WMF Global Fund Controller

  • Competitive
  • Luxembourg Luxembourg Luxembourg LU
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • Wellington Management Company, LLP
  • 20 mai 18 2018-05-20

WMF Global Fund Controller

WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT

Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 50 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.

POSITION

BACKGROUND

Wellington Management Funds ("WMF") Global Fund Services is responsible for all aspects of the operations for the WMF Global fund ranges, and works alongside the Product Development, Legal, Compliance, and Governance  teams to support all aspects of the fund business.

RESPONSIBILITIES

We are currently seeking to recruit a high impact, self-starter to play a leading role in our WMF Fund Financial Control team. Based in our Luxembourg office, this individual will report to the Conducting Officer responsible for Central Administration & Internal Audit. He/she will be part of a broader team of Fund Controllers located in Luxembourg, Boston and London with the following responsibilities: 

Financial Control

* Responsible for the relationship with the Auditors and the Administrators in relation to Financial Reporting in Ireland and Luxembourg;

* Coordinate Annual Audit, and manage Auditor Relationship;

* Annual Report and Financial Statements Review;

* Semi-annual Financial Statements Review;

* Review of all Financial Statement Templates;

* Key point of contact on IFRS;

* Manage translation and publication of Financial Statements to comply with country registration requirements;

* Monitor financial position of the Management Company, and oversee delegated activity;

* Capital adequacy monitoring.

Fund and Management Company Governance      

* Governance Reporting;

* Oversee regulatory filings;

* Provide administration support for resolution of UCITS/guideline breaches;

* AIFM Directive Operational Support;

* Review and implement new regulatory requirements e.g. Remuneration disclosures, SFRT disclosure etc.;

* Maintain relationship with Internal Audit provider, and coordinate the various reviews of controls;

* Provide operational risk assessments of current processes, and identify issues that arise/could arise on the funds, and work with stakeholders to resolve these on a proactive basis.

Vendor Due Diligence

* Key Performance Indicator Monitoring and Reporting;

* Provide back-up and assistance to other WMF Global Fund Controllers;

* Completion of annual and periodic reviews of due diligence questionnaires;

* Annual review of service provider controls reports.

Business Support

Work on various and changeable tasks to support other business functions, this could include but is not limited to:

* Help support the Fund Control function;

* Lead projects related to new regulatory requirements or business changes, to assess the impact they will have on the business and operations;

* Recognize areas of reporting inefficiency between the service providers and the Management Company, and collaborate with internal systems consultants to develop and integrate customized automated reports;

* Support broader efforts across the firm to assess critical vendor capabilities and business continuity processes.                          

QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate is likely to have:

* An undergraduate degree;

* 10+ years of experience working in the funds industry, ideally with a background in funds domiciled in Cayman Islands or Canada;

* A sound knowledge of Luxembourg GAAP and IFRS;

* ACCA/ACA qualification (or equivalent) would be desirable but relevant financial reporting experience would be looked on favourably;

* Strong analytical skills and attention to detail;

* Strong verbal and written communication skills;

* Team oriented attitude;

* Fluency in English is required.

Please note that we are only able to respond to successful applicants.  

JOB TITLE
WMF Global Fund Controller

JOB FAMILY
Wellington Funds Group

LOCATION
Luxembourg

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management considers all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at Wellington@icareerhelp.com .