system
• Ensuring portfolio benchmarks are appropriately reflected in the investment accounting system

• Monitoring of internal and external portfolio guidelines against compliance limits and seeking appropriate resolution to limit breaches
• Coordinating compliance rule updates in the investment accounting and reporting system and coordinating the setup of rules for new accounts

Custody and trade support
• Acting as the primary contact for all custody bank related queries
• Lead the set-up of new custody accounts
• Inputting transactions into the custody platform and monitoring trade settlement
• Running a variety of custody related reports to support various key controls

Experience Required:
3-5 years postgraduate experience in an investment operations role

Essential Skills:
• Good knowledge of the front to back trade settlement process and custodian activities
• Strong quantitative skills with practical application
• An ability to manage multiple tasks with a keen attention to detail
• Excellent communication skills, both orally and written
• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to engage with a wide range of stakeholders

Nice-to-have skills:
• A working knowledge of different asset types and the key features of these with respect to investment operations
• An understanding of investment accounting would be considered a positive

Employee perks, benefits

• Five extra vacation days on top of regulation
• Sick leave compensation 100% from day one
• Yearly bonus up to 10%
• Overtime fully paid or compensated based on your preference
• A friendly and informal working environment
• Work-life balance with flexible working hours and the option to work from home
• Dedicated time for individual training
• MultiSport card for access to a broad range sport offering
• Language courses
• Parking
• Private Healthcare Package

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)


Brief description of the company

Synpulse is an internationally established management consulting company with 25+ years of experience and with offices in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Slovakia, USA, Singapore, Australia, the Philippines, India, and Hong Kong. We are a valued partner to many of the world’s largest international financial services and insurance firms. We support our clients at all project management stages from the development of strategies and operational frameworks to the technical implementation and handover. Our expertise in business and technology, combined with our methodic approach, enables us to create sustainable added value for our clients’ business. We use home-grown, market-tested project management methodologies to bridge the gap between innovation and business. We work along with leading edge technology partners to bring true business transformation.

Number of employees

50-99 employees


Contact person: Mgr. Dominika Turčanová
E-mail: send CV
ID: 4470721  Dátum zverejnenia: 28.12.2022  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 2 000 EUR/month