Assistant Operations Manager - Global Investment Fund

Posted 15 March by RecruitmentRevolution.com
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Assistant Operations Manager - Global Investment Fund
Highclere, Newbury, RG20
£25,000 - £35,000 (Highly negotiable for the right individual) plus long term bonus element

Who we are


We are a fund manager for a global value oriented hedge 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.

Assistant Operations Manager Role and Responsibilities:

Compliance:


+ Work with the compliance manager to undertake monthly and quarterly compliance and FCA reporting
+ Work with the compliance officer to undertake the necessary KYC/AML duties on both the funds’ investments and investors
+ Carry out the Systems and Controls function (CF28 - Controlled function) for the company
+ Keep up to date with current and proposed UK and European regulations
+ Keep up to date with regard to global regulatory developments affecting the firm’s business

Operations:

+ Manage and continually improve the operational processes surrounding a boutique global value fund
+ Liaise with fund administrator and prime brokers on trade matters
+ Provide support and relevant reporting to external service providers and internal team of 5 people
+ 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
+ Manage and maintain the company’s bank accounts in different jurisdictions
+ Assist in managing all legal documents including funds as well as corporate
+ Work on ad hoc projects as they arise
+ Assist in managing the tax structure of the company and investments
+ Assist internal and external auditors with annual audits
+ Assist in managing all investor enquiries and assist with due diligence requests
+ Management and development of our Office Administrator

CRM & Business Development Opportunities:

+ Work closely with the Fund Manager to identify International Ultra-High-Net-Worth-Individuals and charitable foundations who are potential fund investors and manage initial communications with them
+ Manage the CRM system and take responsibility for communications with existing investors

Must Have:

+ Working knowledge of compliance
+ Minimum of 5 years experience in operations middle/back office
+ Degree holder preferably a major in Business/ Accounting/ Finance (other disciplines also welcome)
+ Excellent command of 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
+ Strong time management and communication skills
+ Must be able to work on own initiative and set and adhere to deadlines
+ Friendly, efficient, professional approach on the phone and in writing

Desirable:

+ Accounting/ book keeping experience is an advantage
+ Knowledgeable in operations, risk management, compliance fund structure is an advantage
+ CFA qualifications would be an advantage or desire to study towards them
+ Hands on experience of working with different service providers
+ Knowledgeable in various financial instruments, especially equity is an advantage
+ Working knowledge of Quickbooks is an advantage
+ Strong general IT skills
+ Candidates from fund administrators are welcome
+ Good people skills and excellent team orientation

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