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Fund Accounting - Product Manager - VP - Mumbai



Accounting & Finance, Product
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Job Description

Are you looking to take your Fund Accounting experience to a broader level? Through this role within the Fund Accounting product management team, you will contribute to driving our business objectives including the strategic development of our service offering, working on client, industry and regulatory changes, supporting new business opportunities and developing your skills as a subject matter expert.

Job summary :

As a Fund Accounting Product Manager, you will be a key member of a specialized team working to maintain and enhance our Product offering through developing new products, partnering with Operations, Product Development, Client Service and other partners to deliver a class leading client experience, and working with Sales partners on new business opportunities.

Job responsibilities :

  • Acting as a Fund Accounting subject matter expert supporting Senior Management, Operations, Sales, Client Services and Clients / Prospects
  • Providing management and guidance on client, industry and internal change programmes, with focus on maintaining efficiency and standardisation across the operating model
  • Working closely with business partners on client satisfaction initiatives and sales opportunities including operating model development , legal agreements and fee models
  • Keeping abreast of regulatory change and how this could impact the business
  • Identifying areas of opportunity to develop and improve the service offering
  • Participating in Industry events to stay informed of market, client and competitor activity

Required qualifications, capabilities and skills :

You will have Fund Accounting experience, understanding the end-to-end model either through working in a similar Product Management or Development role or in Operations, and you will have a sound understanding of the funds marketplace

  • In-depth practical understanding of Fund Accounting core processes / concepts that cover various asset classes, trade lifecycle, fund expenses, P&L computations, balance sheet and basic financial reporting standards
  • Ability to understand a diverse and complex technology and operations infrastructure, ideally with working knowledge of the FIS InvestOne platform
  • Ability to devise creative solutions in response to client requests and strategic product goals
  • Strong analytical skills, able to translate complex issues and other input into actions
  • Strong organisational and planning skills, with the ability to multitask in a structured manner
  • Execution approach - the role requires strategic thinking to design and define our platform – combined with accountability and execution discipline to drive and implement development.
  • Strong team player with an ability to pull together multiple partners in a productive virtual team environment
  • Strong independent contributor who is comfortable working in a self-directed mode on multiple assignments
  • Strong written and presentation skills and the ability to prepare quality materials and present confidently in multiple settings
  • Agility to adapt to a changing environment and demonstrate delivery of business goals

Preferred qualifications, capabilities and skills :

  • Resourceful and execution-driven.
  • Strong cross-functional/business collaboration skills are required as the candidate will work across multiple teams within the bank.
  • Ability to synthesize large amounts of information into crisp recommendations; present and defend recommendations to a variety of audiences; manage multiple projects / queries simultaneously and drive them to completion effectively.