Situation Vacant – Financial Reporting Manager

Job Purpose (Job Summary):
Responsible for the oversight of Financial Reporting and Financial Reporting related activities performed by Third Party Administration (TPA) Company appointed by Invesco to administer the Onshore range of ICVC funds.

Key Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Manage queries received by TPA or internal Invesco parties and resolve in a timely manner. Act as primary point of contact between Invesco & TPA for Financial reporting related activities.
  • Monitor the service provided by TPA in adherence with the agreed Service Level Agreement
  • Ensure all processes completed by TPA within agreed SLA. Ensure all interfaces between TPA and Invesco are conducted within guidelines set in SLA.
  • Review and monitor all KPI and operational reporting provided by TPA. Conduct off site periodic monitoring visits with full reporting on processes administered by TPA.
  • Attend regular service review meetings and address and resolve any issues where necessary. Maintain SLA and review and agree on a periodic basis.
  • Conduct analytical review of accounting records, distribution rates and OCFs produced by TPA. Report on errors and escalate as deemed necessary to TPA Oversight Manager, Relationship Manager, TPA.
  • Thorough review of proofs produced by the TPA. Ensure product changes and/or financial reporting policy changes are implemented timely and accurately
  • Ensure processes retained in house are carried out in an effective and efficient manner and risks are managed & mitigated.
  • Obtain final sign off for report and accounts from all relevant internal and external parties and instruct for printing.
  • Primary point of contact in Invesco for Fund Auditors, Depositary, Fund Tax Advisors.
  • Provide cover for Valuation and Pricing Monitoring

Work Experience/Knowledge:

  • Proven experience in ICVC accounting
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles of investment accounting and ICVC reporting
  • Good understanding of internal procedures and controls
  • Knowledge of TPA environment an advantage

Skills / Other Personal Attributes Required:

  • Organisational ability
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to work well under pressure
  • Time management skills
  • Good communications skills
  • Good interpersonal skills for contact with external parties
  • Proactive attitude to change management

Formal Education: (minimum requirement to perform job duties)

GCSE A – C grade (or equivalent) including Mathematics and English Language
Professional accounting qualifications would be an advantage

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