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Lead Fund Oversight Specialist

Horhsam, West Sussex
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Lead Fund Oversight Specialist required to work on a permanent basis for a leading prestigious Investment Manager based in Horsham Sussex.

The Role
The client is looking for someone to oversee the work of one of our third-party suppliers. That means not being afraid to speak up and tackle problems when they come up. You’ll also help your manager run the team. Because this is a new role, in a new team, in a new location, we need someone who’s flexible, creative and curious enough to take on a challenge, rather than tick off set tasks on a to-do list. It means you’ll get the chance to work with different areas of the business, see the big picture, and see your role evolve as the business does.

Why join this global Investment manager?
Our client is a global investment manager. Who help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future.

The client has around 4,000 people on six continents. And they have been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes.

Responsibilities required by the Lead Fund Oversight Specialist
Help develop team members
Help prioritise and assign work to the team
Help manage how we sort out problems
Manage the relationship with transfer agent, always looking for ways to improve
Help deliver a risk-based oversight model of the transfer agent
Oversee the day-to-day operations of the transfer agency platform
Oversee FX services, including reviewing daily reports, checking calculations and monitoring spreads and prices
Oversee reconciliation: cash, stock, units in issue and tri-party
Oversee NAV validation and controls
Oversee month-end global close NAV
Make sure controls are followed, and that exceptions are escalated quickly
Maintain fair value and swing policy and make sure it happens
Set up, maintain and oversee outsourced supplier processing
Manage risk events and errors and make sure they don’t happen again
Contribute to annual due-diligence visits to TPAs
Liaise with the Portfolio Ops team on trading and corporate action problems
Draft and maintain best-practice procedures
Help prepare SLAs to support processes
Work with stakeholders to make sure requirements are met and service is in line with the SLA
Contribute to management information and key performance management that senior management need
Help design and implement updates or enhancements to processes and systems
Calculate and provide in-specie portfolio and income data to the Transitions team
Co-ordinate fund tax liabilities and provide accruals to TPA
Review quarterly swing factor calculations
Produce technical data on business change
Review investor tax reporting for Luxembourg SICAVs

The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need
Knowledge of how funds work
Knowledge of hedged products, calculation methodologies and collateral management
A strong working knowledge of transfer agency platforms and processes
Experience of BestX or other transaction cost analysis applications
Good with Microsoft applications, including Excel to an intermediate level
Good with numbers
Excellent written and spoken English
Experience of supervising, coaching or mentoring people

Please note your CV will not be submitted for this or any other role without your prior approval.
SQ Computer Personnel Limited acts as both an Employment Agency and Employment Business.
Maria Ellisdon
Contact Email:
020 8463 0555

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