Depositary Manager (m / f)
Ocorian is a global leader in corporate and fiduciary services, fund administration and capital markets. Wherever our clients hold financial interests, or however they are structured, we provide compliant, tailored solutions that are individual to their needs.
We manage over 17,000 structures for 8000+ clients with a global footprint operating from 18 locations. Our scale offers all our people great opportunities to develop their knowledge and skills and to progress their careers.
PURPOSE OF THE JOB
To deliver a first class depository administration service to the clients of Ocorian and provide training, support, guidance and oversight to junior members of staff.
To take responsibility for being the immediate point of contact for all Luxembourg depository relationships;
To monitor the cash monitoring and safe keeping functions performed by the Depositary administrator, as well as assisting with differences and anomalies escalated by Depositary administrator, and where necessary, discuss with the client;
Assist with the oversight function of our depository clients by assessing the risks of the AIF strategy and organisation, reviewing distributions and drawdowns in line with the constitutional documents and applicable laws, and verifying the valuation;
Generate all reports to present to the client and fund manager in accordance with the service level agreement;
Undertake an annual review of the depositary procedures and checklists to ensure they are current, and where appropriate, update and provide training to junior members of staff;
When required, to prepare minutes and other meeting documents;
To manage the billing process, reviewing billing proformas / draft invoices where appropriate, at established frequencies;
Ensure any new business is taken on in an efficient and timely manner in accordance with the Ocorian new client checklists and procedures, and set up any new spreadsheets and reports that may be required;
Assist with new business enquiries and if necessary, prepare presentations and other useful material for the business development team;
To mentor and support the training of more junior members of staff;
Escalate any issues / risks arising promptly to the Director where appropriate.
Ideally the post holder will have completed a professional / relevant qualification to Professional Level (e.g. ICSA).
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Ideally a minimum of 4 years or more relevant funds / depositary experience;
As a result of study and experience possess a comprehensive understanding and technical knowledge of fund administration;
Strong IT skills.
The ability to work independently;
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with clients and colleagues at all levels;
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines;
Methodical and accurate approach with an eye for detail;
Strong time management and organisational skills;
Fluency in English (written and orally), with any other language (French, German, Spanish) being considered as an advantage.
All staff are expected to embody our core values that underpin everything that we do and that reflect the skills and behaviours we all need to be successful. These are :
We are AMBITIOUS - We think and act globally, seizing every opportunity to support our clients and staff - wherever in the world they may be ;
We are AGILE - Our independence from any financial institution gives us the flexibility and freedom to keep things simple, efficient and effective ;
We are COLLABORATIVE - We take the time to understand our clients' needs so that we can deliver personalised solutions every time.