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Senior Custody Transitions Manager, Unit Pricing

Insignia Financial
Sydney, Australia
Closing date
Jul 15, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
  • Challenging our industry to move forward
  • Location: Sydney
  • Max Term Full-time role

The opportunity to join our team

Reporting to the Head of Unit Pricing, the Senior Custody Transitions Manager will be responsible for the successful migration and integration of complex custody transition for the Unit Pricing business unit, including managing the risks, requirements, planning, testing and implementation activities. This role is client-centric and aims to successfully deliver and integrate complex transitions/operating models changes to accommodate clients' financial transactions.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage the integration of a new global custodian including liaising with external services providers as required.
  • Manage the end-to-end testing and execution of system and process changes.
  • Ensure appropriate levels of governance are applied to all Unit Pricing implementation activities.
  • Provide solution design to accommodate operational changes including managing dependencies and constraints.
  • Ensure mitigations for execution and delivered risks are appropriate and that all relevant risks which could result in unit price errors, costs of remediation and operational delays impacting client transactions have been considered.
  • Manage pre-implementation account clean-up activities including but not limited to treatment of provisions, aged items, delisted assets, tax reclaims, and other residual balances.
  • Work with internal business subject matter experts and the external custodian to ensure that the transition plan and scope reflect the requirements pertaining to the Unit Pricing function
  • Assess, quantify, and document the impact of valuation methodology changes for complex assets such as syndicated loans.

What you will bring:
  • Approximately 10+ years in Financial Services, with specific technical knowledge of Fund Accounting and Unit Pricing, Investment Administration & Custody Operations.
  • Preferred 3+ years in a direct Implementation / Transition Management or similar role, with a proven track record.
  • Demonstrate detailed understanding of asset instruments including investment vehicles such as superannuation funds and managed investment schemes.
  • Experience working within an APRA/ASIC regulated environment.
  • Excellent communication skills both written & verbal.
  • Ability to remain confident and calm under pressure with strong influencing and change management skills.

Make your move. Make your mark.

What gets us excited about working here? Helping people do more with their money. From those starting out to those retiring. As your team, we'll show up for you and together we will create financial wellbeing for every Australian. Because we know people who are confident about their financial future live better lives

If this sounds like your kind of career, you sound like our kind of person. Here, you'll be making a positive impact in people's lives straightaway - and every day. The first point of contact for our clients whenever they need support.

Along the way, you'll be free to learn new skills, grow, and get great things done. Around here, we like to call it "putting our fingerprints on the future".

Showing up for every Australian

We're one of Australia's leading financial wellbeing organisations, helping people feel good about their money. This starts by helping our people feel good about working here. That means flexibility. Plenty of opportunity. And celebrating all the unique things that make you, you - what matters to you, matters to us.

To Apply

Read more here about why you should join our team.

Applicants will be required to provide evidence of their eligibility to work in Australia, and at a minimum be required to undertake police and basic credit checks as a condition of employment.

Please note that applications from agencies will not be considered at this time.

We acknowledge and celebrate the richness that individual differences bring to our team. If you need assistance or an adjustment during the application process, please reach out and let us know.

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