Wednesday, January 2, 2008

Fund Managers Assistant Required London

Our client is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. The investment management arm provides global investment opportunities to a substantial and diversified client base including institutions, governments and high net worth individuals. It is one of the pre-eminent investment management organisations globally, with responsibility for over $640bn assets under management. .

The London based PCA team is responsible for oversight of over 400 portfolios which are invested globally across all asset classes including alternative investments and complex derivative products. This is a senior technical position within GSAM Operations and as such requires the capability to work effectively with a diverse range of professionals both internally and externally, covering a wide range of accounting, product and industry initiatives.

The principal responsibilities for this position include:
- Oversight of the accounting and reconciliation functions.
- Problem solving capability for complex accounting, performance and portfolio issues.
- Performance calculations and investigations.
- Cash management.
- Client reporting covering portfolio analysis, accounting and regulatory reports.
- Extensive ad hoc analysis for fund managers and clients.
- Project participation for new systems, processes and products.
- Significant liaison with internal and external clients.
- Management of departmental change events including systems automation, scalability initiatives and efficiency improvements.
- Business planning including new accounts, new products and new markets.
- Operational policy formation and implementation including risk management, valuation, accounting and controls.

The experiences and skills required for this position include:
- Process and control orientation, balancing commercial opportunities with risk management
- Experience in client facing activities
- Apply re-engineering methodologies to processes and execute solutions
- Ability to gather information, make decisions and drive results
- Highly motivated and ability to coach others in technical areas and problem solving
- Capability to prioritize and work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
- Proactive, self-starting individual with high levels of ownership
- Excellent communication skills
- Flexibility and ability to learn quickly
- Strong academic record
- Previous accounting experience or qualifications beneficial but not essential

This vacancy is being advertised by Envision Personnel Solutions Limited. The services advertised by Envision Personnel Solutions Limited are those of an Employment Agency.

Vacancy SummaryJob TypePermanent LocationCity of London, Docklands, East London, North London, North West London, South East London, South West London, West End, West London, London Start DateASAP DurationPermanent Salary£35k - £45k pa + Bonus + Ref No:122962-GSA-SD-HQ00002364 Date Advertised 31 Dec 2007

Applying For This Position
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Recruiter: Envision Personnel Solutions Limited
0207 220 7900 (T)
Steven Davies

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