Portfolio Administrator

Our client, a successful and established Investment Company, based in Northern Suburbs, is seeking a Portfolio Administrator.

Key Responsibilities:

  • General Portfolio Administration (CIS and Models or Wrap Funds)
  • Focusing on the following operational processes:
    • Product set-up, maintenance & record keeping.
    • Managing & controlling all transactions processed between relevant parties namely, LISP, investment administrator, investment manager & underlying fund manager.
  • Set-up & maintenance of Trading instructions, input & send authorised trade instructions on behalf of the Investment Manager.
  • Monitor & check execution of trade instructions via the pricing administrator
  • Monthly monitoring of portfolio positions provided by LISP.
  • Confirmation that portfolios conform to latest Investment Committee mandates & all regulatory requirements
  • Using Morningstar reports and excel models to maintain a performance tracker.
  • Use of the Performance tracker in multiple monthly client reports, Fund Fact Sheets, Attribution reports, AUM reports & other ad-hoc reporting.
  • Asset allocation capturing and Total AA calculation.
  • Creating and Pulling graphs, tables & other information between different programs into Reporting Format.
  • Analyse fee splits between respective parties.
  • Maintaining a database of Underlying Fund Managers fees & Rebates, as well as monitoring the fee split between the IFA, LISP & Investment Manager, so that all fees are justifiable to relevant parties
  • Monitoring & reporting to management of the adherence or non-adherence by all appointed fund managers to the contractual obligations as defined by the investment manager agreement signed by the investment manager & the appointed fund manager.
  • Monthly reporting on an FFS basis and report packs to Partners on each Model.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • An EXCELLENT communicator (you can write, you can talk, you can make your needs and the needs of our clients understood clearly and professionally).
  • HIGHLY organized.
  • PROFICIENT in Word and Excel.
  • EXTREMELY detail oriented, with a high degree of accuracy.
  • A TEAM PLAYER who will mentor and help others on your team.
  • BCom or Diploma in Financial Services
  • Minimum of one year of experience working in financial services and/or investment management.
  • Basic understanding of comprehensive personal financial instruments, investment vehicles, asset allocation, and concepts of portfolio design / diversification.
  • Familiarity with investments, including concepts of portfolio design and diversification.
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