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Team Manager - Fund Accounting M/F


Vacancy details

General information

Entity

CACEIS is the asset servicing banking group of Crédit Agricole and Santander dedicated to asset managers, insurance companies, pension funds, banks, brokers and corporate clients.

Through offices across Europe, North and South America, and Asia, CACEIS offers a broad range of services covering execution, clearing, forex, securities lending, custody, depositary and fund administration, fund distribution support, middle office outsourcing and issuer services.

With assets under custody of €4.2 trillion and assets under administration of €2.2 trillion, CACEIS is a European leader in asset servicing and one of the major players worldwide (figures as of 31 December 2020).

www.caceis.com  

Reference

2021-56731  

Publication date

07/05/2021

Job description

Business type

Types of Jobs - Finance / Accounting

Job title

Team Manager - Fund Accounting M/F

Contract type

Permanent Contract

Expected start date

04/05/2021

Management position

Yes

Job summary

Job Objectives

The role of the Team Manager - Fund Accounting is to deliver a first class level of client service to the clients CACEIS Ireland Limited (CIL) by planning and organising the workflows and by training, organising and motivating a team of fund accountants to deliver this service.

The clients’ level of satisfaction and the level of the teams’ satisfaction as gauged through the review process shall be the key indicators of success.

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Planning

  • Attend management meetings on a regular basis.
  • Liaise with the Client Relationship department regarding take-on of new funds.
  • Determine resource requirements for the short and medium term needs of the business.
  • Manage the personnel side of the team to include the appraisal process; training plans and the annual leave process.
  • Organise the workflows on a revolving four-week cycle and co-ordinate this with the Head of Fund Accounting.

Control

  • Ensure the implementation of agreed timetables.
  • Ensure that the procedures and agreed controls are followed and that they meet current business requirements and client needs.
  • Ensure that teams share ideas and implement standard practices across the teams.
  • Ensure that all NAV’s are correct and issued on time.
  • Implement a high-level review process to ensure the accuracy of the NAVs.

Communication

  • Produce status reports as agreed with the Head of Unit - Fund Accounting.
  • Contribute effectively at management meetings and participate fully in the planning process.
  • Meet with clients on an ongoing basis to discuss a standard agenda, surrounding client servicing and the level of client satisfaction. These meetings should be face to face where possible.
  • Ensure that all NAV/client issues are recorded in Matrisk so that the management team are fully aware of all issues affecting the business.
  • Ensure that all team members are kept up-to-date with developments in the Company.
  • Be pro-active in problem-solving various issues within the team
  • Ensure timely escalation of issues to the Head of Unit - Fund Accounting

People

  • Ensure all team members have a clear and precise job description.
  • Ensure all team members’ appraisals are completed on time.
  • Ensure that the annual leave cycle for the team is managed such that the levels of client service are consistent at all times.
  • Manage the training plan for each member of the team.
  • Bring any issues affecting the performance of individuals or teams to the attention of the Head of Fund Accounting and / or the HR Manager.

Key Development Activities

  • Ensure that FA processes are continuously developed and improved to ensure that CACEIS’ clients are given the highest level of service and quality.
  • Responsible for driving this process with the FA team.
  • Assist in the development of the business and shall help in identifying potential problems that may lie ahead, in relation to client servicing, personnel issues etc.

Position localisation

Geographical area

Europe, Ireland

City

Dublin

Candidate criteria

Minimal education level

Bachelor Degree / BSc Degree or equivalent

Academic qualification / Speciality

Third level qualification desirable.

Level of minimal experience

6-10 years

Experience

The candidate should have a minimum of 8 years’ experience within Fund Accounting and a minimum of 4 years at Assistant Manager level.

Required skills

  • A self starter with thinks strategically and enjoys problem solving.
  • To be client focused.
  • Ability to take responsibility and meet deadlines.
  • Organised and methodical in their approach to work, with an ability to prioritise.
  • A team player who enjoys working in a team environment.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and an ability to work on their own initiative are essential.

Technical skills required

Computer literacy is essential, skilled in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word, & Powerpoint.

Procedural Expertise.

Knowledge of varying fund types such as Retail Funds, Mutual and Hedge Funds.