Manager, Financial Report (Edinburgh)
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
6d ago

Key Responsibilities :

  • Ensuring that all client and regulatory deliveries are met to agreed service level agreements.
  • Overseeing the accurate and timely production of all weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual deliveries.
  • Identifying opportunities for efficiencies and drive new developments and enhancements forward for the team.
  • Ensuring communication with the client, both internal and external, regulator, offshore sites and external vendors is effective.
  • Investigating and resolving complex client or regulatory queries in a timely manner.
  • Developing strong, pro-active relationships with all internal and external stakeholders.
  • Working closely with other relevant operational peers to ensure that process risks are minimised.
  • Keeping up to date on accounting standards and regulatory change.
  • Ensuring that offshore and onshore teams are trained to a high standard and are kept up to date with regulatory and accounting standard changes.
  • Ensuring feedback is given to the offshore team in the form of calls / issue logs to help keep accuracy levels high and quickly resolve issues.
  • Developing and coaching the team through goal setting, regular one to ones, annual and semi-annual performance reviews.
  • Deputising as required for Head of UK Fund Administration
  • Development Value :

  • Opportunity to work in a dynamic and growing business with potential for future growth.
  • Opportunities to develop fund knowledge, communication and management skills.
  • Opportunity to manage a team in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Opportunity to contribute to EMEA wide management team.
  • Opportunity to develop relationships with colleagues in global Reporting and other Operational Areas
  • Opportunity to oversight and govern an offshore team
  • Knowledge / Experience :

  • Knowledge of the GAAP / IFRS & Regulatory Reporting is essential.
  • Domain knowledge of Financial Reporting and Tax for Fund Accounting is essential
  • Domain knowledge of Fund Accounting Regulatory and Client Reporting will be an advantage
  • Project Management and Change Management experience will be an advantage
  • Skills :

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Good organisational skills, ability to work under pressure and prioritise within tight deadlines while maintaining total accuracy
  • Highly numerate
  • Pragmatism combined with a can-do attitude is a pre-requisite.
  • A high energy level and an enquiring mind
  • Qualifications :

  • Qualified accountant
  • Investment Operations Certificate (IOC) desirable
  • Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.
  • Job Background / context :

    Fund Administration Edinburgh is the Centre of operations and service to the UK Funds Industry clients. It has key outsourcing clients and a growing book of clients receiving fund administration and accounting services.

    The Edinburgh franchise has a mature distributed model with COE Locations in Warsaw and Gurgaon.

    We are looking to recruit a Manager with strong Financial, Regulatory and KIID Reporting experience to manage busy teams responsible for production of annual and semi-annual financial statements, Fund Accounting regulatory returns and other client reporting (i.e. KIID).

    Client ownership is key with a requirement to meet with clients on an ongoing basis. Direct engagement with Internal Audit, Compliance, Risk and Controls, Product and Client Executives will also be required from time to time.

    The role will involve fund migrations, change implementation and become a key stakeholder in the efficiency programs to support future growth.

    Grade : All Job Level - All Job FunctionsAll Job Level - All Job Functions - GB

    Time Type : Full time

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