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Fund Accounting and Administration Specialist

Employer
Old Mutual Limited Ltd.
Location
Table View Cape Town, Province of the Western Cape, 7443 Cape Town City Centre, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jun 3, 2024

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Let's Write Africa's Story Together!

Old Mutual is a firm believer in the African opportunity and our diverse talent reflects this.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Fund Accounting and Administration Specialist within OMAI. The successful incumbent will be responsible to support all investment administrative and operational processes within the OMAI Investment Operations team.
  • Investment administrative functions:
    • Responsible for preparation of payment instructions and ensuring payment is made timeously
    • Ensure accurate and timeous processing of payment, transaction, and pricing instructions
    • Facilitate the setup of Funds and Investors including bank account creation and CRM setup
    • Responsible for the creation and maintenance of instruments including loan instrument maintenance
    • Responsible for weekly/monthly cash, asset position, system-to-system and scrip reconciliations ensuring breaks are resolved timeously
    • Collation and/or review of Fund Trial Balances
  • Preparation of statutory reporting including Reg 28 and SARB reports
  • Assist with client reporting and preparation of loan and audit confirmations
  • Assist and deal with audit and ad-hoc queries
  • Assist with automation initiatives
  • Assist with operating systems upgrade testing and developments
  • General support for the operational functions within the team

  • Skills, Qualifications and Experience required:
    • B.Com with articles or similar
    • A minimum of 5 years' experience in asset management industry
    • Good knowledge of financial instruments
    • Good understanding of Fund Accounting
    • Good knowledge of Excel and Word
    • Strong knowledge of Hiportfolio

    Competencies:
    • Independent individual with a highly professional approach
    • Excellent interpersonal, planning, and organisational skills
    • Exceptional attention to detail
    • Good communication skills
    • Ability to perform effectively under pressure
    • Self-motivated and able to work independently
    • Team player

    Skills

    Fund Accounting, HiPortfolio, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word

    Education

    Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)

    Closing Date

    06 June 2024

    The appointment will be made from the designated group in line with the Employment Equity Plan of Old Mutual South Africa and the specific business unit in question.

    Old Mutual Limited is pro-vaccination and encourages its workforce to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

    All prospective employees are required to disclose their vaccination status as part of the recruitment process.

    Please refer to the Old Mutual's Covid-19 vaccination policy for further detail. Kindly note that Old Mutual reserves the right to reinstate the requirement to vaccinate at any point if it is of the view that it is imperative to do so.

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