Leaders Recruiting Inc. | Director, Custody
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Director, Custody


Location: Toronto (Downtown)


Our Financial Services client is looking for a Director, Custody to join their organization, and lead a strong, growing team.



  • Manage the direction of the Custody department in line with Strategic Objectives.
  • Coordinate regular operational meetings with stakeholders to ensure continued high service standard.
  • Identify process improvements and address efficiency issues through regular team meetings, continuous monitoring, quality assurance by leveraging technological solutions and training,
  • Ensure the department’s risks and controls are documented and kept fully up to date.
  • Ensure effective End of Day procedures and controls are maintained within the department.
  • Spearhead ongoing staff development and training through bi-annual appraisals and course enrolment for new and existing employees.
  • Liaise with Business Analysts/Systems Developers to ensure system capabilities are equipped to service expanding client base.
  • Coordinate submission of Change Requests and delegate subsequent Beta Testing, as and when required.
  • Manage and approve EBS time submissions
  • Draft and circulate weekly and monthly KPI and KRI reports to Senior Management.



  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience managing a dynamic team in a fast, deadline-driven environment. Custody experience is required.
  • Must have completed a post-secondary degree in a related field (Business, Finance, etc.)
  • A solid understanding of Financial Markets/Hedge Fund Business is essential.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in Excel