Investment Support Officer

Accounting and Finance @Grayson Talent

Job Description

The position reports to the Local Team Leader – Investments Support Team. Other working relationships include all members of Family Office Client Support, FO, Dealing and Treasury, Banking and various External Business Contacts (Financial institutions). The individual will form part of the Banking and Investment Support team and to ensure a high quality and consistent Client Service. The individual will assist in the execution of instructions and various administrative tasks around investment management in an accurate way and by respecting appropriate deadlines.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Preparing subscription/redemption instructions for Alternative Investments (Single Hedge Funds, Private Equity Funds, Property Funds etc.)
  • Inputting non-automated investment transactions in our in house integrated database systems
  • Keeping line by line and non-automated clients investment accounting up to date
  • Managing and executing instructions like corporate actions, proxy votes, conversions, capital calls and distributions
  • Collating KYC, FATCA, CRS and compliance documentation for fund administrators and other third parties
  • Preparing SWIFT payment instructions
  • Reconciliation of investment positions and working on reconciliation breaks


  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage priorities efficiently in a demanding environment
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Strong technical and conceptual skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, a high level of motivation and flexibility
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability and maturity to deal effectively with all levels of staff and Management within the Group, third party service providers such as asset managers, tax consultants, and with high powered (often demanding) clients
  • Strong people management skills
  • A strong client care / service orientation and attention to detail
  • Deals responsibly with confidential information
  • Displays a high level of professional integrity


  • Appropriate Degree or Higher Diploma in Management, Finance, Accounting or ACCA
  • 1 to 2 years of experience in working in the financial industry would be an advantage
  • Computer literacy (Word, Excel, Outlook and modern financial accounting packages)
  • Knowledge and understanding of Double Entry Bookkeeping and Multi-Currency accounting
  • Knowledge and understanding of Financial Products





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