Closed Ended Fund Controller

Recruiter
BNY Mellon
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Jun 2021
Closes
04 Jul 2021
Ref
11154887
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Company Overview: Alcentra is one of BNY Mellon Investment Management's specialists, and they focus their skills on the sub-investment grade debt capital markets in Europe and the U.S. Their objective is to deliver strong, risk-adjusted returns that are less correlated, through a complementary suite of traditional and alternative credit strategies. In pursuing this objective, their investment strategy and approach to credit selection are based on intensive fundamental research and credit analysis, combined with active portfolio management to minimize credit losses. Alcentra is part of BNY Mellon Investment Management, one of the world's largest investment managers. BNY Mellon Investment Management: At BNY Mellon Investment Management, we believe the right results begin with being relevant to every client, whether it is engaging with them to create solutions, offering diversified strategies or providing insights for better-informed decisions. That is why we designed a model built around investors' needs to offer the best of both worlds: world-class investment firms with best-of-breed talent and unique cultures combined with the global scale and strength of BNY Mellon Investment Management. We connect investors with opportunities across every major asset class, globally. Today, we have eight investment firms, one of which is Alcentra. We believe this is how investing should be and we are looking for talent to help us deliver on our promise. Job Purpose The successful candidate will be employed as a Fund Controller in the Global Operations team. The role encompasses Fund Accounting, Investor Reporting, Data Management oversight and Liquidity Management. The candidate must have a strong knowledge of Alternative Credit, especially Structured Credit products, be well versed in Accounting principles, have extensive experience in Performance Return calculations. Knowledge of Closed Ended Funds is also advantageous. Key Responsibilities Fund Accounting - overseeing production of Alcentra NAVs, monitoring Balance Sheets, PLs and Hedging efficiency Investor & Portfolio Performance Returns - including IRRs, MOICs & Attribution Calculations - overseeing Management and Performance fees, Data - ensuring accuracy of data in the Front Office Systems and Data Warehouse Reporting - Regulatory and Investor Reporting Audit - oversight and sign off of Fund Audits Liquidity - managing cash using bridge facility, capital calls and distributions FX - monitoring FX exposure and preparing FX hedging packs for execution Our expectation is that people will bring the following to Alcentra: The successful candidate will be a problem solver. Dynamic, resourceful and responsive with the highest standards and professionalism. Alcentra has a culture that values new thinking. The successful candidate will focus on the financial outcomes that matter to our clients. Collaboration, Creativity and Commitment are 3 core values at Alcentra that the successful candidate will identify with. Qualifications Experience and qualifications required: Educated to degree level or equivalent Professional qualifications such as CFA/ ACCA/ CIMA Strong mathematical skills as well as proficiency in Excel is essential Possess strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, and have the ability to clearly articulate complex concepts, ideas and processes The candidate must be a strong team player, but also work with a fair degree of autonomy and take responsibility & ownership of their work 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. 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: 70546 Organization: Alcentra Group-HR13364 Requisition Number: 2110473

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