Migration Analyst (Fund Accounting Intmd Analyst 2)

  • Competitive
  • Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Citi
  • 17 Feb 19

Migration Analyst (Fund Accounting Intmd Analyst 2)

  • Primary Location: United Kingdom,Scotland,Edinburgh
  • Education: None
  • Job Function: Transaction Processing
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID: 18076670


Description

Job Purpose:

The role holder will be responsible for the data analysis, process design, testing of processes, controls and procedures associated with the migration of target funds from the legacy fund accounting system to Citi fund accounting systems.


Job Background/context:

The role holder will be involved in the on-boarding of the new client's Funds (ABOR and IBOR).  This will include being part of the Fund Accounting Migration Team within the wider project team focused on on-boarding this new client/funds to Citi Fund Accounting platform.
The role holder should have strong Third Party Administration Fund Accounting knowledge and be familiar with the reconciliations.
Previous on-boarding migrations experience is preferred.



Key Responsibilities:

• Delivery of all Migration Requirements  to migrate Funds, covering Multifonds, migration tools and setup requirements
• Responsible for completion of all data mapping requirements for all systems impacted within Fund Accounting Migrations
• Analysis of Fund and Static Data Requirements
• Collation, monitoring and delivery of all evidencing required by the Client within the Migration framework
• Requirements collation for migration approach and execution
• Ensure suitable documentation produced  to a high standard, as required on all assigned pieces of work to support delivery and ensure a complete audit trail
• Communicating risks and issues to the Migration Project Managers in a timely manner
• Participation in meetings as defined by Migration managers
• Responsible for participation and provision of input to any migration tool configuration or build requirements
• Complete all Migration testing requirements to prove out migration processes and timings
• Ultimately responsible for the migration and reconciliation of funds onto Citi platforms
• Raise all issues/concerns identified risks promptly to Migration Manager
• Responsible for input into issue resolution as required
• Reconciling funds during parallel running to facilitate client sign-off
• Implementation of Migration runbooks and rulebooks (KSDs)
• Migration of funds (both live and during  Dress Rehearsals) over weekends and evenings where required
• Supporting the client relationship within  the Migration  framework
• Investigation and explanation/resolution of migration differences to allow client sign-off
• Identify known system differences between Multifonds and the client or 3rd Party legacy syst
• Assisting Op Teams in integrating Migrating funds into existing or target Operating Models

Qualifications

Knowledge/Experience:
• Good working knowledge of MS applications, especially Excel
• Fund Accounting experience and TPA Ops experience essential
• Business Analysis experience essential
• Good understanding of financial instruments (Bonds, Equities, CD/CP, Dividends, Deposits, FX, ETD, OTC, etc.)
• Previous experience of Data / FA Migration projects essential
• Experience of Mulitfonds Fund Accounting system preferred
• Experience of InvestOne, ICON, Hiportfolio and other Fund Accounting systems desirable
• Experience of NAV and TB Reconciliations desirable
• Tax knowledge advantageous, i.e. foreign tax treaties and withholding tax, UK Corp tax, Investor Taxes
• Experience of working in Project teams desirable 

Skills:

• Excellent organisation and analytical skills
• Strong numerical skills
• Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
• Good working knowledge of MS applications
• High level of attention to detail
• Ability to work under pressure and to meet tight timescales
• Ability to work as part of a team and independently

Competencies:
Ability to analyse and organise
Work to tight deadlines
Self-starter and enquiring mind

Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.

Valuing Diversity:
Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce. Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add value to decisions or actions and organisational success.


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