Fund Administration Operator – Transfer Agency

Overview

The Role & Key Responsibilities
Skills Required
What you will get in return
Additional Information

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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Department: Transfer Agency Operations

Employment Type: Full Time

Role Summary:

The Transfer Agency Senior Associate is responsible for maintaining and overseeing the shareholder register and completing first level checks and reviews required for all transfer agency tasks.

This includes processing/ checking  orders from booking stage to the final NAV stages, making payments to both investors and Prime Brokers, liaising with investors, clients and internally, completing anti- money laundering checks on Investors, reconciliation of fund subscription/redemption accounts and additional ad hoc duties.

The candidate is responsible for the day to day duties and are the first point of contact for all investors and clients

The Senior Associate must ensure adherence to Internal Transfer Agency procedures in addition to both internal and Regulatory AML requirements at all times

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing day to day activities in line with internal and external SLA timeframes
  • Interacting with Hedge Fund Principals and their investors
  • Reviewing, understanding and discussing fund governing documents with staff and clients
  • Taking responsibility for all aspects of operations and controls, including setting up investors, processing trades , and distributions, sending reporting, performing Anti-Money Laundering (AML) checks, FATCA / CRS reviews and making wire payments
  • Responding to investor, client and internal enquiries
  • Providing periodic reports and feedback to upper management
  • Adhering to Investor Services procedures and policies in line with regulations globally and Apex’s group policy
  • Assisting with the processing of investor related activity and tracking of investor static data
  • Checker duties
  • SME for specific client relationships
  • Participation in ad hoc projects in addition to day to day duties
  • Working as part of a larger global team in the case of out sourced activities
  • A background in an investor services/transfer agency team, for alternative funds at a top tier institutional fund administrator
  • Detailed knowledge of transfer agency systems
  • Able to adapt quickly to challenging and changing priorities
  • Up to date AML / FATCA / CRS knowledge
  • Strong planning and organisational and entrepreneurial skills
  • Basic knowledge of accounting, finance, hedge investment concepts
  • Strong communication (verbal and written) and problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to work with all levels within the organisation
  • Strong multi-tasking skills
  • A detailed understanding of Hedge Fund structures and the fund administration business
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Good interpersonal skills to develop working relationships with colleagues, clients, other divisions/ offices of the bank and professional intermediaries
  • Effective time management
  • Display high levels of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to remain calm at busy times
  • Ability to identify opportunities for process improvements
  • Ability to escalate where appropriate
  • Ability to self-motivate and work as part of team
  • Ability to take on board constructive feedback
  • Flexible in dealing with changing priorities
  • Strong excel knowledge
  • A high level of visibility within a large organisation on an upwards trajectory
  • The ability to define marketing processes to drive innovation and have a tangible impact on the business
  • Be part of a dynamic and fast-paced team that makes a genuine impact on revenue and sales pipeline.
  • Exposure to all aspects of the business, cross-jurisdiction and to working with senior management directly.
  • Opportunity to work with a diverse, agile and global marketing team.
  • The opportunity to innovate, bring discipline to brand activity and really make a difference.

We are an equal opportunity employer and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. Any hiring decision are made on the basis of skills, qualifications and experiences.

We measure our success as a business, not only by delivering great products and services and continually increasing our assets under administration and market share, but also by how we positively impact people, society and the planet.

For more information on our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) please see our CSR Policy

If you are looking to take that next step in your career and are ready to work for a high performing organisation, alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, please submit your application (with your CV, cover letter and salary’s expectations) to our dedicated email address: [email protected]

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