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Fund Operations Manager - City, Manchester, United Kingdom, M1


Here at Castlefield we have an exciting opportunity for a Fund Operations Manager to join our team based in Manchester.

Job Title: Fund Operations Manager

Location: Manchester

Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + benefits

Job Type: Permanent, Start Date September 2019 onwards

Hours: 08:45 - 17:00

We're keen to welcome you to our world: We're Castlefield, a family of businesses, with a focus on our clients' aspirations. Shared ownership and the fact that our employees can share in our business and profits, lies at the heart of our group, along with our focus on ethical & responsible investment advice. It's what makes us different and it's the driving force behind our success.

Castlefield Fund Partners is a fledgling fund management business where our main role is to manage collective investment funds and work with appointed investment managers to manage the underlying investments. The role is far-reaching, from core operations through to analysis of portfolios, there is the scope to be involved in all aspects of the business. The core team is small but growing.

The main purpose of this role is to provide a daily management of operational tasks and assistance with oversight of Funds and third-party relationships.

Some of the responsibilities will include the below, but there is scope to expand to a much wider role:

Daily oversight and the efficient administration of Collective Investment Schemes to which CFP acts as the appointed authorised corporate director ("ACD").

Assistance with responsibility for compliance with the relevant regulations and time constraints.

Building relationships with third party providers

Building strong relationships with investment management team

The management, review dealing notifications to the underlying Fund Accounting and Custodian,

Providing support of Registrar and Client Service operations

Assist with Project Management, including Fund launches.

Daily supervision of the Fund Operations and Dealing team tasks

Fund Operations Manager - Requirements:

- Robust knowledge of UK financial regulations

- Fund accounting knowledge (i.e. UK authorised mutual funds) is necessary

- Understanding of discretionary investment management is an advantage

- Level 4 CISI qualified (or equivalent)

- Ability to problem solve and to deal with conflicting priorities

- Degree calibre candidates - Numeracy and literacy skills

- Interest in CSR

- Team leading experience an advantage

Working With Us

In return we offer the opportunity to work in a great environment where self-directed learning is supported by our Castlefield Academy Programme. We offer a transparent and consistent approach to career development through which you will be able to develop your technical knowledge and interpersonal skills. You will have an opportunity to be part of employee owned business that values employee involvement.

In addition to this we offer:

- Competitive Salary

- 25 days holiday

- Support with qualifications

- NHS top up plan

- A contributory pension scheme

- An opportunity to join a shareholders incentive plan

- Friendly environment and opportunities to grow alongside ethically minded people

To submit your application for this exciting Fund Operations Manager opportunity, please click 'Apply' now!