Job description / Role
Charterhouse is working with a leading Abu Dhabi based financial institution who is looking to hire a Senior Operations Officer.
This function oversees areas of both middle & back office processes to support the front office and investment related activities across the organisation. The bulk of their product portfolio and transactional undertaking spans both buy-side & sell-side related services along with portfolio management and this role shall oversee all aspects of verification, documentation and subsequent settlement procedures with corporate clients and other financial institutions partners. The role shall also support the front office, where required, in areas of negotiation, product specification & contractual support. In conjunction, this role will also support transactional activity along with the process of validation & execution of fund flows. This role shall also act as a key liaison point with any external manager on investment-related matters whilst having an oversight of all operational matters across the ongoing investment mandates whilst also overseeing any transactional activity & execution from an operational stand-point.
The successful candidate should be an experienced professional whom is capable of demonstrating a strong product understanding, across a corporate or investment banking platform, coupled with a background within operations; to provide a strong network of guidance & advisory within a set-up that encourages a broad & pragmatic approach to job responsibilities. Candidates will be required to possess an in-depth knowledge of investment administration and ideally financing & re-financing options. The client will also require a candidate whom can oversee relationships and understandings across compliance, legal, finance and internal audit functions, to ensure adequate process and operational alignment. Typically, our client looks for very strong educational credentials, coupled with exposure, to the international banking market within the UAE or GCC.
About the Company
The Charterhouse brand and business was launched in Dubai and the Middle East in April 2004 by a team of international recruiters and management consultants, after its inception in Sydney, Australia in September 2003. Charterhouse Middle East is now positioned as the leading regional recruiter within its area of disciplines and functional markets.
Charterhouse offers professional and bespoke contingency and retained search services to all sectors of the market. Service quality is guaranteed, thanks to a particular focus on flexibility. Charterhouse was the first international search and selection business to establish Dubai as its base. The growth in the Middle East region has been mirrored by Charterhouse globally, with offices now in Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.