Fixed Term Contract - Accountant / Project Manager (Corporate Services)
Fleming provides a range of services from long‐term strategic planning and
investments to day‐to‐day advice and administration to over 250 families of
wealth. The Group employs over 500 people in 13 offices in 8 jurisdictions
around the world.
Corporate Services offering utilises a family office approach in the provision
of corporate and funds services to our clients with a particular focus on
boutique and bespoke solutions.
The Systems Implementation
Manager role involves close and regular interaction with all Stonehage Fleming employees, primarily
in the Jersey and Luxembourg offices but also
Group wide and also with IT
consultants and system vendors. The incumbent works within the accounting
area and reports to the Director,
This is an
exciting opportunity to join a growing team on an 11 month fixed term
contract, based in Jersey, with scope to provide a value add service to
lead the project management of a new Fund Accounting system selection and
migration process for our Corporate Services department spanning Jersey and
Luxembourg. This role would ideally suit a dynamic
individual who has been involved in system assessment and migration projects
and is now looking for the opportunity to project lead with day-to-day
responsibility for ensuring timely completion of this important project.
The system will need to
service a diverse portfolio of clients to include
a range of open-ended and closed-ended listed equity
funds, private equity
funds, property funds, debt funds,
managed entities, pension
schemes, SPV’s, limited partnerships, listed entities.
As part of a small team, the
purpose of this role is to provide a
hands-on project management service to ensure all deliverables are met in a timely manner and will
require the individual to undertake the work to bring the project to completion
as well as manage the project on a day-to-day basis.
The role requires the individual
to be well organised and able to work under their own initiative being mindful
of both internal and external deadlines.
PRINCIPAL ELEMENTS AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
the RFP responses and assisting in the selection of the finalist System Vendors
- Designing workshop scenarios for the
finalist System Vendors
- Assisting in the assessment to
identify the preferred System Vendor
- Day-to-day lead on implementation
planning co-ordinating with the department, the Partner – Head of Family Office
Client Support, the relevant areas within the IT department, our IT consultant
and the System Vendor
- Day-to-day project management,
including undertaking tasks as required, of system implementation including
system interfaces, data migration & cleansing where required etc
- Assist the Luxembourg team with their
implementation ensuring limited time required by their fee earners in
implementing the new system
- Drafting of training manuals, design
and implementation of appropriate workflow processes, delivery of training to
- Assisting with the drafting and
implementation of P&Ps including the identification of processes which can
be designed as electronic workflow processes in the new system
cover for the team during Christmas and audit season (bookkeeping, accounts preparation,
any other required duties to ensure all deliverables are met
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
qualified or part-qualified
Accounting system migration experience
Estate experience or experience in a Funds service
environment would be beneficial but not essential.
- Be proficient in Word and Excel and general MS products
or knowledge of NavOne, Efront or Investran would be beneficial but not
attention to detail
analytical skills and a strong commercial awareness
solution focused and self‐sufficient
- Able to structure work logically and efficiently and executes accordingly in a high pressure environment
This job description is a guide to the principal, current
duties of the job. It does not form part of the contract
of employment / secondment.
honesty and professionalism
- Delivers work of a high standard
with attention to detail
analytical and problem‐solving abilities
How to apply
To apply for this job please email email@example.com.
For more information please visit www.stonehagefleming.com/opportunities.
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