Senior Conversion Specialist
in Halifax, NS

Halifax, NS
Full-time - Permanent
Experienced
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Competition Number: ov0Qkfwp
Company Website: http://www.citco.com

Halifax, Canada

About Citco

Citco is a global leader in fund services, corporate governance and related asset services with staff across 50 office locations worldwide. With more than $1.8 trillion in assets under administration, we deliver end-to-end solutions and exceptional service to meet our clients' needs.

For more information about Citco, please visit www.citco.com

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 Client Integration 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 involved in supporting projects such as client integrations, service delivery changes and sales support.
  • You will primarily be responsible for data file analysis, loading/reconciliation of data migrations and incoming/outgoing file implementation.
  • You will be involved in dealing with the senior management of all the organizations that interact with Citco Fund Services.
  • You may be required to support multiple time zones during large projects.
  • You will be involved in Business Development Support, including working with stakeholders in the development of new clients/business, request for proposal/information assistance, build out of sample portfolios for client pitches and demonstrations and act as the direct source of information to Business Development on vendors/conversion/interfaces.
  • You will Project Manage which includes:
    • Incoming file testing,
    • Instruct / extract testing and maintenance
    • Standard & custom extract file development (in house/vendor)
    • Coordinating with both internal and external stakeholders to ensure all necessary data is captured for client reporting
    • OMS vendor migrations
    • System set up and coordination with third parties for new fund launches
    • Contribution to development and testing of Citco's technology platforms
  • You will work with external vendors to improve quality of files, processes and workflows.
  • You will assist with Client user setup/permissions and will work with existing clients on new requirements and process improvements.
  • You will be involved in Administrative Reporting which includes tracking of projects, progress and deadlines on SharePoint, assisting with reporting to senior management and assisting Finance on invoicing for file maintenance and communication charges.

About You:

  • You have a qualified degree in a business or Finance related discipline.
  • You have a strong attention to detail.
  • You are a team player who can work well within the function to deliver a quality service.
  • You have a minimum of 3 years' experience in the financial services industry.
  • You have a proven interest in the financial markets and hedge fund industry.
  • You have proven project management experience.
  • You have proven business analysis experience.
  • You have working knowledge of Listed and OTC products.
  • You are creative and innovative.
  • You have excellent communication and writing skills.
  • You are client focused.
  • You look to continuously improve.
  • You are proficient in Microsoft Office applications.

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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About Citco Group Ltd.

Citco Fund Services is the world's pre-eminent hedge fund administrator with offices around the globe. Established over 7 years ago the Halifax office has grown to be a professional team of over 330 people who service over 150 clients. The mandate of our office continues to evolve, providing challenging functions and client relationship responsibilities. Whether you are a new graduate or an experienced professional we provide you an exciting and rewarding financial services career in one of Halifax's most dynamic companies.
What we offer

On-Boarding
We recognize that joining a new company can be both exciting and challenging as you try to become familiar with our culture, tools and products. Through the On-Boarding Program, which comprises the first 6 months of your tenure, we have created a means of communicating business goals, policies, procedures and standards to employees.

Training and Development
We provide a combination of classroom and on-the-job training to help you reach your full potential. Ongoing technical and professional capabilities training will equip you to meet the challenges of this field. Goals and development plans are created in our Performance Management system to help you progress in your career. Our culture is to promote from within whenever possible, rewarding hard work and success with advancement opportunities. Our management team is committed to ensuring consistent communication regarding your development as well as providing updates on company-wide initiatives and updates.

Benefits
We provide a comprehensive compensation package. The base salary of Operations Analysts and Fund Accountants is reviewed twice in the first year of employment, at six and 12 months. The premiums for medical, dental and vision coverage are 100% paid for by Citco. We match the contributions you make to your pension plan to save for retirement. You start with a minimum of 3 weeks vacation and we provide assistance towards gym memberships. Relevant courses, designations and professional membership dues are supported through our Professional Development Policy.

Fun
Participate in one of our sports teams (basketball, softball, soccer) or fundraising activities. Meet your colleagues at one of our monthly social events or company parties. End your work day in our modern Staffroom by playing a game of foosball or pool, or socialize with colleagues during monthly catered breakfasts.

To view our current job opportunities visit the Careers section of our global website www.citco.com

"Choosing to work at Citco has proven to be an excellent decision. Citco excels at employee development, providing numerous opportunities to build both technical and soft skills designed to continuously challenge its employees to grow professionally and progress in their career."
Matthew Saunders, Supervisor
"With great benefits, a relaxed atmosphere and plenty of opportunity to advance, Citco is a great place to start a career!"
Mark Godwin, Project Coordinator
"Citco is a great company with a relaxed corporate culture and a diverse workforce. With offices worldwide, you get the opportunity to interact with people from all around the globe. Also, there are plenty of opportunities for development and advancement. Citco is a great place to get real-world experience in the finance industry!"
Carly McLay, Senior Operations Analyst

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