Job responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
Compiling, maintaining and distributing various recurring and ad-hoc performance reports;
Ensure portfolio performance integrity by use and oversight of proprietary performance reporting, attribution, and contribution tools; review and analyse performance results and communicate findings;
Collaborate on performance attribution methodologies and results;
Liaise with investment administration on various operational challenges that impact performance and the investment process including pricing, derivatives processing, corporate actions, asset transfers, and cash flows;
Collaborate with IT (internal and external) to develop, test, and integrate technology solutions to enhance our performance reporting and analysis tools (automation);
Engage with portfolio and product management to develop performance solutions;
Provide support to product management
Assist in the design and implementation of policies, procedures and reporting to effectively identify and resolve operational issues
You have a good understanding of investments
You have a practical understanding of different performance calculation and attribution methodologies
You have an understanding and knowledge of performance standards (GIPS);
VBA programming skills will be a distinct advantage
You have current, relevant experience in accounting/portfolio administration would be a distinct advantage
You have a keen eye for detail
You are highly accurate
You have excellent numeric skills
You have an analytical mindset
You are a problem solver
You do not mind repetition. Recurring tasks will be part of your role
You are proactive and show initiative
You have excellent communication skills – ability to interact effectively with people at all levels of the organization
You have the ability to work unattended and as part of a small team
You are able to learn quickly from an experienced team and have the ability to prioritise work efficiently and take ownership of responsibilities
You have an affinity for systems.
You are able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
You are able to manage multiple priorities
Core qualifications and experience requirements:
You have a B.Com Accounting (Honours) with Tax as distinct advantage.
BSC (Statistical Sciences)
Financial analysis and portfolio management
You have a minimum of five years of current and relevant experience in the financial services – asset management industry; this would be a distinct advantage.
You have strong knowledge of Excel (advanced) and Microsoft office. Bloomberg, Morningstar and Statpro experience would be distinct advantages.
Preferred computer competency:
Advanced Microsoft Excel
Bloomberg/Statpro/Morningstar would be distinct advantage
Posted on 25 Mar 09:30
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