Head of Back Office, Stockholm

MFEX Mutual Funds Exchange

Posted:

October 2021

Location:

Stockholm, Sweden

Start Date:

Immediate 

Type of Contract:

Permanent Contract

About MFEX

Created in 1999 in Sweden, MFEX has grown to become a leading global fund platform, offering a complete and state of the art solution for fund trading, fund distribution services, data solutions, and compliance & due diligence.

 

MFEX has global market coverage and a total of 320 billion EUR of Assets Under Administration. With trading, custody, fund distribution services and data solutions for more than 80,000 funds and 960 asset management companies, MFEX's solution covers the whole fund universe.

 

In September 2021, MFEX became a part of the Euroclear Group, one of the world’s largest providers of domestic and cross-border settlement and related services for bond, equity, ETF and mutual fund transactions, creating a new funds market utility.

Your Challenge:

Manage, control and support all daily operations within the Back Office groups following prescribed internal and external routines, deadlines and rules to include:

  • Approve and support manual daily activities within Trading & Cash Management when necessary
    Actively manage and support all staff and systems to ensure accurate and timely processing of daily activities in the Back Office groups 

  • Actively protect all client instructions and assets whilst maintaining company interests

  • Work with all staff to develop tools and manuals to support and control daily activities

  • Work with all staff to identify and implement improvements to relevant systems and company routines to improve customer services, reduce manual work and maximize efficiency in the Back Office

  • Provide training and guidance on Back Office activities to staff within all groups and to other departments within the company

  • General support of all Back Office operations when and where necessary to ensure full coverage of daily operations

  • People management such as performance, engagement, compensation and development

  • Lead and develop the business together with the team. Also to follow and stay up to date on regulations and news in the fund market and ensure that the group shares and develops its knowledge

Qualifications

  • University degree in finance, accounting, or business administration

  • 7 to 10 years previous experience preferably from the fund business including responsibility for staff

  • High standard of PC literacy 

  • High professional business level in both English and Swedish

  • Requires excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong organizational skills 

  • Confidence to deal with parties at all levels both internally and externally

  • Project management skills as well as broad, proactive problem-solving skills 

  • Likes to work in a team environment where collaboration and building strong relationships are essential

  • Demonstrated high level knowledge of financial sector and fund businesses

  • Self-starter with the ability to thrive in a fast-moving and changing environment.

Apply​

If you are interested, please send your application and CV to responsible recruitment consultant Anna Ekedorff at anna.ekedorff@humancapital.se or reach us on 0709 – 52 53 68