Fund Administration & Oversight Lead Analyst

Franklin Templeton Investments
Full time Full day
Alcentra is owned by Franklin Templeton, a diversified firm that spans asset management, wealth management, and fintech, giving us many ways to help investors make progress toward their goals. With clients in over 150 countries and offices on six continents, you’ll get exposed to different cultures, people, and business development happening around the world

Alcentra operates independently as a Specialist Investment Manager and is headquartered in London, with offices in New York, Boston, Tokyo and Hong Kong. We are a leading, global asset management firm specializing in the sub-investment grade debt markets, experts in credit management, private credit, and structured credit strategies. Our investors include pension funds, insurance companies, government agencies, banks, wealth managers and high net worth individuals

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What is the Fund Administration & Oversight Lead Analyst responsible for?

  • Founded in 2002, Alcentra is one of the largest European headquartered credit and private debt managers, with over $35 billion of assets under management and global expertise in Senior Secured Loans, High Yield Bonds, Private Credit, Structured Credit, Special Situations and Multi-Strategy credit. Alcentra’s objective is to deliver strong, risk-adjusted returns that are less correlated, through a complementary suite of traditional and alternative credit strategies. In pursuing this objective, the investment strategy and approach to credit selection are based on intensive fundamental research and credit analysis, combined with active portfolio management to minimize credit losses

  • The successful candidate will be employed as a Fund Controller in the Special Situations & Multi-Strategy Fund Finance team. The role encompasses Fund Accounting, Investor Reporting, and Data Management oversight. The candidate must be well versed in accounting principles and have experience in Performance Return calculations. Knowledge of both Closed Ended and Open-Ended Funds, together with Alternative Credit (in particular Special Situations and Distressed Credit) asset classes is also advantageous

What are the ongoing responsibilities of Fund Administration & Oversight Lead Analyst?

Key Responsibilities:

  • Fund Accounting – preparation of fund NAVs and reconciliation to third party administrators, including balance sheets and profit & loss

  • Audit – working with third party administrators to oversee the financial statement audit process and ensure successful completion of Fund Audits

  • Performance Returns – calculation and analysis of portfolio, share-class, fund and investor-level performance (including TWRs, IRR, MOICs etc.) and portfolio attribution

  • Reporting – preparation and review of regulatory and investor reporting

  • Fees and Expenses – calculation and review of management fee and performance/incentive fees. Monitoring fund expenses and calculating fund TERs

  • Data – ensuring accuracy of data in the Front Office Systems and Data Warehouse

  • Liquidity Management – assisting the team with subscription line drawings, investor capital calls, investor distributions call and investor subscriptions/redemptions

  • Projects - working alongside our project management team to assist with projects focusing on operational enhancements

What ideal qualifications, skills & experience would help someone to be successful?

Knowledge, Education, And Experience:

  • The successful candidate will be a problem solver, dynamic, resourceful and responsive with the highest standards and professionalism

  • Alcentra has a culture that values new thinking. The successful candidate will focus on the financial outcomes that matter to our clients

  • Collaboration, Creativity and Commitment are 3 core values at Alcentra that the successful candidate will identify with

Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • 3 to 5 years of experience working in financial services

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent

  • Qualified chartered accountant - ACCA / ACA / CIMA or equivalent

  • Strong mathematical skills as well as proficiency in Excel is essential

  • Possess strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills and the ability to clearly articulate complex concepts, ideas and processes

  • The candidate must be a strong team player, but also work with a fair degree of autonomy and take responsibility & ownership of their work

  • An understanding of alternative credit market products is advantageous

Work Shift Timings - 2:00 PM - 11:00 PM IST

Experience our welcoming culture and reach your professional and personal potential!

Our culture is shaped by our diverse global workforce and strongly held core values. Regardless of your interests, lifestyle, or background, there’s a place for you at Franklin Templeton. We provide employees with the tools, resources, and learning opportunities to help them excel in their career and personal life

By joining us, you will become part of a culture that focuses on employee well-being and provides multidimensional support for a positive and healthy lifestyle. We understand that benefits are at the core of employee well-being and may vary depending on individual needs. Whether you need support for maintaining your physical and mental health, saving for life’s adventures, taking care of your family members, or making a positive impact in your community, we aim to have them covered

Learn more about the wide range of benefits we offer at Franklin Templeton

  • Most benefits vary by location. Ask your recruiter about benefits in your country.

Franklin Templeton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and existing employees, and we evaluate qualified applicants without regard to ancestry, age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, or gender expression, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law, ordinance, or regulation

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