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COO, Investment Management

  • Alternative Investments Focused
  • Well-Established Institution
  • Attractive Package & Benefits

Our client is an Investment Management arm of a well-established financial institution with solid financial performance. As part of continued growth, an excellent leadership role has arisen for an experienced Investment Management Middle to Back office Professional to join the firm, leading a team, based in Hong Kong.

The key responsibilities for this position are as follows:

  • Report to the Head of Investments and lead a team responsible for middle to back office, finance, operations, support and administration of the business.
  • Oversee Investment related operations activities including portfolio administration and management, performance reporting, valuation reconciliation, liquidity management, investment compliance and regulatory monitoring.
  • Ensure accounting and investment financials are accurately reported, coordinate on audits and perform financial planning and analysis, budget and management reporting.
  • Work with legal and investment teams on investment structure, agreement and contract negotiations.
  • Drive operational efficiency initiatives and improvement projects.
  • Assist in investment compliance and regulatory reporting and Tax matters.
  • Be the lead in managing external relationships with counterparties and vendors such as custodians, fund administrators, trustees, IT vendors, external auditors.

Successful applicants will have the following skills and experience:

  • Degree graduate with minimum 15 to 20 years relevant experience in Operations gained from Top-Tier International Asset Management Firms and / or Asset Servicing / Fund Services Providers.
  • Ideally with exposure to Alternative Investments, Private Equity, Hedge Funds and / or Fund of Funds with broader experience across a diverse range of asset classes.
  • Must have experience from and familiar with large international institutional environment / operations.
  • Solid all-rounded COO skills across Investment Operations, Middle Office, Fund Accounting, Fund Administration, Finance, Facilities Management, COO office and support functions.
  • Good regulatory knowledge applicable to investment management.
  • Proven experience in team management / leadership roles.
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English, additional language skills in Cantonese or Mandarin would be beneficial.

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