Assistant Operations Manager - Global Investment Fund
£25,000-£35,000 plus long-term bonus component
++ A high performing boutique global value fund is looking for a key hire to support its growth ++
Who we are:
We are a fund manager for a global value oriented investment fund, which invests for sophisticated, high-net worth and ultra high net worth investors. The company mainly outsources its operations, so the team currently consists of 3 people and is unlikely to be more than 10 people, 5 years from now. It is a flexible, highly specialized, small team environment where everyone has personal responsibility.
The Assistant Operations Manager Role:
Role and responsibilities:
+ Assist operations manager with the operational process surrounding a boutique global, value fund
+ Liaise with fund administrator and prime brokers on trades matters
+ Provide support and relevant reporting to external service providers and internal team of 5 people
+ Assist compliance manager with monthly and quarterly reporting
+ Assist in managing the investment controls and processes surrounding the Fund’s investments including maintaining the operational records and control files of the Fund’s investments
+ Assist in managing and maintaining the company’s bank accounts in different jurisdictions
+ Assist in managing the CRM records for the Fund’s current and potential investors
+ Assist in managing all legal documents including funds as well as corporate
+ Work on ad hoc projects as they arise
+ Work with the Compliance/Money laundering officer to undertake the necessary KYC/AML duties on both the Funds’ investments and investors (FACTA / CRS & potentially BEPS knowledge handy)
+ Assist in managing the tax structuring of the company and investments.
+ Assist internal and external auditors with annual audit
+ Assist in managing all investor enquiries and assist with due diligence requests
+ Work proactively on continuous improvement of processes
+ Minimum 3 years relevant experience in operations or middle/back office
+ Degree holder preferably a major in Business Administration/Accounting/Finance (other disciplines also welcome)
+ Excellent command of both written and spoken English
+ Strong desire and switched-on personality to work in an operations and control function within a small team environment
+ Ability to work in a demanding environment
+ Logical and diligent thought process with a close attention to detail and used to meeting deadlines
Qualifications and education requirements:
+ Professional accounting qualification is an advantage
+ Knowledgeable in operations, risk management, compliance and fund structure or eager to learn
+ Hands on experience working with various service providers
+ Knowledgeable in various financial instruments, especially equity is an advantage
+ Working knowledge of Quickbooks is an advantage
+ Strong time management and communication skills
+ Strong general IT skills
+ Experience in compliance an advantage
+ Candidates from fund administrators are welcome
+ Good people skills and excellent team orientation
+ While supervised and working in a team must be able to work on own initiative and set and adhere to deadlines
Please write a one-page cover letter answering the following three questions. Please note if your cover letter is not exactly one page long and you do not answer the three questions then we will not read your CV.
1. Why would you want to work for a boutique global value fund in Newbury and not for a large hedge fund in London?
2. Who was Henry Singleton?
3. What does the word "Trust" mean to you?
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