Unit Settlements Administrator

The Marlborough Group Bolton United Kingdom Unit Settlements
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Company Description

Marlborough Group is a successful investment business that manages over £10 billion for over 200,000 clients and employs some of the UK’s most respected fund managers. The Group has its headquarters in Bolton and offices in London, Lichfield, Peterborough, Bristol and Dublin.

The Group employ more than 235 people across its business lines being:

  • Marlborough Limited – The Group’s investment management business
  • Investment Fund Services Limited – The groups Authorised Corporate Director (ACD) Authorised Fund Manager business
  • IFSL Administration – The Group’s platform business

Marlborough Group’s success has been built on a reputation for excellence in active fund management, with the Group leading the way in industry expertise, service quality, product understanding and added value for our investors.

As we continue with our ambitious growth plans, we are looking for talented people who share our values and will grow and develop as financial services professionals. That means putting our investors at the forefront of everything we do and constantly striving for excellence in the service we deliver.

In addition to receiving a comprehensive benefits package, successful candidates will join a team who are committed to collaborative working in an environment where personal and professional development are genuinely valued.


Role Purpose

  • Deliver exceptional levels of service in respect of the handling of client instructions.
  • Ensuring adherence to relevant FCA regulations.
  • Manage and mitigate risk, including to the firm’s reputation;
  • Ensure adherence to service level agreements;
  • To provide effective oversight and monitoring of the team’s workflows.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reconciliation of cash into and out of business and client bank accounts;
  • Accurate processing of payments in accordance with SLAs;
  • Prompt investigation and resolution of errors and discrepancies;
  • Preparation of the daily Client Money reconciliation;
  • Preparation of monthly commission runs;
  • Monitoring and management of debtors and creditors.


Essential Skills:

  • PC literate
  • Professional telephone manner
  • Ability to prioritise and work to deadlines
  • Logical approach to problem solving
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Good attention to detail

Beneficial Skills:

  • Intermediate/Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office programme suite

Essential Qualifications:

  • 5 GCSEs Grade A-C (must include Maths and English)

Beneficial Qualifications:

  • IOC qualification, or willingness to study towards it

Essential Experience:

  • Previous experience in a similar role

Personal Qualities:

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Positive attitude
  • Friendly, approachable and professional manner
  • Flexibility and adaptability

Other information

  • Competitive salary with annual salary reviews
  • 25 days annual leave plus statutory bank holidays plus the option to buy / sell up to 5 days.
  • 9% non-contributory pension
  • Annual discretionary bonus scheme
  • Private Healthcare Scheme
  • Death in Service at 5 x annual salary
  • 35 hour working week
  • Training for IOC and other relevant qualifications
  • Exam completion bonus £500 (IOC)
  • Study leave
  • Cycle 2 work scheme
  • Eye test reimbursement
  • Your birthday off
  • Christmas party and paid for social events during the year
  • 13 weeks fully paid maternity leave
  • 2 weeks fully paid paternity leave