Senior Vice President, Middle Office
in Halifax, NS

Halifax, NS
Full-time - Permanent
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Competition Number: ocFljfwf

Halifax, Canada

About Citco

Citco is a global leader in fund services, corporate governance and related asset services with staff across 80 offices worldwide. With more than $1 trillion in assets under administration, we deliver end-to-end solutions and exceptional service to meet our clients' needs.

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About the Team & Business Line:

Fund Administration is Citco's core business, and our alternative asset and accounting service is one of the industry's most respected. Our continuous investment in learning and technology solutions means our people are equipped to deliver a seamless client experience.

As a core member of our Fund Accounting team, you will be working with some of the industry's most accomplished professionals to deliver award-winning services for complex fund structures that our clients can depend upon.

Your Role:

  • You will be responsible for providing management to a number of VP groups; ensuring that they have strong guidance and support to meet the departments goals. Your management team will want your ideas on how to improve our product, as well as accountability around execution.
  • You will be able to assess and prioritize operational responsibilities, communication to your stakeholders, as well as operating as a focal point for local and global initiatives.
  • You will need to have a strong understanding of the business of HFA; our clients and their products; and how to build and maintain a risk aware operation. Most importantly, you will need to be able to develop strong working relationships with your team, so that you can get the best out of them and coach them to success.
  • You will work with executive management, locally and globally, to shape and develop tactical and strategic solutions
  • You will develop goals for direct reports and their teams, and manage employees to successfully meet these goals
  • You will evaluate, manage and mitigate risk on behalf of Citco and our clients (portfolio and operational)
  • You will ensure new clients, funds and conversions are integrated onto Citco platforms and adhere to best practice
  • You will manage the pipeline of work in and out of local teams, matching resources with work requirements
  • You will oversee compliance of SLAs with clients / other Citco Offices, resolving issues as they arise
  • You will develop ideas on how to improve best practice, create operational efficiencies, utilize technology and deliver a better product to our clients
  • You will ensure adherence to all internal and external audit standards
  • You will escalate judiciously to Senior Management, as and when issues arise
  • You will coach direct reports and develop talent, ensuring that training is executed effectively

About You:

  • You have a Bachelor or Master level degree.
  • You have 12+ years of progressive work experience in Hedge Fund Administration, inclusive of executive level management experience
  • You have experience managing large scale financial operations in a fast-paced environment
  • You have strong product knowledge across Equity, Fixed Income and OTC
  • You have excellent customer relationship skills
  • You have incisive analytical skills allied with creative problem solving
  • You have the ability to drive systems implementations and work flow process initiatives
  • You have outstanding communication skills
  • You are willing to travel on an ad hoc basis

Our Benefits

Your well being is of paramount importance to us, and central to our success. We provide a range of benefits, training and education support, and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve success in your career while balancing personal needs. Ask us about specific benefits in your location.

We recognize diversity as a source of organizational pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation's evolving diversity in the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization.

Citco welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection.

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