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Fiera CapitalManhattan, NY
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Company Description

Fiera Capital Corporation is a global independent asset management firm. They deliver customized multi asset solutions across traditional and alternative classes to institutional. They strive to be at the forefront of investment management science. They are passionate about creating sustainable wealth for the clients. Their team collaborates and they meet the need of any clients by seeking on global industry’s most innovative and diverse offerings. They are public company. They are global team of passionate, highly motivated professionals and they pride themselves as they develop innovative solutions for their clients worldwide. They appreciate people who are seeking opportunity to embark their career and who are ready to accept challenges. They provide a unique entrepreneurial environment that enable individuals to have real impact. They encourage employees to embrace diversity and they value initiatives.

Job Description

The position will provide strategic leadership and implement industry best practices for our Fund complex as well as drive continuous improvements to improve data & reporting across the organization. KEY Manage Fund Administration team members Build a high performing team capable of delivering quality results in a dynamic, fast-paced business environment Develop and coach team members, set goals, manage progress and motivate them to maintain a continuous improvement mindset Empower team members to participate in and lead high level projects that will promote growth and effectiveness Lead by example and keep employee’s workload manageable and challenging Advocate on behalf of the team in any arena where they need a voice Oversee all internal pooled vehicle operations Maintain knowledge of industry practices and emerging trends impacting fund operations Develop processes to ensure accurate mutual fund SEC compliance and vendor oversight Ensure fund reporting calendar is maintained and all filings are properly validated and completed on time Support subscriptions and redemptions and other cash movements in all private and public vehicles Liaise with sales and client service group; facilitate and complete investor requests Prepare analytics used for cyclical performance reporting (liquidity, exposures, risk, etc.) Design and oversee SOPs and ensure team is abiding by each policy Coordinate with Finance team for yearly audits and tax preparation Design and implement workflows and controls to improve efficiency and effectiveness Participate in business requirements, testing and implementation of new technology Serve as the point person for all new product / fund launch activities related to Fund Administration Be the resident expert on fund mechanics, structures, and reporting requirements Be a vocal participant in implementation meetings; share knowledge and drive approach as required Develop and manage project plans as necessary to achieve desired business goals Manage relationship with third-party service providers (Fund Administrators, custodians, auditors, etc.) Develop & maintain an industry presence and leverage best practices Know the contract terms and ensure proper execution of responsibilities Manage relationship; monitor and report performance via KPIs. Escalate and resolve service issues, as required Partner with the service providers to design & implement processes to meet FCIs business requirements EDUCATION/ACCREDITATION Bachelor’s degree with a major in accounting, finance or related field of study EXPERIENCE & SPECIFIC SKILLS 10 years of experience; with at least 7 years in Fund Administration or Fund Accounting Proven supervisory/leadership experience in a dynamic organization Experience with designing an oversight process for vendors Experience in launching a mutual funds and a private funds is a strong plus Knowledge of fund accounting processes and standards incl. Oversight of 3rd Party NAV production, preparation of financial statements, and tax practices and policies Solid understanding of the end-to-end fund lifecycle incl. all investor subscriptions and redemptions. roles & responsibilities 40 Act Mutual Fund Board Meeting mechanics (process, materials, meeting structure, answering board inquiries, typical cyclical delvierables) Solid understanding of all 1940 Act requirements to ensure our funds are in compliance with SEC standards; incl. 22(e), N-PORT, Income Test, Diversification Test, etc Solid understanding of private fund structuring, valuation, liquidity, etc Working knowledge of U.S. and non-U.S. security types including equities, currency forwards, loans, bonds, interest rate swaps, credit default swaps, synthetic notes, OTC securities, futures, etc. Knowledge of International fund structures (incl. OEICs, SICAVs, UCITS, etc.) a strong plus Familiarity with external data vendors such as Bloomberg, IDC, Reuters, etc. Effective communication and influencing skills at all levels of the organization Self-motivated with continuous process improvement mindset and passion for excellence Strong analytical and problem solving skills in order to identify issues or unusual activity Proven record of managing multiple projects, work in fast-paced environment, and meet deadlines Software experience preferred (Milestone pControl) Advanced proficiency in MS Excel, Powerpoint and Visio Ability to work flexible hours and travel, as required The Director, Fund Administration will oversee the team that supports public and private pooled vehicle operations and be the primary point of contact for the Fund Boards. The successful candidate in this highly visible role will also work closely with 3rd Party vendors, Operations, Client Services, Legal & Compliance, Marketing and Finance to produce and validate shareholder and board reports, including fund performance, as well as support periodic fund audits and tax preparations.


  • Direct or coordinate an organization's financial or budget activities to fund operations, maximize investments, or increase efficiency.
  • Appoint department heads or managers and assign or delegate responsibilities to them.
  • Analyze operations to evaluate performance of a company or its staff in meeting objectives or to determine areas of potential cost reduction, program improvement, or policy change.
  • Direct, plan, or implement policies, objectives, or activities of organizations or businesses to ensure continuing operations, to maximize returns on investments, or to increase productivity.


  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • WritingCommunicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.


  • Administration and ManagementKnowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Economics and AccountingKnowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
  • Sales and MarketingKnowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
  • Customer and Personal ServiceKnowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

Fiera Capital


Company - Public


$100M to $500M


Multiple locations


Investing Companies



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