AllianceBernstein

  • International Financial Control Associate

    Location : Location US-TX-San Antonio
    ID
    2020-6934
    Category
    Operations & Technology
    Position Type
    Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    The International Financial Control Department is responsible for reconciling all transfer agency related bank accounts, reconciling distributions to shareholder accounts and handling all associated money movements including weekly commissions and Service Fee payments.  Other duties also include collecting and reporting data that is used for the Fund’s Financials and the input of the fund Net Asset Value (NAV) and timely delivery of NAVs and contract notes for each Custodian bank. In addition, the International Financial Control department also acts as liaison to Global Fund Accounting, Corporate Accounting and the custodian banks.

     

    AllianceBernstein (AB) is a global investment-management firm providing industry-leading research and investment solutions through a combination of innovation, intellectual curiosity and relentless ingenuity. We offer high-quality research and diversified investment services to institutional and individual investors worldwide. Our clients include some of the world's top institutions as well as private-wealth clients and retail investors. Through close partnerships with our clients, we collaborate on investment strategies across regions and sectors to inspire innovative thinking and deliver superior outcomes.

     

    We invest in our people and in the communities in which we operate, and we celebrate our diversity to showcase what makes us unique. We offer our talent the opportunity to grow professionally while working on cutting-edge ideas and outcomes in a global culture that operates as a tight-knit community.

     

    If you're ready to innovate and grow your career, join us.

     

    AllianceBernstein is an equal opportunity employer.  We do not discriminate based race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or citizenship status.

    Responsibilities

    We are seeking a San Antonio based International Financial Control Associate to join our International Financial Control Department.

    This position will be responsible for reconciliation of all settled financial activity within the Transfer Agent (TA).  This includes the balancing of incoming subscription orders as well as outgoing redemption proceeds.  The position also requires reconciling distributions specific to dividends, commissions, and service fees for bank accounts held at State Street Bank, Brown Brothers Harriman and Citibank.  In addition, to reconciling accounts, the position is responsible for the input of the fund Net Asset Value (NAV) into our record-keeping application and the timely delivery of NAVs and contract notes for each Custodian bank; as well as to aid in the protection of the Firm from both internal and external fraud. 

    The key job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Submit daily wires via the custodian bank applications
    • Reviews as-of transactions report
    • Reduces the liabilities of the Firm by closing open items within 15 days
    • Contacts internal ABIS processing units to resolve trade discrepancies
    • Communicates with Fund Accounting, Corporate Accounting and custodian banks to relate net activity to the funds and necessary money movement
    • Perform ancillary tasks related to bank account activity
    • Support other functions within the Offshore Financial Control Department as business needs arise and availability of the individual permits Responsible for the input of the Fund Net Asset Value in the ABIS record-keeping Corfax application and for the timely delivery of NAVs and contract notes for each custodian bank

    Qualifications

    Qualifications, Experience, Education:

    • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Access

    Skills:

    • Professional, personable, and responsible in manner
    • Organized, thorough, and conscientious. Establishes priorities and follows through on tasks to completion
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong problem solving and analytical skills. Number and detail-oriented
    • Ability to work independently and cooperatively in a team setting

    Special Knowledge (if applicable): Knowledge of mutual funds, financial or business operations including: banking, securities, and bookkeeping - preferred

     

    Location: San Antonio, TX, USA

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