Vice President, Middle Office

Halifax, Canada

About Citco

Citco is a global leader in fund services, corporate governance and related asset services with staff across 50 office locations worldwide. With more than $1.8 trillion in assets under administration, we deliver end-to-end solutions and exceptional service to meet our clients' needs.

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About The Team & Business Line

Fund Administration is Citco's core business, and our alternative asset and accounting service is one of the industry's most respected. Our continuous investment in learning and technology solutions means our people are equipped to deliver a seamless client experience.

As a core member of our Fund Accounting team, you will be working with some of the industry's most accomplished professionals to deliver award-winning services for complex fund structures that our clients can depend upon.

Your Role

  • You will lead multiple teams within the Reconciliations, Client Service & Delivery group. The Reconciliations function is responsible for reconciling client transactions to 3rd party data, to ensure the integrity and accuracy of the records. The focus of the CS&D function is to identify and resolve issues described in the 3rd party reconciliations, to ensure that the portfolio is maintained (cash flows and security updates), and that any residual risk is captured and signed off prior to production of financial statements.
  • You will need to have an in-depth understanding of the risks, cash flows and best practice protocols required to be able to service your clients and ensure that your team meets the SLA's. The ability to build and develop the professional skill set within your team will be critical as we look to improve our service.
  • You will lead a number of Managers and their teams. Acting as a point of contact and escalation for the clients they service, the colleagues we work with, and your staff.
  • You will ensure teams are well organized, resourced and equipped to service their clients, while minimizing overtime.
  • You will monitor and take ownership of our exposure to risk, by challenging staff and clients to ensure that support is appropriate; escalating judiciously where there are issues.
  • You will actively review portfolios and Service Level Agreements to ensure compliance and adherence to best practice protocols.
  • You will demonstrate an in-depth knowledge and familiarization with a range of securities and investments, their standard treatments and applicable cash flows. Contribute to the design and implementation of mitigating tools and controls.
  • You will initialize new client relationships, lead new fund setups, conversions and migrations.
  • You will coach and develop staff to perform successfully in their current roles and develop them into senior management positions.
  • You will contribute to and/or take a leading role in projects, initiatives and audit requests from both internal and external parties.

About You

  • You have a Bachelor or Master level degree.
  • You have 6+ years in Financial Services.
  • You have Product knowledge, Domestic, Global and OTC security markets, Fixed Income and derivative product knowledge.
  • You have exposure to systems implementations and work flow process initiatives.
  • You have strong customer relationship management.
  • You have strong analytical skills.
  • You have experience managing a team staff.
  • You have excellent communication skills.
  • You have knowledge of Hedge or Mutual Funds.
  • You have a Professional accounting designation (an asset)

Our Benefits

Your well being is of paramount importance to us, and central to our success. We provide a range of benefits, training and education support, and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve success in your career while balancing personal needs. Ask us about specific benefits in your location.

We recognize diversity as a source of organizational pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation's evolving diversity in the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization.

Citco welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection.

Additional Information

Halifax, NS, Canada
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