Vice President, Real Assets Product Management

Business Development & Marketing Jersey City, New Jersey


Description

Vice President, Real Assets Product Management

Charlotte, Jersey City, San Francisco, Fort Lauderdale, United States

 

About Citco

Citco is a global leader in fund services, corporate governance and related asset services with staff across 80 offices worldwide. With more than $1 trillion in assets under administration, we deliver end-to-end solutions and exceptional service to meet our clients’ needs.

For more information about Citco, please visit www.citco.com

About the Team & Business Line:

Fund Administration is Citco’s core business, and our alternative asset and accounting service is one of the industry’s most respected. Our continuous investment in learning and technology solutions means our people are equipped to deliver a seamless client experience.

As a core member of our Real Assets Product Management team, you will be working with some of the industry’s most accomplished professionals to deliver award-winning services for complex fund structures that our clients can depend upon.

The Real Assets Fund Services group is seeking an experienced candidate for our Real Assets Product Management team.  This specialized team of professionals are subject matter experts on Real Assets investment management operations, as well as the processes and technologies that support those functions. The Product Management team is responsible for identifying, designing, and executing strategic operational and technology initiatives to drive efficient business processes and provide differentiating products for our clients.  Candidates must demonstrate leadership skills in coaching, motivating team members and dealing with clients and counterparts in other groups, as well as participate in firm-wide initiatives and thought leadership.

Your Role:

  • You will act as the liaison between Client staff and Accounting/Operations to define strategic projects for Citco technology systems, including Yardi Voyager Investment Management.
  • Shape and support the Real Assets Fund Services global business model through technology and strategic initiatives
  • Contribute to product roadmap definition, product and technology budgets, staffing and resource planning
  • Lead product development process from ideation to delivery, creating value added technology driven services 
  • Provide insight and industry analysis to design product/system enhancements to provide efficiencies and new capabilities
  • Lead and contribute to internal process improvement projects
  • Contribute to enhancements and integration of Citco’s technology platforms, with a focus on Yardi as the core Real Assets Software Platform
  • Contribute to industry thought leadership through authoring articles, white papers and engaging in speaking engagements/industry events
  • You will be involved with the analysis of strategic business goals, design product/system enhancements to provide efficiencies and new capabilities
  • Experience with data integration and data governance concepts strongly preferred
  • Maintain a pro-active customer focus at all times
  • Identification and delivery of innovative technical solutions to build operational efficiencies and enable value-added solutions for our clients
  • Be cognizant of Industry trends and incorporate same where applicable/beneficial to Citco

 

About You:

  • You have knowledge and experience in real estate accounting systems (Yardi, Investran, etc.); Yardi Investment Management module experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in either of the following or related fields: Accounting, Finance, CPA or CFA preferred
  • Demonstrated successful delivery of complex projects
  • 5+ years real estate and/or private equity experience
  • Experience in developing/implementing/optimizing business processes
  • Strong leadership skills and supervisory experience
  • Analytical and integration experience involving complex data sets
  • Public/private accounting experience, predominantly in the real estate and alternative investment sectors
  • Experience in reviewing real estate operations and financial statements (Fair Value, GAAP, IFRS)
  • Experience in performance reporting – NCREIF, GIPS (AIMR)
  • Knowledge of local statutory reporting requirements across North American and Europe a plus
  • Strong team player who exhibits excellent communication and written skills
  • Strong sense of ownership and accountability of work product

 

Our Benefits

Your well-being is of paramount importance to us, and central to our success. We provide a range of benefits, training and education support, and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve success in your career while balancing personal needs. Ask us about specific benefits in your location.

We recognize diversity as a source of organizational pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization.

Citco welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection.