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Senior Associate, Corporate Services

Location

Bermuda

Job description

Position: Senior Associate, Corporate Services

About Wafra

Wafra Financial & Management Services Ltd. (“Wafra Bermuda”) provides a wide range of services to its clients and affiliated group of entities, including accounting for a corporate holding company and non-US subsidiaries, corporate services, risk management and other administrative services.  Wafra Bermuda is licensed to conduct Corporate Service Provider Business by the Bermuda Monetary Authority and is an affiliate of Wafra Inc., a leading global investment firm currently managing approximately $28 billion in assets and commitments across a variety of asset strategies.

Position Description

Wafra Bermuda is currently seeking a corporate administrator to fulfill the position of Senior Associate, Corporate Services.  The position is a member of the Corporate Services team which is responsible for carrying out a full range of corporate administrative, governance and fiduciary tasks while also executing all services provided by the team.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide corporate administrative support to a portfolio of companies and partnerships formed primarily in Bermuda and Cayman including ensuring corporate records of each entity are current, regulatory filings are made and the entity is compliant
  • Execute all functions performed by the Corporate Services team, including but not limited to regulatory filings and statutory reporting, formations, reorganizations, liquidations, opening bank and broker accounts
  • Compiling and responding to AML/KYC due diligence requests
  • Maintenance of corporate records and database
  • Liaising with clients and clients’ in-house and/or external legal counsel to ensure actions taken by companies are properly documented
  • Assist with day-to-day administration of Corporate Services team ensuring tasks assigned to team are completed in a timely manner and deadlines met
  • Exercise impeccable professional decorum with clients and co-workers either in person, by email or telephone

Requirements

  • A strong educational background is required, preferably a university degree in a relevant discipline from an accredited institution and/or corporate secretarial qualification (GradICSA/ACIS)
  • 5 to 8 years corporate administration experience with hedge and/or private equity funds and the offshore markets
  • Solid understanding of the Companies Act, Investment Funds Act and statutory regulations relating to the administration of companies in Bermuda, particularly as they relate to hedge funds
  • Detail-oriented
  • A willingness to contribute ideas and assistance to other members of the management team in an evolving team structure
  • Must be highly motivated and willing to learn, with a flexible attitude towards adopting additional responsibilities
  • Blueprint and Board Intelligence experience would be an asset
  • Demonstrable proficiency with computers, especially the MS Suite of software applications
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and demanding business environment, which will at times require overtime, including weekends

Please send your resume to [email protected] with the subject line “Senior Associate

This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Wafra Bermuda and Wafra Inc. are equal opportunity employers.

 

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