Our client is a Bank, looking for a Transfer Agent for a fixed term contract of 1 year.
The primary role of the Registrar and Transfer Agent is to deal with investors on-boarding and to maintain the shareholders' register of the funds.
The candidate provides processing of the subscription, redemption, transfer and conversion orders as well as merger events and dividend distributions. He analyses of the application forms and review of the supporting identification documents received from the investors. He is in charge of issuance of contract notes, holding statements and convening notices to the AGM/EGM to the investors. He has to chasing investors in case of missing and/or incomplete documents and late payment of subscription. He is in charge of the maintenance of the shareholders register, replying to investors queries and following-up on auditors requests relating to investors documentation.
The ideal candidate is graduated, he has a university degree in Legal, Finance, Economics or Business Administration. He has minimum of 5 years' experience in the Registrar and Transfer Agent position preferably within a management company or financial and corporate services provider. He has previous experience in dealing with complex investor structures (e.g. trusts, foundations). He has working experience with alternative funds (private equities) and UCITS funds and knowledge of AML/KYC requirements.
He is well organized with strong administrative skills and is fluent in English and French.
Finally, the ideal candidate is experienced with in corresponding with the investors, analyzing the application forms, checking if application in line with the fund prospectus clauses, building-up investor's file, sending confirmations, notices and holdings to the investors, processing capital calls…).