Account Manager (Governance and Risk)

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The Role & Key Responsibilities
Skills Required
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Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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Apex is looking for a highly motivated individual to join its team as Associate Vice President, Governance and Risk and to report directly to the Global Head of Governance. The successful candidate for this position will be responsible for the Governance & Risk Management related tasks such as onsite fieldwork, collection of data, assisting in the preparation of risk management and governance reports.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Ability to calculate Liquidity Risk, Credit Risk, Market Risk and Operational Risk
  • Sound understanding of various simulation / stress testing techniques
  • Operate / use tools like Calypso, Simcorp Dimension etc.
  • Assisting in ICAP reporting
  • To manage all aspects of Risk and Governance including review end to end business process;
  • To assist in the preparation of  reports to the Board and Regulators on Risk and Governance activities;
  • To draft and finalise reports including writing clear and concise findings and recommendations and negotiating issue finalization with senior management;
  • To track implementation of recommended processes designed to strengthen internal controls as well as risk mitigation measures;
  • To complete ad hoc projects which may occur in business requirements;
  • To ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and other requirements of the funds specifications;
  • To liaise with Client/Trustees on any challenges which occur in reporting process;
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in Fund administration / financial Services in UK/Europe
  • Qualification / Certification in Risk Management is preferred.
  • ACA qualification;
  • Knowledge of fund administration software such as Paxus, E-front;
  • Ability to work independently, form own judgement/ opinions, provide insights and drive engagements execution and closure;
  • Strong educational background in Business, Financial Management degree;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, for liaising with senior management;
  • Strong PC skills especially in Excel;
  • Proactive and willing to drive things forward;
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines;
  • Flexible in work approach due to nature of the role to meet client deliverables;
  • Keeping up to date with industry development;
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical and communication skills;
  • Ability to prioritize, work on multiple assignments;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to learn industry standards.

Working at Apex means joining the World’s 5th largest fund administrator. Our commitment does not stop to our clients, as we look to recruit candidates who are eager to take on a challenge and be part of our growth as a Company.

We care about our work. We care about making a positive impact. We care about each other.

We promote respect, every role and every person brings value. We are exceptional; we are motivated and never complacent. We drive growth through collaboration and openness.

Joining Apex means joining a team of hard working, open-minded professionals who push our business forward; being part of Apex means being part of a team and being supported by your peers and managers. Internal training and evaluation programmes are put in place in order for our employees to be equipped with the skills and qualities to carry out their job. Working at Apex also means being able to share your views, qualities and ideas.

Life at Apex is more than the work you do, it is also about who you are and embracing our culture and ethics. We are a Company that will recognise talent and commitment and will reward our champions, role models and leaders; you could be one of them.

Grow with us!

Please send your CV and cover letter including to [email protected]

We are an equal opportunity employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best available person for a job regardless of marital/civil partnership status, sex (including pregnancy), age, religion, belief, race, nationality and ethnic or national origin, colour, sexual orientation or disability.

Please let us know if you require any adjustments to enable you to apply or attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any concerns about the application process, please contact your recruiter or contact our HR team at [email protected]

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Life At Apex

"Working here I have the space to be creative, take ownership and develop continuously. It’s a great company with a purpose, which in turn enables its people to identify with the core values and mission."

Diane Mero, Office Manager, Dubai

What we look for

We look to recruit bright, articulate and numerate employees who are not afraid of a challenge and are prepared to work hard and love what they do. Every employee plays a part in making our business what it is today and the more we grow, the more important that becomes.

 

Whatever your career path, ambition or skillset you will be joining an entrepreneurial environment and become part of a globally connected team. We don’t just want you to succeed, we want you to flourish.

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