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Unit Trust and Pooled NAV Administrator

Our client is looking to employ  a Unit Trust and Pooled NAV Administrator to join their  successful team.

 

Primary job function
· Production and review of daily NAV’s (Life Pooled and CIS Funds)
· Expenses, adjustments and cash flows are processed correctly and on time
· Liaising with the transfer agency with regards to NAV dissemination, creations, and
distributions
· Liaising with trustees
· Assist in the monitoring, interpreting, and updating of all corporate event notifications
received from custodians and exchanges (both local and Foreign)
· Assisting the global custodian with tax documentation relevant to corporate actions
· Accurate and timely update/instruction of all elective events on electronic banking systems
and/or manual fax instruction
· Involvement in portfolio transactional tax and tax reporting functions (CGT, WHT, S24J,
FATCA, CRS)
· Follow up on withholding tax reclaims with relevant tax authorities
· Assisting with ad hoc tax projects and implementation of new legislation
· Identify opportunities for improving process and introducing efficiency and standardisation
into processes
· Liaising with the auditors on annual audit queries
· Sit on the relevant ASISA working groups
· Have an understanding of and be able to apply relevant ASISA standard

Basic job requirements
· 6-8 years of applicable experience in a fund accounting role and/or NAV role:
o With appropriate 3-year commerce degree, or
· Newly qualified CA(SA), preferably with exposure to financial services
· Good general understanding of financial markets and financial instruments
o Need to understand the trading mechanics, valuation methodology, and calculation
of income accruals/entitlements
· Computer literacy required, with the ability to quickly learn new systems and applications
o Advanced excel knowledge and ability to write macros and use advanced· Action orientated individual with ability to build relationships internally and externally
· Self-starter, required to work over-time as and when required
· Have knowledge of and understand the latest CISCA legislation
· Understand the accounting impacts of financial transactions and have the ability to draft CIS

Key competencies required
· Adaptability
· Initiative
· Analysis
· Information Monitoring
· Planning and Organising
· Problem Solving and solution orientated
· Technical and Professional Knowledge
· Work Standards
· Decision making
· Take ownership and accountability
· Sound communication