Fund Legal Manager

We are seeking a full-time Fund Legal Manager to support our efforts from our Geneva office. The role will report to the Finance Director.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Efficiently manage complex structuring projects in Switzerland and cross-border;
    Draft and/or review agreements, offering memorandums and documentation relating to investment structures (funds, mandates, resolutions, agreements);
  • Research and carry-out operations related to tax, legal, regulatory and accounting considerations relevant to specific clients, products and jurisdictions;
  • Instruct and manage external legal advisers and other service providers;
  • Design and implement innovative product and investment structures;
  • Support Investment Team efforts (presentations, client meetings, etc.);
  • Monitoring of the various Legal database within the Group and ensuring that it is up to date;
  • Partner with business development to collect required KYC documents and associated information to meet all regulatory and internal polices;
  • Verify and Maintain Tax documentation required from Investors in relation to FATCA and CRS together with reporting to the relevant Tax authorities;
  • Coordinate projects involving corporate compliance and contracts and assist with legal research;
  • Archiving of documents, e-mails, and information in appropriate files;
Desired qualifications and behavioral competencies
  • Swiss nationals or Swiss work permit holders only
  • Qualified professional with 3-5 years of relevant work experience (in particular exposure to Switzerland’s CISA, CISO and AML laws) in the Fund Administration industry
  • Top academic credentials in law, business administration and/or finance
  • Excellent in written and spoken English. French language will be an advantage
  • Skilled in computer software, specifically MS Office (incl. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Detail oriented, pro-active, self-motivated and able to work under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Professional with outstanding interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal
  • Committed to quality and able to handle confidential information with integrity and maturity
  • Values teamwork and integrity, and has intellectual curiosity and leadership potential

To apply: Please send your detailed resume, cover letter and salary expectations to career@aceandcompany.com with the subject “Legal Fund Manager”