GPC - MultiFond Support- Fund Accounting Specialist
Job Purpose :
This is an excellent opportunity for thesuccessful candidate to work as part of a growing business support team thatprovides support to a number of applications locally and globally.
This team focuses on production issueresolution, general support and maintenance for the Funds Administrationbusiness and is responsible for providing L1 support for Multifonds &pControl applications in a 24 / 7 environment.
The candidate may also be responsible forcontributing to the delivery of local, global and strategic Fund Accountingprojects for Citi and external clients.
Job background / context :
The individual appointed will work in a growing, highly Functional and technical team that is responsible for driving solutions within Citi’s Global FA strategy and global operating model.
Reporting lines are dependent on the work stream assigned to the candidate.
Key responsibilities :
The main responsibilitiesfor this role include :
To utilize technical and analytical skills.
To work in partnership with the business to ensure timely issue resolution.
Provide support to the Funds Administration business and liaise with the application vendors and technology on their behalf.
Test vendor / application solutions.
Liaise with our virtual teams.
To successfully manage work allocated.
Communicate effectively and efficiently with internal stakeholders and ensure timely escalation of issues.
Day to day task Management.
Development value :
Further develop technical, analytical and communication skills.
Opportunity to develop multi tasking capabilities.
Opportunity to significantly increase their knowledge of Fund Accounting, related departments and key systems.
Opportunity to work closely with other departments within Citi as well as the various operations teams within Funds Admin.
Opportunity to broaden network by building and maintaining relationships.
Opportunity to work and manage as part of a highly skilled team.
Knowledge / experience : 1-2 years of experience.
1-2 years of experience.
Sound knowledge and understanding of accounting principles.
Knowledge of all Security types like Equities, Bonds, Repo, CFD, Futures, Options, Bank Debts, SWAPS, Forwards, Spot, etc, trade life cycle, various Corporate Actions and its impact on portfolio will be an advantage.
Multifonds Accounting System will be advantage.
pControl will be advantage.
Analyze root-cause of issues reported on various applications and provide solution to operation team in a timely manner.
Good attention to detail and high levels of accuracy.
Strong organizational skills with a proven ability to manage a heavy work load together with tight deadlines.
Quality of work at very high level coupled with the ability to prioritise workloads to meet challenging deadlines.
A high level of integrity with a commitment to service excellence.
The ability to identify operational efficiencies.
Preferable : MBA (B Com).
Preferably the successful candidate will possess some or all of the above desired skills.
The candidate shouldhave :
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to work as part of a team and develop and maintain strong communication and strong interpersonal skills .
Pro-active, energetic and ambitious.
Ability to multi-task, work under pressure in a dynamic, multi-tasking environment and prioritize aggressive deadlines.
Make informed decisions within their realm of responsibility.
Demonstrate flexibility and versatility.
Ability to manage multiple projects at a time.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.