Vice President, Real Assets Product Management

Business Development & Marketing Charlotte, North Carolina


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The Citco Group of Companies

Vice President, Real Assets Product Management

About Citco

Since the 1940s Citco has provided specialist financial services to alternative investment funds, investors, multinationals and private clients worldwide. With over 9,000 employees in 45 countries we pioneer innovative solutions that meet our clients’ evolving needs, and deliver exceptional service.

Our continuous investment in learning means our people are among the best in the industry. And our corporate social responsibility programs provide meaningful and fulfilling work in the community.

A career at Citco isn’t just a job – it’s an opportunity to excel in an environment that genuinely supports your personal and professional development.

About the Role:

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 & technologies that support those functions. The Product Management team is responsible for identifying, designing, and executing strategic operational & 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.

Job Duties in Brief:

  • Act as the liaison between Client staff & 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 & 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 & 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 cognisant of Industry trends and incorporate same where applicable / beneficial to Citco

 

 

Must have:

  • Knowledge and experience in real estate accounting systems (Yardi, Investran, etc.).  Yardi Investment Management module experience
  • Candidates must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in either of the following or related fields: Accounting, Finance, CPA or CFA preferred

About You:

 

  • Demonstrated successful delivery of complex projects
  • 5+ years real estate and/or private equity experience
  • Experience in developing/implementing/optimising 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 & 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

 

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