Fund Data Associate Fund Data Associate …

Man Group
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Man Group
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Man Group has a new opening for a Fund Data Associate.

About Man Group

Man Group is a global active investment management firm, which runs $114.4bn* of client capital in liquid and private markets, managed by investment specialists based around the world. Headquartered in London, the firm has 15 international offices and operates across multiple jurisdictions. Our business has five specialist investment engines, which represent the range of our capabilities: Man AHL, Man Numeric, Man GLG, Man FRM and Man GPM.

These engines house numerous investment teams, working collaboratively within the framework of Man Group, with a high degree of investment autonomy. Each team benefits from the strength and resources of the firm's single operating platform, enabling their primary focus to be seeking to generate alpha for clients. The teams invest across a diverse range of strategies and asset classes with highly specialised approaches, with long only and alternative strategies run on a discretionary and quantitative basis in single and multi-manager formats. Our clients are at the heart of everything we do and we engage in close dialogue with our investors as strategic partners, to understand their particular needs and constraints. Man Group's investment teams are empowered and supported by our institutional infrastructure and technology, which aims to facilitate the efficient exposure to markets and effective collaboration across the organisation.

Through the Man Charitable Trust, Man Group is committed to promoting literacy and numeracy on a global scale, and to supporting charitable causes more broadly.

Man Group plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker EMG.LN and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index. Further information can be found at

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*As at 30 June 2019. All investment management and advisory services are offered through the investment "engines" of Man AHL, Man Numeric, Man GLG, Man FRM and Man Global Private Markets (GPM).

Purpose of the role

The Data & Distribution team supports the delivery of fund data (dynamic and static) to external data platforms and clients. The team is also responsible for regulatory reporting (AIFMD, Form PF, CPO-PQR), UCITS KIID production, AEOI documentation (FATCA/CRS), European investor tax reporting and other regulatory reporting including Mifid2 Cost & Charges.

The focus of the role is to manage and control the distribution of both fund price data and fund static data to external parties. Responsibility also includes assisting in the production and control of fund legal documents (UCITS KIID), Mifid2 Cost and Charges reporting and distribution of bespoke client reports. There is a requirement for design and implementation of new procedures when additional reporting requirements arise and streamlining/automating existing processes wherever possible.

Specific responsibilities

  • Working with all major data providers, directly and indirectly via appointed service provider in relation to price and performance data, static/semi static fund data, publications, KIID and monthly performance reports
  • Supporting the team in UCITS KIID production
  • Supporting the production of Mifid2 (Cost & Charges) via EMT, EPT and Cost & Charges disclosure documents
  • Bespoke client price and performance reporting, using internal reporting system to build new reports
  • Taking up data issues with external data providers on behalf of Sales and the Fund Managers and managing their expectations
  • Fielding client queries received via the website, internal stakeholders (sales, front office and across operations and compliance)
  • Building relationships with key individuals within Man and external service providers to ensure that we have the best processes in place and clients receive an optimum service from all parties
  • Ensuring that proper checks and controls are in place to prevent inaccurate/missing data
  • Constantly seeking ways to improve processes and drive through change

Key competencies

  • Experience of working on funds in a data role
  • Data and advanced MS Excel skills
  • Experience of working in the alternative investment management industry
  • Understanding of fund data structures and impact of data input on downstream systems
  • High attention to detail with analytical capabilities
  • Proven track record of liaising and communicating appropriately with a variety of key stakeholders
  • Ability to work in a high pressurised and changing environment whilst retaining a calm demeanour and sense of perspective
  • Excellent organisation and planning skills. Able to prioritise tasks and manage own workload
  • Experience in report writing/data extract design advantageous
  • Proactive in identifying and implementing data maintenance protocols to support multiple stakeholders across the business

The Data & Distribution team supports the operational delivery of fund static and dynamic data, tax and regulatory reporting. We are one of the few teams that interacts across the group, working with stakeholders at various levels. As such the role offers a great opportunity for the individual to work and develop their knowledge in these areas with exposure to many areas of the business.