- Operations Manager - Mauritius - Financial Services
- Operations Manager - Mauritius
About Our Client
The client is an international group with over 8 billion AUM. They are recruiting for the most senior person in Mauritius.
The Operations Manager will manage and coordinate the financial reporting, tax, treasury, and administration functions of the Mauritius entities, its advised funds and SPVs together with various functions and departments of the Group.
Provide a full range of corporate secretarial support to the Mauritius entity
Provide directorship services to Mauritius entities including other Group entities
Assist with Corporate resolutions and relevant authorizations in connection with the group entities.
Organize regular formal and ad hoc meetings for the various board of directors, committees and prepare relevant minutes of meetings. Follow up on the implementation of the decisions made in the meetings.
Work closely with in house and external legal counsel on the corporate secretarial work required in connection with the Mauritius operations. Coordinate and prepare regulatory reporting for funds, investment managers and licensed entities according to specific regulatory requirements whilst adhere to the internal compliance policies and group practice.
Actively participate in execution of business transactions, including research on local requirements of relevant corporate secretarial work, document execution process, prepare all relevant internal documentation and conditions precedent/conditions subsequent as requested from the contracting parties from time to time.
Collaborate with professional third-parties and service providers to establish and manage special purpose vehicles.
Prepare, maintain and update corporate records and filings including corporate registers, constitutional documents and statutory filings according to local regulatory requirements.
Work with Finance and Tax colleagues in other group offices to perform accounting / financial reporting / tax / treasury assistance for all Mauritius entities. Work with local auditors and vendors for annual audit and tax reporting engagements.
Perform administrative duties regarding normal office running and routine operations (including IT, HR, Administration duties)
Provide coaching and exercise necessary supervision over local company secretarial service provider.
Perform ad-hoc assignments as required.
The Successful Applicant
Skills and Abilities Required:
At least 10 to 15 years of relevant experience, ideally with financial services background.
Well versed in company laws and corporate governance practice.
Experience in drafting non-standardised resolutions to address the group entities' investment transactions.
Experienced in taking minutes for board and committee meetings.
Experienced Mauritius regulatory and compliance framework.
Knowledge of accounting and tax framework under IFRS & Mauritius tax rules is an advantage but not a must.
Excellent command in English, both written and spoken, is required.
Excellent organisation skills and experienced in planning work flows.
Good people skills and excellent team orientation.
Self-motivated, highly detail oriented, display good judgement and logical decision making apart from highly developed technical skills.
Have strong sense of ownership spirit, and able to work independently.
Possess multi-tasking skills and ability to work well under pressure and fast-paced environment.
Team management experience would be an asset.
What's on Offer