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Mutual Fund Administrator

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    Boston, Massachusetts
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We currently have a fund administrator open role for a 3-month engagement for a Boston area financial firm. This role  supports fund events, monitors cash management activities, oversees closed-end fund compliance, and provides various investment enhancement services. These services include securities lending performance monitoring, collateral management, derivative exposure analysis, foreign account documentation, commission recapture, complex security approvals, and ad hoc research supporting senior management requests.
Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare daily exception reports and participate in oversight of the Funds’ service providers (including sub-advisers, custodian banks, line of credit providers, securities lending agents, transfer agents, and the state registration vendor)
  • Monitor operations of programs such as the line of credit facility on leveraged closed end funds, interfund lending, state registration process, broker commission recapture program, and closed end fund shelf offerings/buybacks
  • Complete analyses related to derivatives exposure, sub-adviser cash management, securities lending, and other operational items
  • Ensure all policies and procedures are followed and daily trading/wire deadlines are met.
  • Prepare quarterly Board of Trustees materials, other routine reports, and ad-hoc reports for senior management such as Funds’ exposure to various instruments, operational impact of regulatory changes, or performance of overnight cash investments.
  • Assist with preparation of pro-forma financial statements for Fund mergers and other onboarding activities related to Fund launches, mergers, liquidations, and large asset transitions
  • Complete documentation required for foreign account openings, maintenance, and tax relief
  • Prepare materials to measure cost benefit analysis of programs by creating metrics, gathering information, and tracking progress
  • Prepare monthly and ad-hoc reporting for senior management
  • Solid understanding of mutual funds, custodian operations, and audit practices
  • Good understanding of the investment management industry and a strong desire to acquire additional industry knowledge
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including ability to work with and influence at various levels of the organization and build strong relationships
  • Must be able to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of foreign account opening, tax reclaim process, Form N-14, Regulation S-X, or the 1940 Act is helpful
  • Must be proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and other computer applications.


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