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Our client provides innovative investment solutions to help their customers meet their financial goals. They work with client coverage and product teams around the globe to help their institutional and retail clients across various industries navigate changing markets and make smart investments. Critical to their success is their ability to leverage a global team of talented professionals in order to define solutions and lead change across the operational infrastructure. This particular division within our client consists of four broad functional areas, Client Operations, Investment Operations, Enterprise Operations and Management and Shared Services, all of whom work in a dynamic environment where control, client service and excellence in execution are fundamental principles.  

About the Role:

Our client is seeking a professional individual who wants to develop their understanding of a growing sector of financial markets and be at the heart of the Asset Management Business with a key focus on Offshore Funds. In this role, you will be exposed to Mutual Funds, Private Equity and ETFs structures and work closely with professionals across Portfolio Management teams (Fixed Income, Quantitative Investment Strategies and Fundamental Equity), Product Development, multiple sales channels, and various groups supporting the Asset Management Business. This role requires a motivated individual to ensure the accurate and timely execution of Fund change events on behalf of the firm and its clients. The ability to project manage fund change events, stakeholder expectations, prioritize, meet deadlines, and communicate to all levels of the organization is critical to this role. 

The global Fund Services team sits within Client Operations with team members located in New York, Dallas, London, Dublin, Bengaluru, The Hague, and Tokyo. 

The team is primarily responsible for:

  • Facilitating new business and product expansion via project management of new fund launches.
  • Ongoing platform maintenance via co-ordination of fund mergers, fund terminations, restructures, other fund change events, and regulatory uplifts. 
  • Acquisition integration through fund onboarding, consolidation, and restructuring.

The team interacts very closely with the Funds’ external service providers (including Custodian and Fund Administrators), as well as with all internal teams connected with the design, setup, operation, and oversight of the Funds. The role will be varied and will allow the candidate to interact with a wide range of internal and external teams and be involved in a diverse range of tasks and projects. 

The funds’ range includes both traditional and alternative investment vehicles such as Luxembourg-based SICAVs, Money Market Funds, ETFs, and other Mutual Funds, through to complex private equity fund of funds structures, all of which are distributed to the firm’s global client base.

Responsibilities:

  • You will effectively contribute towards the Asset & Wealth Management division product expansion initiatives by project managing fund launch and other fund change events for US and International funds.
  • You will work closely and develop strong working relationships with the Portfolio Management, Product Development, Sales, Operations, external vendors, and various Federation teams to agree on product design expectations, fund features, and establish support models. 
  • You will develop a strong understanding of our Asset Management Business, and the investment products on offer.
  • Your responsibilities for project managing and executing fund change events such as fund launches, terminations, and other fund restructure events will include, for example: 
    • Setting expectations for launch timelines and bringing together all internal and external working group stakeholders 
    • Managing the fund event workflow utilizing in-house workflow tools
    • Engaging in discussions to tackle various challenges in order to effectively meet design, portfolio manager and client needs
    • Facilitating internal systems and external system setups 
    • Drafting and agreeing investment trade flows making sure all Operational systems are ready for trading
    • Defining and getting approval for seed capital requirements 
    • Obtaining internal and external fund and share class identifiers 
    • Ensuring fund registration & governance requirements are in place prior to fund launch 
  • You will lead or assist with various projects including technology initiatives to uplift our infrastructure, driving workflow scalability, improving controls and reducing time to market.
  • You will make a good impression by:
    • Being proactive
    • Being curious
    • Effectively managing risk
    • Building personal relationships

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, with relevant industry experience 
  • 2 to 4 years of relevant experience in Asset Management and exposure to alternative fund events 
  • Knowledge of fund administration and compliance standards 
  • Private markets, alternative investment funds, & registered products experience preferred though not required 
  • Must work well in a team but also exhibit strong leadership capabilities in order to help drive solutions to complex issues 
  • Attention to detail but also have the ability to see the bigger picture and manage competing priorities 
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with key stakeholders and delegates across the organization 
  • Ability to make informed autonomous decisions whilst delivering multiple projects to tight deadlines 
  • Strong organizational, business writing, communication, and time management skills 
  • Desire to continually learn and ability to manage multiple priorities

To Apply:

Apply below or email us your resume at info@glenborn.com

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