FTS PANBS Associate Specialist
Franklin Templeton Investments
Andhra Pradesh
FTS PANBS Associate Specialist-830371

Franklin Templeton Investments is a leading global investment management organization due to the efforts of our greatest assets - our employees. We have over 9,000 employees working in 60 offices around the world, servicing investment solutions for our clients in more than 150 countries. We believe in our corporate values of putting clients first, building relationships, achieving quality results, and working with integrity. Our people are dedicated to delivering strong results and exceptional service to clients, team members and business partners.

For more than 65 years, our success has been a direct result of the talent, skills and persistence of our people. We’re currently looking for qualified candidates to join our team.

What is the FTS PANBS Associate Specialist - FTS New Business Services group responsible for?

Performs services related to Account Events such as Account Openings, Account Closings, Custodian Transfers/Mergers, In-kind Transfers - ensuring accuracy, completeness, and timeliness in accordance with policies and procedures (PA Events). Also responsible for performing multiple client specific orientated tasks and delivery of service to a variety of external/internal clients and business partners including Sales/Marketing, Portfolio Management, Trading, Performance and Client Services.
What are the ongoing responsibilities of the FTS PANBS Associate Specialist?

Account Events:
Support account openings, account closings, account mergers, custodian conversions, in-specie transfers and other account events for the department.
Actively participate in Account event meetings.
Review external documentation (IMA, SLA) and provide relevant sign off / comments.
Prepare documentation e.g., internal account set up form, PA account events checklist.
Partner with other groups, e.g. FTS departments, Global Client Support Service, Performance and Corporate Accounts to ensure Portfolio Admin is ready to take on new business.
Perform activities to generate accounts set-up on internal systems and validate accuracy of set ups.
Establish and document new workflows for new account processes.
Coordinate the load and withdrawal of assets to accounts, and perform reconciliation of all event processing prior to hand off.
Prepare and complete hand-off of new account to PA operations and IA Recon.
Provide regular reporting to local management on status of account events.
Maintenance of department databases.
Make recommendations for improved workflows and best practice, with consideration for other business units.
Compile MOR data for account events and other reporting as assigned.

Periodic Responsibilities:
Manage Audit Request: GIPS, SOX, client directed and internal audits.
Global events and global account database management Due Diligence representation.
Take ownership for RFP requests, coordinating completion with PA Operations as required.
Co-ordinate projects for the department according to project plans.
Attend participate in and take meeting minutes /notes for project.

Account Governance/Ownership:
Good overall understanding of internal/external clients and relationships.
Take ownership of assigned portfolios on behalf of FTS and monitor daily e-mails to ensure all inquiries are responded with accurate and timely resolution/service to end clients.
Drive for solutions by proactively trouble shooting along with collaboration with other various key individuals/groups globally.
Maintenance of the Global Account Database.
Advise portfolio managers and cash management team of any cash movements in client accounts on a timely basis.
Daily/Monthly Review of performance.
System/account validation and maintenance oversight.

Client Service Support:
Engage internal/external clients and business partners to access product delivery and potential process changes.
Act as a conduit for all inquiries to build strong relationships with internal/external clients and business partners.
Act as point of contact on behalf of FTS for all SMA and institutional Separate Account client service-related questions/issues and assist in tracking issues through to resolution.
Provide Management fee support to ensure all fees are collected and posted in the clients’ accounts in a timely manner to meet standards of performance reporting.
Prepare and participate in client requested ad hoc meetings including Due Diligence meetings.

Projects Initiatives & Events:
Actively participate in PA Global Improvement and corporate commitment initiatives, Business Continuity testing, system user enhancement testing and Complex Securities Review meetings.
Other projects assigned by management.
Aid in staff cross-training and procedure manuals.
Provide support for on-boarding activities including participating client/custodian meetings.
System/account maintenance for changes resulting from events.

Reporting:
Deliver requested complex/custom reports.
Provide Performance Reports.
Track and compile queries/issues for statistical reporting to management.

NBS:
Support NBS on boarding activity.

What ideal qualifications, skills & experience would help someone to be successful?
Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent experience in Business, Accounting or Finance.
3 to 5 years Investment Management industry experience and knowledge, knowledge of institutional business.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office application, GMAX, Onetis, SCD, Gplus Advanced knowledge of MS Excel (formula, pivot table, chart, graph, formatting, etc.)
NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by incumbents. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required by all incumbents. Incumbents may perform other duties as assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Management retains the right to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.

What makes Franklin Templeton Investments unique?
In addition to the dynamic and professional environment at Franklin Templeton, we strive to ensure that our employees have access to a competitive and valuable set of Total Rewards—the mix of both monetary and non-monetary rewards provided to you in recognition for your time, talents, efforts, and results.

Highlights of our benefits include:
Professional development growth opportunities through in-house classes and over 150 Web-based training courses
An educational assistance program to financially help employees seeking continuing education
Medical, Life, and Personal Accident Insurance benefit for employees. Medical insurance also covers employee’s dependents (spouses, children and dependent parents)
Life Insurance for protection of employees families
Personal accident insurance for protection of employees and their families
Personal loan assistance
Employee Stock Investment Plan (ESIP)
Onsite fitness center, recreation center, and cafeteria
Cricket grounds and gymnasium
Library
Health Center with doctor availability
Tuition Assistance Program
HDFC ATM on the campus
Franklin Templeton Investments is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite you to visit us at http://www.franklintempletoncareers.com/ to learn more about our company and our career opportunities.
JOB FUNCTION: Administration
PRIMARY LOCATION: India-Andhra Pradesh-Hyderabad
SCHEDULE: Full-time
JOB POSTING DATE: Sep 10, 2019, 7:29:52 AM