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Head of Depositary Services (Ireland)

Location: 

Cork, IE

Independent and possessing more than fourteen years' experience in its field, Alter Domus has become a leader in corporate and management services for private equity & infrastructure and real estate funds as well as listed and unlisted companies.

 

Our staff of over 2,200 people also provides fund administration and financial reporting services. We mentor and develop our employees’ technical knowledge and practical skills. We also champion commitment and a customer-oriented mind-set.

 

An exciting opportunity to lead the launch, growth and successful operations of a new Depositary Services business for Alternative Investment Funds in Ireland.

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

  • You will be in charge of setting up and developing Depositary Services in Ireland, collaborating with international colleagues and ensuring best practices.
  • As the team leader, you will use experience you have acquired in the past as well as excellent organizational skills, sound judgment, the ability to prioritize tasks, and strong personal character to help your team perform and grow. Your team will benefit from your good listening skills, tailored coaching, and planning.
  • You will be in charge of performing operational analysis of complex investments structures and ultimately coordinate and validate all work delivered by the team ensuring operational work is performed in accordance with internal procedures.
  • As the central point of contact for your clients, capable of identifying and anticipating possible problem areas, you will be able to accurately measure potential risks, and, therefore you will be able to offer suitable solutions to the client and satisfy their overall needs.
  • You will play an important role in bringing in new business from existing clients and prospects.
  • You will manage the relationships with other service providers in the industry, including auditors, law firms, banks, and fund administrators.
  • You will be in charge of ensuring overall compliance of depositary function with national law and alignment with group decision and global operating model.
  • Evaluate regulatory developments, assess potential impacts on the Firm operations and work with relevant departments to ensure effective implementation of controls and workflows.
  • You will be in charge of some internal projects.

 

 

YOUR PROFILE:

 

  • You have 15+ years of relevant work experience in depositary services related to alternative investment funds or audit of PE&RE firms
  • Good knowledge of AIFMD
  • Experience as a Pre-Approval Controlled Function (PCF)
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • You adopt a flexible and hands-on approach

 

 

 

 

Alter Domus is an Equal Opportunities employer