IM EMEA - Senior Operations Executive, Fund Governance & Operations (12 month FTC) IM EMEA - Senior Operations Executive, Fund  …

BNY Mellon Investment Management
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 19 Feb 20
BNY Mellon Investment Management
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 19 Feb 20
IM EMEA - Senior Operations Executive, Fund Governance & Operations (12 month FTC)
Company Overview
BNY Mellon Investment Management is one of the world's largest investment managers. We believe that the right results begin by being relevant to every client whether that's; access the way they want it, diversifying strategies, reassurance, or quality insights for better informed decisions.

That's why we have designed a model that is truly built around investor's needs - bringing together world-class investment managers with best of breed talent and unique cultures to deliver investment outcomes. This is combined with the global scale and strength of BNY Mellon Investment Management - connecting investors with opportunities across every major asset class in more than 100 markets and 35 countries.

Today, we have eight investment management firms in our stable: Alcentra, ARX, Dreyfus Cash Investment Strategies, Insight, Mellon, Newton Investment Management, Siguler Guff and Walter Scott.

We believe this is how investing should be and we are looking for talent to help us deliver on our promise.

BNY Mellon Investment Management is part of the BNY Mellon group (the corporate brand of The Bank Of New York Mellon).

Job Purpose
To provide the primary support role to Management in overseeing key service providers in the delivery of their delegated function

Key Responsibilities
The responsibilities of the Senior Operations Executive are to:-

Under the direction of the department, leaders will act as primary point of contact for client service related BAU queries to ensure single point of contact between IM EMEA and service providers.

Report & Accounts: Co-ordinate weekly audit review meetings and monitor progress against timelines for all ranges. Review key information for accuracy and seek to ensure consistent style/content and version control together with the storing of these reports/documents in line with the Data Classification Policy.

Service Review I KPI: participate in weekly and monthly review meetings with all service providers to oversee adherence to service level agreements and monitor key performance indicators I MI. Identification of key themes or systemic risks to be escalated and resolution plans to be agreed. To ensure that the SLDs and various other documents that describe the functions provided to the Funds by such service providers remain up to date and relevant.

Project Support: participate in and co-ordinate as required working groups to document and prove operational readiness on new product launches and product changes. Ensure that all work items have appropriate governance structures in place as determined by nature and complexity of the task

Board governance: support team in co-ordinating and delivering timely and accurate Board reporting, facilitate general running of all meetings and attend to deliver operational updates as required.

Responsible for the regular functions of the department and efficient oversight of the diary; the recording and archiving of all final versions of documents and to ensure the regular tasks are being completed by the Junior members of the team.

Ensure that IM EMEA Operations comply with prevailing client money regulations and to have oversight of the outsourced administrators processes in this regard. Must therefore have a working knowledge of BNY MFM CASS (Client money and Client mandate) model to enable challenge. Completion of adequate training modules to remain sufficiently aware of CASS regulatory expectations.

To provide support in the oversight of Investor Monies performed by the outsourced administrators for BNYMGM in support of the Head of Investor Monies.

Confirm/check invoices received are appropriate, by providing POC support, have an understanding of the expense processes for the Funds to ensure challenge.

In addition, the role will require the individual to liaise with the following:-
Product Development regarding the preparation, or oversight of preparation, of document requirements for any project as appropriate;
Internal/external legal advisers;
•Investment Advisers regarding any product development;
•Trustees and Custodians
•External Translators

Generic Staff Responsibilities
•Comply with all corporate policies and procedures within the department.
•Alert management immediately of any significant changes to business risks and internal controls effectiveness
•Notify management and/or compliance immediately of any regulatory breach
•Comply with health and safety policies and procedures operating within the business


Core Competences
•Customer Orientation
•Interpersonal Skills
•Managing Risk

Job-Specific Competences
•Strong Organizational Skills
•Good Time Management
•Attention to Detail
•Strong Communicator - verbal and written

Technical Skills & Experience
•Knowledge of Mutual Funds
•Legal/Regulatory knowledge
•Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook/Adobe acrobat

Academic /Professional Qualifications
•Strong Administrator
•High Standard of English Language


BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Our ambition is to build the best global team - one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve - and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums.

Primary Location: United Kingdom-Greater London-London
Job: Asset Management
Internal Jobcode: 51581
Organization: BNYM IM EMEA Ltd-HR14104
Requisition Number: 2000356

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