Custody & Fund Accounting Manager, Senior Associate

  • Location: London, England, United Kingdom
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type: Full time

Custody & Fund Accounting Manager, Senior Associate

To ensure that all deliverables are produced and dispatched on time in accordance with client service level agreements and agreed quality standards. To manage the NAV production providing guidance to the team and colleagues from Poland.

Management of NAV Pricing Service Delivery
  • Carry out oversight review of Multi Class OEIC/ UTs / Pension funds NAVs on a daily basis
  • Ensure successful delivery of daily prices by agreed deadlines
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of errors and breaches
  • Co-ordinate other regular periodic deliverables to the client in line with SLA (eg Yields, KPIs, Expense invoices)
  • Develop and review procedures
  • Review complex client deliverables
  • Provide technical expertise
  • Liaise with Poland fund accounting team
  • Perform and manage cash and stock accounting vs custody reconciliations

Leadership and Management
  • Demonstrate clear leadership potential and/or product expertise

Management of Service Delivery
  • Exhibits highly detailed understanding and execution of all Oversight tasks and functions
  • Set and maintain high standards within team
  • Ensure deadlines/deliverables are met
  • Assist with general organisation of team
  • Cover for line manager during absence, on non-staffing matters
  • Identify and implement process enhancements
  • Ensure timely and accurate completion of team checklists and QC as required
  • Work independently on highly complex issues/clients
  • Ensure effective logging and resolution of enquiries and liaise with appropriate parties to resolve/ escalate queries / problems within agreed timescales

Manage Relationships / Communication
  • Ensure the line manager and others, as appropriate, are kept aware of all issues/problems/queries/work in progress that may impact upon the quality of service being given.
  • Regularly contribute to projects impacting the wider group
  • Build strong relationships with COE's
  • Participate in shared service/client conference calls or meetings
  • Provide feedback on Shared Services/COEs and maintain issues logs

Self-Management / Personal Development
  • Take responsibility for personal development and training.
  • Actively participate in appraisal process by completing a self-evaluation and suggesting appropriate development

Specific Qualifications / Skills:
  • Numeracy / Literacy skills
  • Literate and competent in use of spreadsheets and word processing
  • Good Understanding of fund administration.
  • Accountancy or Business degree, or equivalent (preferred)
  • Obtained or studying towards obtaining a professional accountancy qualification would be useful but not essential.
  • Obtained or Studying towards IAQs

Previous Level Of Experience:
  • Previous experience of daily pricing and / or accounting for unit trusts, OEIC's or Life and Pension investment schemes desirable

Skills
  • Good numerical and analytical abilities
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail crucial
  • Skilled communicator, both verbal and written
  • Methodical and organised
  • Team player
  • Ability to work on own initiative