Internship

Trainee - Transfer Agent Operations

Luxembourg (Luxembourg)
Student / Recent Graduate
Pictet (Europe) S.A.

The Job

Company description: Pictet is an investment-led service company, offering wealth management, asset management and related services. We are a partnership of seven owner managers and our principles of succession and transmission of ownership have remained unchanged since foundation in 1805. Our purpose is to build responsible partnerships with our clients, communities, and the companies in which we invest, in order to safeguard and transmit wealth, of all kinds, in the service of the real economy. With more than CHF 576 billion in assets under management or custody at 31 December 2019, Pictet is today one of the leading Europe-based independent wealth and asset managers. Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland and founded there, Pictet today employs more than 4,200 people. It has 28 offices in: Amsterdam, Barcelona, Basel, Brussels, Dubai, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hong Kong, Lausanne, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan, Monaco, Montreal, Munich, Nassau, Osaka, Paris, Rome, Singapore, Stuttgart, Taipei, Tel Aviv, Tokyo, Turin, Verona and Zurich. Job description: Your team   The Pictet Group is one of the world’s leading independent wealth and asset managers. Founded in 1805 and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, the Group is represented in 30 offices in financial centres worldwide, currently employing over 5200 people. Pictet has been present in Luxembourg since 1989 where it employs over 700 people. FundPartner Solutions provides a full suite of fund administration and private label funds services. The global team of industry experts specialises in fund domiciliation, registration and governance, as well as risk compliance and investment management services. Technology & Operations design and integrate software applications ranging from portfolio management systems, trading platforms to banking and corporate solutions. The division is responsible for some of the Group’s key innovations while sustaining business operations and developing custodian and funds administration services. As part of the Transfer Agent unit , and more specifically the Operations team , your main role will be to work with the groups responsible for the daily execution of transactions (subscriptions, redemptions, transfers and switches) on UCI shares, as well as monitoring transactions until settlement.   Your role   ·    Entering and checking orders for UCI share subscriptions/redemptions, transfers and conversions. ·    Recording and monitoring cash and fund securities transactions together with the Reconciliation unit. ·    Preparing and sending out confirmations and reporting to promoters, distributors and other fund intermediaries. ·    Responding rapidly to different requests from clients (inside and outside the Group) to guarantee that a quality service is provided that meets the requirements of exacting clients. ·    Managing client commissions and dividends for in-house and third-party funds.   Your profile   Qualifications and experience:  ·    University degree (BAC +3), specialising in Economics or Finance, or equivalent knowledge gained through work experience.   Specific knowledge:  ·    All-round understanding of fund administration and transfer-agent processes. ·    Skilled user of standard MS Office applications.   Language skills:  ·    Perfect command of French and excellent knowledge of English, both written and spoken.   Personal qualities:  ·    Extremely rigorous in checking, sending, confirming and monitoring orders. ·    Great flexibility. ·    Resistant to stress. ·    Enthusiastic and driven and able to show initiative in solving problems. ·    An enquiring mind and an ability to learn quickly.   Note   We will not accept any CVs from agencies. In accordance with the provisions of the Luxembourg law of 23 July 2016 amending the law of 29 March 2013, candidates may be required to provide an extract from their criminal record. This document, issued by the authorities, must not be older than three months. Such a document will be requested with the aim of carrying out a character check on candidates, bearing in mind the area of activity of our establishment and, more particularly, the tasks described in the job description. Flexible and modern ways of working As a responsible and supportive employer, we promote the well-being of our employees through a set of flexible working arrangements, ranging from a work-from-home policy for eligible functions to opportunities for annualised part-time leave and extended parental leave.  Diversity & Inclusion Pictet is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse environment. We respect all individuals and seek their inclusion in the workplace. Education level: Bachelor's Degree Work experience: 6 months - 1 year Start contract date: 13-01-23 We offer: Your team   The  Pictet Group  is one of the world’s leading independent wealth and asset managers. Founded in 1805 and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, the Group is represented in 30 offices in financial centres worldwide, currently employing over 5200 people. Pictet has been present in Luxembourg since 1989 where it employs over 700 people. FundPartner Solutions  provides a full suite of fund administration and private label funds services. The global team of industry experts specialises in fund domiciliation, registration and governance, as well as risk compliance and investment management services. Technology & Operations  design and integrate software applications ranging from portfolio management systems, trading platforms to banking and corporate solutions. The division is responsible for some of the Group’s key innovations while sustaining business operations and developing custodian and funds administration services. As part of the  Transfer Agent unit , and more specifically the  Operations team , your main role will be to work with the groups responsible for the daily execution of transactions (subscriptions, redemptions, transfers and switches) on UCI shares, as well as monitoring transactions until settlement.   Your role   ·    Entering and checking orders for UCI share subscriptions/redemptions, transfers and conversions. ·    Recording and monitoring cash and fund securities transactions together with the Reconciliation unit. ·    Preparing and sending out confirmations and reporting to promoters, distributors and other fund intermediaries. ·    Responding rapidly to different requests from clients (inside and outside the Group) to guarantee that a quality service is provided that meets the requirements of exacting clients. ·    Managing client commissions and dividends for in-house and third-party funds.   Your profile   Qualifications and experience:  ·    University degree (BAC +3), specialising in Economics or Finance, or equivalent knowledge gained through work experience.   Specific knowledge:  ·    All-round understanding of fund administration and transfer-agent processes. ·    Skilled user of standard MS Office applications.   Language skills:  ·    Perfect command of French and excellent knowledge of English, both written and spoken.   Personal qualities:  ·    Extremely rigorous in checking, sending, confirming and monitoring orders. ·    Great flexibility. ·    Resistant to stress. ·    Enthusiastic and driven and able to show initiative in solving problems. ·    An enquiring mind and an ability to learn quickly.   Note   We will not accept any CVs from agencies. In accordance with the provisions of the Luxembourg law of 23 July 2016 amending the law of 29 March 2013, candidates may be required to provide an extract from their criminal record. This document, issued by the authorities, must not be older than three months. Such a document will be requested with the aim of carrying out a character check on candidates, bearing in mind the area of activity of our establishment and, more particularly, the tasks described in the job description. Flexible and modern ways of working As a responsible and supportive employer, we promote the well-being of our employees through a set of flexible working arrangements, ranging from a work-from-home policy for eligible functions to opportunities for annualised part-time leave and extended parental leave.  Diversity & Inclusion Pictet is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse environment. We respect all individuals and seek their inclusion in the workplace.
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