Fund Operations Manager

Sydney Permanent / Full Time

Iain has over 15 years’ experience in both contingency and retained recruitment, with over 12 years dedicated to the Sydney Property and Financial Services market. Previously, Iain led both a Local & International recruitment businesses senior accounting offering, as well as spending 5 years in Search work on behalf of clients within the Property & Funds Management sector in both London and Sydney. Iain has extensive experience recruiting and sourcing for accounting and finance related roles across the Property, Infrastructure, Fund/Wealth Management & Insurance sectors. Having developed strong networks within his niche and unapparelled product knowledge, Iain is passionate about the role an Accountant can play in his specialist sectors, whether it is at Junior Accountant level or CFO.

Recruiter :
Iain McLeod

Iain McLeod
  • Boutique Australian Investment & Wealth Manager
  • Lead Operations Function, Oversight of Custodian & Fund Administration
  • Work closely with MD, Fund Manager's & COO
Our client, a boutique Fund Manager based in Sydney CBD are looking for an Investment / Fund Operations Manager to join their Investment, Accounting and Investor relations.
Fund Operations Manager Role Overview
This Finance and Operations role is responsible for managing the day to day administration, accounting, investor relations and regulatory compliance of the existing funds and of the wider funds management businesses.

Initially offered on a 6 month basis this varied role will manage the Middle/Back office and have responsibility for the oversight of the custodian and services providers across the following areas:
  • Core fund operations including fund accounting, investment processes and day to day cashflow management
  • Managing all aspects of investor relations including investor communications, fund reporting, capital calls and distributions
  • Investment portfolio reporting and annual portfolio audits
  • Regulatory compliance including ensuring compliance with AFSL, KYC and FATCA/CRS
  • Managing all tax reporting and lodgments for the funds
  • Strong partnership with the Fund Managers, fund investment team and the wider business

Skills and experience required:
  • Experience in Investment Operations, Performance Reporting and Fund Accounting 
  • Ideally 
  • 7 + years experience working in an investment banking or funds management environment.
  • Good understanding and knowledge of investment compliance governance requirements
  • Experience with various financial products
  • Monitoring, reporting, and regulations application experience
  • Knowledge of global equities settlements and portfolio management
  • Strong understanding or interest in ESG principles
This role represents an excellent opportunity to join a growing, successful and flexible business. This would ideally suit candidates looking for a change from custody/fund administrators or those currently at larger Fund/Investment Managers looking for end to end role and “own” the operations and investment admin function.

Referral reward: $500

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