Associate Director

Futures Recruitment Ltd
London, UK
20 Sep 2019
25 Sep 2019
Job Role
Finance Director
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified
Futures Recruitment Services are recruiting for their clients who are an independent global brand in the financial services sector. We are recruiting for an Associate Director of Depositary Services. The purpose of the role is to lead the day-to-day delivery and development of the company's depositary services business in the UK and to support the UK Head of Depositary Services with operational, financial governance and strategic considerations. Key Responsibilities for the Associate Director: Client Management:
• Working closely with the depositary management team to ensure that high-levels of client service are delivered on a day-to-day for their respective client portfolios
• Ensure that all client outputs are subject to satisfactory review, are of sufficient quality and demonstrate detailed understanding.
• Support the management of the executive-level relationships including, but not limited to, periodic client relationship meetings and the formal presentation of reports to client boards.
• Actively develop relationships with existing clients and their other service providers. People Management:
• Act as line manager to the depositary management team, ensuring that they are effectively supervised coached, directed, engaged and encouraged through their day-to-day work and longer-term ambitions.
• Support the depositary management team with the people management of their respective teams including, but not limited to, training, development and/or promotion considerations.
• Work with depositary management team on all aspects of junior team member recruitment and the relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Business Development:
• Assist in building the company's depositary service offering in the UK through acting as the first point of contact for proposal-drafting, fee and team considerations.
• Work with company's business development team to facilitate effective response to reactive opportunities as well as developing and delivering on a plan of proactive client and intermediary development. Financial Performance Management
• Assist the UK head of depositary services in setting annual budgets, the ongoing monitoring of these are the related decision-making
• Liaise effectively with internal finance team and our client on billing, invoice and payment considerations. Operational Development:
• Actively contribute to the representation of the depositary business on several internal operational committees and working groups.
• Assist in continuing to assess and evolve the clients operating framework for depositary services including, but not limited to, our use of systems, our checklist environment and relationships with third parties Risk Management:
• Support the depositary management team with technical considerations that may require an additional level of judgement
• Act as a higher-level authority for internal and external considerations including, but not limited to, new business risk assessment, financial decisions and formal client communications.
• Work with the depositary management team, ensuring that the clients internal control framework is consistently delivered across the UK depositary services business.
• Act as the first point of contact and taking day-to-day responsibility for internal legal, compliance and risk review planning, delivery and outcomes. Expertise and knowledge required:
• Proven experience of delivering and/or leading the provision of professional services to a portfolio of clients
• Experience of operating successfully at client board level, including writing and presenting reports and maintaining ongoing relationships with executive-level-people
• Relevant qualification - ACCA, ACA, ICSA
• Experience of contributing to and being responsible for all aspects of running a successful business including, but not limited to, operational, finance and people performance as well as more medium-term strategic considerations
• Proven experience of contributing to successful business development actively, including drafting proposals, fee quotations and presentation scenarios. Company Benefits: ? 25 days holiday plus bank holidays ? Private Health and Worldwide Travel Insurance ? Pension and much much more.......... This is an exceptional opportunity to join a global brand with the ability to progress and grow with experience. If you have the desired attributes - apply today.