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.