Custody - Senior Administrator

  • Beckenham, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

We are part of Link Group, a leading global provider of financial administration solutions. As one of Europe’s leading asset servicing platforms, Link Asset Services interacts with almost 6m investors, administering and safeguarding £600bn of assets across 10 highly regulated markets.

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Administrator to join our Custody team in Beckenham. The Custody team are responsible for carrying out duties relating to the core services around asset safekeeping and servicing including settlement, income collection and annual statement production on behalf of various Corporate Sponsored nominees. In this role you will work with the Asistant Manager to oversea the administration team.

What being a Senior Administrator within Custody involves:

  • Ensure full compliance with internal and external procedures and FCA regulations.

  • Ensure that any incidents or breaches are reported in accordance with procedures

  • Investigate and resolve any reconciliation issues, liaising with administrators concerned and areas within the business and reporting any issues to the management team

  • Ensure any issues/queries are dealt with and escalated promptly to the management team

  • Assist management team to check letters written by team members before they are sent

  • Assist management team to check ad hoc documents as required (Cheques, Chaps etc).

  • Assist with planning, monitoring and co-ordinating workloads to ensure appropriate resources/skills within the team are utilised to maintain performance standards

  • Assist with monitoring the effectiveness of working procedures and ensure that these are met by all staff

  • Work with the Assistant Manager to ensure that work is carried out within agreed procedures and time frames so as to meet Link Market Services Trustees Limited standards and those recognised at industry level

  • Assist direct reports with any issues/queries in the absence of the Assistant Manager escalating to the Manager if required

  • Ensure key controls are carried out within the month they are due and that any issues highlighted are followed through to resolution

  • Ensure functions are performed within the framework of the CASS rules.


Skills and Qualities you will need:

  • Minimum 4 GCSE’s (including Maths and English), or equivalent

  • Knowledge of Outlook, Word and Advanced Excel

  • Securities and Investment Institute IOC module (stage 1) – Introduction to Investment and Securities (must be obtained within 6 months of registration of course.


  • FCA regulatory awareness and experience

  • Experience within the financial industry either within a brokerage, custodian or registrars environment.