Operations Administrator Reconciliation Analyst


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Job Overview:

We are seeking a Reconciliation Analyst to add to our Belfast team, focusing on reconciliations and the provision of shadow reporting to our clients. The role will primarily support the London business, working on reconciliation, Breaks Resolution, and general Operational duties. We are looking for an individual with excellent written and verbal English communication skills who is exceptionally organised and detail-oriented. The successful candidate will need to exhibit strong academic performance, along with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. The Operations Professional must be able to manage multiple simultaneous tasks in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.


  • General ledger reconciliations
  • Reconciling transactions to ensure the accounting system reflects the correct transaction type, value, price, date, etc.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure the quality and accuracy of data
  • Effectively report bugs and errors to development teams for resolution
  • Work closely with the Development Team to improve system capability
  • Assure ongoing compliance with quality and industry regulatory requirements

Job Requirements / Qualifications:

  • A relevant university degree in finance, economics, or related discipline, or recognized professional or equivalent qualification.
  • Up to 2 years of experience working in professional or financial services
  • Desire to build a career in Finance.
  • Maintains a professional business demeanor and works with a sense of urgency.
  • Customer-focused attitude, and ability to interface directly with clients if and when required.
  • Ensure high levels of confidentiality are maintained in relation to the work of the company and clients.
  • Team player with a strong desire to learn.
  • Good written and verbal English communication skills.

Systems Knowledge:

  • Intermediate to advanced computer software skills including Microsoft Office Word and Excel. In particular, the ability to use Excel to manipulate and summarise financial data.
  • MS Teams

Personal Attributes:

  • Exhibit Cowen’s Core Values
  • Confident, knowledgeable hardworking, and with the highest standards of personal integrity.
  • Able to create, build and maintain strong relations with a wide variety of clients.
  • Ability to network across the entire Cowen group including with support functions and other client-facing teams.
  • Ambitious and self-motivated.
  • Ability to relate well with others and build relationships.
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Excellent teamwork and ability to collaborate with others