• Full Time
  • Cape Town
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Our client is an Investment Management business based in Claremont in Cape Town, they have a need to employ a Unit Trust Administrator, however the volume of the work is suited to a half-day role and the hours could be made to be flexible to suit a Mom with children etc. The role incorporates the following dimensions of UnitTrust Administration.

The Unit Trust Administrator role focuses on providing assistance to the Operations and Investment teams to manage the Unit Trust client base. This role is suited to an organised and process driven candidate who has administrative Unit Trust or Fund of Funds experience. The role focusses on operational support, unit trust administration, client service support, model portfolio implementation as well as building strong working relationships with clients, service providers and management companies. Our clients business covers local and offshore investing, presenting a great opportunity to develop expertise across a wide array of areas.
The key features of the role are:
1. Unit Trust and Fund of Funds Administration:
a. Administration and maintenance of local and offshore unit trusts and fund of funds
b. Assist clients on unit trust and fund of funds related queries and provide support
c. Manco account openings
d. New User Setup and Account login support to the dealing team
e. Investment team and Investment Committee support
f. Institutional client support
g. Model Portfolio implementation and support
h. Ensure service levels are maintained
i. Liaise with internal and external parties for streamlined workflow
j. Suggest and implement procedures and process improvement

2. Relationship Building:
a. Build strong working relationships with administrators, management companies and service providers
b. Build good working relationships with unit trust or fund of funds clients
c. Integration within the existing operations team

3. Reporting
a. Monthly Unit Trust Reconciliation Check
b. Monthly MDD generation
c. Monthly MDD checking
d. Quarterly TER checking
e. Quarterly Investment Committee Reporting
f. Annual Offshore Fund Compliance reporting
g. Compliance Reporting
h. Ad hoc incident report checking

Qualifications ‐ Bachelor of Administration (B. Admin)
‐ Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)
‐ Diploma in Business & Information Administration
‐ Or equivalent tertiary qualification
Experience: ‐Unit trust and fund of funds administration experience
3 years+ working experience

Skills & Competencies ‐ Enquiring mind
‐ Numerate
‐ High attention to detail
‐ Pro‐active
‐ Strong written communication and presentation skills
‐ Client centric attitude
‐ Efficient
‐ Process Driven
‐ Organized
Personality ‐ Can Do Attitude
‐ Diligent
‐ Confident
‐ Reliable
‐ Trusting
‐ Hard working
‐ Detail orientated
‐ Self‐motivated
‐ Self‐starter
‐ Positive
Systems ‐ Proficient in Microsoft Excel

To apply for this role please send your CV to operations@asearch.co.za