SVP- Fund Accounting Group Manager

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
13 Sep 2020
27 Sep 2020
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Overview of Citi:

Citi, the world leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and a presence in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions worldwide. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Citi enables clients to achieve their strategic financial objectives by providing them with cutting-edge ideas, best-in-class products and solutions, and unparalleled access to capital and liquidity.

The role

The Fund Accounting Manager, SVP is a senior management level position responsible for accomplishing results through the management of a team or department, driving a variety of fund valuation activities in coordination with the Operations team. The overall objective of this role is to ensure the seamless delivery of activities associated with Net Asset Valuations (NAV's).

The role will be responsible for the day-to-day management of deliveries for Citi's key UK client base. The applicant will need to build local and global client relationship, with communication being key to this role. Strong organisational skill will be the key to success in this role.

Flexible working:

We are a diverse and flexible employer and hiring the best talent is our objective.

Our working landscape is changing and as such we are equally keen to hear from people who would prefer flexible working patterns as people working traditional hours. We are open to flexible working arrangements and flexible home working - you won't have to "earn" the right to work flexibly with Citi.


  • Manage fund accounting operations at a site level including people managers as well as partner across department and business to develop and enhance cost effective solutions that meet client expectations and needs
  • Assess new business viability against existing business capabilities and make appropriate recommendations
  • Assist and encourage employee career progression through defined career paths, management processes, appropriate training, and Professional Development Plans (PDPs)
  • Evaluate risk and controls, including operational impact of changes in legislation, and ensure compliance to established controls
  • Lead strategic planning process with business units and prioritize business development requirements to completion
  • Monitor Profit and Loss (P&L), expense managements, budget, and planning
  • Monitor, set, and achieve established department goals during day-to-day operations as well as serve as point of escalation for complex issues and manage resolution of issues and new business requests
  • Direct and participate in department and industry initiatives as well as support corporate governance and ethics. Ensure local governance is aligned with Citi's risk approach for local activity and offshore Oversight
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency, as well as effectively supervise the activity of others and create accountability with those who fail to maintain these standards.

  • Development Value:

  • Opportunity to work with a highly proficient team in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Opportunity to assist in the implementation of a global market leading operating model for Fund Accounting
  • Opportunity to develop industry knowledge, communication and leadership skills.
  • Develop to work with global client base to grow the partnership
  • Development of senior networking within Citi

  • Knowledge/ experience:

  • Candidate should have significant experience in a managerial capacity within a fund accounting area, with knowledge of and exposure to the UK and European funds industry. This could be within either a third party provider or an asset manager.
  • Knowledge of the management of offshore locations, including activity migration
  • Working knowledge of the KPI process and management of deliverables against Service Credit Criteria
  • Knowledge and working of client communication
  • Ability to deliver key strategic projects.

  • Education:

  • Bachelor's degree/University degree or equivalent experience
  • Master's degree preferred

  • What we Offer

    As well as a competitive salary and consideration for a yearly discretionary bonus Citi offer;

  • 23 days paid annual leave
  • Award winning pension scheme,
  • Life assurance and
  • Private medical insurance with Bupa healthcare.

  • Our select benefit package offers you the opportunity to customise your benefits according to your own lifestyle preferences and includes corporate discounts, memberships and a range of additional extras.

    Our vast range of diversity networks demonstrate Citi's commitment to growing a diverse workforce.

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