Operations and Delegation Oversight Supporting Officer

  • Competitive with Excellent Benefits
  • Luxembourg
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Jupiter Asset Management Ltd
  • 11 Apr 19

The role is based in Luxembourg, although on occasions international travel may be required. The role will support the Conducting Officer (Operations, Valuation, Finance & Delegation Oversight) in fulfilling his regulatory obligations to CSSF and ESMA whilst also enhancing governance around the Company.

Job Introduction

The role is based in Luxembourg, although on occasions international travel may be required. The role will support the Conducting Officer (Operations, Valuation, Finance & Delegation Oversight) in fulfilling his regulatory obligations to CSSF and ESMA whilst also enhancing governance around the Company.

Role Responsibility

Will include, but are not limited to, working in accordance with both regulations and Group policies and procedures to:

  • Assist in managing the agreements and service level agreements (SLAs) with major service providers to ensure the services provided are appropriate, cost-effective and documented;
  • Assist in undertaking both initial and ongoing due diligence of those service providers;
  • Oversee the quality of service received, including without limitation independent checks on the accuracy of NAV calculations and conformance to AML requirements, and ensure that issues are appropriately identified and addressed;
  • Review key performance indicators to ensure effective management oversight
  • Attend regular service review meetings;
  • Ensure that the Funds’ policies are compliant with Luxembourg regulations
  • Assist with the supervision of functional delegations to service providers supporting JAMI.
  • Promptly alert conducting officers of issues; follow up to ensure resolution as appropriate

Support Conducting Officer (Operations, Valuation, Finance and Delegation Oversight):

  • Assist the Conducting Officer in managing JAMI day to day in terms of Operation and Delegation oversight activities.
  • Assist the Conducting Officer in performing duties on behalf of the Management Committee of JAMI.
  • Support the Conducting Officer with all interaction with the regulator in relation to Operations and Delegation Oversight aspects of the Company.
  • Support the Conducting Officer in their duties as the contact person for the regulator Valuation
  • Assist in ensuring the independent and proper valuation of assets for both UCITS and AIFs

Accounting:

  • Assist in the oversight of the preparation of the accounts of the Company;
  • Assist in the oversight of payments, cash flow and banking activities;
  • Assist in the oversight of day-to-day accounting for payments, receipts, payroll, and accruals;
  • Review and analyse monthly financial MI.
  • Prepare quarterly board reporting materials and annual financial statement for the Company
  • Deliver relevant reporting to the Company’s management committee and other analysis as required
  • Assist with the statutory audit, providing data to internal and external audit as required

The Ideal Candidate

  • Understanding of Luxembourg regulations
  • Prior experience in a role with emphasis on fund operations, valuation and finance
  • Ideally, experience working at a management company
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • A flexible and adaptable approach
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Effective analytical skills
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Languages: English (fluent). Other European languages are a plus
  • Educated to degree standard or equivalent

About the Company

Jupiter is one of the UK’s leading fund management companies. Jupiter provides investment services to individual and institutional investors through mutual funds (UK unit trusts, Luxembourg SICAVs), separately managed accounts and sub-advised funds. Jupiter has experienced a period of international growth with offices open in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Singapore, Hong Kong, Sweden, Italy and Spain. Jupiter is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment and is an equal opportunities employer