Manager - Systems Accountant

Location

Jersey


About Intertrust
Our 4,000 employees are dedicated to providing world-leading, specialized administration services to clients in over 30 jurisdictions. This is amplified by the support we offer across our approved partner network which covers a further 100 jurisdictions. Our focus on bespoke corporate, fund, capital market and private wealth services enables our clients to invest, grow and thrive anywhere in the world. Sitting at the heart of international business, our local, expert knowledge and innovative, proprietary technology combine to deliver a compelling proposition - all of which keeps our clients one step ahead.
By being the best at what we do, we empower businesses of all sizes, wherever they are in the world, to navigate the complexity of ever-changing rules and regulations. We support them to grow and accelerate the possible. We partner with them to transform and unleash the potential of their operating model by driving the efficiency, technology and insight needed to achieve a competitive edge. We deliver the power they need to succeed. That's why we focus on attracting, developing and retaining the best talent in our industry and our talent strategy is centred on strong teams, platforms for growth and our values-driven culture.
Be empowered. Be Intertrust.

The Position
This role is as a team manager within the Operations team which is a sub team located within the Private Equity Funds team in Jersey. The Systems Manager reports directly to the Director of Operations and Risk. Currently the team focuses primarily upon accounting automation (Investran), investor reporting automation (DX Portal), data migrations/remediation, static data, and defined tasks to support the funds business.
Technical Attributes
•    Manage a small team of Operations professionals who in turn manage the static data processes and support the client facing teams with systems queries
•    Interface with group IT and systems vendors to bridge the knowledge gap between them and the client facing teams. This involves understanding both the systems we work with (technical understanding) and client/client team requirements
•    Maintain an accurate record of the accounting data requirements for each legal entity where data is managed by the team along with timelines where data remediation is required and continually monitor the status against these requirements
•    Reconciling client data to Investran/NavOne and ensuring data granularity is captured and maintained according to best practice
•    Become a subject matter expert in the use of the Investran/DX Portal/NavOne and support client teams by responding to adhoc queries and providing ongoing training/guidance
•    Proactively seek to identify enhancements to be adopted by the teams using Investran and provide support to the teams in their adoption
•    Manage and control the Funds team ISAE3402 audit process, interfacing between the client teams and the auditors
•    Improving efficiencies through automation of outputs as well as custom report writing
•    Take ownership of all migrations into Investran/NavOne from an accounting perspective including data remediation

Client Care/Team Care and Support
•    Maintain client documents with integrity and the highest levels of confidentiality
•    Support the team by keeping the relevant systems updated, and solve any system related issues that may arise
•    Manage and develop good working relationships with the Funds team at Intertrust, the Operations team, group IT and any external parties to Intertrust
•    Ensure the systems teams senior is kept informed of activities at all times
•    Take the necessary corrective and preventative action if an error occurs including informing all parties involved


People & Team
•    Be approachable and accessible as well as offering guidance and development to the wider teams when required
•    Ability to represent the team and present ideas/proposals to various stakeholders
•    Supporting the funds team with subscriptions, redemptions and notifications on an adhoc basis where technical support is required
•    Proactively ensure that internal team management information is completed on a timely basis
•    Delegate the work flow to the most suited team member and ensure deadlines are achieved within agreed timelines
•    Ensure compliance with the Firm's professional conduct, quality and ethical standards
•    Provide new, innovative ideas, leveraging our technology or suggesting new applications in regard to how to improve the efficiencies of daily tasks
•    Drive personal development, both for self-appraisal and line report appraisals, using all the resources available at Intertrust to achieve success
•    To undertake project work as instructed

 Financials
•    Accurately record all time spent dealing with client matters to ensure the client's are correctly invoiced. Monitor and guide the Operations team with time recording
•    Responsible for providing on going management/dashboard reporting (for multiple stakeholders) based on the scope and objectives of the team, where necessary working with the finance team to obtain the core data so that it is fit for purpose
 
Skills & Expertise
•    Be able to deal with tasks independently & use own initiative
•    Must be committed and driven to achieving excellence for themselves and their client
•    Strong academic background
•    Relevant experience in a similar role is desirable, though we would consider someone with the relevant accounting/technical knowledge who is interested in a move to this role
•    Ideally ACCA qualified, with 'Big 4' experience desired, though this is not essential for someone with relevant technical/accounting experience
•    Strong technical knowledge within private equity, SPVs, real estate and funds business areas
•    Excellent proven client relationship experience and feedback
•    Proficient IT skills, ideally including Investran, Microsoft Excel, Alteryx, and Navision
•    Desire for progression, and ambition to develop the role and team to the evolving needs of the business

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