Who are we? Sanlam Investments Asset Management is the local active asset management house within Sanlam Investments. We offer a wide range of proven active investment management capabilities accross all asset classes with a solutions set that encompasses equities, fixed interest, absolute returns and multi-asset class investing.
We offer unit trusts, life pooled portfolios and segregated portfolios for both retail and third-party institutional clients.
What will you do? Responsible for researching, analysing and provision of relevant information and recommendations regarding investment attractiveness of bonds, commodities, equity, currency and other investment vehicles.
Analyses an organisation's position within its industry, sales and profit estimates, projected rates of return on capital, total equity, asset utilisation and leverage.
Projects short- and long-term values of stock compared with historical evaluations relative to a market index. Assists with report backs and explains performance variances.
Makes recommendations for the selection of investment decisions. What will make you successful in this role? Focused industry research and analysis Fundamental research of leading publicly listed companies with a view to producing and maintaining a comprehensive investment case Communication of findings and recommendations Experience in fundamental research in the resources sector Knowledge of accounting and finance with emphasis on valuation Application of macro and micro-economic concepts, specifically in relation to commodities.
Computer literate (MS Office, financial modeling) Track record of academic and professional success Passion and flair for investments Ability to debate in a constructive manner, challenge popular wisdom Inquisitive nature, desire to learn Results driven Flexible team player High level of numeric ability Thrives in a high pressurized and dynamic environment Proactive and the ability to work and think independently Strong attention to detail Good verbal and written communication skills, proficient in English Qualification and Experience BCom, CFA, CA with 0 to 2 years related experience.
Knowledge and Skills Company research and analysis / fixed interest / alternative investments / property Rank companies within industry Stock Value Projection Recommendations and presentation of results Financial Modelling Personal Attributes Self-development - Contributing independently Decision quality - Contributing independently Financial acumen - Contributing independently Business insight - Contributing independently