Product Documentation Associate – Ref: AB13669

This is an excellent opportunity to work within the Global Product team of this highly regarded Asset Manager, to provide dedicated support and global oversight to the firm’s UK OEIC, UK investment Trusts and US domiciled vehicles. Global team engagement and interaction with other regions (USA, Asia and Australia) is a feature of this function and role. The role is ideally situated in London, however, consideration will also be given to Edinburgh or Dublin. Occasional global travel may be required. £Exc + Bens.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Working closely with Senior Product team members mainly in London but also globally along with other key stakeholders (legal, compliance, tax, operations etc.) to ensure efficient and timely delivery of the firms Funds (VCC) prospectus as well as the memorandum and articles of association. This will include:

  1. End to end production and translation of prospectus and supplements as required in global jurisdictions.

  2. Engagement with the Company’s in-house legal team, and on occasions, external law firms/regulators to ensure timely completion of prospectus.

  3. Drafting, translation and mailing of shareholder notices as required in global jurisdictions.

  4. Project management of downstream impacts on the business arising from Prospectus changes.

  5. Co-ordination and management of corporate actions requiring EGMs.

  6. Completing and managing regulatory filings in global jurisdictions and ensuring compliance with downstream regulatory reporting requirements.

  • Liaising with key service providers to ensure Registration activity of the VCC platform remains up to date and assist with business assessments of any new country registration requests

  • Working closely with external legal counsels (based mainly in Ireland, Hong Kong, but also Singapore and Taiwan)

  • The role may occasionally be required to engage and present to senior management, boards and regulators. The individual will also need to consider industry best practice whilst balancing the needs of the firm.

Experience & Qualifications

  • A paralegal or transfer agency background or experience with fund registrations and/or fund filings.

  • Prior experience of dealing with financial regulators directly or indirectly would be advantageous

  • Ability to manage and prioritise multiple tasks effectively, and able to manage conflicting needs

  • Ability to communicate clearly with teams across Europe/Asia/Australia/US is important.

  • Good network of outside contacts and industry best practice, including ability to translate the impact of Irish regulatory landscape for the business

  • Proactive self-starter who is able to effectively work in a different location from the core team (London).

  • Willing to think strategically and take accountability to execute operationally.

  • Ability to deliver change and enhancements, and work with ambiguity in a start-up environment

To hear more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Alex Brown on 020 7847 8878 or email your CV to http://alex@meredithbrown.com

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