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Fund Accountant

A financial services company based in Century City is seeking the expertise of a Fund Accountant to join their Traditional Funds team for a 6 month period. The ideal candidate will have a relevant B.Com Accounting/Finance degree and completed SAICA articles.

Fund Accountant

A leading asset management company based in the southern suburbs is looking for a Fund Accountant to ensure accurate and efficient pricing and review of in-house administered portfolios.
DUTIES:
Perform daily valuation and pricing of portfolios
Process and review all inputs into the pricing process
Process all portfolio and instrument corporate events
Perform pricing process
Review outputs of pricing process to identify all exceptions and anomalies
Ensure all exceptions correctly resolved
Perform ad-hoc analysis to investigate queries
Perform Independent Oversight review
Review all inputs and outputs of pricing process to identify all exceptions and anomalies
Ensure all exceptions correctly resolved
Perform ad-hoc analysis to investigate queries
Effect Trading and Settlement process
Effect trading and settlement for local and offshore Fund of Funds
Effect settlement for local and offshore Equities, Fixed Interest and Derivative instruments
Requirements
Minimum of 2 years’ experience within Fund Accounting
Degree or equivalent with Accounts and Financial Markets
Intermediate Excel skills
Able to work extended hours as required

Senior Fund Administrator

A well known financial services company based in the Northern suburbs is looking for a Snr Fund Administrator to join their team.

DUTIES:

Reconciliation of various client stock and cash recon portfolios.

Responsible for performing reconciliation between their investment accounting and asset servicing system and the various custodians and is required to ensure the timeous resolution of recon differences.

Processing of all cash related transactions on the Investment system and other applicable systems.

Capturing/up loading third party payments on banking systems.

Daily/ Weekly/Monthly reconciliation of Stock and Cash portfolios.

Investigation and resolution of all  team related breaks, ensuring these are resolved within the agreed turnaround times.

Resolution and/or escalation and follow up all non-team specific breaks as per procedure.

Compliance with company policy and procedures, client service level agreements and internal controls.

Ensuring that all relevant process documentation is kept up to date.

Ensuring that documentation is filed and easily retrievable

Ensuring that Team Leader/Manager is informed of any recon items and outstanding issues

Escalating any urgent issues to Team Leader/Manager.

Assist the Team Leader with Adhoc tasks.

Identifying possible areas of risk and escalating risks to management.

Identify processes that can be improved and/or Standardised across clients as part of your daily tasks

Assisting newer team members with training and acting as a backup when required.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Tertiary Financial Qualification with an Accounting background and 2 year’s relevant working experience in scrip and or Cash recon.
  • Focused individual who is able to execute effectively and timely.
  • Individual who can use initiative, take ownership and is able to question from base principles.
  • Knowledge of Financial Markets and Instruments.
  • Ability to manage the risks associated with our environment.
  • Planning your own outputs to meet a specified set of deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Proficient in  MS Office suite

Business Support SME

A well known financial services organisation based in the Northern suburbs is looking for a Business Support Team SME to  focuses on supporting the business by providing operational support, HiPort training, UAT support and general assistance around operational queries/issues.  The Business Support SME is an individual who has gained extensive knowledge on the business systems and processes and provides support to Operations by investigating queries regarding the system and/or process and assists the Operations teams in resolving BAU non-technical issues.  They would also perform change analysis and process configuration.

DUTIES:

  • Investigate system/process queries, assist Operational teams, determine root cause and manage the rectification of the problem
  • Investigate, analyse, test and implement operational process improvements
  • Investigate, analyse, test and implement new system functionality
  • Manage the change through the testing and implementation phases
  • Perform post-implementation review
  • Training of operational staff in new processes or new system functionality
  • Perform testing during system upgrades
  • Perform back-up duties for team members

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Relevant Tertiary qualification or recognized industry subject matter
  • Proficient in MS Office suite
  • Sound understanding of NAV processes
  • Extensive relevant working experience in Investment Administration environment
  • Hiportfolio working knowledge
  • Previous exposure to pControl would be preferred
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to interact professionally with other teams and clients
  • Strong team player and have the ability to work independently
  • A flexible approach and the ability to work under pressure

Cost and Management Accountant

A manufacturing company based in the northern suburbs is seeking the expertise of a Cost and Management Accountant for a temporary period (with possibility of permanency).

 

DUTIES:

Cost Accounting

  • Review and Maintenance BOMs
  • Review and Maintenance of Machine Rates and Labour Rates
  • Reporting on Production Performance and Outputs
  • Reporting on Production Efficiencies
  • Analysis of Production Input costs and Yield
  • Studying and collecting data to determine costs linked to business activity and product cost
  • Margin/Profitability Analysis
  • Analysis of changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods, to determine effects on cost
  • Providing estimates of new and proposed product costs
  • Providing management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products.
  • Inventory Valuation
  • Analysis and Assisting in Capital Budgeting/Expenditure requests
  • Assisting in Month end close of the General Ledger
  • Assisting in Budget and Forecast Preparation
  • Assisting with the maintenance of accurate Financial Records

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy or Equivalent, with 5 years’ experience with exposure to manufacturing environment.
  • Exact ERP Experience or similar package would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of foreign exchange transactions
  • MS office experience required

 

Client Relationship Manager

An investment administration company based in the northern suburbs is looking for a Client Relationship Manager.

DUTIES:

  • Effective management of queries, issues and client requests
  • Effective negotiation, maintenance and management of Service Level Agreements and Key Performance Indicators
  • Client monthly report back and management of the governance meetings (including the KPI and trends)
  • Regular client interaction to build stronger relationships, ensure service levels are maintained and identify areas where the company can offer a more valued service
  • Facilitate portfolio transitions i.e. take-on’s and disinvestments
  • Facilitate change team with change control items
  • Provide input and assist clients with new products and projects that impact on the company service delivery
  • Effective Risk management

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Sound understanding of investment management industry and financial instruments, both domestic and international
  • Relevant understanding of an Investment Administration environment at a Senior Operations Level – minimum of 5 years
  • Relevant Accounting or Financial degree or diploma; or recognized industry subject matter expert
  • High level legal and regulatory knowledge applicable to the investment management industry would be a benefit

Portfolio Administrator

A wealth management company based in the southern suburbs is looking for a Portfolio Administrator to be responsible for performing the tasks that comprise the administrative and after sales service offering to Clients, thereby contributing to the ongoing Client relationship. The main focus of the role is to provide quality service and maximise Client retention and referral.
REQUIREMENTS:
Excellent relationship management, secretarial and administrative skills.
In addition a working knowledge of product features and benefits is required.
Sufficient client management skill to attend face-to-face client meetings and actively assist as required in
managing the financial planning process and customer relationship
Relevant degree
DUTIES:
Implementation of all new business, including all fund manager and life office follow-ups.
Follow-up any outstanding payments or documentation from the Client.
Input of all relevant Client details on the Client management system.
Receipt all new business and perform the tasks of the
implementation phase of the sales process
Implementation of all switches or redemptions, including all fund manager follow-ups.

Investment Analyst

A boutique investment company affiliated with well known South African investment organisations based in town is looking for the expertise of a seasoned Investment Analyst to guide and lead the junior Analyst team. The ideal candidate will have an Investment Honours degree, CFA level 2 , 5 – 8 years investment analysis experience and exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

DUTIES:

Build and maintain financial models.
Consolidate information from other different sources and to prepare annual budgets and updated forecasts throughout the year.
Interact with farmers/operator, lenders, government agencies and other financial advisors and as needed, perform all necessary modelling sensitivities to include changes to capital structure, biological asset portfolio and potential Mergers and Acquisitions
Monitor SPV’s by assisting with registering of water rights, sub-leases post acquisition, legal contracting, further development costs post acquisition etc.
Financing Structures
Build the Discounted Cash Flow model of the SPV’s by obtaining production forecasts, production costs and pricing from the operator and validating these assumptions to industry standards.
Work closely with operators/tenants and sellers to create a financing structures addressing the needs and requirements of all stakeholders
Develop Term Sheets and Risk Registers and maintain common understanding among the parties involved.
Along with Senior Management, serve as internal lead for all investments
by preparing materials, coordinating meetings, answering operator overseeing due diligence sessions, preparing presentations,
drafting of investment proposals and updates
Acquisitions
As member of acquisition team, evaluate the accretion / dilution of
potential acquisitions or divestitures and prepare materials for acquisition
team and Senior Management Team.
Participate in internal meetings with acquisition team and Senior Management Team to discuss evaluations, deal structuring or
termination, bid alternatives, purchase/sale agreements.
Coordinate with Operations and CFO to determine appropriate operating and financing assumptions.
Participate in data rooms and acquisition conferences
Portfolio Analysis
Build the portfolio analysis for SPV’s that responsible for.
Tasks include annual financial information of production estimates.
Assist Investor Relations with industry presentations.
Assist other departments (Accounting, Operations) with corporate model
outputs and presentations as needed

Head of Finance, Risk and Operations-JHB

Very successful IT Management Consultancy is seeking a Head of Finance to join their team.

Accountable for effective operations within the Finance, Office Support and Risk functions.

Responsible for:

  1. providing guidance, coaching and strategic leadership to the Finance and Office Support functions
  2. coordinating operational and delivery risk management
  3. Provide commercial support
  4. Rate negotiations, project pricing, due diligence processes
  5. Procurement
  6. Payroll
  7. Budgeting and forecasting
  8. Relationship management

In order to apply you need to be a CA (SA)/BCom Hons + 10 years experience ideally n a Business or IT Consulting environment.

EE candidates will be given preference.

 

 

 

 

Employee Benefits Specialist

Very reputable Wealth Management company based in the Southern Suburbs is seeking a Corporate Solutions Specialist to join their team. The role would include:

  • Servicing an existing client base
  • Securing new business
  • Provide accurate advise in terms of Corporate Solutions
  • Management reporting

To apply you need 5 to 10 years experience, proven experience in Employee Benefit schemes and medical aids, to be a registered CFP and must have FAIS & FICA and RE exams