Fund Administrator – Investment Management

Reference:

VAC-7

Sector:

Accounting & Finance

Salary:

£35,000 to £45,000 Per Annum

Town/City:

Central London

Contract Type:

Permanent

We are currently working with a well-known investment manager based in Central London, who is looking to hire an ambitious Fund Administrator to join their growing team. The firm is independent and operates in the tax-efficient investment industry offering everything from custodial services to fundraising and fund management.

Minimum Requirements:

  • BSc/ BA degree completed
  • IMC/IOC qualified
  • 5 - 7 years of progressive experience within the fund administration business
  • Strong Verbal and Written English skills
  • Strong IT skills and MS office proficient.
  • Awareness of industry procedures and best practices.   

Who we are looking for:

  • Strong Problem solving skills.
  • Extensive experience within the fund administration business
  • Eager to learn with an understanding of world business and financial affairs and an awareness of trends and current activity in the financial market
  • Numerate and analytical; capable of evaluating complex financial information
  • Accurate and methodical, with great attention to detail
  • Ability to thrive in pressured environments
  • Good judgement and decision-making skills
  • Ability to liaise effectively with clients and other organisations
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential for writing reports and negotiating with clients.
  • Team player
  • Organised and deadline-efficient; willing to work long hours
  • Should possess strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships with all colleagues.
  • Strong technical knowledge with the ability to communicate it effectively to both team members and management.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Processing telephone, fax and emailed subscriptions, redemptions, transfer and switches for onshore and offshore funds
  • Resolving dealing-related enquiries by email and by telephone, supplying information relating to funds’ portfolios, prices, dealing procedures, markets and currencies
  • Liaising with local offices, clients and shareholders around the world
  • Processing paperwork for trades and related activity
  • Maintaining shareholder register and investor files
  • Processing dividend payments
  • Preparing and distributing of shareholder statements and investment manager reports
  • Distributing interim and end-of-year financial reports to shareholders
  • Ensuring compliance with anti-money laundering procedures
  • Reporting of fund transactions to fund accountants
  • Reconciling daily cash accounts