Specialist Fund Job Description

Specialist Fund Job Description

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Specialist fund provides development and or support of these reports utilizing Microsoft Excel and Access, Quick Base, Orion, and other software as needed.

Specialist Fund Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Proactively generate sales to meet net sales/AUM growth targets
Through proactive call management service clients by reviewing portfolio asset mix and security selection, with the ultimate goal of deepening existing relationships and generating new sales/AUM
Cross-sell and or retain existing client relationships by referring qualified clients to Fiduciary Trust Company of Canada’s products and services
Participate in weekly investment strategy meetings with asset management professionals to maintain an up-to-date knowledge of investment activities and market views/outlooks
Educate wealth management professionals on mutual fund products and related investment information including perspectives on pricing, valuation and competitive landscape
Work closely with asset management product areas and subject matter experts to prepare product reviews, market updates and other special projects to support wealth management
Provide timely delivery of high quality communications, both written and oral, which cover product features and performance along with current equity outlooks and analyses
Must understand accounting in order to reconcile Cash Transaction accounts and general ledgers daily
Escalate client concerns
Answer and/or initiate Financial Advisor and Client Specialist contact

Specialist Fund Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Specialist Fund

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CFA, CPSM, CIPS, CITI, SII/CISI, IAQ/IOC, CAIA

Education for Specialist Fund

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Employers hiring for the specialist fund job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as University and Collage Degree in Finance, Accounting, Education, Business, Economics, Graduate, Department of Education, Graduate Education, MBA, Financial Services

Skills for Specialist Fund

Desired skills for specialist fund include:

Fund accounting
MS Access and integrated production/data management databases
MS Excel
Major financial information systems would be an advantage
Relevant products and business processes
Alternatives industry and of the different areas within service delivery
Derivatives
Funds and financial instruments
Microsoft Excel and other office programmes and an interest in enhancing these skills further
Both OTC and ETD and ability to price these instrument types

Desired experience for specialist fund includes:

The position makes decisions within an assigned level of authority
Able to manage priorities and tasks in order to meet deadlines and accomplish goals
Exceptional analytical, problem solving and mathematical skills
Ability to work within time constraints and meet daily deadlines
Exemplary analytical, investment and quantitative skills applicable to equity and fixed investments fund analysis and portfolio construction
High school diploma and at least two years of undergraduate studies in a related field

Specialist Fund Examples

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Specialist Fund Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a specialist fund. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for specialist fund
  • Support daily valuation, compliance, and risk production
  • Ensure proper controls are in place for offerings including detailed process documents
  • Assess Fund Overdrafts
  • Assess NAV divergences
  • Process and maintain data in your area of expertise, function and process
  • Ability to prioritize tasks within her/his area of responsibility
  • Ensures that all operations are performed timely according to the cut offs confirmed in the SLA
  • Contributes to service improvements and optimization by participating in relevant processes
  • Shows client-driven orientation
  • Responds to client queries in a timely and accurate manner / provides excellent level of customer services
Qualifications for specialist fund
  • Solid understanding, and experience of a techical role in developing or sales for quantitative finance strategies
  • Ability to interpret complex financial information and diseminate confidently under pressure
  • Demonstrably strong interpersonal skills, as you will be required to pitch new ideas to and maintain relationships with sophisticated clients
  • Quantitative degree from a top-tier university
  • Spoken/written English, fluency in Mandarin or Japanese preferred
  • A bachelor's degree in accounting or statistics is preferred
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Specialist Fund Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a specialist fund. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for specialist fund
  • Assigns appropriate coding for donations received and completes input into donor system importing demographic, company master and other files into donor management system
  • Scrub import files prior to import and validate records updated as needed
  • Pull specific donor information from database to include on acknowledgment letters
  • Generate and mail recognition letters for related donation inputs
  • Send communications using web-based program
  • Manage and execute daily fund administration oversight activities
  • Coordinate the production and review of statutory reports with fund administrators, auditors, type-setter and translators
  • Control and approve dividend distribution calculations from 3rd party service providers
  • Coordinate fund events and corporate actions in relation with the oversight activities
  • Keep internal procedures up to date
Qualifications for specialist fund
  • Good knowledge of mutual and hedge funds dealing process will be an asset
  • Knowledge of French/Spanish/German/Italian language will be an asset
  • Client focus approach
  • BS/BA degree in finance or related field
  • Minimum 3 years successful experience in the accounting or banking fields
  • Proficiency in Excel and other windows-based software (Excel Formulas, Macros, Pivot Tables)
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Specialist Fund Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a specialist fund. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for specialist fund
  • Review and approve funds monthly expenses
  • Act as primary contact for Financial Intermediary home office personnel
  • Provide up to date information relative to fund trading, transaction processing, account maintenance, and problem resolution
  • Accept order clearance trades via phone and fax requests, input to TA system for processing, and QC transactions
  • Facilitate the completion of home office requests for trade corrections
  • Generate bills and facilitate collection for trade losses on home office adjustments or as/of trade requests
  • Review Omnibus dealer reports for Intermediary Due Diligence purposes
  • Provide specialized support to broker dealers operating in the Omnibus environment
  • Assist in reporting to management on dealer related topics such as excessive trading, CDSC reporting and Omnibus12b-1 invoicing
  • Review and Facilitate payment of dealer invoices
Qualifications for specialist fund
  • Experience in a regulatory environment, including working knowledge in FATCA, Dodd Frank and AIFMD
  • High level of proficiency in Excel required
  • Intermediate level understanding of Python and Python libraries, including flow control and Python data types
  • VBA, SQL or other programming languages also beneficial
  • Ability to write maintainable code and comfort with testing/debugging the same
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both a technical and non-technical audience
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Specialist Fund Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a specialist fund. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for specialist fund
  • Periodic Regulatory reporting Hong Kong Large Positions, Tokyo Short Sell reporting
  • Maintains a working knowledge of strategic investment market activities and industry pronouncements and their impacts on the Funds LNL
  • Mange a small team
  • Partner with leadership of MFAS to quickly build and maintain strong working relationships with a suite of colleagues across the Business Channels, Technology, Compliance, National Accounts, and Corporate Counsel
  • Directly engage in an effort to understand and align on shared business needs, desired outcomes, and current pain points
  • Prepare and negotiate contracts in a high volume environment
  • Act as an effective liaison between attorneys and business partners to address issues as they relate to contracts and take a leadership role in resolving inconsistencies in contracts across asset management firms
  • Advocate for the efficient flow of information and ensure that related systems deliver intuitive and natural interfaces
  • Lead the teams through change in a courageous and authentic manner, always driving transparency and building trust throughout
  • Uncover, monitor, and actively manage risk
Qualifications for specialist fund
  • Ability to engage individuals over the phone – experience securing appointments a plus
  • Highly organized with project management experience and strong attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, in person, by phone and in writing
  • Professional, flexible demeanor with affinity for customer service
  • Must possess valid driver's license, proof of insurance, and have access to a reliable vehicle
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of related experience, with one to three years transfer agency experience preferred
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Specialist Fund Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of specialist fund. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for specialist fund
  • Process complex transactions, queries and reports to meet team objectives
  • Maintain compliance with current accounting policies, procedures and internal controls to ensure they are accurate, complete and effective
  • Participate in interview and hiring process
  • Perform cash/ securities/ portfolios reconciliation vs custodian’s and/ or counter-party’s records
  • Service delivery and engagement of new regulatory reporting client’s requirements
  • Preparation & review of regulatory reporting returns for our clients
  • Deliver high quality service through accurate, timely completion of all assigned tasks and requests for information
  • Be responsive and anticipate to the client needs
  • Understand the needs of our end clients and ensure full support for accurate and timely reporting coupled with a proactive approach to local offices
  • Continuously improve and recommend opportunities to enhance client focused service delivery
Qualifications for specialist fund
  • Demonstrated ability to pro-actively manage and monitor a portfolio of hedge fund names, including monitoring monthly performance and net asset value trends with proactive follow-up to hedge fund managers facing challenges with redemptions, performance, strategy
  • Some fundraising experience required
  • Previous customer service skills a plus
  • Understanding of Fund/SERV and Network processing
  • Must be highly organized and able to handle multiple tasks with a sense of prioritization
  • Able to work well within a team atmosphere independently

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