Investment Administrator

Western Cape, Full Time

About the Job
Reports To

Team Leader: Investment Administration, RisCura Invest

Application Criteria

Qualification approved by the FSCA for FAIS


0 to 2 years of experience in the Financial Services industry or a graduate who completed the RisCura Graduate Program.

Purpose of Job

Unitisation and cash flow management of client funds, production of reports, analysing of fund returns. Preparing of Asset Allocations and rebalances of portfolios. Capturing transactions and banking transactions.

Key Competencies, Skills and Attributes

Strong numeric ability.
Able to handle large quantities of data.
Interprets and analyses data.
Safeguarding integrity of sensitive client data.
Able to plan for and meet deadlines.
Thinks in a structured way and can document processes.
Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
Knowledge of concepts relating to unitisation.
Understand pension fund and investment management industry trends.
Thinks in a structed way and can document processes.
Liaising with Asset Managers and Fund Administrators.
Quick learner.
Attention to detail.
Communicates clearly and politely, both verbally and in writing, to obtain information.
Able to work independently but also be a team player.
Use initiative, be pro-active and with problem solving abilities.
Willing to put in long hours when needed.

Monthly/Daily Tasks

Collecting and capturing of daily market values.
Sending daily prices.
Capturing and sending cash flows instructions to asset managers.
Following up on queries regarding cash flows instructions with asset managers.
Interpretation and analysis of market values and unit prices.
Preparing of asset allocation calculations and portfolio rebalances.
Loading asset allocation calculations.
Sending Cashflow Statements.
Performing bank reconciliations.
Weekly and monthly data preparation.
Weekly and monthly report generation.
Ad hoc queries / reports.
Work closely with and assist other team members.
Adhering to practices and procedures, including completing evidence on checklists.
Assist with documentation of processes and procedures for the Administration team.
Assist and participate in internal improvement initiatives within the Invest department to ensure continuous business improvement.
Perform user acceptance testing of enhancements and change requests on systems and applications used by the team as required.

Key Responsibilities

Unitisation and cash flow management of client funds including:

Determination of unit prices
Daily collection of asset manager data
Management of the investment strategy, and processing of the clients’ cash flows between the administrator and asset managers

Production of reports.
Analysing of fund returns.
Preparing of Asset Allocations and rebalances of portfolios.
Capturing transactions and banking transactions.

Other Key Relationships

Administration Team Members.
Internal teams such as Client Servicing, Trade Rebalancing, Fund Accounting and Transition.
External Parties such as Employee Benefit Administrators and Asset Managers.
Systems development team and external systems development companies.


Market related

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