International Financial Data Services (IFDS) is the leading supplier of third-party administration and IT services to European investment clients and their customers.
We employ over 3000 staff across Canada, Ireland, Luxembourg, Thailand and Mumbai. We are seeking an experienced Transfer Agency Assistant Vice President to join our Dealing Service team.
As part of a distinct team within the business, this is an excellent opportunity for a driven and motivated professional to develop their financial career within a leading organization
set and achieve performance targets and objectives of the department.
Exercise operational oversight within the department and make sound operational decisions.
Handle and resolve complex or unusual operational and managerial problems that are referred to from the team and also senior management.
Act as escalation for Clients in monthly service reviews and weekly issues log calls as required.
Drive procedural changes to improve performance in the department.
Responsible for the ownership and management of banking vendors audit and regulatory body relationships as required.
Promote risk awareness assessment and control within the department.
Develop operating models to deal with growth in volumes
Manage rollout of services to new funds and ensure the smooth transition into TA operating teams.
Lead and contribute to operational client risk and audit meetings as required.
Focus on development opportunities for your direct reports and ensure a focus on non-operational management within the business area.
At least 8 / 10 years of Transfer Agency or Financial Services experience.
Operational management experience.
Good knowledge about Fund Industry and Financial Market in general.
Knowledgeable in Luxembourg regulatory environment and good understanding of Luxembourg fund legal structure
Management Skills :
proactive and focused attitude to work and an ability to constantly meet deadlines
excellent analytical organizational and time management skills
interpersonal oral and written communication skills
excellent leadership and motivational skills
dependability and flexibility