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Crypto Analyst

Our client in the digital investment space is looking to expand their Cape Town team.

We are looking for a crypto analyst to support the investment team. The analyst will have a deep understanding of computer science, distributed systems, consensus algorithms, networking, game theory and other relevant fields in blockchain technology. They are a visionary who can see a clear future of Digital Assets despite the ever-present noise, provide research and decision support to inform the Fund portfolio across a global client base and world leading digital asset thinking and leadership.

 

Responsibilities:
● Sourcing alpha opportunities in cryptocurrencies and protocols through fundamental and
technical analysis
● Undertake comprehensive evaluation and analysis to ensure that a thorough due diligence
is conducted before the firm undertakes an investment, applying a thorough risk based
assessment on the opportunities
● Working with the senior investment team on due diligence of prospective investments
● Screening projects by reading protocol specifications and evaluating the technical teams
● Reasoning through the emerging trends in the space and identifying non-obvious
opportunities for investment
● Maintaining and developing cryptocurrency and protocol analysis models, and /or work closely
with technical teams on their crypto-economic model, smart contract security, and other
questions that come up around protocols and software
● Detailed financial and technical analysis of financial performance and tokenomics of the
cryptocurrencies and protocols
● Evaluate the impact of changes in macro and micro economic variables and its implications on
the risk and return profile
● Communicate investment decisions and commentary clearly in memos that can be
disseminated to our user base (including fact sheets and investment analysis)
● Track the progress of protocols and applications in our portfolios
● Maintaining and enhancing our client and regulatory reporting

Skills, experience and qualifications:
● A degree in a technical area (i.e. mathematics, engineering or computer science) and/or
technical experience is strongly preferred
● An Honours / Masters degree in a relevant field (Finance, Mathematics or Statistics)
preferred
● Solid understanding of smart contracts scripting, cryptography, crypto-economics, and
blockchain technologies generally
● Ability to identify unconventional trends and emerging technologies
● Sharp analytical mind with a killer instinct to identify deals in the market
● Ability to aggregate information from a variety of sources including technical repositories
and anecdotal feedback from teams, then draw informed conclusions from incomplete
information
● Able to explain complex concepts in simple terms to a non-technical audience
● Obsession with the future of blockchain technology, web3, and low-level protocol
development
● An open minded research approach and genuine intellectual curiosity
● Experience in data modelling an advantage
● Generate new investment ideas and getting them implemented
● An unquenchable questioning nature
● A highly analytical mind
● Excellent numeracy skills
● Strong Report Writing skills

Head of Digital Product

Our client in the digital investment space is looking to expand their cape town team.

We are looking for a product leader to design and execute on the product vision, strategy, and roadmap for our client’s digital experience, fulfilling individual and institutional client needs and product-market fit. This position forms a key role in the business team and will own the product prioritization, feature sets and lifecycle for our clients across multiple jurisdictions. The role provides a unique opportunity to accelerate your ambitions as the single point of accountability for the product-market fit across a global suite of digital investments.

 

Responsibilities:
● Provides product vision and direction for digital experiences that drive client engagement,
reinforces the brand, and ultimately grows and improves AuM and client retention
● Defines and assigns features to specific releases to meet key business objectives and serving
client expectations
● Sets product prioritisation and ensures appropriate delivery through a cross functional team
● Active team member in business and outsourced engineering teams to drive business
objectives through product-market fit
● Serves as key integration point with engineering, business process, compliance/legal and
business leadership
● Establishes and monitors client satisfaction and other KPIs to define the success of our digital
experiences; identifies and lead efforts to analyze results and continuously improve our
performance through product improvements
● Continuously improve product engagement through active client development and testing
● Understand changing investment / asset management and Crypto trends to apply strategies
and product enhancements that deliver added value
● Generates new product ideas, researching and analyzing for feasibility and business impact
● Ensure a consistent and easy to use client experience across all digital touchpoints
● Provides strategic input to client experience improvements (individual and institutional) that
help drive client acquisition, retention, and AuM
● Creates insights to guide our strategy and product direction through understanding client
needs and behaviors, competition and emerging technologies

Skills, experience and qualifications:
● Minimum Qualification – Degree (or diploma) in Commerce/Software Engineering/Finance
● Preferred Master’s Degree or additional qualification in marketing, business administration,
information technology
● 5+ years in a Senior product management / leadership role
● Asset Management/Cryptocurrency product leadership experience
● Interest and knowledge of cryptocurrencies and the regulatory and client challenges (both
individual and institutional)
● Understanding of regulation and compliance relating to product (e.g. FIC, POPIA, FAIS)
● Strong analytics understanding in digital product management
● Ability to influence and engage at an executive level with respect to client centric product
● concepts and best practices
● The ability to work under your own initiative and to strict deadlines
● Meticulous and good team player and able to work on own initiative
● Excellent communication skills both verbal and in writing

Investment Analyst

Our client, a leader in the digital investments space is looking to grow their Cape Town team. They are looking for a crypto investment analyst to support the investment team. The analyst will help develop crypto and equity investment products as well as conduct deep research on decentralised protocols and applications.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining and developing equity, cryptocurrency and protocol analysis models
  • Undertake comprehensive evaluation and analysis to ensure that a thorough due diligence is conducted before the firm undertakes an investment
  • Detailed financial and technical analysis of financial performance and tokenomics of the cryptocurrencies and protocols
  • Evaluate the impact of changes in macro and micro economic variables and its implications on the risk and return profile
  • Communicate investment decisions and commentary clearly in memos that can be disseminated to our user base (including fact sheets and investment analysis)
  • Track the progress of protocols and applications in our portfolios
  • Maintaining and enhancing client and regulatory reporting

Skills, experience and qualifications:

  • Minimum Qualification – Relevant Degree in Maths, Stats, Engineering, Computer Science, Econometrics, Physics or Actuarial Science
  • An Honours / Masters degree in a relevant field (Finance, Mathematics or Statistics)
  • 2-5 Years of Quantitative Analysis Experience/ Financial Analysis Experience
  • Interest and knowledge of cryptocurrencies and the digital asset market
  • Ability to research and analyse companies and their industries in which they operate in
  • Experience in data modelling an advantage
  • Generate new investment ideas and getting them implemented
  • An unquenchable questioning nature
  • A highly analytical mind
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Strong Report Writing skills

Financial Assistant/Bookkeeper

Our client, working in the digital advertising space, is looking to hire a Mid-level Financial Assistant to join their highly motivated team and to work alongside the CFO.

Candidates should have a minimum of 4-5 years of Full Accounting and Bookkeeping experience and have a relevant financial qualification.

The ideal candidate should be meticulous about managing their record keeping, analytical skills, bookkeeping skills and should have a responsible work ethic, a can-do attitude and be willing to work closely with the team on all levels of the account.

The ideal individual for this position is someone who is passionate, diligent and self-driven, someone who is attentive and efficient, who enjoys delivering precise information under strict deadlines.

When you join the team you will enjoy a fast paced but happy working environment with good people, great attitudes and smart digital minds.

Responsibilities
● Oversee the day-to-day accounting operations of the company
● Manage Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable
● Manage Bank and Credit Card Reconciliations
● Manage the online filing system and Asset Registry
● Analysis and control of expenses and variance to budgets
● Assistance with the preparation of Monthly Reporting
● Assistance with external reviews to ensure accurate year-end financials
● Reporting on account performance
● Manage relationships with various clients

Skills:
● Xero experience will be advantageous
● Excellent attention to detail
● Strong Excel skills
● Excellent communication skills
● Excellent Accounts Receivable management capabilities
● Outstanding reporting and presentation skills
● Statutory skills will be advantageous
● Excellent Time Management skills

Requirements
● Thorough understanding of accountancy
● Full Bookkeeping Experience (Minimum 4-5 years)
● Monthly Reporting experience of (Minimum 2 years)
● Degree/Diploma
● Working Knowledge of an Accounting Package

Finance Manager

Our client in the investment space is in search of a Finance manager who will join their Platform team. The role includes the financial management within the linked life and collective investment scheme business.

Role and Responsibilities
• Responsibility for the financial accounting and controls of two legal entities as well as monthly reporting to management and quarterly reporting to the board.
• Collation and presentation of monthly management accounts for both entities.
• Oversight of all operational accounting, queries, and finances.
• Control and oversight of the general ledger of the entities.
• Annual budgeting, quarterly forecasting and reporting to management and audit committee.
• Responsible for audit liaison and preparation of annual financial statements.
• Compliance with tax, legislative & statutory requirements.
• Will be expected to work closely with Managing Director on financial accounting and finance-related operational issues.
• Liaison with and management of service providers where necessary.
• Linked-life insurer SAM QRT & SARB QAAR regulatory submissions.

Requirements: Skills, Qualifications and Experience required
• CA(SA)
• 5-6 years’ experience
• Experience in the financial services industry is essential
• Experience in the linked life insurance or collective investment scheme industry is advantageous
• Strong IFRS technical knowledge and strong tax knowledge.
• Experience with five funds tax is advantageous.
• Ability to work under pressure and tight timelines

Competencies
• Strong leadership and people management skills
• Good planning and organizing skills
• Strong Excel skills
• Attention to detail
• Team player
• Adaptable
• Able to multi-task

Senior Legal and Compliance Officer

This role, based in Cape Town, is to assist the Head of Governance, Governance Team and External Compliance Officer with group governance risk and compliance.

Compliance

  • Expert knowledge and in-depth understanding of CISCA and all the regulations
  • Good understanding of FAIS, FICA and POPIA
  • Good understanding of FX
  • Assist in implementing and maintaining Policies
  • Assist with mandate compliance and mandate monitoring
  • Analysis and implementation of regulatory changes
  • Assist in the implementation of new legislative requirements
  • Provide training or prepare material on regulatory changes
  • Review of Investment Partner FAIS documents
  • Review of legal documents with service providers
  • Assist with Representative and KI applications
  • Assist with FSP applications

Technical support

  • Legal & Technical query management
  • Second pair of eyes on all agreements
  • Second pair of eyes on all policies

Other                

  • Must be able to prepare and deliver presentations on topics such as changes in regulations or new developments which impact on our business
  • Attend Investment Committee meetings periodically
  • Ad hoc projects

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills – must be comfortable presenting to groups
  • Team player
  • Good attention to detail
  • Excellent operational efficiency
  • Personal accountability
  • Hardworking
  • Positive
  • Be able to multi-task

 

Min 10 years’ experience in a compliance role or similar role.

Legal qualifications

Finance Manager

A Successful digital communication company is looking for a Financial Manager to join their team.

The FM is required to lead the Debtor, Creditor, Financial Operations Assistant and Driver and ensure that they are performing at a high standard and that their output is timeous and accurate. The responsibility of the FM further includes providing timely and accurate financial reporting, playing an advisory role and assisting the MD in taking the business to the next level.

 

Job Requirements:

* Forecast business cashflow based on seasonal nature of the business
* Monitor the day-to-day financial operations within the company
* Ensure that all of the accounting work is executed quickly and correctly
* The FM is required to develop financial management mechanisms that minimise financial risk for the business
* Update company details on CIPRO
* Balance payroll for the financial payroll period, and roll it over to their new financial period.
* Send the management accounts through to the MD before the 4th working day of the month.
* Plus another number of accounting and financial management

Financial Accountant

Are you a qualified Charted Accountant with atleast 4 years post experience? We have an  exciting opportunity for a Financial Accountant close to the Airport

 

Responsibilities:

* Management and supervision of accounts department
* Input, processing and management of General Ledger function
* Computation of VAT , tax , PAYE and submission to tax authorities
* Production, reconciliation and analysis of monthly management accounts , including detailed analysis and critical point summary
* Reconciliation of loan accounts
* Stock count valuation report
* Fixed Asset Register and monthly depreciation
* Current asset management , including debtors collections
* Foreign Currency Revaluation
* Ensuring all balance sheet accounts are reconciled
* Preparing and managing of all financial audit
* Producing annual budgets and forecasts
* Cash flow management
* Sales reports
* Monthly payroll processing, bi-annual filings and IRP5 EMP501 submissions
* Managing incoming funds and CFC accounts for exports
* Planning, structure  and executing annual EE Plans and lead EE audit compliance
* Accountability and administration  of XERO, DEAR and SimplePay systems. ( Financial  , inventory and payroll systems)
* Ethnical committee assistance and leading of projects to ensure audit compliance
* International company structure setup, VAT registration and forex calculations
* Credit recon reviews and approval of supplier accounts
* Procurement review and approval of orders
* Maintain and build relationships with key suppliers
* DTI claims processing
* Ensuring international tax compliance- Amazon, other sales and purchases
* Managing bank accounts and clearing funds(includes payment gateways and international bank accounts)
* Management of the financial aspects of Key Account Cost Accounting
* Product pricing

Competencies:

* A Financial /Accounting degree is required- CA(SA) advantageous
* Atleast five years working experience in finance
* Proven track record at a senior financial level in manufacturing (food manufacturing highly advantageous)
* Ability to manage and develop staff in a participative, consultative manner
* Strong financial management skills
* The ability to provide financial information for strategic business decisions
* The ability to implement accounting standards and accepted business practices in financial reporting
* The ability to produce and deliver accessible and informative financial reports on tight deadlines
* Computer literacy with strong Excel skills is essential
* Knowledge of Xero, Dear and SimplePay systems highly advantageous

Attributes:

* Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
* Excellent quality orientation/attention to detail
* Good planning and organizing/work management
* Ability to work accurately within reporting deadlines
* Tolerance for , and ability to work under stress and stringent deadlines
* Highest level of integrity, including a high degree of confidentiality

Junior Finance and Office Administrator

Our client based in Claremont is looking to employ a Junior Finance and Office Administrator to join their team.

 

Work Experience Required:

* 2 Years work experience
* Knowledge of general office admin eg filing/purchasing stationery.
* Understanding of basic finance admin eg reconciling expense slips to bank statements.
* Experience in reception and office duties, eg office refreshments, attending to visitors.

Personal Attributes:

* Strong work ethic (hard working)
* Committed and reliable
* Detail orientated
* Initiative and proactivity
* Team focused

Skills:

* Word
* Excel
* Sage or Pastel= an advantage
* Good planning and organising skills
* High attention to detail
* Good communication skills- written and personal

Qualifications:

* Post matric- Diploma level

Senior KYC Analyst Investor Services

Our client is looking to employ a Senior KYC Analyst Investor Services to join their team .They displaying real industry knowledge, they communicate efficiently and effectively when assisting clients with any queries they may have.

Responsibilities and KPI’s:

The Person

  •  Demonstrate deep understanding of and fascination by
  • the private markets
  •  Finds client service thrilling and endeavors to achieve
  • client satisfaction
  • Exceed clear efficiency and performance metrics.
  • Foster a culture of ‘how can we help? Learn and drive
  • positive client feedback
  •  Interact with clients, lawyers, investors and
  • administrators effectively and professionally
  •  Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills
  • with an ability to manage competing demands
  •  An ability to work under pressure to achieve accurate
  • client deliverables

The Process

  •  Understand and follow all current processes
  • Reviewing of the adequacy and appropriateness of
  • investor profiles and structures and to make a sound
  • reasoned judgement, based on knowledge
  •  Proactively suggest process and system improvements

The System

  •  Maximize the use of technology in all processes in
  • order to control risk and improve efficiency
  •  Understand the system design, how it is applied and
  • how best to utilize it for client satisfaction and
  • retention
  •  Become familiar with TIDR process maps and guides
  • and how the site supports them.
  •  Suggest technology improvements in pursuit of
  • efficiency
  •  Efficiently control your daily work using the ticket management system

Experience and Knowledge

  •  Experience working with internal or external clients
  • Strong knowledge of KYC/ Due Diligence and an
  • understanding of complex structures in the Fund
  • world.
  •  Knowledge of FATCA/CRS advantageous
  • Prior experience in the Finance Industry
  • Advantageous

Candidates Requirements

You will have a thorough understanding of the regulatory landscape and
be familiar with industry best practice. Knowledge of private markets is
essential.
You will be:

  •  Experienced in and fascinated by the private markets
  •  Super-bright and stimulated by delivering excellent client services
  • resulting in strengthened relationships
  •  Competent and knowledgeable team member who understands
  • both systems and process
  •  Able to work well under pressure and adapt to change and the
  • evolving nature of the business
  •  A flexible approach to work and good time management skills
  •  An ability to work on own initiative
  •  Efficiently process senior review

About You
We are one, global team that live by our culture and demonstrate
values in everything we do. We hire people that show:

  •  Proactive and organized with an ability to work efficiently and
  • accurately
  •  Excellent communication skills – Fluent spoken and written English
  •  Methodical approach, with an organized outlook on work
  •  Self starter capabilities and able to work with minimal supervision
  •  Competence and knowledge. Someone who understands both systems
  • and process
  •  Passionate and outgoing, high energy with a love for working with
  • people
  •  Stimulated by building new relationships and maintaining existing ones
  •  A confident manner and the ability to communicate with clients
  • effectively
  •  Suitable AML Qualification
  •  Practical Client Due Diligence- Advanced Certificate – ICA
  •  Leadership & Management – ILM