Associate Manager, Fund Accounting Associate Manager, Fund Accounting …

SS&C
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 20 May 20
Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
SS&C
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 20 May 20
Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
We are seeking an associate manager with a strong fund accounting background in our London office based near St Pauls. The position involves actively managing the service deliverables to our clients by working with the client aligned service group to ensure all end to end service deliverables are met on a daily basis. The successful applicant will need to work across the internal service groups and although will have an accounting background, will be expected to understand the day to day operational processing.

Department Overview

The role is based within our EMEA Funds Services team. EMEA Fund Services is the department within SS&C primarily focused on providing MBO and Admin services for Hedge Funds / Fund of Funds / Institutional Asset Managers as well as Family Wealth offices. 

The successful applicant should be building partnerships with their clients and ensuring that the services we provide allow the client to grow their business confident in our performance. 

Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • NAV Production, Daily P&L delivery, Investor Allocations, Management and Performance Fee calculation and Reporting
  • Understanding and Implementing Fund  Prospectus and  Governing  Documentation on SS&C Systems
  • Demonstrate a good Knowledge of Accounting Standards (IAS, IFRS, US GAAP ) and provide Oversight of the Year End Fund Audit 
  • Delivering efficiencies through automation, Standardisation  and STP of processes
  • Assessing and ensuring industry best practices are achieved
  • Oversight of error reports; assessment of control failure and management of control improvements
  • Maintain a robust risk and control frame work around our all deliverables

Experience, Skills & Qualifications

  • Industry/Accounting Qualifications preferred (ACCA, CA, CAIA, CFA, CIMA)
  • Proven record of liaising with Audit firms 
  • Net Asset Value production experience 
  • Able to work well under pressure and providing solutions to complex problems
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication in English
  • Strong interpersonal and client service skills
  • Intelligent, professional, confident and presentable
  • Ability to work independently and in a team under tight deadlines
  • Keen to learn and develop and lead by example
  • Maintain and display a high level of professionalism when dealing with clients, investors and colleagues
  • Proactive and positive approach to all challenges. Self-motivated and take initiative
  • Strong people management skills: both locally and remotely
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Project management experience and skills is advantageous
  • Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Microsoft project A third level qualification preferred in a finance or business-related area
  • Knowledge of OTC product lifecycle  preferred (collateral, reconciliations, settlements)
  • Operations experience preferred

Company Overview

SS&C provides software and software-enabled services for the global financial services industry. Through a combination of organic innovation and strategic acquisitions, we have assembled a comprehensive selection of technology and service capabilities, backed by industry-leading expertise. Since 1995, SS&C has acquired 51 businesses with products, services and/or technologies in existing or complementary vertical markets. Acquisitions include GlobeOp, Advent Software, Citi Alternative Investor Services, Wells Fargo Global Fund Services and DST Systems.

SS&C has more than 24,000 employees worldwide.  Our head office is located in Windsor, Connecticut with offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Australia. SS&C provides the global financial services industry with a broad range of highly specialized software, software enabled-services and software as a service (SaaS) solutions for operational excellence.  

SS&C is the leading independent provider of cloud-based fund administration services and software for the alternative investment industry, including hedge funds, fund of funds, private equity funds and managed accounts

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SS&C is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

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