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Client Governance Analyst

Job Description:

Our client a highly respected asset management firm is recruiting a Client Governance Analyst to join their team.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent or have successfully attained technical competence by way of successful achievement of relevant vocational qualifications (as discussed and agreed with line manager).

  • Have an analytical mindset with exceptional attention to detail.

  • Highly organised, and an understanding of project management frameworks & principles.

  • Customer focus - results orientated with a high degree of professional and corporate responsibility.

  • Able to drive and influence, whilst building, maintaining and improving business relationships.

  • Committed to quality, timely outcomes, managing objectives and delivery results against specific corporate and individual goals.

  • The ability to present confidently, chair meetings and drive agendas and outcomes.

  • Ability to work independently, as part of a ‘virtual team' or ‘matrix management' structure.

  • Adaptable team player, willing to assist others and contribute to team outcomes.

  • Tenacious and diligent.

  • Comfortable challenging others ideas, and your own ideas being challenged.

  • Is comfortable dealing with colleagues and business contacts at all levels of seniority.

Desirable Skills/Experience:

  • Have relevant financial services experience within asset management or asset servicing.

    Experience with client agreements an advantage but not essential.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Client change

  • Key distribution contact point for all institutional client on-boarding activity - mandate and pooled fund clients - across FSI EMEA investment teams/products.

  • Ensure operational client on-boarding is delivered safely and efficiently, in conjunction with all other internal stakeholders, following established industry processes (e.g.

    transition management) and internal procedures.

  • Manage all transitions types for mandate clients and pooled fund clients, as well as ensuring smooth exit process when clients terminate their mandate/investment with our firm.

  • Contracts governance

  • Manage the distribution agreement, platform agreement, rebate agreement and terms of business process by making use of effective workflow tools in order to reduce key manual processing and control risk.

  • Manage the IMA review and amendment process for all mandate clients.

  • Ensure all client side/comfort letters are managed in accordance with established processes.

  • Quarterly oversight of client/distributor/platform holdings in conjunction with DPM and Finance.

  • Process management

  • Ensure all procedures documentation is regularly reviewed and updated, including process checklist.

  • Produce quarterly MI dashboard covering activities in the period and status of in-flight activities at period end.

  • As appropriate, and under the direction of the Head of Client Governance represent client and distribution teams on regulatory change project forums.

  • Co-ordination of regular client change forums for all investment groups/client & distribution teams within EMEA region.


  • A highly competitive salary.

  • Wider Benefits package.

Core-Asset Consulting is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital/civil partner status or pregnancy.
Job reference: 13813
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