Fund Accountant - NAV Pricing

  • £350-£450
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Contract, Full time
  • Aston Carter Ltd
  • 25 Feb 18 2018-02-25

A senior level Fund Accountant position has arisen within a leading Third Party Administrator's Pricing Team.

Role Description

 

  • Lead and motivate staff
  • Manage the daily production of prices performing final checks to ensure accuracy
  • Plan and manage all team deliverables with effective utilisation of resource with the support of the Pricing Manager
  • Identify issues and problems in the service delivery and take remedial action, keeping the Pricing Manager informed
  • Provide daily / weekly MI to AVP which clearly identifies the progress of the team
  • Attend regular meetings with the COE’s to maintain service levels and resolve issues
  • Ensure effective logging and resolution of enquiries within agreed timescales
  • Act as a focal point for contacts and meetings with other departments in COE’s and external contacts such as custodians, trustees, investment managers, auditors etc, providing technical expertise on the service provided
  • Participate in Service Reviews and adhoc client meetings
  • Set and maintain standards of personal and professional performance/behaviour, ensuring adherence to company policies and procedures
  • Agree objectives for staff annually; monitor and appraise their performance providing regular formal and informal feedback
  • Monitor and evaluate the continuing effectiveness of processes, system and procedures initiating remedial action as necessary
  • Monitor errors and potential losses/breaches; complete loss/breach documentation and ensure remediation/training needs are identified and relevant remediation/training is completed
  • Ensure that all team members follow procedures and complete checklists
  • Monitor the service from internal groups and feed into the relevant forums for COE’s.
  • Ensure that KPI measures (where applicable) are achieved on a monthly basis and if the KPI is not green then initiate action to resolve
  • Monitor absence levels and ensure absence management procedures are followed
  • Hold regular team meetings and 1:1s to ensure regular communication with staff.  Communicate effectively with clients, COE’s, third parties and colleagues
  • Ensure the immediate line manager and others, as appropriate, are kept aware of all issues/problems/queries/work in progress that may impact the quality of service being given
  • Manage own time and activities effectively (delegating where required) setting an example through good housekeeping and time management
  • Actively participate in the objectives and appraisal processes by completing a self evaluation and suggesting appropriate development to ensure own effectiveness in a changing business context.

 

Requirements

 

  • Fund Administration experience essential, preferably at a large financial institution
  • Demonstrate good understanding of basic accounting principles
  • Ability to manage day to day workflow of a pricing team
  • Experience of staff management
  • IAQ qualified
  • Business degree from University/College or equivalent/ relevant market experience.