Managing financial servicing for a portfolio of clients ensuring the smooth running of day to day relationship with clients and consistent delivery of client reporting/ information accurately and on time.
Be an ‘expert’ on designated clients including understanding technical details of their PPM, side letters, SLA, Fee Agreement and any technical nuances.
Minimise risk to IQ-EQ by ensuring all procedures and checklists are followed by all team members.
Liaise with the auditors, banks, brokers, custodian and regulatory authorities i.e. ACRA, IRAS, MAS, CIMA.
Deliver timely quality service to the client to ensure all requests for designated clients are met, ensuring any client/investor queries are responded to within 24 hours. Complete a review on designated client work and assist on reviews for other teams as required ◼ Ensure that KPIs are developed, implemented and reported quarterly in accordance with agreed SLA’s ◼ Prepare deliverables timetable for all client work and manage the reporting process to ensure all deliverables adequately resourced and completed on time. Maintain regular contact with client through weekly phone calls and emails detailing upcoming deliverables and progress thereof. Assist with new business take on where required.
Work with Back Office on client deliverables to ensure adequate resources are allocated and fully utilised. Ensure Back Office are preparing all work to a standard suitable for client review. Provide constructive feedback to Back Office on a timely basis and ensure Back Office receive appropriate development support. Plan workloads and utilise support team / additional resources where necessary to ensure deadlines are achieved. Ensure reconciled cash balances and position are maintained for all clients at all times.
Ensure our electronic time sheets are completed daily, and accurately for all hours worked and recording ad-hoc work completed for billing purposes.
Understand and use best practice on PFS Paxus (accounting platform). Understand and make best use of the functionality in our software when producing accounts.
Ensure Client database is up to date and accurate in PFS Paxus (contact changes completed within 24 hours of receipt) and Outlook databases for client related changes.
Ensure relevant procedures and checklists are adhered to by staff to minimise risk of errors. Report any breaches, complaints or errors to Compliance officer promptly. Ensure all error reports are completed for review by the Senior Accountant on the day an error is identified.
Undertake any additional reasonable requests as deemed by the firm.
Qualifications and Experience Required for this Role
Qualified Accountant (CPA or equivalent) or Qualified by Experience
3-4 years relevant experience
Experience of managing service operations and managing client deliverables
Experience in preparation and review of Financial Accounts with notes
Excellent organisational, prioritisation and interpersonal skills
Comfortable communicating with Senior Management
Intermediate Microsoft Office skills with particular focus on Excel skills
‘Can do’ attitude, ability to cope with tight deadlines, working under pressure and lead by example