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In a world of constant scrutiny by regulators and investors alike, Principals, CFOs, COOs and CCOs of investment management firms need a finance system that delivers timely and accurate information, as well as a robust regulatory compliance framework to avoid risk.

To help firms meet these challenges throughout their business lifecycle, Duff & Phelps provides a broad and integrated range of finance and business services. These combine an interactive, online platform with deep finance, tax and compliance expertise advising investment management firms. Whether you’re looking for a complete outsourced finance function or support on a standalone basis, our team of specialists can assist.

Benefits to your firm

  • A range of outsourced and advisory business services delivered by experienced specialists, thereby allowing you more time to focus on raising and investing capital
  • An interactive, online platform that delivers information accurately and efficiently in real-time, so you can make informed decisions quickly
  • A single point of contact for all of your finance, tax and compliance needs – thereby minimizing your time, risk and cost through joined up thinking

Services we provide, via a fully outsourced and/or individual advisory basis

Finance services:

  • Bookkeeping
  • Monthly management information and head office reporting
  • VAT registration, inspection visit support, preparing and filing of returns
  • Budget and cash flow forecasting
  • Financial reporting including year-end audit support and liaison with auditors
  • Regulatory tax advisory services
  • Online, real-time KPI dashboard reporting

Regulatory financial reporting:

  • Business modelling, capital andliquidity adequacy forecasts for FCA authorizations
  • Monitoring of regulatory capital on an ongoing basis
  • Pillar 2 ICAAP preparation and guidance
  • Preparation of regulatory financial returns including GABRIEL and COREP
  • Funds financial statements

Payroll services:

  • Initial registration with HMRC to establish a PAYE scheme
  • Running of payroll and handle all HMRC filings as required for employees
  • Calculations of payroll deductions, PAYE and net pay
  • Online payslips for employees and annual leave balances

Company secretarial:

  • Entity incorporations
  • Board minutes, resolutions and statutory forms
  • Filing of statutory documents at Companies House
  • Administrator for statutory registers, minute books and share certificates
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