Funds Management

Funds Management

Unlisted Unit Trusts – Account Manager – Contract

Posted by Anton Murray Consulting on . Posted in

The UUT / Managed Funds Account Manager is responsible for assisting the Team Leader and Manager with making sure the team functions smoothly and the daily tasks of the team are delivered on time.

This is an initial contract role out till December 2021.

The team is responsible for end-to-end processes for Managed Fund investments including trade processing, distributions, management fee rebate, month end reporting, daily reconciliations, data entry processing and settlement, pricing, call payments, foreign exchange and static data.

Being a senior in the team, you will be handling more complex ad hoc requests within the team, making sure that all instructions and requests must be checked, authenticated and processed on the same day of receipt.

Seeking:

Minimum of 5 years work related experience in the financial services industry with a sound technical knowledge in:

  • Unlisted Unit Trust trade end to end process
  • Alternatives investments administration
  • Unlisted Unit Trust products, platforms and systems
  • Custody or investment management operations
  • Prior experience Checking and reviewing of staff members work
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Hiport system experience

Treasury Settlements – 15 month contract

Posted by Anton Murray Consulting on . Posted in

Our client is a leading global bank seeking an experienced Fixed Income and FX settlements officer for a 15 month contract.

The ideal candidate will have 4+ years of experience in Fixed Income, Money Market, FX settlements, as well as have experience with EXIGO and SWIFT.

Responsibilities:

To ensure that all Global Markets transactions and Treasury transactions are settled in a timely manner whilst ensuring that bank procedures and controls are adhered to. Working in close liaison with the Dealing Room, back office, Middle Office and the rest of the local Operations department and our clients to ensure a smooth workflow and provide utmost client satisfaction.

Key responsibilities:

  • To ensure that the following instruments are monitored and settled in a timely manner
  • FX & Money Market trades ( Corporate clients & locally booked)
  • Interbank customers. This may include shift work – early morning start times, approx. 6am.
  • Securities (Bonds and Repurchase Agreements)
  • Treasury transactions (NCD, call accounts)
    • To manage the local confirmation process and their verification
    • To manage and work closely with the ALM Treasury FO to ensure that bank’s liquidity flows are managed efficiently
    • To prepare the reconciliation of Nostro accounts and suspense accounts
    • To manage the AUD ESA account with the RBA efficiently according to the defined priority tree & ensure daily intraday calibration is met throughout the day
    • To work with offshore Nostro monitoring teams, ensure all breaks are reviewed and actions taken as required in a timely manner
    • To compile statistics of the area for regulatory and other reporting
    • To provide a high level of customer service with clients’ requests/ queries being attended to diligently
    • To co-ordinate work flows with offshore and local static data teams to ensure high level of correctness
    • To assist with internal FX bookings for other teams within Operations

Qualifications/ Experience:

  • Three to five years’ experience in Fixed Income and Treasury settlements
  • Experience in EXIGO/RITS settlements
  • Experience in SWIFT
  • Oral & Written Communication – ability to express clearly in conversations and interactions with others, as well as the ability to express clearly in business writing

 

Custody Client Services Manager

Posted by Anton Murray Consulting on . Posted in

This position is a good quality, client facing role that will be liaising closely with external asset management clients of the business. Client Services Managers are part of the distribution function of the business, and as such the team has overall responsibility for the development and ownership for all key client relationships, client to business interaction and client communication.

The Client Services Management team has the mission to implement a global service model and to ensure a consistent top-quality client experience worldwide.

The Client Services team is responsible for service delivery oversight, client satisfaction, client communication, as well as managing relationships with the third party asset managers serving the business’ asset owner clients

Position purpose:

  • The Client Service Manager is responsible for ensuring overall satisfaction of their assigned client(s) across the full scope of services delivered locally or globally.
  • The Client Service Manager pilots the client experience to achieve a desired level of service across the entire organisation. By understanding the client business and service expectations, the Client Service Manager translates this into service delivery requirements for each team responsible for the service delivery.
  • The Client Service Manager also leads service reviews with the client.
  • The aim is for the Client Service Manager to assess the on-going satisfaction of the client with the service delivered, to identify and to oversee actions to ensure continuous improvement of the client satisfaction.

Requirements

  • Must have strong custody operations, fund accounting and client facing experience.
  • Proven track record within Fund administration
  • Strong operational background, looking to step into a more client focused role.
  • Organised, focused, polished
  • Ability to foster and maintain strong interpersonal relationships both internally and externally.

Funds Management – Client Services/ Middle Office

Posted by Anton Murray Consulting on . Posted in

A new role of Client Account Manager has become available with our client.  This team supports Asset Managers and is a very high volume, client query and report enhancing focused role.

Candidates will be coming from a strong global markets settlements, corporate actions and client services focused background ideally coming from an Asset Manager or custodian. Ideally they will have custody product knowledge and experience in managing investment manager clients

The Account Management team is responsible for all aspects of service delivery and relationship building with Investment Managers. This broadly covers all portfolio cash and securities reporting, reporting of failed and settled transactions, overseeing all cash and securities related transaction processing and the key point of contact for enquires.

The role has full accountability the following:

  • Day to day management of investment manager relationships ensuring that the highest levels of satisfaction possible are achieved
  • Receiving queries and issues from Investment Managers and working through to a resolution of each in an effective and timely manner
  • Implementation and active management to resolution of an issues and service matrix for each relationship
  • Act as global custody reporting agent for the Investment Manager
  • Act as relationship manager for the third party asset managers leading  meetings with opposite number at the asset manager and developing a relationship which “opens doors” for both references to be obtained and business development opportunities
  • Maintain a consistent approach – ensure that manager expectations are managed and delivered in line with requirements and timescales.
  • Working with internal teams to ensure the Investment Managers requirements are effectively represented
  • Oversight of custody reconciliation breaks
  • Resolution of internal queries and issues, including non-receipt of funds, Auto-FX and unadvised credits.

Skills Required:

  • 4+ years commercial experience in operations ( cross product settlements, and experience using a range of global settlements systems) who demonstrates effective client service skills
  • Has the ability to work cohesively and positively with colleagues and peers at all levels within the organisation.  Communicates freely and openly both upwardly managing expectations and reporting on service delivery – and in assisting other Operations teams to deliver against their goals, where you can contribute.

Trust Manager -Securitisation / Corporate Trust

Posted by Anton Murray Consulting on . Posted in

Our client is an independent corporate trustee seeking a Senior Trust Analyst / Trust Manager to join their Sydney team.

This role would suit someone with 5+ years of relevant experience in financial services with a desire to become a skilled specialist at the management of complex financial structures. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Full responsibility for managing as assigned portfolio of trusts
  • Manage trust funding draw down processes
  • Manage trust month end processes
  • Run cash flow distribution waterfall calculations
  • Financial model maintenance and development

Skills and Experience required:

  • 5+ years’ experience in financial markets
  • General experience in financial SPV or trust management/administration
  • Client services skills
  • Both cash flow modelling  and securitisation trust management exp
  • Strong excel skills

Fixed Income & Equity Settlements Associate

Posted by Anton Murray Consulting on . Posted in

Our client is a leading global bank who are seeking an experienced settlements candidate to join their team.

Prior equity and/or Fixed Income settlements experience required using CHESS and or Exigo systems.

Working in a highly skilled, professional environment you will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Coordinate and execute processing, confirmation and settlement of all corporate Fixed Interest & Equities
  • Liaise with the dealers, external and internal customers
  • Completing reconciliations and investigations
  • Completing of daily reporting and filing

In order to be successful in applying for this role you will have: 

  • At least 3 years of experience in Fixed Interest and/or  Equity Settlement Experience
  • CHESS and /or Austraclear / Exigo experience essential
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team

Our clients include

* Prior invoiced clients across the region.