Alcentra - Fund Controller with Reporting and Data

Recruiter
BNY Mellon
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Apr 2021
Closes
02 May 2021
Ref
10801246
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Company Overview:

Alcentra is a global asset management firm with assets under management of approximately $36bn. Alcentra has an investment track record that dates back to 1998. Strategies include: senior loans, high yield bonds, direct lending, structured credit, distressed debt, and multi-strategy credit. Alcentra has 170 professionals globally including a global credit research team consisting of 70 experienced professionals focused on the six complementary sub-investment grade credit strategies. Alcentra is a subsidiary of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation and is headquartered in London, with offices in New York, Boston and San Francisco as well as representatives in Singapore and Hong Kong

About BNY Mellon Investment Management:

BNY Mellon Investment Management is one of the world's leading investment management organisations and one of the top U.S. wealth managers, with $1.9 trillion in assets under management as of December 2019. It encompasses BNY Mellon's affiliated investment management firms, wealth management services and global distribution companies. BNY Mellon Investment Management is part of BNY Mellon, which has $33.5 trillion in assets under custody and/or administration as of March 31, 2018. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE: BK).

Position Summary:

The successful candidate will be employed as an AVP/ VP Fund Controller in an ambitious Global Operations team. The role encompasses Fund Accounting, Investor Reporting and Data Management oversight. The candidate must have a strong knowledge of both Loan and Structured Credit products, be well versed in Accounting principles, have extensive experience in Performance Return calculations. Some supervisory experience will be advantageous.

The position will involve the following duties:
  • Performance Return calculations - Portfolio and Share Class (Open ended funds)
  • Fund Accounting - overseeing production of Alcentra NAVs, monitoring Balance Sheets, PLs, Class Performance and Hedging efficiency
  • Expense Budgets Calculations - overseeing Management and Performance fees, Expense Budgets and TERs
  • Data - ensuring accuracy of data in the Front Office Systems and Data Warehouse
  • Reporting - Regulatory and Investor reporting
  • Audit - oversight and sign off of Financial Statements/ fund audits


Qualifications

Candidate Profile:

The successful candidate will work as a part of the team but with fair degree of autonomy. She or He must be able to stay self-motivated while working in the office or from home, demonstrate investigative mind and curiosity. The candidate must be a strong team player, take responsibility and ownership of their work.

At Alcentra we cherish our partnership culture where ideas are shared openly. We will expect the successful candidate to contribute to innovation and design of new processes, to question the status quo and come up with solutions.

Our business thrives on solid relationships within Alcentra, with Third Parties and Clients. The candidate should make an immediately positive impression and should have the ability to develop and leverage relationships across a wide range of professional peers.

The candidate must possess strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, and have the ability to clearly articulate complex concepts, ideas and processes with the proven presence, maturity and credibility.

Strong mathematical skills as well as proficiency in Excel is essential.

Educated to degree level or equivalent, professional qualifications like CFA/ ACCA/ CIMA necessary.

Opportunity:

This role offers the successful candidate the rare opportunity to join an incredibly well-regarded and top performing investment firm, working with a dynamic group of people who are experts in their field. This is an opportunity to be part of the firm's continued growth and be an instrumental part of the firm's ongoing success.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Our ambition is to build the best global team - one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve - and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums.

Primary Location: United Kingdom-Greater London-London
Job: Asset Management
Internal Jobcode: 70545
Organization: Alcentra Group-HR13364
Requisition Number: 2106880

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