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Fund Administration & Governance Manager

Alter Domus
Saint Helier, United Kingdom
Closing date
Mar 28, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

We are Alter Domus. Meaning "The Other House" in Latin, Alter Domus is proud to be home to 85% of the top 30 asset managers in the alternatives industry, and more than 5,000 professionals across 23 countries.

With a deep understanding of what it takes to succeed in alternatives, we believe in being different. Invest yourself in the alternative, and join an organization where you progress on merit, where you can speak openly with whoever you are speaking to, and where you will be supported along whichever path you choose to take.

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As Fund Administration & Governance Manager, you will manage a team supporting Fund Administration and Company Secretary services to clients. You will be responsible for managing the delivery of fund administration and company secretarial services to various complex fund and corporate entities.

  • Manage the Private Equity Funds Department Administration and COSEC team providing services to Jersey based structures.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with both clients and Alter Domus multijurisdictional operations teams.
  • Serve as a key point of contact for our client boards of directors, representing Alter Domus at the highest levels.
  • Leading the set up and take on of new client structures, with a hands-on approach to dealing with the acquisition and ongoing management of the structures.
  • Managing the delivery of administration and company secretarial operations to entities managed by Alter Domus and the various transactions (e.g. capital calls, distributions, investment transactions, incorporation/liquidations, capital reduction, amendment of articles of association, Fund Closings ) to include preparation and/or review of the necessary corporate approvals, call/distribution notices etc.
  • Collaborating with others on the setup and/or on-boarding of client structures and administering complex international structures, including assisting with KYC/CDD compilation, review and maintenance in respect of clients and investors.
  • Mentorship and management of junior team members and ensuring a smooth transfer of information with the operations and compliance teams.
  • Corresponding with portfolio of clients, board members, investors, third party intermediaries such as banks, lawyers, accountants and tax advisors both in person and via written or telephone communication.
  • Preparing for and participating in board and shareholders' meetings and ensuring processes and turnaround are adhered to.
  • Advising on best practice, preparing for and providing board support services.
  • Monitoring changes in relevant legislation and the regulatory environment and taking the appropriate action on behalf of clients and internally.
  • Supporting team on client engagement and transactions. I.e. Fund Closings.
  • Hold a relevant professional qualification ICSA or be working towards one.
  • You have minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in the fields of Funds Administration, Corporate Services or Real Estate.
  • Have relevant experience managing corporate structures of a similar nature and strong company secretarial knowledge.
  • Knowledge of other areas such tax, accounting, regulatory and AML requirements is of benefit.
  • Proven capacity to build strong client relationships and take initiative when appropriate.
  • Demonstrated effective communication and management skills and be proficient at managing and mentoring junior staff.
  • Demonstrated success in supporting boards and transactions.
  • Possess a flexible and hands-on approach.
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritise and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated commitment to deliver excellent client service.
At Alter Domus we are committed to inclusion and feel strongly that inclusive teams drive brilliant performance. We are an equal opportunity employer and recognise all facets of diversity and strive to create a psychologically safe workplace where all of our people can perform to their best.


We are committed to supporting your development, advancing your career, and providing benefits that matter to you.

Our industry-leading Alter Domus Academy offers six learning zones for every stage of your career, with resources tailored to your ambitions and resources from LinkedIn Learning.

Our global benefits also include:
  • Support for professional accreditations such as ACCA and study leave
  • Flexible arrangements, generous holidays, birthday leave and graduation leave
  • Continuous mentoring along your career progression
  • Active sports, events and social committees across our offices
  • Support with mental, physical, emotional and financial support 24/7 from our Employee Assistance Program
  • The opportunity to invest in our growth and success through our Employee Share Plan
  • Plus additional local benefits depending on your location
Equity in every sense of the word

We are in the business of equity, in every sense of the word. For us, this means taking action to ensure every colleague has equal opportunity, valuing every voice and experience across our organisation, maintaining an inclusive culture where you can bring your whole self to work, and making Alter Domus a workplace where everyone feels they belong.

We celebrate our differences, and understand that our success relies on diverse perspectives and experiences, working towards shared goals and a common purpose. Thanks to the work of our Group DE&I Committee and network of DE&I Champions, we empower all of our people to be truly invested in the alternative.

We are committed to ensuring an inclusive recruiting and onboarding process. Please contact our hiring team if you require any accommodations to make our recruitment process more accessible for you.

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