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Neuberger Berman Fund Oversight Associate in United Kingdom

About the Neuberger Berman UCITS Fund Platform: Neuberger Berman’s platform offers our strongest investment capabilities under a UCITS fund umbrella. The complex consists of 50 funds across equity, fixed income and alternative strategies and has $34bn in AUM. It is distributed globally and is supported with offices and professionals in Europe, Asia, LATAM and the Americas.

Role Overview

We are looking for someone to join as a member of the Fund oversight team in EMEA. This is a key role for the team, especially if you have significant experience in UCITS fund oversight and administration. In this role, you will ensure the continued development and execution of the UCITS oversight model, taking into consideration the regulatory and business environment in which the funds operate. You will also be a key participant and will lead/participate in Fund related initiatives as they arise. The role requires working cross functionally with various levels of management in Portfolio Management, Operations, Legal, Compliance, Product Development, Corporate Finance and various vendors that provide services to the UCITS.

The role reports to the Manager of Fund Oversight.

  • Be the day to day owner for fund administration activities for the UCITS funds, to cover:

  • The Fund registrations in overseas jurisdictions,

  • Renew PoAs when necessary,

  • Control the share class launch process, liaising with Fund Client Services for seed arrangements, and the fund administrator where appropriate.

  • The KIID / PRIIPS KID production and monitoring process, liaising with Product, Risk and Compliance as appropriate,

  • Manage day to day issues of the fund administration of the Irish funds,

  • Maintain relationships with Morningstar / Bloomberg for static data relating to the funds.

  • Handling certain RFP and due diligence information requests.

  • Producing monthly metrics

  • Assisting with preparing certain board reports and other ad hoc requests.

  • Providing information needed for prospectus updates.

  • Helping resolve operational matters by liaising with NB Middle Office and the external fund administrator.

  • Resolving portfolio manager inquiries relating to return/performance variances.

  • Providing operational support for product implementation

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of UCITS fund accounting/fund administration/Operations experience; knowledge of income and equity securities as well as various derivative instruments

  • Must have good working knowledge of KIIDs

  • Strong analytical skills with ability to evaluate issues, propose and implement solutions, and consider all downstream implications.

  • Proficient in Microsoft - Excel, Word & PowerPoint.

Who you are:

  • Team player

  • Strong analytical skills with ability to evaluate issues, propose and implement solutions, and consider all downstream implications

  • Ability to take ownership of issues and have a problem-solving mindset

  • Ability to contribute to regular meetings with service providers

  • Proactive and self-driven work style and a good team player

  • High level of integrity with an ability to learn and an ambition to excel

  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills; ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner

  • Possess a willingness to communicate with all levels of the organisation

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