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Senior Fund Accountant FTC

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BNP Paribas Securities Services is a multi-asset servicing specialist with local expertise in 36 markets around the world and a global reach covering 90+ markets. This extensive network enables us to provide our institutional investor clients with the connectivity and local knowledge they need to navigate change in a fast-moving world.

As of 31 December 2018, BNP Paribas Securities Services had USD 10.660 trillion in assets under custody, USD 2.662 trillion in assets under administration, 10,545 funds administered and 11,932 employees.

 

Position Details

 
We are looking for a Senior Fund Accountant to join our team. They will contribute to the successful delivery of agreed reporting requirements in accordance with client service level agreements and will be responsible for the monitoring, review and sign off of work completed by other team members and client deliverables.
 
The department is comprised of a number of different functions responsible for NAV production, monthly OEFA oversight controls and statutory and financial statements reporting services for UK Open Ended Investment Companies, Unit Trusts and UK administered SICAV’s and Dublin funds.
 
 

Key Responsibilities:

 

Operational Excellence

  • To meet client KPI’s and service delivery commitments
  • To review and sign-off of team deliverables including but not limited to:
    • Daily Net Asset Value (NAV) calculations
    • Distribution calculations
    • Monthly trustee / control packs
    • Management service charge calculations
    • Performance fee calculations
    • Portfolio turnover calculations
    • Yield calculations
    • Total expense ratios
    • ONS Returns
  • Timely completion of internal team management information
  • Participate in client and internal change activity as required ensuring no detrimental impact to client service delivery

Client Focus

  • Assist in managing responses to Clients, Auditors, Trustees, Custodians and other departments within BNP Paribas Securities Services.

Risk and Control

  • Assess team processes to improve efficiency, control and to reduce risk
  • Support both Manager and Assistant Manager in ensuring all significant activities are documented within procedures, kept up-to-date and recorded on the procedure database
  • Support both Manager and Assistant Manager in ensuring all checklists utilised in review and sign off clearly document controls and are kept up-to-date
  • Timely escalation of any issues to Assistant Manager
  • Corrective and preventative action if deadlines / quality standards are at risk
  • Maintaining training and continuing competency (T&C)

People Management

  • Provision of feedback to Assistant Managers and Managers on the performance of Fund Accountants.
  • Provision of training to Fund Accountants and new starts.

 

 

Skills and Experience Required

 
As a Senior Fund Accountant you will need to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, along with strong numerical skills and accounting knowledge. You will have sound technical experience in financial services dealing with Open Ended Collective Investment Schemes and ideally have experience in a similar role reviewing and signing off work for other team members.
 
 

Equal Opportunities

 
BNP Paribas promotes equality of opportunity and is committed to ensuring that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.
 
As an employee with BNP Paribas Securities Services, we want to make sure that you are rewarded for your commitment. As such, you will be entitled to our award winning benefits package which includes a generous holiday allowance of at least 34 days (including bank holidays), a noncontributory pension of 9%, private healthcare and GP service all as standard, along with a number of personal insurances such as income protection, life assurance and personal accident insurance. We believe in ensuring all our employees have a positive work life balance and so in addition to the core benefits you will also have access  to a variety of flexible lifestyle benefits including dental cover, childcare vouchers, cycle to work schemes, season ticket loans and reduced cinema and gym membership to name a few.
 
 
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Please note that we are unable to progress applications at this time from candidates who require sponsorship under a Tier 2 General Visa. The role does not meet the required skill level for us to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship under Tier 2

Primary Location: GB-SCO-GlasgowJob Type: Fixed TermJob: OPERATION PROCESSINGEducation Level: Not indicatedSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Organizational skillsTransversal competency: Ability to inspire others & generate people's commitment