Platform Control Manager

Job Title: Platform Control Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Horsham, West Sussex
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 20 days holiday, Pension, Healthcare
Start Date: asap
Reference: BB37829_1548024391
Contact Name: Tanya Etheridge
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 20, 2019 22:46

Job Description

Our industry leading and rapidly expanding client is looking for a Platform Controls Manager to join the team. The chosen candidate will be responsible for leading the platform control team and advising on complex technical matters. See below for more details.

Reporting To: Head of Platform Controls

Responsibility for Others: Responsibility for Administrators and Senior Administrators

Location: Horsham

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm with 1 hour for lunch

Overall Purpose of the Job:

Responsible for leading the platform control team and advising on complex technical matters. Accountable for the function and procedures where errors may involve financial losses or impact the business including possible loss of customer accounts.

Key Activities & Responsibilities:

  • Accountability for performance of Platform Controls Team and ensuring procedures are compliant, efficient, detailed and up to date
  • Constantly seek to improve operational controls, reviewing and challenging inefficient processes
  • Detailed understanding of multiple processes across operations
  • Lead team meetings
  • Active participation and contribution in management meetings
  • Setting goals and managing quarterly documented one to ones
  • Review and authorise standard operational tasks within the team
  • Report and present accurate MI and produce the operational dashboard for the team

Required Skills/Experience:

  • 5 GCSE's including maths and English language
  • 2 A Levels or equivalent
  • IMC, studying towards ACII / bachelor's degree
  • Minimum of 3 years of investment platform experience at manager/team leader level
  • Accurate with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work as part of a team and autonomously
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
  • Outstanding numeracy and literacy skills
  • Confident user of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel

Desirable Skills/Experience:

  • Financial Services industry experience
  • Sound understanding of the Financial Conduct Authority and regulation relating to platform services

Personal characteristics:

  • Self-starter, willing to learn and embrace change
  • Positive attitude

  • Excellent time management and ability to prioritise work

  • Ability to motivate others

  • Accountability

  • Operates in a highly organised and structured manner in a challenging, fast paced environment

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