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Senior Technical Associate, Fund Events

  • Job reference DST/TP/17447/11049
  • Job type Full Time
  • Sector Administration and Operations
  • Location Basildon

Summary

This is a fast-paced and challenging role within a busy team that handles fund mergers, closures and conversions.

Package

  • Pro-Rata salary based on experience and in line with the ACE salary progression scheme
  • 20 Days holiday (Pro-Rata and increasing by 1 day for every year's service up to a maximum of 25 days)
  • 6% non-contributory pension scheme
  • Life Assurance (4 x salary)
  • Single person healthcare
  • Flex benefits scheme

Main Responsibilities

You'll be talking to management companies, trustees and internal teams when organising a fund event. You must have an eye for detail and be confident in challenging things that don't look or feel right. At the same time, you'll be expected to deliver first class service to our management companies and be their main point of contact throughout the event. Some conversations can be tough so you'll need to be able to keep calm under pressure and multi-task to resolve any issues that may arise.

Thorough planning is important and you will play a vital role in ensuring there are no conflicting priorities when initially discussing a fund event with a management company. As you get closer to the event date you'll need to be constantly forward thinking and double checking every detail to ensure no issues materialise.

We are a split-location team so this role can be based in Basildon or Chelmsford (Paragon House) or a combination of the two. This is not your average 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday job. When we're in the thick of things there will occasionally be late nights and weekend working so flexibility is really important for this role.

Ideal Candidate

Essential

 Ability to be flexible and support tasks during evenings and non-working days when required

 Experience in managing internal and external stakeholders

 Knowledge of FAST and surround systems

 Accuracy and strong attention to detail

 Strong prioritisation and planning skills - confident manner and able to run meetings

 Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

 Good use of MS Office packages

 Strong verbal reasoning and numeric skills

Desirable

 Knowledge of STP dealing, CTN, EMX

 Knowledge of fund accounting/trustee processes

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