Alternative Asset Senior Officer

Quintet Luxembourg, Luxembourg, LUX, L-2955
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Purpose of the Job


Quintet Private Bank is a leading private bank in the wealth management sector; we are committed to our clients and their families, and pride ourselves on our personalised service based on a deep understanding of what clients want to achieve. Compared to others, we are small (<2,000 employees across 50 European and UK locations) with an ambition to stay true to our purpose to be the most trusted fiduciary of family wealth. When you join Quintet you are joining a company that values diversity of background, equal access to opportunities, career development, collaboration and inclusiveness. We want our employees to feel proud of being part of a company that is committed to do the right thing. You will have the opportunity to grow your career while developing personally and professionally through various resources and programmes.


Quintet Luxembourg provides Depositary Bank services and must comply with regulatory requirements to ensure investors' protection. Part of the Depositary duties, the team Alternative Asset Monitoring performs ownership verification and recordkeeping for assets that cannot be held in custody. The Senior Officer of Alternative Assets Monitoring is responsible for a portfolio of clients investing in alternative assets, including complex structures, such as real estate, infrastructure, private debt and equity.  

Key Accountabilities


  • Assess the complexity of Funds strategies (private equity, real estate, funds of funds and other alternative structures) in order to determine how to apply appropriate assets monitoring. 
  • Ensure the day-to-day Depositary tasks in relation to Alternative Investment Funds is performed in accordance with regulatory requirements and internal procedures 
  • Process the transactions based on the documentation required (pre and post trade) in relation to the recordkeeping duty,   
  • Apply and document the look-through assessment for multi-layers investments, 
  • Complete and maintain the recordkeeping of alternative assets in Quintet Depositary systems,  
  • Ensure frequent reconciliation of portfolio is performed and supervise client’s investment during their life cycle, and 
  • Prepare the alternative assets inventory for fund auditors in the frame of annual confirmation of assets. 
  • Build strong relationship with clients and setup frequent meetings, to facilitate the reception of required information, exchange on all operational matters relating to their investments, and proactively be informed about investments pipeline.  
  • Provide support and guidance to Alternative Assets Monitoring officer in their day-to-day tasks. 
  • Prepare internal and external reporting to provide status on Depositary controls and activities. 
  • Ensure Quintet complies with the AIFMD requirements and keep up to date with legislation, professional standards and regulatory changes affecting Luxembourg. 

Knowledge and Experience


  • Strong knowledge of Luxembourg Investment Fund Legislation and depositary duties/responsibilities in particular related to AIFM Directives. 
  • Strong understanding about alternative investments. 
  • Previous Depositary Bank Fund Industry experience.

Attributes and Qualities


  • Strong analytical skills and risk awareness. 
  • Ability to draft reporting, policies and procedure. 
  • Good interpersonal skills to develop working relationships 
  • Solution oriented, rigorous and proactive.  

Technical Skills


  • Proficient use of MS Office. 

Languages Skills


  • Fluent in French and English is required. Additional language (i.e. German, Dutch) will be considered as an asset. 
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