Senior Portfolio Administrator
Finovate People Pty Ltd
Cape Town, Western Cape, ZA
5d ago

Our client, an Investment Consultant Company, is looking for a Senior Portfolio Administrator to join their team in the Plattekloof, Cape Town, area.

Job Summary :

This role will require the Senior Portfolio Administrator to perform all asset administration related functions required for the administration of collective investment scheme portfolios.

Responsibilities :

  • Fund set-up, maintenance and record keeping.
  • Set-up and maintenance of trading templates.
  • Input and send authorised trade instructions on behalf of the Investment Manager.
  • Managing and controlling all transactions processed between relevant parties namely, the IFA, LISP, Investment Administrator (Silica), Manco, Pricing Administrator (CURO), Custodian (FNB), Investment Manager & underlying Fund Manager.
  • Monitor and check execution of trade instructions via the Pricing Administrator.
  • Daily monitoring of portfolio positions provided by Pricing Administrator.
  • Cash management from IFA to Investment Manager to underlying Fund Manager.
  • Scrip management for new take on or termination between IFA, Investment Manager, underlying Fund Manager & Custodian.
  • Ensure static data is accurately maintained.
  • Confirmation that portfolios conform to latest Investment Committee mandates and comply with all regulatory requirements.
  • Perform compliance checks of Fund breaches and escalate where required.
  • Support Investment team and act on Investment Committee instructions in a timely manner.
  • Daily monitoring of portfolio NAV prices, accuracy, and reasonability
  • Learn how to use and maintain the internal systems.
  • Save down and check daily information are relevant to the internal systems data storage.
  • Integrity check data provided by the underlying Fund Managers regarding underlying assets and the valuations provided.
  • Monitor, check and report on Monthly, Quarterly, Bi-annual or Annual distribution & re-investments.
  • Monthly reporting, completing MDDs and report packs to Investment Partners on each Fund.
  • Responsible for the administration of day-to-day forex trades.
  • Competencies :

  • Attention to detail.
  • Problem Solving and critical thinking.
  • Analytical ability.
  • Client service orientated.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Planning and organising.
  • Proficient in Word and Excel.
  • Be a team player as well as able to work independently.
  • Education / Qualification :

    A related tertiary qualification will be an advantage.

    Experience :

    At least 3 to 5 years’ experience as a Senior Portfolio Administrator in the CIS industry.

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Traits :

    Knowledge :

  • Industry knowledge.
  • Systems knowledge.
  • Mathematics.
  • Accounting.
  • Understanding Board Notice 90 of CISCA.
  • Understanding of Reg. 28 of Pension Funds Act.
  • Skills, Abilities and Traits :

  • Excel (advanced).
  • CURO experience will be a plus.
  • A go-getter who can run things very quickly!
  • Verbal and written communication.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Numerical reasoning.
  • Inductive reasoning.
  • Decision making.
  • Judgement.
  • Time management.
  • Professional etiquette.
  • Stress management.
  • Prioritising.
  • Interpersonal.
  • Integrity / accountability.
  • Working hours : Mon Fri : 08 : 00 17 : 00

    Area : Plattekloof, Cape Town.

    Market related remuneration on offer.

    To start as soon as possible.

    Please apply online if you meet all the above-mentioned requirements.

    Please assume that your application was unsuccessful If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks from the date of this advertisement.

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