Director of Fund Operations

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Non-disclosed
  • 16 Jan 18 2018-01-16

Director of Fund Operations has a broad remit responsible for many of the firm’s non-investment activities making this a wide and varied role. Together with the Fund Operations team, this person will be responsible for future fund structuring and development and ongoing product management of the existing funds, including Fund Accounting, Fund Operations, plus Investor Relations and Client Reporting.

Fund Operations

Fund Operations represents the day to day management of the administration of the Funds and their associated Boards for new and existing funds. Specifically this includes:

  • -  Project management on behalf of the investment strategies to launch new (unregulated and regulated) funds

  • -  To recommend and manage strategic projects to ensure the optimisation of transaction holding structures as well as the ongoing management of holding companies for the funds within the respective strategies

  • -  Board management activities such as liaison with the GP directors; preparation of GP Board reporting packs; management of GP Board calendar schedules; presentation at Board meetings to document Board minutes and resolutions; monitoring of actions and documentation signings

  • -  Depositary liaison and ensuring all AIFMD and Regulatory reporting requirements are completed and any other supporting activity as required

    Fund Accounting

    The Fund Accounting team works closely with our third party administrators to ensure that our client fulfils it's responsibility as AIFM to our Limited Partners in the management of the P&L of the Funds. Specifically, but not exclusively, this includes:

  • -  Appointing, monitoring and tracking our third party suppliers such as administrator, auditor including SLA and KPI development

  • -  Quarterly NAV reporting and Financial Statement preparation

  • -  Hedging execution at a portfolio and fund level

  • -  Input and management of yearend audit for all fund related companies

  • -  Management and oversight of drawdowns and distributions on behalf of Limited Partners

Investor Relations and Client Reporting

Investor Relations is responsible for ensuring that all client interaction from quarterly reporting through to face to face presentations are of a consistently high quality. Specifically the team manages:

  •   Quarterly Reports

  •   Investor meetings

  •   Ad hoc queries

  •   Liaison with third party administrator Investor Relations team

  • Qualifications

  •   10+ years fund operations experience working with an asset manager or similar, with direct experience either in fund operations, client service or product development/management

  •   Educated to degree level

  •   Good interpersonal and project coordination skills

  •   First rate levels of numeracy and written communication

  •   Excellent attention to detail