Fund Accounting Oversight Intermediate Analyst

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
16 Sep 2020
18 Sep 2020
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Fund Accounting Oversight Intermediate Analyst
Competitive salary offered
Posting date: 26th August 2020
Job Description Summary
Reporting to the Fund Accounting Manager, the FA Oversight supervisor is responsible for a range of fund accounting oversight activity, ensuring compliance with the internal governance model in place for offshored activity.

The FA oversight team is responsible for oversight and governance of the following teams; Valuations, Reconciliations, Transaction Processing, Corporate Actions, Income, Asset Pricing and Static Data.

The successful candidate will have a strong background in fund accounting with proven client management skills, and the ability to ensure all deliverables within the Service Level Agreements are met. They will have a strong "hands on" operational focus and are expected to optimize effectiveness and efficiency in operational delivery.

A core expectation of the successful candidate will be to act as succession and coverage to the oversight manager.

Job Description
Key Responsibilities:
  • Ownership, management and development of strong client relationship
  • Proactively manage SLAs / KPIs (escalating any issues internally / externally as required).
  • Championing a culture of collaboration with cross functional teams to ensure successful delivery of client requirements
  • Owning and taking responsibility for complex issues and resolution to closure.
  • Monitor errors, complaints and near misses. Record as appropriate in the Incident log
  • Ensure trend analysis is completed for the areas which the team is responsible for and implement remediation plans where required
  • Ensuring 100% adherence to SOC1,funds' offer documentation, procedures, policies and guidelines
  • Act as technical and knowledge resource to the team/business unit
  • Participate in the development, testing and implementation of new systems and products
  • Lead projects to optimize operational efficiency and improve quality
  • Assist with planning and management of all relevant project work
  • Set and maintain standards of personal and professional performance / behavior; ensuring accountability and adherence to company policies and procedures
  • Deputise for Fund Accounting Manager as required e.g. host/attend cross department meetings and ensure resolution of actions
  • Coaching and supporting other team members
  • Act as point of contact for all internal and external audit requirements for offshored services
Additional Job Description
The appointee to this role will have the opportunity to deliver a 'best in class' business function that gives a competitive advantage over competitors. The individual will be client focused, with strong people management skills, working with the clients to ensure their fund accounting needs are understood and being met
  • Chartered Accountant /CFA/MBA
  • Experience in accounting, finance, or business-related area
  • Experience in managing accounting of property funds
  • Experience in fund administration, change management, and/or project management
  • Demonstrated Subject Matter Expert (SME) knowledge in related area
  • Consistently demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication
  • Bachelor's degree/University degree or equivalent experience
Citi is an equal opportunities employer
Closing date: 24th September 2020

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