Account Manager

Full time
London, UK, Remote
Posted 2 months ago

We are currently seeking an Account Manager with a strong Operations or Fund Accounting background to join our Client’s London office near St Pauls. This position involves actively managing the service deliverables to clients by working with the client aligned service group to ensure all end to end service deliverables are met on a daily basis.

The successful applicant will need to work across the internal service groups and although will have an accounting background, will be expected to understand the day to day operational processing. They will be building partnerships with their clients and ensuring that the services the company provides allow the client to grow their business confident in the company’s performance

Account Manager duties:

  • Business Development
    • Investigate potential opportunities for account growth and new business
    • Assist the sales team in their efforts to attract new business; participate in presentations on the company’s service solutions to prospective clients and consultants
    • Develop ideas to increase revenue from existing and new clients
    • Facilitating and participating in meetings with external parties such as; Prime Brokers, Custodians, Counterparties, and Vendors to discuss service delivery, and market trends and initiatives that could impact our client base or improve our product offering
  • Operations
    • Management of 3rd party vendor relationships; Market research and ensuring the company are utilising best of breed solutions in the market place
    • Trade processing, trade matching & affirmation, reconciliations, collateral management, payments, reporting
    • Assessing operational performance through analysis of data and metrics
    • Delivering operational efficiencies through automation and STP of processes
  • Fund Accounting
    • NAV Production, Daily P&L delivery, Investor Allocations, Management and Performance Fee calculation and Reporting
    • Understanding and Implementing Fund  Prospectus and  Governing  Documentation on SS&C Systems
    • Demonstrate a good Knowledge of Accounting Standards (IAS, IFRS, US GAAP ) and provide Oversight of the Year End Fund Audit

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Demonstrated track record of strong client management in the financial sector
  • Industry/Accounting Qualifications preferred (ACCA, CA, CAIA, CFA, CIMA)
  • Proven record of liaising with Audit firms
  • Solid understanding of operational risk and controls.
  • Able to work well under pressure and providing solutions to complex problems
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication in English
  • Strong interpersonal and client service skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team under tight deadlines
  • Keen to learn and develop and lead by example
  • Maintain and display a high level of professionalism when dealing with clients, investors and colleagues
  • Proactive and positive approach to all challenges. Self-motivated and take initiative
  • Strong people management skills: both locally and remotely
  • Project management experience and skills is advantageous
  • Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Microsoft project A third level qualification preferred in a finance or business-related area

Job Features

Job CategoryAccountancy, Financial Services
Salary:£55,000 - £65,000 per annum
Job type:Permanent, Full-time

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