Team Leader – Fund Accounting (UK Fund Expenses and Regulatory Reporting) | IT Recruitment

Position Purpose:

To provide leadership and supervision of the SA team providing services and support to the Fund Accounting team based in the UK on the daily fund expenses processing as well as the production of regulatory reporting for UK Unit Trusts, OEIC’s and Investment Trusts, ensuring that all deliverables are produced and dispatched on time and with the agreed quality standards.

The role’s working hours will be based on a UK business calendar and will require the individual to work on UK business days and within UK business hours.

Outline of main duties and responsibilities:

The Team Leader will be expected to:

  • Oversee and manage the delivery of services by the SA team to the UK team.
  • The Team Leader will play a pivotal role in the on-going development and training of his/her direct reports.
  • Take responsibility for setting KPI’s for his/her direct reports and manage their performance, both formally through the performance management process but also informally on a day-to-day basis
  • Train, manage and supervise direct reports
  • Reconcile the Funds’ expenses monthly.
  • Calculate/update expense accruals and posting necessary entries to clear cash breaks.
  • Processing Fund of Funds Equalization and Excess Reporting Income entries.
  • Respond to queries raised from Trustee/Depositary.
  • Produce Quarterly and annual ONS returns.
  • Produce Management Accounts
  • Produce Fund Manager Statements and perform payments.
  • Reconcile Renewal Commissions and make relevant payments.
  • Produce the necessary transaction costs information for disclosure on the EMT and EPT standard industry template
  • Completion of the monthly EMT and EPT standard industry templates for all clients
  • Completion of the annual PRIIPS KIID reporting submission for all clients
  • Calculate and raise invoices for ACD, Administration, Registrar and Management fees and any other adhoc fees
  • To help and support the UK fund accounting team in any other administrative tasks

Skills and experience required:

The successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of 4 years work experience in this sector and a minimum of bachelor’s degree.
  • Experience in Fund NAV calculation and Fund reconciliations gained from within the financial services sector.
  • Previous experience in a similar team leadership role would be advantageous.
  • The individual will need to be self-motivated, conscientious, and able to work to and meet tight deadlines as well as being able to ensure work is completed to a high standard.
  • Strong attention to detail is essential.
  • It is essential the candidate is reliable and flexible as far as working hours are required.
  • Good communication skills and ability to communicate well at all levels both internally and externally.
  • Excellent computer skills, in particular Excel, are an essential requirement.

Reporting structure:

  • The Team Leader – Fund Accounting (UK Fund Expenses and Regulatory Reporting) will report to the Senior Manager – Fund Accounting based in the UK.
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