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Cape Town City Centre: Portfolio Implementation Specialist




Date 2024-06-06
Job Title Portfolio Implementation Specialist
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Salary Negotiable
Category Accounting Finance
Location Cape Town Region
/ Cape Town City Centre

Job Summary

Passionate about investments and seeking a rewarding career in fiduciary asset management? We have an exciting opportunity for a Portfolio Implementation Specialist in our Fixed Interest team. This role will provide administrative, procedural and risk management support to the Investment team, particularly the Portfolio Managers (PMs), ensuring you`re part of a collaborative and successful team. 1. Gaining and maintaining knowledge of all fund mandates, definitions and notes. 2. Generating the portfolio exposure reports: Preparing daily/weekly exposure and other relevant risk reports for PMs; and Driving projects to enhance/automate/expand existing reports and daily interaction with PMs. 3. Generating the house-view trade implementation calculations: Managing and implementing house-view trade calculations; Over time, creating systems to ensure that the house-view trade calculations process occurs quickly and succinctly across all funds; Loading transactions in Decalog (transitioning to Charles River [CRIMS] in 2023); and Assisting in the automation of the fair allocation project, with the aim of assisting analysts with all trade allocations. 4. Managing the cash management function: Monitoring fund cash positions and preventing overdrafts; and Following standing instructions to correct potential overdraft positions. 5. Generating the fund rebalance calculations: Rebalancing bond carve-out portfolios for inflows and outflows; and Assisting with the rebalancing of interest rate risk exposures across all funds on a regular basis. 6. Maintaining the counterparty client list linked to GMRA and ISDA master agreements. 7. Preparing monthly and/or ad-hoc risk reports for the Investment Executive Committee. 8. Providing back-up with the following: Assisting, and in some cases, running, with selected projects affecting the Investment team; Attending the Project Forum and Operations Committee meetings when required; Engaging with the Specialist Investment Administration team on the needs of the Fixed Interest team as they relate to Infostore on a regular basis; and Assisting the Business Development team with ad-hoc client requests. Skills, know-how and experience: Specific knowledge of fixed income instruments, their valuation and how to administer these instruments; Risk management of fixed income assets and funds; Understanding of equity and bonds; Ability to use systems like Infostore and Decalog/CRIMS; Knowledge on fixed interested and how to calculate; Knowledge of financial mathematics and statistics; and High-level knowledge of Advanced MS Excel and/or coding skills. Technical/ professional qualifications: BCom or similar qualification in Mathematics; and Post graduate qualification or study towards one would be advantageous (e.g. Honours degree or CFA). Key behaviours and competencies: Strong analytical skills; High attention to detail; Collaboration and teamwork; Adaptability; Self-motivation/discipline and diligence; Demonstrable drive, purpose and initiative; Curiosity and willingness to learn; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; and Excellent planning and organising skills.

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