Skilled in asset servicing? Progress your career in Scotland

In last 30 years Scotland has gone from strength-to-strength, emerging as a major centre for asset servicing. Home to numerous global organisations, our influence flourishes as we extend our services and expertise at home and across the globe.

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We’re a major European centre for asset servicing on behalf of fund managers in Scotland, the UK, Europe and internationally. In fact, six out of the top 10 largest players by assets under administration have a presence in Scotland. Approximately 6000 people work in asset servicing here.

Exciting job prospects

There’s no better time to expand your career in asset servicing in Scotland than now. Many organisations have committed to creating even more jobs here, offering exciting new prospects. Some of the leading companies with asset servicing operations you could work for in Scotland include:

  • Citi
  • BNY Mellon
  • Morgan Stanley
  • State Street
  • BNP Paribas
  • Barclays
  • JP Morgan
  • Blackrock
  • HSBC Securities

Work in key areas of asset servicing

Commended for our financial savvy - taxation, performance measurement and global custody are just some of the areas we do particularly well. Other strong areas you could work in include:

  • Fund accounting
  • Settlements
  • Valuations
  • Trustee/depositary
  • Cash management
  • Corporate actions
  • Security servicing
  • Investment accounting
  • Trustee administration
  • Shareholder services
  • Compliance
  • Client management
  • Retail fund administration

A network of opportunity

In Scotland you’ll have access to an extensive network of academic and professional support. Some of our professional bodies include:

  • The Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment
  • The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

Scotland’s academic institutions actively work and collaborate with industry and there are a number of key initiatives to support the sector and encourage collaboration with industry:

  • The Scottish Financial Risk Academy
  • Financial and Actuarial Modelling, Edinburgh (FRAME) at Heriot Watt University
  • The Centre for Financial Markets Research (CFMR)

Let your career thrive in Scotland

From investment accounting, performance measurement, client management and more –you can put your skills and expertise to good use in a broad range of organisations across Scotland.