(JB94) Finance and Operations Manager

£75,000.00 - 85,000.00 Per Annum

Finance and Operations Manager

London

 

The role:

A global Investment Management Firm who manage portfolios of high-quality customer franchises in emerging markets are seeking a Finance and Operations Manager to join their London team.  Reporting to the Head of Finance and Operations (based in Singapore), you will be responsible for overseeing finance matters relating to the UK entity (50%) and supporting the AP Group client operational functions (50%).

This is a varied role where you will be responsible for management accounts maintenance, regulatory and compliance reporting, payment authorisation functions, audit and tax reporting as well as working with other teams and external providers. You will be highly proficient in UK company financial matters and have a keen understanding of investment management operational activities operating as part of a globalised set up. You will work very closely with colleagues in India and Singapore so will need to manage multiple time zones.

 

Tasks:

·         Lead and control group’s financial budgeting and forecasting process

·         Managing annual statutory audit process

·         Fulfilling VAT/Corporation Tax obligations in the relevant time

·         Payment authorisation duties for wire instructions

·         Ensuring an excellent customer experience including client reporting

·         Managing the Fund statutory audit process

·         Perform relevant Fund analysis

·         Lead new client projects

·         Lead cross departmental projects

·         Fund NAV reporting

·         Regulatory reporting

·         Ownership of risk policies

·         Review competitiveness of fees paid to service providers

·         Identifying more scalable/ sustainable operating models

·         Plan and evaluate firms operational/finance 3Ps- polices, procedures, processes

 

Qualifications:

·         Degree in Finance or Accounting

·         CPA/CA/ACCA accreditation

 

 

 

About you:

·         8+ years’ experience in investment manager entity and fund finance related industry within a globalised set up.

·         Strong familiarity with UK corporate reporting requirements of an FCA regulated investment manager and corporate tax VAT regime/reporting for the UK

·         Excellent understanding of hedge fund operations

·         Excellent understanding of Microsoft Dynamics

·         Strong presentation and communication skills

·         Exuding confidence in dealing with clients

·         Dynamic, highly accountable and wanting to grow with a forward-looking firm

·         Highly organised and self-driven