Funds Operations Associate - Ref: KP13108
Our client, a global Fund and Corporate Services firm, is currently seeking a Funds Associate to join its UK Funds Services team reporting into the Fund Accounting Manager. Candidates must have 1 – 3 years’ experience in Fund Operations from either an Asset Management or Fund Services provider background (and Alternatives experience would be beneficial).
Roles & Responsibilities
This is a career enhancing opportunity where your responsibilities will grow from preparing management accounts and annual financial statements, overseeing fund and special purpose vehicle accounting prepared by offshored teams (e.g. reviewing NAV calculations); to liaising with auditors and having increasing levels of client interaction (as well as the opportunity to study for accounting qualifications). Clients include open and closed end funds and special purpose vehicles investing in Private Equity, Real Estate, Venture Capital, Infrastructure and Debt.
Experience & Qualifications
University degree or equivalent.
At least 1 – 3 years’ experience in the Funds Industry (from a Service Provider or Investment Manager), preferably from within an operations or finance capacity.
Experience, or willingness to learn FCA regulated reporting (e.g. AIFMD, COREP, FSA001/002).
Strong client service skills and the desire to provide excellent client service in the face of conflicting demands and tight reporting deadlines.
Team player ethos, and proactiveness, strong attention to detail and enthusiasm.
Please note: that due to the high volume of applicants responding to our adverts we are regrettably not able to feed back on all applications; only successful candidates will be contacted.