Back Office Manager – Asset Management

This position has been filled.

The Back Office Manager will report to our Head of Operations, Asset Management, Geneva. This position is for our office based in Mauritius.

Role purpose

The Back Office Manager will be strengthening the Mauritius Back Office Team. Aside from managing the team, duties will mainly consist of client onboarding, data maintenance, portfolio valuation and reporting, as well as taking an active part in the implementation of client portfolios onto the new Portfolio Management System.

Duties and responsibilities

Client Onboarding and Data Maintenance:

  • Gather all information related to clients’ assets, manage relationship with internal and external counterparties
  • Review the accuracy of online data feed as well as manual import of offline data
  • Actively take part in the implementation of client accounts and portfolios in the Portfolio Management System and Reporting tool
  • Daily reconciliation and data integration for automated feeds, monthly reconciliation of manual accounts
  • Set up online access to banks, custodians
  • Ongoing liaison with key stakeholders and custodians

Portfolio Valuation and Reporting

  • Monthly preparation on Portfolio valuation
  • Quarterly reporting on clients’ assets
  • Responsibility for data accuracy and consistency for both automated and manual accounts

Processes

  • Initiate and manage the update and improvement of processes & procedures to increase efficiency and effectiveness, as well as mitigate all risks
  • Team Management
  • Managing team members’ workload and deadlines
  • Setting team’s objectives and review performance regularly
  • Report to Head of Operations

Required qualifications and competencies

Training

  • Degree in Economics, Finance or Accounting, or any equivalent qualifications
  • ACCA or CFA qualified or working towards one of these will be considered an asset

Main experience

  • At least 5 years of experience in investment management firm or banking environment
  • Good knowledge and understanding of investment asset classes
  • Prior experience in a senior Operations / team management position

Soft skills

  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented environment
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Strong leadership skills while able to perform the operational tasks together with the team
  • Strong organizational skills, detail-oriented and rigorous
  • High degree of autonomy
  • Flexibility and ability to cope with tight deadlines in an ever-evolving environment

Languages

  • English mandatory (fluent)
  • French desirable (conversational)

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