Vice President FA Alternative Investment Services

Role Description

You will be responsible for complying with the direction, policies, and guidelines for the group and you will need to anticipate client and business needs, direct staff through a team of AVP’s and managers and identify short and long-term solutions to ensure that all client and business needs are met. You will work closely with the Managing Director of the team on mainly assessing the impact of AIFMD on our business initially, this will then extend to any other regulations as they come up, e.g. CFTC, Sec regulations etc.. 

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Is responsible for the management of all aspects of NAV production, and the development of operating policies within area managed. Maintains client service in accordance with internal controls and the regulatory requirements.
  • We are looking for self-starters who can understand our processes in NAV and apply regulation to them, be able to present their findings to their peers, senior management and potentially to clients. 
  • Anticipates client business issues and developments in the hedge fund industry,uses knowledge to focus work and drive improvements. 
  • Develop ideas for new products and services to expand business opportunities and better meet the needs of clients, understanding proprietary software and infrastructure. Generates new solutions to complex problems. 
  • Involved in the preparation of proposals for new business and participates in decision-making process. 
  • Acclaimed specialist: demonstrates depth/ breadth of knowledge/ skills in own discipline & shares expertise with colleagues and other departments. 
  • Provide support for and effectively communicate company initiatives and goals to AVP’s, managers and staff within the group. 
  • Participate in and/or head special projects, serve on related committees and play an active role in their execution.  
  • Provide direction to AVP’s, managers and staff to ensure effective teamwork that accomplishes business unit goals and objectives. 
  • Responsible for engaging, managing and developing talent within their group.  Focus on team building, morale and retention of talent to ensure exceptional team performance. 
  • Communicate effectively, providing information that is clear, concise and beneficial to others


Minimum Job Specification:

  • Equivalent to a minimum second class honours degree in Business, Accounting, or related field.  An accountancy qualification is preferred 
  • Seven years + financial services experience with preferably five of those in hedge funds and two at AVP level, or equivalent 
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills 
  • Ability to develop relationships within and outside of the organization. 
  • Strong problem resolution and analytical skills. 
  • Demonstrated negotiation, managerial and leadership skills. 
  • Ability to act as a role model for the company. 
  • Demonstrated commitment, reliability and performance at AVP level or equivalent. 
  • Proven track record in applying company internal controls and policies
  • Ability to build, train, mentor and manage efficient and effective teams

send CV to ben.mcshane@cpl.ie in confidence or call me on (01) 500 5907

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