Lead Fund Oversight Specialist

Recruiter
SQCP Ltd
Location
Horsham
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Oct 2019
Closes
15 Oct 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Lead Fund Oversight Specialist (Transfer Agency, CASS experience) is required to work on a permanent basis for a leading prestigious Investment Manager based in Horsham Sussex

Why join this global Investment manager?

Our client isa global investment manager. Who help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future.

The client has around 4,000 people on six continents. And they have been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes.

What your responsibilities will be:

  • Help develop team members
  • Help prioritise and assign work to the team
  • Help manage how we sort out problems
  • CASS governance and preparation of papers for committee meeting
  • CASS breach reviews
  • CASS statement oversight
  • Manage the relationship with transfer agent, always looking for ways to improve
  • Help deliver a risk-based oversight model of the transfer agent
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the transfer agency platform
  • Oversee FX services, including reviewing daily reports, checking calculations and monitoring spreads and prices
  • Oversee reconciliation: cash, stock, units in issue and tri-party
  • Oversee NAV validation and controls
  • Oversee month-end global close NAV
  • Make sure controls are followed, and that exceptions are escalated quickly
  • Maintain fair value and swing policy and make sure it happens
  • Set up, maintain and oversee outsourced supplier processing
  • Mange risk events and errors and make sure they don't happen again
  • Contribute to annual due-diligence visits to TPAs
  • Liaise with the Portfolio Ops team on trading and corporate action problems
  • Draft and maintain best-practice procedures
  • Help prepare SLAs to support processes
  • Work with stakeholders to make sure requirements are met and service is in line with the SLA
  • Contribute to management information and key performance management that senior management need
  • Help design and implement updates or enhancements to processes and systems
  • Calculate and provide in-specie portfolio and income data to the Transitions team
  • Co-ordinate fund tax liabilities and provide accruals to TPA
  • Review quarterly swing factor calculations
  • Produce technical data on business change
  • Review investor tax reporting for Luxembourg SICAVs

The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need

  • Knowledge of how funds work
  • Knowledge of hedged products, calculation methodologies and collateral management
  • A strong working knowledge of transfer agency platforms and processes
    • A significant level of fund operations experience
    • Experience of BestX or other transaction cost analysis applications
    • Good with Microsoft applications, including Excel to an intermediate level
    • Good with numbers

Excellent written and spoken English

Please note your CV will not be submitted for this or any other role without your prior approval.

SQ Computer Personnel Limited acts as both an Employment Agency and Employment Business.

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