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Accountant

A small financial services company based in the southern suburbs is looking for an Accountant who is also a registered Tax Practitioner or SAICA/SAIPA qualified to manage the finances of the company.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • B.Com or equivalent qualification
  • Registered Tax Practitioner
  • Two years of experience with tax and trusts
  • Advanced knowledge of Sage Pastel Accounting
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft packages; especially Excel

DUTIES:

  • Preparation and submission of tax returns for clients and trusts
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Preparation of annual financial statements
  • Liaison with auditors; compilation of Audit pack
  • Compilation of annual budget;forecasting
  • Payroll; bi-monthly VAT returns; PAYE submissions
  • Payments schedule; monthly reconciliation of bank accounts

ATTRIBUTES:

  • Positive attitude with strong organisational skills
  • Focused with great attention to detail
  • Shows initiative and drive
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills

Liability Manager

An asset management company based in the southern suburbs is looking for a Liability Manager for the Unit Trust division.
DUTIES:
• The liability team is responsible for processing of instructions in the company range of funds
• Liaising with the internal and external service providers in terms of systems, cash management and recons
• Daily reporting to relevant parties
• Manage the liability team in terms of training, support, promote positive team dynamic
• Conduct performance reviews with team
• Review and enhancement of processes and systems
Reporting and key working relationships
• Report to the COO
• Monthly reporting to management responsibilities
• Management of the 12 team members of the liability team
• Work closely with the business analysts in terms of system and process changes
• Work closely with outsource partner
REQUIREMENTS:
• Experience in working with mutual funds / collective Investment Schemes would be preferred – specifically in client servicing and instruction processing.
• Experience in a similar position advantageous, industry experience essential, experience in working in a CIS environment essential
• Experience working on AWD, specifically Silica systems would be a huge advantage
• Experience in working with mutual funds would be preferred
• Excellent MS Office suite skills, Strong Excel skills
• Exceptional attention to detail
• Strong client service skills
• Superior written and verbal communication skills
• Persistence to getting tasks completed according to standards provided
• Strive to be approachable
• Degree: Degree should be business related or a related field
• Minimum of five to ten years’ working experience within the financial services industry, preferably CIS environment in a similar role
• Must have demonstrable experience of working in support of a senior individual and have an understanding of the need for confidentiality
• Sound administration
• Excellent MS Office suite skills, Strong Excel skills
• Superior verbal and written communication skills (English and Afrikaans)
– Driver license with own reliable transport
– Willingness to work outside of business hours and weekends

Finance Manager

A global travel organisation based in the southern suburbs is looking for a Finance Manager – (CA(SA)) to provide timely, accurate and insightful information regarding the company’s financial performance.

DUTIES:
● Lead the annual business planning process and two annual revisions to it
● Identify and manage risk, to include foreign exchange, and insurable business and asset risks
● Forecast, optimise and control the company’s working capital requirements and cash flows
● Manage the company’s debtors and creditors
● Create and maintain relationships with key financial and risk service providers, including banks and insurers, in the geographies where the company operates, at the minimal possible cost
● Ensure the company is compliant with tax codes in all the geographies where it operates, while minimising the company’s exposure to tax
● Ensure all staff are paid in line with their agreements with the company, and all local taxes are deducted and paid to the relevant authorities
● Develop and maintain financial policy manuals for the company
● Timeliness of accurate and insightful financial and KPI reports
● Quality of annual business plan process and accuracy of projections
● Insurable and forex risk managed at minimum possible cost
● Accuracy of cash projections
● Debtors and creditors optimised
● Effective banking facilities
● Tax compliance
● Payroll timeliness and accuracy

Requirements
● A minimum of 3-5 years’ relevant experience post CA qualification
Previous financial management exposure.

Operations Manager – Derivatives

A financial services  company based in the northern suburbs is looking for a Operations Manager to manage the Derivatives team. (EE position)

DUTIES:

  • Achieving performance targets set by management
  • Identify, investigate and solving of Derivative exceptions
  • Timely reporting to management, clients and auditors
  • Developing, training and objective setting for your team
  • Ensuring that compliance with company policy and procedures, Client Service Level agreements and internal controls are followed by your team.
  • Continuously evaluating processes, risks and controls in your area and implementing improvements were necessary
  • Working closely alongside Project and Change teams to participate in business efficiency and new system implementation projects as required
  • Compile research for current and potential clients
  • Stay up to date with new economic and other market research as published
  • Attend regular Client meetings and maintain an excellent Client relationships

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Sound understanding of all Derivatives instruments and the application thereof
  • Advanced understanding of Ms Office suite Fundamentals able to link them together using tools and functions to build applications/UDTs for various business related purposes an advantage.
  • Good knowledge of HiPortfolio an advantage
  • Previous Auditing experience an advantage
  • Accounting/Internal Audit/ RPE for Derivative Markets related degree or professional qualification an advantage but not a pre-requisite
  • A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience as a manager required

 

 

Business Analyst (Financial Services)

An asset management company based in the southern suburbs is looking for a Business Analyst to join their team.
DUTIES:
Monthly Sales Report (Process and Output)
Monthly Fund Specialist Activity Report
Monthly Fund Manager Activity Report
Multi-Manager/DFM/Institutional Reporting (Monthly or Quarterly)
Event data analysis and reporting
Board Reports
Laminate and Sales Targets
Accurate Info Management
REQUIREMENTS:
Newly qualified
B.Com. Finance or similar
2-4 years relevant industry experience
Advanced Excel Skills and systems knowledge
Experience working in Morningstar Direct / Bloomberg
Decision making skills
Presentation skills
Problem solving skills
Research/Analysis skills

CA (SA)-Supervisor (newly qualified) Century City

Are you looking to work for a global Fund/Investment Management Company.

The primary function of a Supervisor is to check and supervise the tasks required to successfully complete an NAV. In certain circumstances a Supervisor may also be required to perform these tasks.

Check and authorise payments to ensure the payment has been correctly prepared and the correct instructions are going to be processed

Check and approve valuations to ensure all the required information has been captured and processed correctly resulting in the expected valuation movement.

Supervise others to ensure the accuracy, completeness and timeliness in performing the following functions:

  • Reviewing and ensure all documentation are in place for investment purchases and sales / distributions
  • Executing investment purchase transactions
  • Setting-up and capturing of investments on Investran
  • Monitoring of distributions / sales proceeds receivable and capturing of these on Investran
  • Preparation of accurate quarterly (pre fair market value and post fair market value) accounts (including capital statements for investors)
  • Preparation of accurate expense and accrual calculations, including management and admin fee calculation
  • Performing weekly cash reconciliations and proper investigation and resolution of any reconciling differences
  • Performing daily cash management (including preparing payment and transfer instructions) and updating the cash transactions on Investran
  • Capturing daily cash movements as well as trades and updating transactions in Investran
  • Investigating and answering queries with auditors and clients

 

 

Unit Trust Fund Accountant

Fantastic opportunity to form part of the Fund Accounting team at a well-known Investment/Fund Management business based in the Westlake area

 

  • Processing and setting up of audit, trustee, custody and management fees
  • Ensuring Variation Margin is processed correctly and matches the Clearing House Statement daily
  • Ensure capturing / processing of all 3rd Party duplication trades to the accounting system timeously and accurately (ensure they match the third-party valuation reports)
  • Ability to manage client cash flows (subscriptions and redemptions) and ensure units in issue reconcile to Transfer Agency
  • Pricing of funds within the Collective Investment Scheme, ie Daily unitisation and ensuring the valuation of financial instruments are in line with the funds’ performance e.g. equities, bonds, and derivatives
  • Understand how total fund performance is calculated and impacted with each entry captured
  • Monitor and perform income distribution calculations for each fund class
  • Understand tolerance level checking against a benchmark and are familiar with what is deemed as an unacceptable asset and NAV fund price variance
  • Responsible for running, checking and sending of client reports daily and monthly
  • Handling queries efficiently to ensure resolution of both internal and external client queries (in conjunction with the Client Delivery team)
  • Ensure appropriate controls are in place to mitigate risk
  • Supporting the management and co-ordination of team deliverables relating to projects and new client take-on’s

 

Senior Financial Accountant

Do you want to work for a global company? Does working in Claremont appeal to you? Have you qualified with a degree and/or have your SAIPA/SAICA articles?

An Offshore Legal company is seeking your expertise.

The purpose of this role is to manage a team of three junior accountants and support the finance function of  and its associated businesses.

Principal duties:

  • Posting journals related to payroll and expense claims • Reviewing disbursement postings and expenses incurred • Reviewing receipt bookings • Posting correcting journals after review • Petty Cash management • Assisting the lawyers with Elite enquiries relating to invoicing and matters • Ensure bank accounts are adequately funded by Group • Client account reconciliation and review • WIP and Debtors review and reporting • Fee-earner hours reporting • Management accounts preparation/review • Payroll review and sending funding requests • Calculating and capturing bonus accruals • Calculating and capturing deferred income • Sundry Creditors, Sundry Debtors and Accruals reconciliation preparation • Balance sheet accounts review (mainly Prepayments and Fixed assets) • FX Clearing accounts review • Review of all bank reconciliations • Intercompany accounts confirmations • Management of the junior accountants • Suggested improvements to the current internal control processes • Quarterly Operations Board Finance pack preparation • Annual financial reporting preparation for entities requiring an audit • Annual invoicing for CO Services BVI • Assisting the Head of Finance with the annual budgets

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.

Client Relationship Manager

An investment administration company based in the northern suburbs is looking for a Client Relationship Manager. The ideal candidate will have solid track record of dealing with clients face to face and have previous asset management industry knowledge. (EE position)

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