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Operations Project Assistant: Transfer Agency

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My client is looking for an Operations Projects Assistant to work in their TA business.

Job Code: 03902016
Pay Rate: £40000 to £44000

Job Description:

The Department

  • The department consists of 4 teams: TA Projects, Retail Operations, Investor Services and Lux Operations with the following responsibilities:
    • Implementation of TA related projects, Regulatory and Product Changes and management of Changes Control process with UK & Lux Transfer Agents.
    • Oversight and monitoring of Transfer Agency (TA) for UK, Luxembourg and Dublin funds and shareholders.
    • Oversight and monitoring of UK Retail investor servicing including call centre operations, written enquiries, complaints, statement, report/accounts and distributions production processes.


Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Successful implementation of change, including client and Regulatory initiatives to support our business growth, meet our customer’s needs and remain complaint with current regulation in UK, Luxemburg and Ireland.
  • Managing the relationship and processes with TA’s to ensure delivery of projects and change control requests so that they are successfully delivered on time and within budget.
  • Responsibility for / fund launches and fund closures across both UK and Lux fund ranges
  • Represent TA Projects team as part of working groups as subject matter expert sharing knowledge and expertise.

To work alongside the Project Manager and assist with other global projects when required.


Technical Skills & Qualifications Required  

  • Previous experience in a project or BA role.
  • Previous experience in a TA environment of a Fund Management company overseeing fund processes.
  • Intermediate to advanced word & excel skills.
  • Good knowledge of investment products & markets.


Competencies Required

  • Good written and verbal communication skills and able to demonstrate ability to liaise effectively with both internal and external parties.
  • Good relationship building skills.
  • Strong Customer focus.
  • Highly organised, confident, decisive and enthusiastic self-starter
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work as part of an effective team as well as independently.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Effective problem solver and solution orientated
  • Flexible, adaptable and ability to respond effectively to changing business needs

The client needs someone with strong Project Management experience in Asset Management and who has Transfer Agency experience. Preference would be for someone who has dealt with LUX funds. Please send your CV if you have the relevant skills. 

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