Funds professional with a solid and broad background in fund operations to include UCITS funds and Custody oversight, fund administration and fund accounting is sought by prestigious global asset manager to undertake a 15-month contract role in their Fund Services team. Significant funds’ industry experience must be complemented by good academics and excellent stakeholder management skills to facilitate ownership and control of this senior role where the key focus is across UCITs and regulated alternative funds domiciled in Europe (Dublin and Luxembourg experience essential).
The Fund Services Team manage all activities that support managing the funds 3rd party service providers, co-ordinating client transition events, launching new funds and share classes and generating the fund’s financial statements ensuing that the daily NAV’s are correctly calculated. Specifically the job holder will take ownership of Fund Control and Product Support, Fund Accounting and Custody oversights and work closely with their counterparts in Luxembourg and Dublin as well as London. This will involve acting as liaison between fund accounting, external administrators and custodians, relationship managers and financial reporting teams, investigating and resolving queries and generally ensuring delivery of an excellent level of client service.
Previous experience of financial statements preparation and undertaking ad hoc projects would be extremely helpful but in-depth experience of working in the funds industry to include oversight of UCITs funds and the ability to build and maintain strong working relationships across a wide range of stakeholders, is non-negotiable.