Specialist, Middle Office

BNY Mellon
London, UK
Not disclosed
27 May 2022
27 Jun 2022
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Job description

Position summary:

The successful candidate will be employed as a Fund Controller in a skilled and ambitious Operations team overseeing a diverse set of products. The role encompasses Fund Accounting, Investor Reporting and Data Control. The Fund Control team span Alcentra’s credit platform – the candidate ideally would have a strong knowledge of Leveraged Loan, Multi Credit and/or Structured Credit (CLO) products, be well versed in Accounting principles and have extensive experience in Performance Return calculations including contribution to return/attribution. Experience of Fund Attribution systems would be welcomed. Supervisory experience would also be advantageous.

The position will involve the following open ended fund duties:

  • Fund Accounting – overseeing production/review of NAVs produced from the Third Party Administrators, monitoring Balance Sheets, Profit & Loss, Class Performance and Hedging efficiency
  • Performance Return calculations – Portfolio and Share Class
  • Attribution – overseeing production and submission
  • Expense Budgets Calculations – overseeing Management and Performance fees, Expense Budgets and TERs
  • Reporting - Regulatory and Investor reporting
  • Audit - oversight and sign off of Financial Statements/ fund audits
  • Data – ensuring accuracy of data in the Front Office Systems and Data Warehouse

Candidate profile:

The successful candidate will work as a part of the team but with fair degree of autonomy. She or He must be able to stay self-motivated whilst working either in the office or from home, demonstrate investigative mind and curiosity. The candidate must be a strong team player, take responsibility and ownership of their work.

At Alcentra we cherish our partnership culture where ideas are shared openly. We will expect the successful candidate to contribute to innovation and design of new processes, to question the status quo and come up with solutions.

Our business thrives on solid relationships within Alcentra, with Third Parties and Clients. The candidate should make an immediately positive impression and should have the ability to develop and leverage relationships across a wide range of professional peers.

The candidate must possess strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, and have the ability to clearly articulate complex concepts, ideas and processes with the proven presence, maturity and credibility.

Strong mathematical skills as well as proficiency in Excel is essential.

Educated to degree level or equivalent, professional qualifications such as CFA/ACCA/CIMA necessary.

Our expectation is that people will bring the following to Alcentra:

The successful candidate will be a problem solver. Dynamic, resourceful and responsive with the highest standards and professionalism.

Alcentra has a culture that values new thinking. The successful candidate will focus on the financial outcomes that matter to our clients.

Collaboration, Creativity and Commitment are 3 core values at Alcentra that the successful candidate will identify with.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Our ambition is to build the best global team – one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve – and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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