Specialist, Portfolio Services

  • Not Specified
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Schroder Investment Management (Singapore) Ltd
  • 20 Feb 18 2018-02-20

Overview of role * Accountable for allocated portfolios, proactive investigation and follow up of queries arising from fund managers, fund managers’ assistants, clients, custodians and administrators. * Ownership of exception resolution through daily review procedures, including overdrafts, cash flows, NAV reconciliations and custodian stock/cash reconciliations.

Overview of role

  • Accountable for allocated portfolios, proactive investigation and follow up of queries arising from fund managers, fund managers’ assistants, clients, custodians and administrators.
  • Ownership of exception resolution through daily review procedures, including overdrafts, cash flows, NAV reconciliations and custodian stock/cash reconciliations.
  • Validate and update Schroder client accounting records and reconciliation system with transactions relating to net flows, asset allocations, fees, rebates and FX.
  • Produce and verify periodic and ad hoc reports of client investment positions and transactions in accordance with agreed format, data content and scheduling requirements.
  • Work directly with counterparts in Account Management and Performance to agree, input and manage schedules for production of client reporting.
  • Ensure timely resolution of production issues in accordance with deadlines.
  • Work through high volumes, prioritise and manage work load according to risk or deadlines.
  • Provide information from internal accounting or external counterparty records as requested and ensure timely resolution of queries arising from Portfolio Accounting activities.
  • Oversee account transitions to ensure accurate accounting records are maintained for new/lost clients and any new/changing reporting requirements are addressed.

Essential Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good client awareness
  • Proactive problem solving skills and a good attention to detail
  • Strong prioritisation and organisational skills
  • Strong team player but with ability to work independently within specified deadlines
  • Ability to prioritise own and others work
  • Desire to learn and develop
  • An interest in pursuing a career within the Investment Management / Financial Services industry

Desirable Skills

  • Minimum diploma or equivalent relevant work experience
  • Previous experience in reconciliations / investment accounting preferred
  • Knowledge of internal accounting and external counterparty systems
  • Strong and proven investigations skills (liaising with internal & external parties)
  • Experience in the Securities or Fund Management industry preferred
  • Familiarity with equities, fixed income and derivative products desired
  • Good PC skills including MS Excel and MS Word
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