Finance Manager - Cape Town V&A Waterfront

My client, in the Asset Management industry is seeking a Finance Manager to manage the full financial function as well as manage a busy office.  You must be willing to work alone from time to time.  You must have proven experience in Accounting and be able to prepare Financial Statements for Audit.  Experience with SARS Taxation and Department of Labour Levies will also be an advantage.

A qualified CA will be given preference, but a minimum of 3 years accounting experience is a minimum requirement. 

My clients business is an independent Asset Manager, so no intense corporate culture but a huge sense of responsibility for the stewardship of our clients assets and towards our team members. The new team member will work in a flat structure and must be prepared to take on different functions as the business develops.

Desired Experience & Qualification

CA (SA) or BCom Hons
3 years Accounting experience is essential

Candidate Requirements:
You must have the want and ability to learn new skills
Work accurately
Well spoken
Interest in Asset Management industry
Interest in regulation
Ability to work independently and be a team player
Ability to work in a very quiet environment and in a small team.

Duties & Responsibilities

Monthly management accounts
Preparation of invoices
Loading banking payments
SARS tax filings
Dept of Labour tax filings
Preparation of Companies Financial Statements
Daily and monthly fund accounting processes
Processing of trades
Opening new fund accounts
Liaise with Compliance officer, FICA, Anti money laundering
Office management
Retail and Private Clients interface.

Salary:  R420K CTC per annum - negotiable
Work type:  Full Time
Statute: Permanent  

Investment Administrator - Cape Town CBD

My client  in the Financial Services industry is seeking an independent, mature Administrator to manage the Administration and Office Management of their Cape Town Branch.

My client has a Clientele with high net worth individuals, corporates and trusts.

We would like the candidate to be vibrant, enthusiastic, well presented and professional.

Be able to work under pressure as it is a fast paced environment, meet deadlines, work with speed and accuracy.
The candidate will need to be able to work independently.

Minimum Requirements:
At least 3 years working in a similar environment reporting to brokers
Excellent telephonic, verbal and written communication skills
Above average Computer literacy, MS Word, outlook.

Duties to include and not limited to:

Completing forms for client’s investments instructions, submitting and processing investment instructions ( New business, Switches, Redemptions, Debit order changes etc.)
Following up regularly on these applications.
Handling queries on clients’ portfolios
Obtaining statements and tax certificates from various asset managers
Preparing of meeting files.
Ad-hoc admin duties. Printing and scanning of documents
Email /Phone clients and various asset managers on a regular basis.
Dealing with high volume of Queries
Calling and emailing various Asset managers/ Assurance companies to obtain information, problem solving.
Manage and take responsibility of their workload and be up to date.
Email client’s (using X-Plan and Outlook)
Constant interaction with 5 Financial Advisors.
Multi-Tasking as various duties need immediate attention – cope well under immense pressure
Deadline driven
Use of Initiative
Taking total ownership of work tasked to completion
Positive attitude towards embracing the company culture
Willingness to go the extra mile
Be able to work under little supervision – Full training will be provided
Team Player
Reception duty

Salary:  R192K CTC per annum
Work type: Full Time
Statute:  Permanent