About the opportunity Department Description - Real Estate Operations
Fidelity International has always believed it is in the best interests of its investors to be real specialists in the field of asset management. As the company is independent and privately owned, it has a substantial capital base established over several decades, enabling it to invest in long term strategies and developments.
The real estate business was founded in 2006 and launched its first funds for institutional investors in 2008, since then it has attracted a range of blue-chip clients from the UK, continental Europe and Asia. The experienced team of fund managers, analysts and operations professionals are based in 6 locations across Europe (London, Paris, Frankfurt, Munich, Amsterdam and Luxembourg). The team has established strong performance track records and we are now building on this success by first growing our existing flagship funds, then further developing the business by launching new funds. As a long term investor, our ultimate goal is to be one of the major real estate fund managers in Europe.
Real Estate Operations is part of Fidelity International's wider Investment Management Operations group and is responsible for providing support to the Real Estate Investment managers, research team and other group functions. The team is responsible for Financial Accounting, Corporate Reporting, Taxation, Fund Structuring and Asset Servicing for all aspects of the Real Estate Business.
Purpose of your role
The role will be an excellent opportunity for an experienced systems administrator with an in-depth knowledge of Yardi Voyager.
Working alongside colleagues within the Operations team and Technology, the role holder will manage and help enhance Yardi Voyager to ensure value maximisation, improve process efficiency and maintain an appropriate controls environment.
The role will also involve working closely with other FIL departments as well as external third party service providers including managing agents, fund administrators and auditors.
Setup New Legal Entities, Properties, Units, Leases & Charges
Experience implementing and upgrading Yardi Voyager
Experience working with multiple Property Managing Agents (both UK and Europe)
Understanding of systems related property accounting processes (accounts payable and receivable)
Good communication skills are critical, and the candidate must be able to articulate ideas coherently to colleagues, third party vendors and internal customers
Attention to detail and a good work ethic is important
Good interpersonal skills as the position requires regular contact with Portfolio Managers, Research Professionals, Financial and other Administrative staff
Strong business analysis and Excel skills (PowerBI or similar skills are also beneficial)
Ability to work independently and take initiative as needed, to manage daily tasks and special projects
An individual who is professional, pro-active with a high level of personal integrity and focus on the customer is crucial
Assertive and self-motivated and an ability to prioritise and multi-task effectively
A true team player who will be happy to volunteer to assist colleagues when necessary
Language skills: Fluent English (German or French is also beneficial)
About Fidelity International Fidelity International offers investment solutions and services and retirement expertise to more than 2.5 million customers globally. As a privately-held, purpose-driven company with a 50-year heritage, we think generationally and invest for the long term. Operating in more than 25 locations and with $611.4 billion in total assets, our clients range from central banks, sovereign wealth funds, large corporates, financial institutions, insurers and wealth managers, to private individuals.
Our Workplace & Personal Financial Health business provides individuals, advisers and employers with access to world-class investment choices, third-party solutions, administration services and pension guidance. Together with our Investment Solutions & Services business, we invest $471 billion on behalf of our clients. By combining our asset management expertise with our solutions for workplace and personal investing, we work together to build better financial futures.
Our clients come from all walks of life and so do we. We are proud of our inclusive culture and encourage applications from the widest mix of talent, whatever your age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, social background and more.
As a flexible employer, we trust our people to perform their role in the way that works best for them, our clients and our business. We are a disability-friendly company and would welcome a conversation with you if you feel you might benefit from any reasonable adjustments to perform to the best of your ability during the recruitment process and beyond. Data as at 30 September 2020. Read more at https://www.fidelityinternational.com/
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