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Senior Fund Administrator

Date Posted: Jan 11, 2022

Location: Dublin, IE

Company: MetLife

Metlife, Inc (“Metlife”) has helped generations of people around the world protect their families and finances. We are one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits, and asset management to our individual and institutional customers .

 

Our Dublin Office which is located in the City Centre, is the Operational Headquarters for our Western and Central Europe Region, in addition a significant number of our colleagues are focused on supporting our broader EMEA and Global functions. It is home to our Actuarial, Audit, Compliance, Finance, IT, Legal, Operations, Risk and Treasury Teams.

 

Role Value Proposition: 

A permanent 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 6 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  

    

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 capable manner as directed or as required through the normal operational activity of the area

 

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

Required:

  • 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 orientated team within a finance area/department

Preferred:

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

 

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. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, ethnicities, genders, religions and sexual orientations.  We strive to find the best candidate for all positions and a diverse range of applicants ensures we widen our talent pool in order to achieve this.  Any applicants with disabilities and neurodiverse conditions, please do let us know about your reasonable adjustments to ensure that we can best meet your needs.

 

Travel

Negligible

 

Business Category

Fund Administration

 

Number of Openings

1

 

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.   

 

We ensure to reward and recognise our employees for their contributions and accomplishments at work.   We value our employees’ commitment to their work by offering a competitive and extensive compensation and benefits package. This includes 25 paid holidays, performance-based bonus, health insurance, income protection  and pension benefits. MetLife will also assist in the funding of professional fees for employees where it is relevant and aligned to your position within the organisation.  MetLife reserve the right to make a judgement on whether the subscription is relevant or not to your role as well as cease the payment at any time. This type of subscription will not incur “benefit in kind” tax

 

Bring your true self to work every day, receive the development and support you need to perform at your best, opportunities to advance your career and surround yourself with likeminded people. Join MetLife.

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.

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Requisition #: 122127