Unique Opportunity to move into an Oversight position and support the product managers with the oversight of funds.
Major Responsibilities :
Provide support to product managers with the oversight of fund administrators production of fund financial statements
Develop tools for effective monitoring of funds’ total expense ratios and profitability, liaising with service providers where appropriate
Develop procedures for effective implementation and monitoring of funds non-standard fee arrangements (e.g. all-in fee, fee caps etc…)
Draft and keep up to date fund budgets and ensure they are approved by the relevant governing body prior to implementation
Action payment of fund third party expenses and ensure appropriate allocation across funds/classes
Stay abreast of market developments and best practice standards through building strong relationships with auditors and other service providers
Advise the rest of the business on best practice in fund accounting matters (e.g. WHT reclaim accounting, performance fees, income equalisation, accounting standards, prospectus disclosures, etc )
Ensure timely execution of all BAU processes with a focus on minimising enterprise risk.
Education & Experience :
Accounting qualification + min. 2 years relevant experience in fund accounting or fund accounting oversight or related finance function.
Specific Technical Knowledge/Qualifications :
Familiarity with fund financial statements.
Knowledge of financial control, TERs, fee models etc relating to funds.
Sound understanding of fund best practice governance processes in relation to fund companies
Personal Profile :
Sensitivity to pan-European complexities and dependencies
High level of initiative and ownership
Project management skills and good attention to detail