Purpose of the role:

Our client a specialist Fixed Income Boutique which is looking to grow their team due to steady market growth. The potential candidate will play a significant role in supporting this growth and will be primarily responsible for all aspects of day-to-day activities across the portfolios.

Duties and Responsibilities:

– The Administrator will be involved in daily end-to-end portfolio activities, including reconciliations, and recording of transactions

– Perform daily reconciliations which assist with the daily valuation and investment making decision process, including trade, cash, and positions of the portfolios

– Perform full end to end accounting and administration services in calculating and checking the Net Asset Values of the various portfolio

– Identify exceptions and problems affecting the valuation of the portfolio’s assets, communicating these to management, and assisting in their resolution

– Reconcile various accounts, or reviewing reconciliations prepared by others, and promptly researching and correcting any variances

– Responsible for monitoring and documenting the flow of information

– Participate in regular rotation of trade processing and other administrative processes to prepare the daily portfolio summary system for the next day

-Assist, as assigned, in preparing MDD’s (fund fact sheets) and SARB reporting

– Serve as backups to your colleagues

 

Education/Experience:

– Bachelor’s degree with exposure to finance or similar analytical course work

– Relevant experience of at least 2- 3 years in fixed income portfolio administration and Fund accounting

– Preference would be given to individuals with comprehensive experience in fixed income

 

Key Competencies:

– Attention to detail is critical

– Self-motivated individual who is willing to take on responsibility for a wide array of tasks in a small company

– Team player who can communicate and integrate themselves within the team

– Multitasking, meeting multiple daily deadlines and being able to prioritise tasks to do so

– Demonstrate analytical skills and methodical approach

– Ability to work under pressure

– Analytical thinker with problem solving skills

– Strong computer skills specifically Excel is a must

– Honesty, integrity and mutual respect for co-workers

To apply for this role please send your CV, ID and supporting documentation to operations@asearch.co.za

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