Investment Operations Shareholder Asset Lead

Job reference RA3505 - Grade E/Intermediate

Job summary

ReAssure, part of Phoenix Group are recruiting a Shareholder Investment Accountant to join our team within the Finance function. The position will preferably be based in Telford/Work from Home on a FTC basis. This vacancy represents an opportunity to join an ambitious organisation, within an ever-changing environment where you will discover the potential to perform and grow.

You will be responsible for supporting the oversight of the third party fund accounting for Reassure shareholder assets and be the SME for all shareholder asset data and accounting.  You will challenge and determine new processes and procedures and support successful migrations of fund accounting, and engage in a consistency changing environment.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Ownership of the daily/monthly Net Asset Value (NAV) of the Reassure Shareholder portfolio c£18bn from the third part administrator
  • Manage complex and consistent change activity within the shareholder assets fund space
  • Support new external fund managers, asset classes and fund launches
  • The SME for all derivative, private debt and collateral accounting
  • Take ownership of the reconciliation and monitor/oversight of key accounts
  • Ensure Investment accounting records are accurate and assets and liabilities reflect correct position on behalf of Reassure and its stakeholders.
  • Relationship lead with internal/external supplier or functional senior leads.
  • Responsible for stakeholder MI including committee and executive MI. Provide departmental training of Investment knowledge. Be the direct point of contact for asset management
  • Validate all third parties fees and rebates, be the point of contact for any shareholder fees for all other interested functions/projects
  • Lead Fund Accounting Oversight Team’s initiatives, creativity of ideas and debate for continuous process improvement

Key skills/experience required:

  • 5 years’ experience in an Investment related environment
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience supervising in an Investment Operations environment
  • Rounded strategic understanding of the ReAssure business
  • Knowledge of complex assets such as OTC derivatives and private debt.
  • Knowledge of collateral management practice
  • Technical asset accounting knowledge
  • Understanding of ReAssure risk framework
  • Detailed knowledge of Investment function, operations and accounting treatment
  • Knowledge of ReAssure’s Change Management framework and governance
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Ability to prioritise

ReAssure is a highly respected name in the heritage Life Insurance and Pensions market. We are a 3000+ strong team built on a wide range of skills and a wealth of experience. Originally founded in 1963, we’re at a busy crossroads of regulatory and market changes in the insurance industry. We have a proven track record of successfully integrating blocks of pension, insurance and investment business.

As one of Britain’s Top Employers in financial services, we offer opportunities for you to challenge and develop yourself in a company that looks after our colleagues, customers and communities.

ReAssure is an equal opportunities employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills; and creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

ReAssure offer an attractive benefits package for all permanent and fixed term employees, including 27 days’ holiday + bank holidays, contributory pension scheme, Private Medical Insurance plus a range of flexible benefits for you to choose from.

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