Manager - Fund Operations - Berkshire (Wealth / Investment Mgr)

  • GBP50000 - GBP65000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
  • Bracknell, England, United Kingdom Bracknell England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Carnegie Consulting
  • 13 Aug 18 2018-08-13

Located in Berkshire approximately 1 hour commute from London Excellent opportunity to work for a market leading Wealth / Investment Management business You will have significant Fund Operations experience with an indepth understanding of how funds work and the nuts and bolts of fund investments including terms such as dilution levy, equalisation, how Net Asset Values are calculated etc., and experience of working with Transfer Agents and Custodians

The Opportunity:

  • This is a terrific opportunity to work for a market leading investment management business with an enviable track record of success
  • Located in Berkshire, approximately 1 hour from London, this role may suit somebody keen to work closer to home and away from the hustle and bustle of Central London
  • The role sits at the heart of the Operations function working directly for the Head of Operations who has a progressive approach to staff management and is keen for his team to work autonomously and make their own decisions in a progressive and supportive working environment and culture
  • Managing a team of 5 you will be required to be commercial in your approach, as, the output of this function is a revenue driver and is key to the "client experience", and, supports the Central investment Team very closely
  • The team has a wide remit and is responsible for fund operations (largely at a fund investment level rather than direct securities), trade support (calculations and implementation), third party oversight for the collective investment schemes, internal, external and regulatory investment related output and reporting for all centrally managed investment propositions
  • Managing the team, you will ensure key responsibilities are met and a high level of service to both internal clients and third parties is maintained, whilst looking for opportunities to challenge, rationalise and enhance existing systems, processes and controls
  • Monitor, maintain and improve robust controls over the operational processes under your area of specific responsibility
  • Maintain good working relationships with existing third parties and perform periodic due diligence reviews
  • Act as alternate for the Head of Operations on projects, committees etc.
  • Ensure the funds are in compliance with both regulatory and internal restrictions

Your Experience:

  • You will be motivated to work in Berkshire, approximately 1 hour from London
  • In terms of experience, it is essential that you have significant fund or investment operations experience gained in a wealth or fund management environment
  • You must understand how funds work and the nuts and bolts of fund investments including terms such as dilution levy, equalisation, how Net Asset Values are calculated etc.
  • If you have some knowledge of derivatives or direct equities / bonds, that would be helpful, however, the experience of operations at a "FUND LEVEL" is key
  • Experience of working with and overseeing Transfer Agents and Custodians
  • Relevant qualifications (e.g. CISI) and Graduate Calibre
  • Proven team leadership or management experience desirable, but not essential for the right person.
  • Able to take ownership and responsibility, make effective decisions and lead by example
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, in both group and one-to-one situations
  • Organised and analytical with exceptional attention to detail
  • Demonstrate thorough understanding of the financial services regulatory environment, with particular focus on asset management and investment funds governance
  • Client focused with a desire to meet needs of the business.
  • Display the highest standards of personal honesty and integrity
  • Flexible approach to balancing workload and priorities

My Client:

  • My client is an award winning wealth management focused investment company with a terrific track record and history of success
  • Situated in Berkshire approximately 1 hour commute from London
  • A culture that promotes both personal and professional development