Senior Manager

Job description

Key responsibilities

  • Work closely with the full team to ensure the provision of high quality client service
  • Manage performance and development of direct reports and their teams
  • Manage client relationship with a portfolio of offshore alternative funds ensuring that client responsibilities are managed effectively and to agreed client, best practice, regulatory and statutory deadlines
  • Obtain and enhance detailed client specific knowledge to assist in providing more holistic solutions and identify potential opportunities to deepen existing relationships
  • Undertake reviewer responsibilities for accounts linked to simple and complex structures
  • Responsible for reviewing periodic management accounts, capital calls and distributions, capital account statements, investors’ reporting templates, year-end financial statements etc
  • Prepare and co-ordinate with different teams for on-boarding of new clients and fund launches and wind ups
  • Work closely with different internal parties to perform KYC checks and FATCA/CRS reporting to ensure relevant compliance and regulatory requirements are met
  • Review and provide comments on fund related documents e.g. LPA
  • Identify and suggest solutions to operational issues
  • Liaise with lawyers, general partners, external auditors and tax advisors for fund related matters
  • Perform other duties as necessary to support the internal procedures and external strategic development in line with the scope of this role

Requirements

Skills / experience

  • Entry requirements:
  • Ideally a graduate in accounting or finance and qualified accountant or non-graduates who has obtained a professional accounting qualification
  • And a minimum of seven years experience gained within fund administration, alternative asset management and/or public accounting
  • Solid knowledge of the regulatory and financial reporting regime for alternative funds in the Cayman Islands
  • Experienced in on-boarding new funds from an administrators’ perspective
  • Strong communication skills. Fluent in both written and spoken English and Mandarin
  • Experience of managing others with ability to motivate and influence a team
  • Able to prioritize work to meet strict deadlines
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Can-do attitude and willing to work additional hours when required
  • Excellent client-servicing skills