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Senior Fund Administrator

Date Posted: Nov 24, 2017

Location: Dublin, D, IE, Dublin 2

Company: MetLife

                  

Senior Fund Administrator

 

Job Location: Dublin

 

 

Role Value Proposition: 

A new job has come available within MetLife’s Fund Administration and Pricing team due to business expansion. The successful candidates will join an existing team of 10 and will gain valuable experience of all aspects of Fund Administration. This will cover all aspects of pricing/accounting for funds, underlying investments and the process and controls appropriate to the generation of these. You will also gain experience in the implementation and alteration of the company systems and processes to meet the changing business needs whether it be a change request impacting one system area or major project releases.   

 

The primary function of these roles involves the production of accurate and timely prices for the unit linked funds within a portfolio. This daily pricing process is carried out by using an integrated Fund Admin system (Investpro) which generates investment accounting records and a daily declared price by fund. The role will involve ensuring a complete and accurate daily update of all market and investment activity and the reconciliation of all cash balances and investments back to third party sources. There are currently five portfolios of unit linked investment funds which are priced on a rotational basis by members of the Fund Admin Team.

 

This is a great opportunity to work in a global multinational insurance company in a permanent job and work within a high performing fund administration team. It is an end to end senior fund administration role and you will gain a broad range of experience during your time here. You will gain a good insight into the full pricing cycle, control network and the associated accounting/reporting.  There will also be a good work life balance on offer as the working hours tend to be quite regular.

 

This role will initially be offered as a twelve month contract but it is anticipated that there may be opportunities beyond the initial contract should you perform to a high standard.

 

 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • The generation of timely, accurate daily fund prices for the assigned book of business
  • Ensuring the calculated daily fund prices are consistent with the underlying market movements and stock actions
  • Ensuring the Daily Fund net asset value which forms the basis of the fund price is reconciled back to all daily inputs, instructions and third party records e.g. bank accounts \ custodian records \ mutual fund records
  • Carry out other regulatory and management reporting in a timely\accurate manner
  • Participate in the Met Life Fund Administration team internal interactions and external interactions in a professional and competent manner as directed or as required through the normal operational activity of the area

  

 

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • Fund administration experience within a unit pricing area is essential (A minimum of 2-3 years of experience is essential but a greater number of  years’ experience is viewed as an advantage in this role)
  • Previous experience of working in a busy deadline driven team within a finance area/department

 

The following would be advantageous but are not essential:

  • Prior experience working in life insurance
  • Experience of Bloomberg/ Investpro
  • Strong Microsoft office capabilities , in particular in the use of excel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.” 

 

MetLife is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to attracting, retaining and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce.  It is the policy of MetLife to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination on any basis protected by law.

In order to apply for this position, you need the proper work authorization to work in the country where the position is located and not require relocation assistance.

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Requisition #: 92361