Alcentra, Fund Accounting Manager: Global Operations Team

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • BNY Mellon
  • 22 Sep 17

Alcentra, Fund Accounting Manager: Global Operations Team

Alcentra (the "Firm") is a global asset management firm specializing in sub-investment grade debt markets. The firm has an investment track record dating back to 1998, and today employs 126 people, including 61 investment professionals. Alcentra has assets under management of approximately $31.5 billion (as of 31 March 2017) across strategies involving senior loans, high yield bonds, stressed/distressed debt, direct lending and mezzanine capital, and structured credit. Our investors include pension funds, insurance companies, banks, and high net worth individuals. A subsidiary of BNY Mellon Asset Management, Alcentra is headquartered in London, with offices in New York, Boston, and representatives in Singapore and Hong Kong. Please visit our website at www.alcentra.com for more information.
 
What is the opportunity?

The Fund Accounting Manager will report to the Executive Director and work in the Global Operations Team, focusing on various parts of Alcentra's Global Credit Platform. Specifically, they will:

  • Have oversight and support of the fund accounting function and shadow NAV reconciliation with third party administrators.
  • Calculate and monitor FX exposure and execute FX Forward trades for hedging purposes.
  • Support and lead projects to develop Alcentra's performance attribution analysis and have statistical reporting capabilities.
  • Represent the Global Operations team in working groups for new fund initiatives and have ongoing consultation with internal departments on all operation aspects of the funds.
  • Produce and maintain fund portfolio reports.
  • Liaise with the funds auditors.
  • Work with risk & compliance to deliver both in-house and regulatory reports.
  • Supervise junior members of staff.
 
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Qualifications
Successful candidates will likely possess the following (or equivalent qualifiers):
  • Experienced fund accountant from a buy side firm.
  • Should have a good understanding of the lifecycle of a fund.
  • Experience of the credit asset class and complex fund structures is essential.
  • Reliable, personable, hardworking and contributes well as part of a team. 
  • High level of attention to detail is essential.
  • Ability to manage ones workload while adhering to tight deadlines.
  • University Degree preferred and evidence that the individual is interested in finance generally. 
  • Accounting or part accountant qualified is desirable.
How to Apply:

If your profile matches the above requirements and you're looking to join an award winning investment management firm, please submit your CV.

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Primary Location: United Kingdom-Greater London-London
Job: Asset Management
Internal Jobcode: 51662
Organization: Alcentra Group-HR13364
Requisition Number: 1707479