Accountant

MANAGER - OPERATIONS, Fund Administration - CANADA -

Job Description:

***MANAGER (OPERATIONS - MIDDLE OFFICE) FUND ADMINISTRATION - HALIFAX - NOVA SCOTIA - CANADA***

THE COMPANY:

A globally represented Fund Administration business that has provided specialist financial services to alternative investment funds, investors, multinationals and private clients worldwide. It has over 6,000 employees in 45 countries.

THE APPOINTMENT:

An excellent opportunity to join one of the world's pre-eminent administrators of Hedge Funds, with offices around the globe. Established over 14 years ago, the Halifax office in Nova Scotia, Canada has grown to be a professional team of over 450 people who service over 150 clients. This success has been built on an ability to innovate and consistently deliver a quality product. A Managerial opportunity now exist within the Teams providing Middle Office, Corporate Actions/P&L and Back Office services. The Manager - Operations role falls within the Middle Office operations.

As Manager you will lead a team within the Reconciliations, Client Service & Delivery group. The Reconciliations function is responsible for reconciling client transactions to 3rd party data, to ensure the integrity and accuracy of the records. The focus of the CS&D function is to identify and resolve issues described in the third party reconciliations, to ensure that the portfolio is maintained (cash flows and security updates), and that any residual risk is captured and signed off prior to production of financial statements.
You will need to have an in-depth understanding of the risks, cash flows and best practice protocols required to be able to service your clients and ensure that your team meets the SLA's. The ability to build and develop the professional skill set within your team will be critical as we look to improve our service.


THE ROLE:

Lead a team of experienced and junior finance professionals, while working with colleagues across functions to service your clients.
Through the efficient allocation of staff, ensure that the team is sufficiently resourced, client deliverables are covered and overtime is minimized.
Work with staff to ensure that risk on positions and activity is managed, communicated and escalated.
Monitor the team's deliverables to ensure that client SLAs are consistently met, while assisting to negotiate changes where applicable. Be aware of, and ensure, that best practice protocols are consistently applied.
Be a subject matter expert on Reconciliation processes and systems; well versed in financial instruments and the economics of maintaining positions (both theoretical and practical application in Aexeo).

KEY REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor or Master level degree.
6+ years in Financial Services with an exposure to P&L Reporting or Operations processing.
Product knowledge, Domestic, Global and OTC security markets, Fixed Income and derivative product knowledge.
Exposure to systems implementations and work flow process initiatives.
Strong customer relationship management.
Strong analytical skills.
Experience managing a team staff.
Excellent communication skills.
Knowledge of Hedge or Mutual Funds.
Professional accounting designation is an asset.


WHAT'S ON OFFER:

A challenging and rewarding role in an award-winning global business.
Opportunities for personal and professional career development.
Great working environment, competitive salary and benefits, and opportunities for educational support.
Be part of an industry leading global team, renowned for excellence


NEXT STAGE:

So for an initial, confidential discussion please call Ian at Judicial Review Legal & Financial Recruitment, or forward your CV to ian@judicial review.co.uk.

About Judicial Review Ltd
Judicial Review Ltd is a specialist Legal and Financial Recruitment agency based in the United Kingdom. The Company has developed substantially over the last 10 years to become a leading intermediary for professional appointments. Whilst the consultancy specialises in recruitment of Finance and Legal professionals in London and the South of England, it has a strong international client base.

Ian has a wealth of experience in the recruitment of qualified accountants and solicitors for leading City practices and financial institutions in London, and has an affinity with the Channel Islands of Jersey and Guernsey. So, if you are looking for a new appointment in London, Channel Islands or in any other international location please give Ian a call.
Judicial Review Ltd. acts as an employment agency for permanent appointments. Advertisements may contain PQE/salary levels but these should be regarded as a guide only and we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills relevant to the position.
As part of our process we aim to respond to all applications within 3 working days but if you have not been contacted within this timescale then, regrettably, your application has been unsuccessful.

When you apply for this job, your details will go directly to the consultant handling the position and you will receive a confirmation email.

Job Details
Salary: negotiable depending on level of experience
Role: Accountant
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Type: In-House
Sector: Permanent
Practice Area: Fund Administration
Reference: 18924-igp
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