Operational Investment Administrator

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One of our Financial Investment Clients in Tygervalley, Bellville is looking for an Operational Administrator

Operational Investment Branch Administrator Tygervalley, Bellville Cape Town

One of our Financial Investment Clients in Tygervalley, Bellville is looking for an Operational Administrator

Our client is a management company hosting collective investment schemes in securities, retail and qualified hedge funds. The role is responsible for various day-to-day operational aspects and deliverables of the business ensuring that operations take place within the regulatory framework and that service level agreements are adhered to.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintain relationships with fund managers and Independent Financial Advisors (“IFAs”), ensuring that services are delivered within the respective mandates and agreements
  • Monitor and manage investor client services to ensure that all client queries are attended to and resolved within a reasonable time frame
  • Validating daily and monthly calculations prepared by the administrator, including performance fee calculations.
  • Loading payments for review and approval by line manager
  • Supporting the Finance Manager in engagements with the external auditors which includes audit queries relating to the funds and the Manco
  • Assist in managing all operational aspects with regards to on- and off boarding of fund managers, funds (including investor ballots), prime broker accounts, IFAs
  • Review and oversight of Income distributions provided by third party administrators.
  • New investor onboarding including FICA & risk review.
  • Processing trade instructions from the fund managers.
  • Daily / weekly / monthly fund pricing validation for various fund structures which includes:
  • Validating daily prices with administrator reports.
  • Reviewing of transactions and cash and position reconciliations
  • Reconciling any position and valuation differences.
  • Provide operational support to Consultants:
  • Implementation of Tactical Asset Allocation
  • Implementation of client cash flow requests
  • Ensure any transfers between managers or bank accounts are facilitated timeously and correctly.
  • Generate and validate client performance output, including
  • Maintaining the investments databases, and delivering accurate and timely internal and external investment reports to various stakeholders
  • Monthly consolidation, review and validation of client data including: Market values, Manager performance and Market performance
  • Resolve performance issues by liaising with Portfolio Managers, operations team and clients,
  • Regular interaction with various teams in the business
  • Drive developments to increase efficiency of systems

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • At least three years’ experience in investment management operations environment and a deep understanding of NAV preparation and validation and performance reporting requirements;
  • Relevant 3-year financial tertiary qualification;
  • Understanding of various financial instruments (equities, bonds, etc.) and performance measurement calculations;
  • Excellent Excel skills required


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