Contractor, Lead Specialist Fund Services

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Operations
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HON00382 Requisition #

Who we’re looking for 

Operations is the foundation which enables Schroders to carry out its business effectively for our clients. Our business area consists of a number of Operations functions and hubs working globally across the entire client journey. We support processes from onboarding, transaction processing, asset servicing, reconciliation and reporting to our clients. We are consistently working to achieve Schroders’ core values of excellence, innovation, teamwork, passion and integrity in everything we do. 

We’re now looking for a Fund Service Specialist who is open to take on a 9 months contract,  with the experience and passion to drive operational effectiveness. We want someone that is curious and loves process improvement.  

You’ll be busy working with various teams and be the liaison point in the region for group policy and project, as well as with other business areas to identify the business requirements or issues in order to provide effective support.  

About Schroders

We’re a global investment manager. We help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future. 

We have around 4,000 people on six continents. And we’ve been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes. What doesn’t change is our commitment to helping our clients, and society, prosper. 

The base

We’re close to our clients, in the heart of Hong Kong’s financial centre at Two Pacific Place, 88 Queensway. 

The team

The Fund Operations focuses on five key areas and has teams located in London, Horsham, Singapore and New York. The 5 key areas includes Fund Accounting Oversight, Transfer Agency Oversight, Private Assets & Real Estate Fund Accounting, Statutory Reporting and BAU Operational Change. 

What you’ll do

  • Assist management in the implementation of policies/procedures and provide feedback on resources requirement and allocation.
  • Co-ordinate with internal and external parties for projects & changes.
  • Be the liaison in the region for group policy and project, as well as with other business areas to identify the business requirements or issues in order to provide effective support
  • Review and ensure internal controls and compliance policies/procedures are being adhered to the function.
  • Report any irregularity to the line manager in timely manner
  • Manage the below duties:
    • Support Global Swing Pricing
    • Support TA Cashflow Notification
    • Support Asian countries on UT dealing, registration and settlement matters –
    • System testing and project co-ordination
    • Participate PI Planning & sprint meeting
    • OM / work procedures update
    • Handle enquires from internal and external parties
    • Ad hoc assignments

The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need

  • Degree graduate in Accounting, Finance or any other related discipline.
  • At least 3-5 years of working experience in Fund Accounting and/or Transfer Agency.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills

What you’ll be like

  • Strong administrative, organizational and analytical skills.
  • Attentive to details
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Flexible, highly curious and willing to learn
  • A critical thinker who’s able to look at things from different angles
  • Great at unpicking a problem, from start to end, own and deliver the solution 
  • Able to work under pressure, on several priorities at once, and with tight deadlines
  • Great at working with other people, sharing and communicating decisions
  • Keen to improve what we do for our clients and how we do it

We’re looking for the best, whoever they are

Schroders is an equal opportunities employer. You’re welcome here whatever your sex, marital status, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religious belief or age.

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