PwC Luxembourg

Senior Transfer Agent (m/f/d)

Flexible and innovative remuneration system
26 Feb 2024
26 Mar 2024
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

PwC Luxembourg is hiring a Senior Transfer Agent (m/f/d). What if it was you?

Who we are: 

We are the largest professional services firm in Luxembourg, providing audit, tax and advisory services including management consulting, transaction, financing and regulatory advice to a wide variety of clients. To make it happen, we count on the expertise of over 3,700 people from more than 94 different countries, who strive every day to reach excellence and team up to solve important problems through innovative solutions. We value diverse and singular career paths, embrace everyone's unique self and encourage our People to fuel their potential in a work environment that is inclusive, stimulating, and motivating.

The PwC Fund Administration practice is looking to hire professionals eager to work in a dynamic and rewarding environment being part of a dynamic team where each member has the ability to develop both technical and relationship skills. We propose to our clients best in class technology driven solutions to deliver a full range of alternative fund administration, accounting, tax and reporting services.

Your mission:

Working in a team, your role will encompass participation in all areas of Fund Administration, Accounting and Tax for a variety of complex alternative structures.

Working closely with your Managers, your responsibilities as a Senior Transfer Agent are to:

  • Be responsible for a portfolio of international clients investing in varied alternative asset classes and industry specific regulations;
  • Provide a high quality service to clients, ensuring all deliverables and deadline are met and in line with PwC Internal quality standards;
  • Ensure all clients queries are answered in a timely manner;
  • Ensure early escalation of issues to your manager as appropriate, identify areas of improvements and propose solutions/ mitigating actions;
  • Process investor transactions such as drawdowns, distributions and transfers, handling all relevant payment related to investors transactions and reconciliation of bank movements;
  • Perform the AML/KYC preparation, analysis and set-up of the investors’ files eg. Individual, Company, Trust, Foundation, Regulated entity and the ongoing review of the existing files
  • Provide support to the other fund operation teams as required from time to time;
  • Obtain sound knowledge of the transfer agent processes, and develop the key skills required to become a reliable member of the team;
  • Act as a main contact for our clients continuously improving client relations and developing our business activities;
  • Build close working relationships with other teams in our Accounting and Tax practice to create synergies, tailored solutions and provide best value to our clients;
  • Coach and mentor the associates working within your team.

The fund administration including Transfer Agent, AML&KYC and tax professions is evolving, data management and technology become a core consideration. During your mission you will be exposed to these dimensions which will include the use of a diverse range of tools or data analytics and data driven solutions.

What we propose:

  • A diverse client portfolio, allowing you to further develop technical, organisational and soft skills, as well as enhance your understanding of the alternatives industry, business and regulatory environment. This portfolio will consist of the alternative investments structures active internationally;
  • A training and support program that you can define and tailor according to your specific needs;
  • Team coaching and mentoring, smooth onboarding process and support from more senior team members and peers;
  • Participation in internal and external projects and initiatives;
  • Working in a company that is a pioneer in developing new ways of working (hybrid model with satellite offices).

Let’s talk about you. If you are/have

  • You have a Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or related discipline, from a university or higher education institution,
  • You have 2+ years of professional experience in Fund Administration, AML&KYC, consulting for the financial sector;
  • You are motivated and eager to learn and/or further develop various aspects of the Fund Administration and AML & KYC profession embracing digital transformation and new ways of working;
  • You are interested in the hot topics and developments in the alternative investments world;
  • Strong aptitude for numbers and accuracy;
  • You are keen to work in young, fast-paced and international teams;
  • You have good people skills, you like to work as part of a team and you are eager to dive into a major project where your energy, analytical skills, discipline and intellectual curiosity will drive success;
  • You are flexible and independent, and you can adapt to sudden changes in working patterns;
  • Knowledge of accounting softwares (e.g. Yardi), data and analytical tools (ETL, BI, Alteryx) will be considered as an asset;
  • Digital curiosity and interest in technology or languages (SQL, Python..) is welcome;
  • You are highly proficient in English. Speaking French or German would be considered as an asset.

…You are the candidate we are looking for!

Moreover, our recruitment process is short and simple:

  • A technical interview with a business recruiter
  • An interview with a Talent Acquisition Specialist to assess your motivation
  • An interview with a Partner of the team, if relevant.

A final word about us: 

At PwC, we believe diversity is the representation of all the characteristics that make us both alike and unique. Our backgrounds, cultures, nationalities, lifestyles, identities, opinions and beliefs, approaches to solving problems, ways of working, and views of personal and professional success, all add value to the services we deliver to our clients. Our objective is to nurture an inclusive environment where a diversity mindset is ingrained, and inclusion is the norm. We constantly focus on respecting and valuing individual differences

Ready to grow your potential, reaching excellence together? Apply to the position now!

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

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