Operations Manager

Recruiter
Financial Services
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
GBP55000 - GBP60000 per annum
Posted
20 Jul 2022
Closes
19 Aug 2022
Ref
15955976
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Specialist alternative asset manager providing funds, direct investments and
tailored investment solutions, including co-investment across a range of highly differentiated
alternative investment strategies. Expertise includes strategic public, private equity (private assets), timber, renewable energy, housing and infrastructure. The form aims to deliver sustainable financial returns and we are committed to building long-term partnerships with our clients to help them achieve their financial goals.
From a standing start in 2014, through a combination of acquisitions and organic growth,
the business has grown exponentially, with assets under management now at
c.£6.5 billion, providing a strong and scalable platform from which to continue
to grow. The team is delivering on its objectives and now has c.185 employees working in offices across England, Scotland and Ireland.

Description

Key Responsibilities / Accountabilities, Operations Manager

* Onboarding new funds and seg mandates including coordinating DDQs, legal agreements,
setting up operational processes including trading and reporting requirements.
* Coordinate IFA presentations/factsheets (alongside sales support) ensuring finance
team/analyst inputs are provided to deadlines.
* Coordinate monthly/quarterly internal reporting & IC packs ensuring all parties provide data,
packs are reviewed and sent to relevant parties within deadlines.
* Link (ACD) relationship
o Build and maintain relationship with Link
o liaise with Link on all queries from public investment/sales team
o Manage risk/compliance visits (alongside compliance)

* JP Morgan (depositary for SEC) - liaise with all queries.
* Segregated mandate relationships - liaise with Investor as needed ensuring reporting
requirements are met along with adhoc queries.
* Ownership of the RFP/DDQ process and ultimate sign off on completion for all strategic equity
funds including the VCTs
* Implementing new IT systems across public/private equity teams
* Responsibility for maintaining current IT systems including Factset/Financial Clarity/Bloomberg
including updating historic information where needed.
* Manage finance administrator

* Oversee middle office support/trading including:
o Corporate actions
o Proxy voting
o Broker onboarding (adhoc)
o Manage insider trading
o Review daily blotters prepared by finance administrator
o Monitor compliance rules in Bloomberg
o Monitor funds trading in line with prospectus
o Review all disclosures (TR1s and Rule 8s)
o Bloomberg administration ensuring portfolios and NAVs are correct
o Monthly validation sign off for equity funds

Profile

Skills & Experience, Operations Manager, City of London, Financial Services (FUM)

* Sound technical knowledge of the Funds industry
* Previously held an Operations and Trade Support role within a small team / business
* Strong project management and organisational skills
* Previous related industry experience essential
* Bloomberg experience
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to work independently
Personal Attributes
* Be efficient, reliable and thorough
* Drive and initiative - the desire to add value, proactive approach
* Fast paced - ability to work on a variety of tasks with tight deadlines
* Commitment to the business and the team
* Strong intellect - the ability to analyse and distil information quickly and effectively
* Able to communicate effectively and adapt to anyone within the broader team

Job Offer

Operations Manager, City of London, Financial Services (FUM)

Permanent

£60k salary

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