Job Description

Product Development Team (Consultant - Support Role)

 

Client Fund Services  provides fund administration services to the world’s leading hedge funds. Client FS is a growing business with over 600 professional working in offices in New York, Dublin, London, Glasgow, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Hong Kong.

The consultant will join the Client FS Product Development team and will be responsible for testing of various applications of Client's FS. 

Job Description

  1. Responsible to support the Fund services team for any technical issues on the reconciliation tool
  2. Coordinate for all development and enhancements requirements for the team across the reconciliation platform
  3. Understand and collate complete business requirements with respect to development / enhancement of various business applications and clearly define the same.
  4. Discuss various development / enhancement requirements with our counterparts across different regions and work towards prioritization of the same in coordination with our counterparts in US.
  5. Coordinate with local IT team and provide all the information as per project schedule.
  6. Escalate and coordinate for all support related issues in time.
  7. Responsible to work with Process Owners and Subject Matter Experts to identify the testing plan for various applications
  8. Understand and collate complete business requirements with respect to development / enhancement of various business applications and clearly define the same.
  9. Discuss various development / enhancement requirements with our counterparts across different regions and work towards prioritization of the same in coordination with our counterparts in US.
  10. Coordinate with local IT team and provide all the information as per project schedule.
  11. Escalate and coordinate for all support related issues in time.
  12. Communication of all changes in the business applications to the various stakeholders
  13. Automation of counterparty and broker files to reduce manual reconciliations across the floor
  14. Supporting of the platform, resolving issues and ensuring client deliverables are met
  15. Liaise with client coverage and technology teams globally
  16. Set up accounts/feeds  on the Reconciliation Tool

Experience

  • Post Graduate or MBA with relevant degree preferably B.Com or similar
  • 2-5 years’ experience in Reconciliations, Cash Flow, Payments and Transaction posting
  • Comprehension of accounting fundamentals
  • Basic understanding of securities including equities, options, futures, etc.
  • Ability to reconcile and identify the cause of exceptions
  • Microsoft office expertise with knowledge of excel macros a plus
  • Effective communication skills
  • Good co-ordination skills required to interact with teams across locations
  • Have a good understanding of the Software development lifecycle

Personal Skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills, with an advanced understanding of customer relationship building.
  • Ability to use MS Office applications, collaboration tools, an
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple assignments and priorities
  • Basic understanding of finance and financial markets

Timings:

  • Shift timing from 11AM to 8PM. However, should be ready to stretch if work requires.
  • Monday to Friday (5 day week). However, should be ready to work on weekends if work requires.