Senior Investment Accountant

Reference: DB 6828

Consultant: Dorei Barnes

Description:

  • Participate in client interactions, clients signing documents, attending meeting, taking meeting minutes.
  • To assist team in freeing up time to procure more AUM.
  • Assist with responding to general client queries, e.g. investments, withdrawals, tax & admin related queries, portfolio structuring, rebalancing, trades.
  • Assist the team with the efficient implementation of new business. Preparation of on boarding documentation with new/existing clients. Liaising with the Client Execution Team w.r.t. the on boarding process (including end back). Post client meeting follow up with Partner / Portfolio Manager / Analyst to ensure all client requests are documented and executed.
  • Delivery of high quality service that is both accurate, timeous and of high quality w.r.t. reporting
  • Improving systems efficiency and taking initiative to improve efficiencies wherever possible
  • Ad Hoc projects to improve our service/offering.
  • Investment trade coordination: follow up to completion, liaising and following up with 3rd party investment providers (execution team).
  • Arrange foreign investment allowances, special applications, account opening, mandate preparation, asset swaps, Section 14 transfers, structure unwinds
  • Transactional requirements: Coordinating payment requests, ensure cash requirements are met, basic trade preparation for cash flow top-ups, ensure custodial fee accounts topped up at all times, deal with corporate actions
  • Managing team compliance matters, maintenance of compliance files ensuring that sufficient information is held to satisfy the relevant authorities, including CPD requirements
  • Liaising with certain designated clients in conjunction with the team on monthly statements, to clients, GBI valuations, deal with selected billing requirements
  • Ensure tax reporting is executed as per client requirements
  • Assist in quarterly Investment Review process
  • Administrative problem solving / Value add
  • To assist team with solving any admin related problems
  • Liaising with 3rd party service providers and with various business contacts, including banks, investment houses etc.
  • Prepare and review Accounting Automated Posting file in collaboration with other team members
  • Prepare and review investment file, post corporate actions and ensure the accuracy of client portfolios
  • Accounting work and manual update of client ledgers
  • Reconcile daily transactions, bank balances and investment positions in our Reconciliation System
  • Management and monitoring of Statics data through different systems
  • Checking, binding and distribution of client presentations when required
  • Draft general correspondence
  • Maintain filing database including daily filing of client documents, filing of general documents
  • Ensure all client files are kept up to date and complete
  • Diary management and PA support (Telephone support, expense claims, minute taking, etc) for Managers/Directors in immediate team)
  • Investment Management Agreements, FICA documents, complete new bank / investment account opening forms
  • Preparation of payment instructions
  • Any other ad-hoc duties that may be required from time to time

Qualifications:

  • Business Degree with accounting and investment insight.
  • At least two years’ experience in an accounting environment is an advantage
  • English level equivalent to First Certificate
  • Good knowledge of MS office
  • Good knowledge in accounting
  • Knowledge and understanding of multi-currency accounting
  • Knowledge and understanding of investment and treasury products
  • A sharp analytical mind and good numeracy skills
  • Telephonic confidence
  • Ability to understand accounting software or reporting software, with experience in Advent, Business Central and ETL processes being beneficial

How to Apply:

  • Email your comprehensive CV to exceedhr@exceed.co.za.
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered to avoid duplicity on our system.
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice.
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.

To apply for this job email your details to exceedhr@exceed.co.za