operations analyst in Wellington

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mike healy, randstad
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job description

Harbour Asset Management Limited is a respected New Zealand based investment manager with extensive professional investment experience managing funds for large government institutions, corporate superannuation funds, charities, KiwiSaver Schemes and retail investors through mezzanine platforms.

We are currently assisting Harbour to find a talented and passionate Operations Analyst to join their high performing and knowledgeable team in their Wellington office.

Harbour’s vision is to be the most trusted Investment Manager, with one of the key values being operational excellence. This role is to strengthen the operational team to ensure that this value is maintained.

The successful applicant will have exposure to a team of experienced and proven investment practitioners that have extensive experience in managing money in global and Australasian markets.

What this role will involve:

The primary purpose of the position is to provide support to the Wellington and Auckland team on a range of operational functions spanning the equity, fixed interest, global equity, balanced accounts and client reporting divisions.

This is an operations role with a significant reporting, reconciliation and high accuracy focus but with significant room for development and to learn from all members of the Business.

In order to fit in to this role, one must be passionate about Markets, Investments, and have a real want to learn more and develop.

In order to be successful in being shortlisted for this position you must have the following attributes and/or skills:

  • A relevant University Degree and grades of a high level (transcripts will be requested).
  • Well-developed business and technical acumen.
  • A desire to work with numbers but relate to people in the Market Place will be important.
  • Highly-developed problem solving/decision making capability.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, but still maintain self-motivation and drive.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • An ability to develop positive and constructive relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong awareness of risk, quality assurance and accuracy, disciplined and skilled in self checking and peer review for high risk activities.
  • Strong intuitive skills. Must be able to see through the numbers.
  • Excellent proof-reading and checking skills. An eye for the detail.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, especially in Microsoft Excel.

This is a rare opportunity in a highly regarded and award winning Global Investment Management Company. For the right candidate it is the beginning of a very fullfilling and fruitful career.

If you believe you fit the above requirements and wish to know more please contact Mike Healy via email (mike.healy@randstad.co.nz) or simply apply now.


Markets Knowledge, Communication Skills, Problem Solving, High level of numerical ability.