Managing Director (U.S)

Managing Director (U.S)

Department: Alternative Fund Services
Job Type: Full Time
Location: San Mateo/New York

The Role

The managing director holds ultimate responsibility for the day to day running of AFS and its strategic direction.


Supervise the work of executives providing guidance and motivation to drive maximum performance
Ensure a positive work environment
Implementing new processes and procedures of the fund administration services
Plan cost-effective operations and market development activities
Ensure performance appraisal, training and professional development activities
Reward performance, prevent issues and resolve problems
Execute public speaking and representational appearances in a professional manner
Analyse problematic situations and occurrences and provide solutions to ensure company survival and growth
Further develop and enhance company culture
Leading the company and ensuring all employees buy into the company vision
Participate in the planning overall strategic direction of the company alongside the board
Recruit, train, motivate, and develop staff to develop their full potential
Participate in strategic planning and review to continuously improve processes and the team’s performance
Participate in pre-project stage discussion with the clients and to define more detailed services model for specific clients as required


Bachelor’ degree in Finance, business management or relevant disciplines;
Previous working experience as Managing Director for 2 – 3 years
10 years’ experience preferably with a combination of accounting or similar role;
Able present company mission and history clearly and confidently;
Creative problem solver who thrives when presented with a challenge;
Excellent knowledge of PE/VC Fund life-cycle;
Excellent problem solving skills and team player;
Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills;
Mature, self-motivated, detail-minded and able to work under pressure;
Excellent written and spoken English, Mandarin or Cantonese;
Good computer skills, especially MS Excel and other windows-based software;

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