International Fund Administration Analyst

Date: Jul 24, 2022

Location: London, GB

Company: Capital Group

Req ID: 52467 

Location: London

Other location(s):  

 

“I can be myself at work.”

 

You define yourself by more than just a job title, and we want you to feel comfortable bringing your true self to work. We value your talents, your traditions and your take on the world  ̶  everything that makes you unique. We’re working hard to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in our organization and our communities because we know that what makes us different makes us better.

 

We want you to feel a strong sense of belonging. We value and welcome your experiences, ideas and identity. Over 40 employee resource groups unite our people and help to develop our collective empathy through unfiltered conversations about race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, faith, disabilities, mental health and so much more.

 

“I can influence my income.”

 

You want to feel recognized at work. Your performance will be reviewed annually, and your compensation will be designed to motivate and reward the value that you provide. You’ll receive a competitive salary, bonuses and benefits. Your company-funded retirement contribution will be the equivalent of 15% of your annual pay (including bonuses).

 

“I can lead a full life.”

 

You bring unique goals and interests to your job and your life. Whether you’re raising a family, you’re passionate about where you volunteer, or you want to explore different career paths, we’ll give you the resources that can set you up for success.

  • Enjoy generous time-away and health benefits from day one, with the opportunity for flexible work options
  • Receive 2-for-1 matching gifts for your charitable contributions and the opportunity to secure annual grants for the organizations you love
  • Access on-demand professional development resources that allow you to hone existing skills and learn new ones

 

Role Summary:

 

As part of Capital Group growth plan in Europe and Asia we are expanding our International Fund Administration team in our London Office. The International Fund Administration team in London is in charge of NAV Oversight, Custodian Oversight, Fund Accounting Operations and Financial Reporting for the Capital Group Luxembourg, Australian and UK OEIC Funds.

 

The IFA Analyst demonstrates an advanced level of knowledge in the assigned area and works under supervision only as needed. Promotes a collaborative and positive work environment and operates as technical subject matter expert within the team on NAV oversight, fund accounting operations and financial reporting for Luxembourg, Australian and UK investment funds.

 

Performs time-critical review, verification and production work which includes reconciliations, valuation, reporting and vendor oversight in order to ensure daily NAV accuracy.

 

Leads team projects and analytical tasks to provide fund accounting information and guidance to internal departments and be a point of contact for internal and external stakeholders.

 

Primary responsibilities/essential functions:

 

  • Fund accounting operations functions related to:
    • Cash reconciliations and cash monitoring.
    • Portfolio reconciliations (positions, pricing and income).
    • Investment of liquidities.
    • Processing of complex transactions such as fund launch, transfer in kind, merger and asset transferability analysis. 

 

  • Financial and regulatory reporting functions related to:
    • Semi-annual and annual financial statements.
    • Audit process and Long-Form Report.
    • Total Expenses Ratio, Portfolio Turnover, Portfolio Yield.
    • Financial and trading data for PRIIPS/MIFID/EMIR/RG97 regulations.
    • Stays abreast of regulatory and operational developments via newsflashes, webinars, conferences and regular contacts with the fund industry. 

 

  • NAV oversight functions related to:
    • Pricing and Fair Valuation of securities.
    • Fund performance validation through benchmarking.
    • Execution of the Passive Currency Overlay program (Hedging).
    • Swing pricing.
    • Accounting for complex instruments and derivatives.
    • Budgeting, accruals and invoices process.
    • Reporting to the Conducting Officers, the Management Company and the funds’ Board of Directors.

 

  • Continuous Improvement: mindset to challenge the status quo and propose more efficient processes. 

 

  • Team oriented: Be flexible in the support of other team members, respect other’s opinions and be reliable in assisting the team with the completion of tasks.

 

  • Provides support and guidance to more junior team members.

 

  • Participates in cross departmental projects and team initiatives:
    • Provides input to working group to establish project plan and processes based on defined business objectives.
    • Assigns responsibilities within own team and ensures both timely and adequate deliverables to project group.

 

  • Performs additional responsibilities as assigned.

 

  • Professional qualification or direct significant experience in the Fund Accounting area. Understanding of the Custodian environment is a plus.

 

  • Strong numerical ability, high proficiency with Excel. Tableau, Alteryx, Eagle Investment Systems are a plus.

 

  • Strong written and spoken English. Any other language is a plus.

 

Competencies:

 

  • Communicates Effectively – Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
  • Action Oriented – Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasm.
  • Optimizes Work Processes – Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Manages Complexity – Making sense of complex, high quantity and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.
  • Situational Adaptability – Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations.
  • Drives Results – Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.
  • Interpersonal Savvy – Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people.
  • Values Differences – Recognizing the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization.
  • Demonstrates Self-Awareness – Using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses.

 

“I can apply in less than 4 minutes.”

 

You’ve reviewed this job posting and you’re ready to start the candidate journey with us. Apply now to move to the next step in our recruiting process. If this role isn’t what you’re looking for, check out our other opportunities and join our talent community.

 

“I can learn more about Capital Group.” 

 

At Capital Group, the success of the people who invest with us depends on the people in whom we invest. That’s why we offer a culture, compensation and opportunities that empower our associates to build successful and prosperous careers. Through nine decades, our goal has been to improve people’s lives through successful investing. We know that our history is a testament to the strength of the people we hire. More than 7,800 associates in 30+ offices around the world help our clients and each other grow and thrive every day. Find us on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, FairyGodBoss, DiversityJobs and Instagram.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 

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