UK Head - Governance and Fund Services

Posted 09 May 2023
Salary £140000 - £160000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Finance, Accounting & AuditFund Accounting & Operations
Contact NameJosh Duggan

Job description

Broadgate are partnered with a leading offshore law firm, who advise many of the world's leading financial institutions, corporations, public organisations, private equity houses and investment funds, as well as ultra-high net worth individuals and family offices.

You will lead and deliver UK corporate, fund, accounting, governance & fiduciary services to international clients. You will join the UK board, be the AML Nominated Officer and continue to shape and implement the firm's vision and strategy.

About the Role:

Day-to-day Operations:

  • Lead the UK strategy, including business development.
  • Promote efficiency and manage risk in the UK business.
  • Identify and deliver improvements to the UK service delivery model (e.g. profitability or to reduce vulnerability).
  • Work collaboratively with the law firm partners in all operating jurisdictions
  • Provide support and guidance in the performance management of the UK team.
  • Lead the onboarding of new business ensuring all relevant information is captured and risk assessments (including tax risk assessments) are completed in line with policy and procedure.
  • Keep abreast of all relevant regulatory changes and industry standards and take overall responsibility for risk connected with the business, including working with international teams across Operations, Risk & Compliance.
  • Ensure client and regulatory data is kept up to date at all times and identify new data, reporting and information requirements as the business and services develop.

Client Service Delivery:

  • Incorporation of UK companies including establishment of all statutory records in accordance with UK company law.
  • Maintaining statutory records for client entities and submitting required statutory filings to maintain good standing.
  • Maintaining accounting records for client entities and liaising with the global accounting team in the preparation of financial statements where relevant.
  • Providing company secretarial services to client entities.
  • Monitoring and reporting on PSC matters.

About You:

  • Demonstrable experience in and an operational understanding of the UK legal and regulatory environment applicable to the delivery of trust and company services (including in relation to compliance with the UK Money Laundering Regulations).
  • Ability to deliver a winning strategy.
  • Skills in (a) identifying risk, especially UK tax risk, complex fiduciary risk and financial crime risk and (b) managing such risk, including by obtaining, understanding and implementing advice.

If the role sounds of interest, then please reach out to Josh Duggan at Broadgate