Who we are looking for:
Depositary has oversight responsibilities for the Investment Manager's activities in a number of key areas.
Depositary is also responsible for the safeguarding of the assets of authorized fund. This separation of the management of the fund's assets from their ownership is the most fundamental element of investor protection provided by authorized funds.
Depositary also has a responsibility for protecting the interests of incoming, outgoing and continuing investors in a fund. Whilst not having a direct responsibility for the Manager's activities, Depositary must take reasonable care to ensure that the Manager is properly discharging its own responsibilities.
Why this role is important to us:
The Senior Depositary Analyst is responsible for analyzing and reviewing the content and monitoring the quality on a wide spectrum of depositary control functions, namely cash-flow monitoring, safekeeping of assets and general oversight functions.
What you will be responsible for:
- Prepare and review cash monitoring work conducted by the team (significant cash flows, full cash flows reconciliation).
- Prepare and review safekeeping of assets work conducted by the team (custody, asset ownership verification and registration).
- Perform oversight checks on valuation and safekeeping of units work conducted within the Depositary team (subscriptions and redemptions oversight).
- Reconciliations: analyze the output of the reconciliations for specific instruments such as OTC Derivatives, ETD, cash, stock, etc.; make a risk assessment to identify risky items that require to be investigated further and that require escalation.
- NAV calculation: review procedures in place to calculate the NAV and understand the drivers of the NAV calculation, review income distribution calculations; ensure that the receivable and payable accounts linked to shareholder activity are in good order
- Trade settlement, income and cash: risk assessment of trades, cash and income not timely settled/received.
- Investment Restriction Compliance: identify breaches and check if escalation is required.
- Transfer Agency: understand the risk items linked to the transfer agency activity and review the output of the reconciliation of the collection account.
- Collaborates with all team members on an ongoing basis
- Assist where required in preparing daily deliverable and reviews reports prepared by team.
- Control the quality of the prepared work.
- Complete the reviewers’ checklist when required in accordance with procedures.
- Stay objective and protects the investor`s interest at all times.
- Perform special projects and other tasks as assigned by the Team Manager.
- Involvement in the training and development of other team members as necessary.
- Assist Team Supervisor in the organization of the Team and in ensuring that departmental procedures and controls are adhered to.
- Assist Team Supervisor in implementing new procedures and controls.
What we value:
These skills will help you succeed in this role:
- Takes Ownership and Initiative
- Ensures accuracy and quality
- Provides outstanding service
- Communicates Effectively
- Displays Insight & Influence
- Fosters Collaboration and Teamwork
Education & Preferred Qualifications
Specific Qualifications / Skills:
- Numeracy / Literacy skills.
- Good organizational skills in order to meet deadlines and keep well-documented records.
- PC literate and competent in use of spreadsheets and word processing.
- The ability to understand complex investment fund structures and to identify the risks inherent in those structures.
- A thorough understanding of fund administration is required.
- Experience in finance, custody or funds would be an advantage.
- Excellent English.
- Knowledge about UCITS V and AIFMD regulations
Previous level of experience:
- 1+ years experience in finance, custody or funds fund administration would be recommended
- Interesting process
- Hybrid working model- split between working from home and working from the office.
- Employee savings plan
- Premium life insurance package
- Gold medical package
- International operating environment
- Language classes
- Soft skills training
- Technical workshops
- Development sessions with a mentor,
- Diversity of opportunities across a range challenging and highly complex activities
- Technical or leadership career pathway