Assistant Manager / Manager – Onboarding/Transaction Management

Job description

Your main responsibilities:

  • Leading the initiation, co-ordination and completion of new business take on, including ensuring compliance with SANNE’s internal policies and procedures, and local legal and regulatory requirements
  • Undertake customer Know-Your-Customer and ensure KYC module in the data management tool has been completed
  • Identify risks arising from new Customer take-on or non-standard client requirements as well as minor and material changes to SANNE’s standard terms and conditions, and co-ordinate the escalation process to the relevant Business Acceptance Meeting / Risk Escalation Forum for consideration
  • Drafting SANNE engagement documentation
  • Providing assistance to the administrative and accounting teams regarding the implementation of entity and customer specific procedures
  • Reviewing and negotiating transaction documentation on behalf of Sanne, and Sanne-controlled entities, to ensure their commercial agreeability, operational achievability and legal and regulatory compliance. This process will include direct discussion with (amongst others) the client, external counsel and SANNE’s Legal team
  • Processing ah-hoc requests from the administrative and accounting teams, concerning exceptional items, unfamiliar transactions, and interpretation of transaction documentation
  • Work closely with internal teams to ensure client demands are met during the take on process
  • Day-to-day interaction with notaries, external legal counsel, banks, auditors, tax advisors and any intermediaries as required in order to facilitate the establishment of structures in accordance with pre-agreed client timelines
  • Have some market presence and meet with clients, attend some conferences and assist Client Directors with business development initiatives and coordination of deal structures depending on asset types
  • Manage and coach a small team of junior colleagues


General Tasks

  • Provide a highly responsive and quality service to clients
  • Take the lead in establishing client contact and managing on-boarding transactions into the business;
  • Regular liaison with all manner of intermediaries
  • Conduct independent research so as to keep updated with recent developments in the legal and regulatory landscape
  • Managing the client take on process, including Know-Your-Custoner
  • Escalation of high risk findings and informing the BAU team on unfamiliar or exceptional matters
  • Updating the internal tasks and risk management tool to ensure that Customer Specific Procedures are followed


Your profile:

  • A Business, Legal or Finance degree and/or 3 – 5 years of working experience in the financial industry, structured finance, corporate and fund administration;
  • Ability to lead processes and delegate effectively;
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills;
  • Self-motivated, with strong independent research skills and strong project management skills
  • Able to think and act clearly and coherently under pressure. 


What you can expect: 

• An innovative, modern business environment 

• Highly motivated experienced team 

• Growth & development opportunities