Associate Director, Depositary Services - Aztec Southampton
The purpose of the position is to lead the day-to-day delivery and development of Aztec’s depositary services business in the UK and to support the UK Head of Depositary Services with operational, financial, governance and strategic considerations.
+ Work with the depositary management team to ensure that high-levels of client service are delivered on a day-to-day basis for their respective client portfolios
+ Ensure that all client outputs are subject to satisfactory review, are of sufficient quality and demonstrate detailed understanding
+ Support the management of the executive-level relationships including, but not limited to, periodic client relationship meetings and the formal presentation of reports to client boards
+ Act as line manager to the depositary management team, ensuring that they are effectively supervised, coached, directed, engaged and encouraged through their day-to-day work and longer-term ambitions
+ Work with Aztec’s business development team to facilitate effective response to reactive opportunities as well as developing and delivering on a plan of proactive client and intermediary development
+ Support the UK Head of Depositary Services in the ongoing assessment and development of Aztec’s business development material and profile in the market
+ Assist the UK Head of Depositary Services in setting annual budgets, the ongoing monitoring of these and the related decision-making
+ Actively contribute to the representation of the depositary business on several internal operational committees and working groups
+ Act as a higher-level authority for internal and external considerations including, but not limited to, new business risk assessments, financial decisions and formal client communications
+ Work with the depositary management team, ensuring that Aztec’s internal control framework is consistently delivered across the UK depositary services business
Skills, knowledge, expertise:
+ Proven experience of delivering and/or leading the provision of professional services to a portfolio of clients
+ Experience of operating successfully at client board level, including writing and presenting reports and maintaining ongoing relationships with executive-level people
+ A relevant professional qualification (ACCA, ACA, ICSA Diploma level or equivalent)
+ Experience of contributing to and being responsible for all aspects of running a successful business including, but not limited to, operational, financial and people performance as well as more medium-term strategic considerations
We will provide the training, both in-house for relevant technical knowledge and also professional qualifications to enhance your professional development. You will need to be quick to learn new systems and great with people, as close working relationships between our colleagues and clients is at the heart of what we do.
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