Senior Fund Administrator,

To work within the Funds Team providing high quality administration for a portfolio of fund clients with particular emphasis on the client service aspects of the business, delivering excellent service at all times.

Jersey - Channel Islands

Join the Hawksford team


Roles at this level are exposed to work relating to all aspects of the fund life cycle, from establishment and onboarding, to the ongoing administration, through to closure. Administration tasks are undertaken at this level but also as part of wider processes involving other team members and other service lines. There is an expectation to be able to support the team directly or indirectly based upon an experience and technical expertise, or knowledge of a specialised field.


Principal accountabilities:

  • To take responsibility for a portfolio of investment funds ensuring that they are in good standing from an accounting, statutory, legal and compliance perspective.
  • To represent a portfolio of fund clients being the first port of contact for such clients and intermediaries and thereby maintaining a defined service standard.
  • To produce accurate, timely and concise responses to client correspondence.
  • To plan effectively and schedule of work to meet management and client deadlines and to ensure profitability.
  • To assist in the setting up of new fund / corporate vehicles helping towards the timely completion of a new transaction.
  • Liaison with other teams to ensure that the client experience is seamless.
  • To record all time on the Company’s time recording system and ensure narrative is clear and sufficiently detailed.
  • Achieve financial targets as determined by management.
  •  To attend board meetings and produce minutes as a record of the proceedings.

  • Such other duties as the management may at times reasonably require. This job description is a guide to the principal, current duties of the job. It does not form part of the contract of employment.

The type of person we are looking for:

  • Proven experience in Fund Administration, with experience servicing expert and/or listed funds a benefit
  • Knowledgeable in AML/CDD/onboarding a benefit
  • Studying/Qualified in Fund Administration/ICSA or CGI/ACCA or equivalent professional qualifications 
  • Proactive and forward thinking 
  • Able to use initiative when handling tasks and be committed and driven to achieving excellence for yourself and our clients
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Assist with the supervision and development of junior staff 

To find out more or have a confidential discussion, please email or call +44 1534 740000.


Before you apply

Five years’ Jersey residency required for this role, as required by Control of Housing and Work (Jersey) Law 2012.


*£1,000 for successful direct applicants – Jersey Applications only

If you apply directly for this position (not via an agency or other introduction) you will receive £1,000 upon successfully completion of your probation period.

*This offer is currently available on Jersey opportunities only.