Head of Fund Accounting

Head of Fund Accounting

Citigroup

Bertrange, Luxembourg

Responsibilities:

The Head of Fund Accounting for Luxembourg is a senior leadership position with ownership of our Fund Accounting Luxembourg operations. Luxembourg Fund Accounting forms part of our Global Fund Accounting function, and Global Fund Administration. Luxembourg Fund Administration operations comprises Fund Accounting and Reporting, Tax, Asset Pricing, Transfer Agency, AML and Risk & Controls.

The role-holder will form part of our Global Fund Accounting Management Team and will oversee the Fund Accounting, Reporting and Tax services provided to our Luxembourg clients. In this role, the individual will manage a wide-network of stakeholders, including [internal] Client Executive, Product Heads, Technology, Luxembourg Country Head and [external] Clients, Auditors, Legal and Industry participants.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in setting and executing strategies to enhance the scalability and quality of operations;
  • Work with international locations to ensure global model workflow controls, enhancements, and models are implemented and maintained;
  • Ensure profitability of client accounts and assist the product management and client relationship teams in identifying opportunities;
  • Serve as an escalation point for operations team and ensure open communications between operational groups;
  • Develop strategies and oversee project plans meeting operational goals, participate in business development including sales pitches, and cost out new pieces of business;
  • Monitor service level standards and provide senior management with compliance reporting as well as maintain an environment where processes and controls are monitored, and potential risks escalated on a timely basis;
  • Ensure communication to staff regarding changing business needs, ensure appropriate staffing through successful selection/retention of staff, establish goals. Performance measurements, and write evaluations for senior managers on a semi-annual basis;
  • Ensure appropriate operational control procedures and workflows are documented and maintained and are executed in accordance with local regulations;
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency, as well as effectively supervise the activity of others and create accountability with those who fail to maintain these standards.

Qualifications:

  • 15+ years of relevant experience;
  • 8-10+ years of managerial experience;
  • Demonstrated experience in operational process management, talent assessment, development, and deployment;
  • Knowledge of financial services industry and global financial markets;
  • Demonstrated organization and people management skills;
  • Ability to resolve operational issues and business trade-off.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree/University degree or equivalent experience;
  • Master’s degree preferred.

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