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Invesco

Client Finance Manager(Job Number: 23028)

Description

 

Invesco is a leading global asset management firm with more than $937B* in assets under management. We provide our retail and institutional clients a diverse and comprehensive range of investment capabilities to help people get more out of life. Invesco is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (IVZ) and has about 7,000 employees in over 20 countries. 
(*As of December 31, 2017)


Job Purpose (Job Summary)
Oversight of Client Finance Accounting and Projects for EMEA outsourced activity


Key Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Serves as the Finance business partner for the Fund Services team; develops and maintains a positive and constructive relationship with outsourcedproviders of Fund services accounting.
  • Oversight of all accounting carried out by outsourced Fund Service providers including but not limited to:

- Ensuring the integrity of data between outsourced providers’ systems and
  Invesco’s Financial reporting systems
- Accounting for legacy and current Client money/Investor money under the UK
  and Irish regulatory regimes
- Assessing the accounting impacts of changes in products, fund services 
  processes and regulations, and ensuring that they are implemented in line with
  Invesco accounting policy by outsourced providers
- Implementation of new accounting standards with outsourced providers
- Serving as the finance lead on Fund Services projects where there are impacts
  to client accounting/client money
  • Participates in special projects as required by FCS Management including but not limited to strategic initiatives and software implementations
  • Ensures implementation and on-going compliance of procedures and controls in preparation for internal and external audits including compliance withSarbanes-Oxley controls
  • Actively promotes a continuous improvement culture within FCS and with external providers, working proactively to identify process improvements and efficiencies and manage implementation of changes
  • Uses critical thinking to perform root cause analysis of escalated issues and ensures appropriate and timely resolution of issues related to client finance accounts, which may include coordination with Record-to-Report End to End Lead and other FCS functions
  • Supports work transitions to offshore shared service center as required, including documentation of processes, training resources, and providing posttransition support.

Qualifications

 

Work Experience / Knowledge:

  • Previous work experience in client accounting; client money accounting
  • Experience in large software implementation projects
  • Extensive experience with technology solutions and project work
  • Experience in the Funds industry or broader Financial Services industry
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Knowledge of Oracle Financials or similar accounting system is an advantage

Skills / Other Personal Attributes Required:

  • Interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with a variety of individuals are required
  • The ability to demonstrate strong analytical skills and be proficient in reviewing financial data is required
  • Excellent problem-solving skills required
  • Ability to utilize computer equipment and software, specifically spreadsheet applications
  • Results oriented, problem solver with good business acumen
  • Well-organized person with drive to deliver results with limited oversight

Formal Education(minimum requirement to perform job duties)

  • Qualified Accountant is a requirement

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