Business Manager - Investment Bank

Role Description

 Reporting to the Global Business Manager (BM) for Alternative Investors (AI) this role is will be a senior member of the Global Business Management (BM) team.

 The BM team provides executive management support to the running of the AI Client Line, CEO, ExCo and other senior forums.

Role Objectives:
 Provision of accurate and timely financial and management information to assist decision making.

 Support management in the delivery of the Alternative Investors Client Line strategy.

 Working in collaboration with Client Delivery teams (Ops and IT) to ensure provision of service excellence to the Client Line within pre-set agreed budgets.

 Deliver on projects from planning, monitoring and execution.

Key Responsibilities:

 Conduct very detailed financial and management information analysis to support management of the Client Line.

 Prepare monthly global financial reporting e.g. P&L, headcount, quarterly presentations for ExCo.

 Prepare business presentations for senior management in a manner that is clear and concise.

 Monitor Client Line strategy against actual deliverables and report on same.

 Conduct deep-dives in multiple areas of the Client Line and provide accurate analysis and recommendations.

 Devise executable strategy to reduce unit costs.

 Provide monthly and quarterly financial information packs within timely reporting deadlines.

 Partake in the annual Client Line budgeting process and ongoing monitoring and alignment between budget v actual v forecast.

 Monitoring of Client Delivery services versus agreed budgeted costs.  Take ownership and delivery of ad-hoc projects as required.

Experience Requirements:
 Third level qualification preferred.

 Qualified Accountant with over 5 years post qualified experience preferred (ACCA, ACA, CPA, CA).

 Experience working in the Fund Administration industry is advantageous but not essential.

 Motivated individual who can work on own initiative to drive key projects forward.

 Deep knowledge of business management.

 Robust financial expertise.

 Excellent analytical skills.

 Accuracy and meticulous attention to detail a key driver.

 Rigorous and solution focused.

 Ability to work on own initiative and as an integral part of a global team.

 Ability to prioritise.

 Proven project management expertise and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

 Very flexible and ability to respond in a rapidly changing environment.

 Strong written and verbal communication skills.

 Expert knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint).
Reporting Line: Global Business Manager Alternative Investors.

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