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Senior Manager / Associate Director Board reporting

Posted: 25 Nov 2021 Closes: 25 Dec 2021
Gurgaon Office Competitive
Permanent & Full-time FID_J27442

About the opportunity

Department Description

General Counsel:

General Counsel (GC) is a trusted advisor to all parts of FIL, providing high-value independent advisory and assurance expertise through our specialist teams. GC comprises of Legal, Risk, Compliance, Tax, and Public Policy & Strategic Relationship Management functions.

GC Shared Services:

The General Counsel Shared services function is a global centre of expertise currently being built out in Dalian and India. It will provide operational support and services to the General Counsel function. Three key verticals of GC shared services are:-

Reporting and Systems- Central hub in GC for all reporting and systems related activities. Operations- This is bouquet of various service offering for GC likeTrainingAdmin, support in Europe compliance, information barriers, legal and co sec ops. Investment Compliance- Compliance team in India provides effective monitoring of FIL's funds to ensure compliance with funds' mandates and regulatory rules in verticals like trade monitoring, portfolio compliance, retail brokerage & communication surveillance.

This role is in the Reporting and Systems vertical

Job Overview

This role is part of GC Shared services, working closely with the Global Risk team globally.

The purpose of the role is to support end-to-end risk reporting activity in the Group Risk team covering reports to the committees, regulated Boards and provide input to regulatory reports. This individual will take the lead on drafting Board and Committee reports, monitor and coordinate resolution of actions assigned by the Boards, and input to regulatory reports being produced by other members of the team. The role holder will be responsible for coordinating content input from other risk and business stakeholders.
As this model matures, the role holder will progress to make the Board reporting capability global - not only covering all locations but also other teams like compliance and legal.

Key Responsibilities

  • Take the lead on working with key contributors of the Risk report to the Board/ committees/ regulatory reports. Contributors could be across FIL global functions like Global Risk teams, Procurement, Cyber Risk and others
  • To ensure the timely production and distribution of the risk reports to management, UK legal entity Boards, committees and regulators to a high-quality standard
  • Ensure there are processes in place to validate the quality and consistency of the data reported
  • Challenge the existing process of collation of information and bring out efficiencies in the process
  • Develop best practices by bringing in external perspective on Board Reporting
  • Mature the capability to extend this service globally - across locations and teams
  • Design and develop new reports as required
  • Prepare and review supporting presentation, documentation and material for meetings
  • Establish and maintain highly effective working relationships with all key internal stakeholders
  • Develop and maintain a strong external professional network to keep abreast of external developments (this includes attending Industry Forums and other events)

Experience and Qualifications Required
  • 11 - 15 years' experience in working in the financial industry with an understanding or background in Risk function
  • Excellent command on spoken and written English
  • High degree of proficiency in report writing and MS Power Point including ability to develop clear, concise & compelling story lines for senior management
  • Ability to run processes, identify process gaps and ability to make the change happen
  • Collaborative problem-solver able to work through ambiguous, shifting and sometimes competing priorities
  • Fine balance in working with multiple stakeholders and ability to work independently
  • Strong analytical skills, problem-solving ability and attention to detail
  • Ability to make decisions that are reasonable and logical
  • Effective influencer, able to build productive relationships, while comfortable challenging and negotiating different viewpoints
  • Acknowledged role-model with track record of delivering excellent service

We are committed to being an inclusive and diverse company to work for and strive to create a culture where flexible working is encouraged so that we retain and attract the best talent by offering working patterns that suit both individual and business needs.

About you

About Fidelity International

Fidelity International offers investment solutions and services and retirement expertise to more than 2.56 million customers globally. As a privately-held, purpose-driven company with a 50-year heritage, we think generationally and invest for the long term. Operating in more than 25 locations and with $783.6 billion in total assets, our clients range from central banks, sovereign wealth funds, large corporates, financial institutions, insurers and wealth managers, to private individuals.

Our Workplace & Personal Financial Health business provides individuals, advisers and employers with access to world-class investment choices, third-party solutions, administration services and pension guidance. Together with our Investment Solutions & Services business, we invest $567 billion on behalf of our clients. By combining our asset management expertise with our solutions for workplace and personal investing, we work together to build better financial futures.

Our clients come from all walks of life and so do we. We are proud of our inclusive culture and encourage applications from the widest mix of talent, whatever your age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, social background and more. We are a disability-friendly company and would welcome a conversation with you if you feel you might benefit from any reasonable adjustments to perform to the best of your ability during the recruitment process and beyond.

We are committed to being a truly flexible employer, encouraging and trusting our people to perform their role in the way that works best for them, our business, our colleagues and our clients. We offer the maximum possible flexibility over where and when you work for all, considering your role and any local regulations. We call this new approach "dynamic working".

Find out more about what we do, our history, our new approach of "dynamic working" and how you could be a part of our future at

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