Relentlessly investing in best practice people

“The people are what make the difference. You can talk to them about an idea and they will go away and develop a solution / execution. They have great expertise. They are responsive.”

– David Boyle, Head of Sales and Marketing, Mint Asset Management

Careers

People are at the heart of what we do.

At MMC, we pride ourselves on being a responsive, invested and grounded bunch, genuinely interested in supporting our clients’ success. We understand the importance of the information we manage and the impact this has on the way our clients operate and how successfully they manage their investors’ investments. We like attention to detail, streamlined processes and super smart technology. It’s our happy place.

If MMC sounds like it could be your happy place, send us your CV and a covering note to hrsupport@mmcnz.co.nz. We’re always interested in hearing from people who can help our clients achieve even more success.

Open Positions

Senior Unit Pricing Analyst / Fund Accountant

  • Auckland
  • Full Time
  • Close date: 29/10/2021

The opportunity

People and technology are at the heart of what we do. This is a unique opportunity to join a client-centric and fast-growing company to accelerate your career while also making a real impact on New Zealand’s investment management sector. Our collaborative approach creates opportunities to work alongside leading innovators and experienced people spanning across financial and technology markets.

We have modern offices in central Auckland but are also offering flexible working to meet the varied demands of our inclusive and diverse team. Most importantly, we enjoy the ride. MMC offer plenty of opportunities to engage in social events, health and wellbeing initiatives, as well as giving back to the community.

 

The role

The role of Senior Unit Pricing Analyst is an exciting opportunity to join an experienced and diverse team providing Unit Pricing.

Unit Pricing is one of the key foundations of the MMC business and is now working with over 30 fund managers across several different investment models, including eight KiwiSaver schemes and produces 250+ prices per day.

The Unit Pricing team work closely across all functions including the Operations team, Technology and Business Analysts. One of our core values is “Restless to Improve” and there is a real opportunity to influence and have an impact on how we do things.

 

Key responsibilities

Unit Pricing & Reporting:

    • Prepare and review the unit prices of our client’s investment funds, including the analysis of inputs to unit pricing and investigation of unexplained variance.
    • Prepare and review the taxable income of our clients’ investment funds.
    • Review daily reconciliations, investigating and clearing differences in a timely manner.
    • Annual financial statements – assist in the preparation of client annual financial statements that are compliant with NZ GAAP and NZ IFRS.
    • Assist with the preparation and review of performance reporting and other reporting as required.

Controls & Audit:

  • Contribute to the design and implementation of controls and processes that maintains a strong control environment and industry best practice.
  • Assist the team with supporting the controls assurance and financial statement audits.

Client Centric:

  • Support the team in ensuring all service delivery standards set for the unit pricing division are met.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external clients including providing timely responses to queries.

Leadership & Teamwork:

    • Identify and implement process changes to improve efficiency within the team.
    • Cross-train with other team members and seek to grow and share your knowledge of Fund Administration.
    • Be a team player who is prepared to assist others when required.

 

About you

You are driven by your hunger to understand how things work and why they work the way they do, with a real problem-solving mindset and a desire to understand the end-to-end process. This level of understanding you build, gives you the confidence to apply your good judgement to key decisions and take on the responsibility required. This drive also feeds your desire to identify areas for improvement and implement changes. You have a great aptitude for and love working with numbers. A deadline driven environment is where you thrive, and you enjoy pulling together with a team, jumping in to support others if needed, where the team achieve together.

This role would ideally suit someone with a degree majoring in Economics, Finance or Accounting preferred, but we will consider others.

You will also need to be confident and experienced in the use of Excel, modelling and programming.

The ability to meet tight deadlines, multi-task and remain agile are also critical elements of this role.

In return for your dedication and commitment, we will offer you unique opportunities to advance your career and guide your professional development. As the collaborative team that we are, it is important you fit with our client-centric culture that is restless to improve, values entrepreneurial spirit, trust and fun!

If this sounds like you, please apply now.

Thank you in advance!

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Quality Engineer

  • Auckland
  • Full Time
  • Close date: 30/10/2021

The role

An exciting opportunity for a Quality Engineer has come up in one of our Product & Technology teams. In this role, you will be a crucial member working alongside your peers, building modern test automation frameworks and help shift quality by promoting test first practices within a continuous delivery environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and guide our efforts to improve our overall coverage of test automation.
  • Mentor and upskill others, guiding and supporting good practices in the use of test automation.
  • Drive the continuous improvement of how we use test automation in our products and platforms, focusing on speeding up various feedback loops that make it safe, fast and easy for our squads to deliver change all the way to production.
  • Help build quality in from the beginning of the product development flow and support the team reach those goals.

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have an eye for detail, a curious mind and the initiative to challenge the status quo and drive improvements.

You will have experience building modern BDD automation frameworks, both for UI and API in at least one programming language (preferably C# and/or JS).

You will have good knowledge of CI/CD practices (eg: running tests in a pipeline) and you are familiar with iterative development practices like SCRUM or Kanban.

In return for your dedication and commitment, we offer you the opportunity to advance your career and develop cutting edge skills in a fast-growing financial technology and services sector. As the close-knit team that we are, it is important you fit with our culture that values collaboration, hard work and fun!

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Settlements Officer

  • Auckland
  • Full Time
  • Close date: 14/11/2021

MMC are New Zealand’s leading provider of fully outsourced investment administration services to over 100 clients spanning across fund and wealth managers. We administer funds worth more than NZ$100 billion. MMC leverage latest technology to deliver innovation resulting in an enhanced investment experience for New Zealand investors. By outsourcing their investment administration to MMC, our clients are set free to accelerate their success.

We have an opportunity for an experienced settlement and custody specialist to join our team. The role requires a hands-on approach to support the settlement services offered to MMC Clients as well as other teams within the company. Ideally, we would expect the successful applicant to have had exposure to financial services in NZ but open to experience from overseas as well.

Summary of the Role:

  • Accurately record trades in our internal accounting system, conduct trade matching with counterparties and instruct Custodians by agreed deadlines
  • Investigate and resolve any settlements issues that are identified and escalate to the manager when necessary
  • Ensure all reconciliation breaks are investigated and cleared in a timely manner
  • Assist with Corporate Actions entry and checking as and when required
  • Ensure that all service delivery standards set for the settlements team are met
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external clients

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Experience working in a similar role in NZ or overseas
  • Experience in Financial Services preferred
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is crucial in this role
  • Ability to use initiative and critical thinking
  • Proven ability to understand and follow a process
  • Good communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Excel and Office suite

In return for your dedication and commitment, we will offer you unique opportunities to advance your career and guide your professional development. As the collaborative team that we are, it is important you fit with our client-centric culture that is restless to improve, values entrepreneurial spirit, trust and fun!

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Reconciliations Officer

  • Auckland
  • Full Time
  • Close date: 18/11/2021

MMC are New Zealand’s leading provider of fully outsourced investment administration services to over 100 clients spanning across fund and wealth managers. We administer funds worth more than NZ$100 billion. MMC leverage latest technology to deliver innovation resulting in an enhanced investment experience for New Zealand investors. By outsourcing their investment administration to MMC, our clients are set free to accelerate their success.

The opportunity

People and technology are at the heart of what we do. This is a unique opportunity to join a client-centric and fast-growing company to accelerate your career while also making a real impact on New Zealand’s investment management sector. Our collaborative approach creates opportunities to work alongside leading innovators and experienced people spanning across financial and technology markets.

We have modern offices in central Auckland but are also offering flexible working to meet the varied demands of our inclusive and diverse team. Most importantly, we enjoy the ride. MMC offer plenty of opportunities to engage in social events, health and wellbeing initiatives, as well as giving back to the community.

We have an exciting opportunity for a reconciliations officer to join our team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare client application/withdrawal accounts reconciliations accurately on a daily basis.
  • Preparation of other reconciliations and monthly/quarterly reporting as required.
  • Ensure all reconciliation exceptions are cleared in a timely manner. Take the initiative in resolving and liaise with other staff to achieve this.
  • Resolution of unreconciled items is your responsibility, including regular aged reporting of unreconciled items to Manager/Team Leader.
  • Investigate and implement improvements to the accuracy and efficiency of the reconciliation process.
  • Assist Manager/Team leader with new client transitions, new funds, fund closures, transitioning reconciliations to Nexus, development of further enhancements in the reconciliations area and general project implementation.
  • Assist IT with system development and testing as required.
  • Maintain and update processes and procedure documents applicable to your role for the MMC Reconciliations team.
  • Ensure sufficient team members are trained to cover your role in your absence.
  • Assist Team Manager in second reviews of daily processing, beneficiary set up and static data changes when necessary.
  • Undertake other duties as reasonably required.
  • Assist in ensuring that all service delivery standards set for the unit registry division are met.

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have an eye for detail, a curious mind and the initiative to challenge the status quo. A natural communicator, passion for excellence and drive to succeed will ensure you stand out from the rest.

This role would suit someone with strong experience in reconciliations within a financial services environment.  You will also need to be confident and experienced in the use of Excel. Ideally, you will have a degree majoring in Economics, Finance or Accounting but we will consider people with a strong reconciliations background with no tertiary qualification.

The ability to meet tight deadlines, multi-task and remain agile are also critical elements of this role.

In return for your dedication and commitment, we will offer you unique opportunities to advance your career and guide your professional development. As the collaborative team that we are, it is important you fit with our client-centric culture that is restless to improve, values entrepreneurial spirit, trust and fun!

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Reporting Specialist

  • Auckland
  • Full Time
  • Close date: 20/11/2021

MMC are New Zealand’s leading provider of fully outsourced investment administration services to over 100 clients spanning across fund and wealth managers. We administer funds worth more than NZ$100 billion. MMC leverage latest technology to deliver innovation resulting in an enhanced investment experience for New Zealand investors. By outsourcing their investment administration to MMC, our clients are set free to accelerate their success.

 

The role

The Reporting Specialist will be responsible for providing a wide variety of reporting, business intelligence and management information for MMC’s internal and external clients. You will get exposure to new reporting, business intelligence, and client communication toolsets and will be expected to play a key role in the migration from legacy reporting solutions to these new toolsets.

 

Key responsibilities

Reporting Support

The Reporting Specialist will develop and maintain existing reporting capabilities, predominantly in SQL, Visual Studio and SSRS. You will be the first port of call for queries and requests relating to reporting. You will complete the requirements analysis for such requests and complete the stored procedure (transact SQL) development required. Finally, you will test the output and coordinate end user testing.

 

Reporting Strategy

The Reporting Specialist will be expected to utilise and help establish new reporting tools to deliver best in class client outcomes. You will help support the migration of reporting from legacy systems to new solutions and be a champion for such change.

 

Key attributes/experience required:

Technical Skills

•            Advanced Transact PL/SQL skills

•            Visual Studio skills and experience

•            SSRS experience desirable

•            Azure DevOps experience will be a bonus, but training will be provided

•            Familiarity with industry standard business intelligence tools

•            Some exposure to client communication tools would be beneficial

•            Some software life cycle experience

 

Role Related Experience

•            2+ year technical reporting experience in financial services field.

•            2+ years SQL development

•            Investment product experience desirable

 

In return for your dedication and commitment, we will offer you unique opportunities to advance your career and guide your professional development. As the collaborative team that we are, it is important you fit with our client-centric culture that is restless to improve, values entrepreneurial spirit, trust and fun!

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