• Temporary, Full time
  • Pictet & Cie Luxembourg
  • 28 Mar 19
  • Luxembourg
  • Competitive
  • Full time

Transfer Agent - Operations (CDD 18 months)

As part of the Transfer Agent unit and more specifically the Operations team, your main role will be to supervise the groups responsible for the daily execution of transactions (subscriptions, redemptions, transfers, switches) on UCI shares, as well as for monitoring transactions until settlement.

Pictet is an investment-led service company, offering wealth management, asset management and related services. We do not engage in investment banking, nor do we extend commercial loans. We are a partnership of seven owner managers and our principles of succession and transmission of ownership have remained unchanged since foundation in 1805. With more than CHF 509 billion in assets under management or custody at 31 December 2017, Pictet is today one of the leading Europe-based independent wealth and asset managers.

Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland and founded there, Pictet today employs more than 4,200 people. It has 27 offices in: Amsterdam, Barcelona, Basel, Brussels, Dubai, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hong Kong, Lausanne, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan, Montreal, Munich, Nassau, Osaka, Paris, Rome, Singapore, Stuttgart, Taipei, Tel Aviv, Tokyo, Turin, Verona and Zurich.




Mission

 

As part of the Transfer Agent unit and more specifically the Operations team, your main role will be to supervise the groups responsible for the daily execution of transactions (subscriptions, redemptions, transfers, switches) on UCI shares, as well as for monitoring transactions until settlement.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Entering and checking orders for UCI share subscriptions/redemptions, transfers and conversions.
  • Recording and monitoring cash and fund securities transactions together with the Reconciliation unit of the custody bank.
  • Preparing and sending out confirmations and reporting (on fund flows) to promoters, distributors and other fund intermediaries.
  • Understanding and booking corporate actions (issues, splits, mergers, liquidations, etc.).
  • Responding to different requests from clients (inside and outside the Group) to guarantee that a quality service is provided that meets the requirements of demanding clients.

 

Profile

 

Qualifications and experience:

 

  • University degree (BAC +3), specialising in Economics or Finance, or equivalent knowledge gained through work experience.
  • Three to five years' experience in a similar position.

 

Specific knowledge:

 

  • In-depth understanding of fund administration and transfer-agent processes.
  • Knowledge of Multifonds software would be a major plus.
  • Experience of managing special funds with periodic NAV calculation and weekly, monthly, quarterly subscription/redemption schedules, cut-off dates, etc.
  • Good understanding of share equalisation processes.
  • Knowledge of advanced features of MS Excel and VBA/macros.
  • Available to work during off-hours.

 

Language skills:

 

  • Perfect command of French and/or English, with good knowledge of French.

 

Personal qualities:

 

  • Extremely rigorous in checking, sending, confirming and monitoring orders.
  • Very flexible.
  • Resistant to stress.
  • Enthusiastic and driven and able to show initiative in solving problems.
  • An enquiring mind and with an ability to learn new things quickly.

 

Note

 

We will not accept any CVs via agencies