Operations Associate

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, États-Unis New York NY US
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • Vontobel Asset Management, Inc.
  • 31 juil. 18 2018-07-31

General management of monthly valued fund vehicles (two US-based and two Luxembourg-based)

Vontobel Asset Management, Inc. is a global investment management firm dedicated exclusively to managing long-only global equity portfolios. Established in 1984, Vontobel serves both institutional and intermediary clients including some of the world’s leading corporations, public and private pension funds. Vontobel is a wholly owned subsidiary of Vontobel Holding AG and a sister company of Bank Vontobel AG, one of Switzerland’s foremost and financially stable private banks for more than ninety years. Vontobel’s investment expertise is rooted in its passion for active asset management. We believe the Firm has built a successful track record by taking a common sense investment approach: seek high quality growth at sensible prices to generate consistently attractive risk-adjusted long-term performance with less than benchmark risk.

Position:          Operations Associate  

Reports to:      Team Leader Operations

Job Function:  Business Operations

Location:         New York, New York

Role Description

  • General management of monthly valued fund vehicles (two US-based and two Luxembourg-based) which includes but is not limited to;
    • On-boarding and off-boarding clients (closely coordinating with Compliance, Sales, client service teams, investors, traders, custodians, and consultants)
    • Facilitating client transitions between vehicles and client changes
    • Managing fund wire activity
    • Conducting regular service calls with various internal departments and external servicing partners on fund issues and initiatives
    • Completing all external audit requests for clients in the fund as well as larger scale bi-annual fund audits
    • Liaising between custodial banks, administrators, and fund investors to ensure quality client service
    • Managing client contacts
    • Coordinating annual compliance and tax documentation distributions and general ad hoc regulatory communications affecting fund clients
  • Support business process website Appian as well as change requests (coordinating with India-based external developers and internal process designers to determine prioritization and ensure everyone is on task, as well as personally designing and managing any process needs for the fund vehicles)

 

Qualifications

  • Must be able to multi-task and communicate with many parties in different time zones
  • Must display excellent attention to detail and have exemplary communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Self-starter, must be able to think outside of the box for creative process solutions and seek out improvements without specific direction
  • Experience with large custodial banks preferred; basic knowledge of banking systems and general procedures as well as team structures in larger banking corporations ideal
  • Basic knowledge of compliance and regulatory requirements for fund vehicles
  • Have an understanding of business process/CRM websites (Appian, SalesForce, etc.), tech development projects, and general system integration
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or related field, Master Degree a plus
  • 3-5 years working operations experience