Operations - Project Managed Funds Analyst - Associate

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Location:Sydney
Job Type:Full Time

Working within a strategic program “Project Endeavour” which is a multi-year investment strategy to facilitate the build out and migrations of Australian clients from our legacy global funds services applications to our globally aligned platform, the managed funds analyst is responsible for analyzing current state and defining the future state processing and operating model for in-scope managed funds products.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Development of technical business requirements, functional requirements in the area of:
    • Unlisted Unit Trust
    • Private Equity
    • Loans
    • Third Party Cash
    • Static data
  • Chairing working groups documenting and validating technical and functional operational requirements
  • Provide guidance to support the project development life cycle to the development team or external vendors through the software development lifecycle
  • Creation and documentation of test scenarios, test scripts and subsequent execution of testing within functional and user acceptance cycles.
  • Coordination of implementation activities including user access, user guides, training manuals, delivery of training, control updates and sign offs
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key operational area’s identifying area’s for technical and operational improvements

To be successful you will need:

  • A minimum of 3 - 5 years’ experience within a Fund Manager and/or Custody operations highly regarded, as is an ability to display sound understanding of Alternative investments including, Unit Trusts, Hedge Funds, Private Equities, Loans and Cash products

  • Proficiency in understanding business needs with relation to Manged Funds products and write requirements

  • On assigned “Agile” projects work with Product Owners and team members to generate, understand and maintain product backlogs, stories, story tasks

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills along with stakeholder engagement and interactions
  • Ability to identify opportunities and promptly initiate action and escalate potential risks

  • Sound knowledge of Australian Financial Market