Our client is a niched boutique Asset Management business specialising in equities and derivatives trading in South Africa, their office is based in the Northern suburbs of Cape Town.
Overview : A large specialist financial service provider to the institutional investment market requires the services of an asset administrator for client equity and derivative exposure and risk calculation and reporting.
The candidate would benefit from experience in the derivative and hedge fund industry. The candidate must have solid Excel experience and the position requires a detailed oriented person who can work under pressure.
Responsibilities and Duties :
Various back and middle office support functions
Maintain daily and monthly valuation, exposure and risk reporting to clients
Operationally assist clients with their investments execution and dealing information
Interactions with various multi-managers, hedge funds, retirement funds, brokers and external administrators
The asset administrator reports directly to the head of opperations Working environment :
Work as part of a small team with final responsibility for allocated tasks
Entrepreneurial environment but being part of a larger group of companies
Working on highly specialised and non-vanilla instruments and portfolios
Exposure to a broad financial environment Academic requirement :
B. Comm. (Investments or Quant focus)
Good mathematical proficiency
Above average Excel skill Experience :
Minimum 2 years experience in the investments industry with exposure to shares, derivatives, hedge fund instruments and valuations, Excel skills are very important. Employment equity :
Employment equity preference Personal skill requirements :
Accuracy and detail orientated person (very important)
Take responsibility for daily deliverables (ownership attitude)
Ability to understand and manage overall processes while giving attention to detail
Ability to work in an constantly changing environment, often with deadline pressure
Ability to manage internal and external relationships with different stakeholders
Consistency Opportunities for employee :
Work in specialized equity and derivative instrument industry
Entrepreneurial environment where success is rewarded
Flat management structure The salary offered is commensurate with qualifications and experience.