Senior Depositary Services Officer

Alter Domus
London, United Kingdom
Jan 22, 2023
Feb 09, 2023
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
We are Alter Domus. Our name means "The Other House" and we're a world leading provider of integrated solutions for the alternative investment industry. We believe in being different. Here, you progress on merit, not who you know. You speak openly, whoever you're speaking to. And it's your freedom to decide which cutting-edge kind of finance professional you want to be. Join more than 4,100 fund administration, accounting, tax, loan administration and legal experts worldwide and take pride in being alternative.

Alter Domus clients include the world's leading asset managers, lenders and asset owners. We're specialists who use the most innovative technologies to create unparalleled solutions for the private equity, real assets and debt capital markets sectors. This is where standout talent advances what's possible in fund administration, corporate services, depositary services, transfer pricing, domiciliation, management company services, loan administration, agency services, trade settlement and CLO manager services.

For our office in London, we are seeking an experienced professional to join our growing Depositary Services team. We offer a dynamic and international corporate atmosphere as well as the benefit of customized training adapted to your needs throughout your career.

• You will work as part of a small team providing depositary services to a portfolio of private equity, debt, real estate and infrastructure clients;
• You will be responsible for ensuring the compliance of clients with the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive with focus on the following:
  • Cash monitoring
  • Oversight
  • Safekeeping
• You will act as clients' first point of contact in relation to operational questions and management of the relationship with internal and external parties such as asset managers, administrators, auditors, etc.;
• You will be involved in due diligence work on third parties;
• You will be responsible for client onboarding process including KYC and other compliance work;
• You will review work of junior team members and acting as a liaison between junior staff and management;
• You will assist with new business opportunities including client proposals; and
• You may be asked to take part in delivery of a range of internal projects.


• You hold a bachelors degree or have sufficient work experience or vocational qualifications;
• You have a minimum of 3 years' experience in relevant roles in the financial services industry (such as experience in compliance, regulatory, fund accounting/admin, audit, operational due diligence, transfer agency or custody). Depositary specific experience is beneficial but not considered mandatory;
• You possess team spirit, the capacity to build strong client relationships, and take initiative to act without waiting for direction, when appropriate;
• You are highly organized, flexible, able to multitask and manage workload efficiently;
• You are dynamic and have excellent communication skills.
• You are fluent in English (Knowledge of French and/or German will be considered as an asset); and
• You have good knowledge of MS Office, specifically Excel.
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