Transfer Agency Oversight, Investment Management

This is a newly created senior permanent opportunity requiring a highly experienced Transfer Agency Oversight Analyst.

Our client is an impressive global asset manager with impressive brand recognition many aspire to work for. This is a newly created permanent opportunity requiring a highly experienced Transfer Agency Oversight Analyst.

This is a rare opportunity to join as the first dedicated Transfer Agency oversight specialist for a newly formed TA Oversight function in its infancy. Our clients Transfer Agent has recently changed from Luxembourg to the UK. This recent change represents the additional requirement for this TA operational oversight role to be based in the UK as per UK regulations and will have the opportunity to contribute to the build out of a new Transfer Agency Oversight model.

In this role, you will hold responsibility for the day to day relationship with the Transfer Agent as well as take responsibility for enhancing the operational oversight of the delegated Transfer Agent function in the UK. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required to liaise & partner with internal and external stakeholders such as fund accountants, depository and custodians.

Your prior experience and day-to-day responsibilities will include monitoring, reviewing and analysing the Transfer Agent's monthly KPIs, managing issues and incidents, conducting root cause analysis before implementing appropriate remedial steps, overseeing instructions to the Transfer Agent for any cash flow and assets as well as in-specie calculations, daily review of cash and account reconciliations between the TA and Custody/Fund Accountant, documenting TA oversight processes and procedures, provide oversight of the TA regulatory reporting obligations (FATCA/CRS) as well as assist with annual due diligence visits to name just a few tasks.

To be considered, experienced Transfer Agency Oversight candidates will have a strong knowledge of FAST and AWD, will come from either a similar role from an Asset Manager or Transfer Agent and will demonstrate an excellent working knowledge of the UK Fund industry. In return, my client offers a collaborative working environment, work life balance and generous bonus + benefits package.

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