Aquarius Recruitment Specialists

5 job(s) at Aquarius Recruitment Specialists

Aquarius Recruitment Specialists Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Apr 16, 2018
Permanent
To sell and service the company’s products to internal and external intermediaries in order to meet the company’s business strategy targets. Job Description:• Achieve agreed-to activities through structured calling patterns based on client segmentation. • Position company’s products by utilizing sales aids in line with the company practices• Document client interactions according to the agreed format to complete activity reports • Demonstrate proficient investment knowledge in product specifications and processes• Provide feedback and escalate complaints in line with policies to mitigate risk Resolve work challenges by communicating identified challenges to specific departments for action according to policies and procedures• Build relationships with intermediaries by engaging with then in structured meetings to deliver on sales targets• Educate and inform intermediaries by disseminating product and process information in line with the company focus areas to grow market share• Contribute to a culture conducive to the achievement of transformation goals by participating in the company’s Culture building initiatives (e.g. staff surveys etc).• Participate and support corporate social responsibility initiatives for the achievement of key business strategies• Identify and recommend opportunities to enhance processes; systems and policies and support implementation of new processes; policies and systems• Demonstrate understanding of intermediaries' business practices by conducting ongoing structured meetings in order to establish intermediaries' needs• Collaborate with departments within the company by sharing information in alignment with the company’s focus areas• Build relationships with internal suppliers by communicating according to service level agreements• Keep abreast of legislation and other industry changes that impacts on role by reading the relevant newsletters; websites and attending sessions• Understand and embrace the company’s vision and demonstrate the values through interaction with team and stakeholders• Improve personal capability and stay abreast of developments in field of expertise by identifying training courses and career progression for self through input and feedback from managers • Ensure personal growth and enable effectiveness in performance of roles and responsibilities by ensuring all learning activities are completed; experience practiced and certifications obtained and/or maintained within specified time frames• Ensure information is provided correctly to stakeholders by maintaining knowledge sharing knowledge with teamQualifications:Matric / Grade 12 / National Senior Certificate Advanced Diplomas/National 1st Degrees Preferred Qualification:• Certified Financial PlannerExperience:• 2-3 years in financial services Key Competencies:• Building Customer Loyalty • Building Trusting Relationships • High-Impact Communication • Managing Work • Sales Disposition • Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills Technical / Professional Knowledge:• Administrative procedures and systems • Banking knowledge • Banking procedures • Business principles • Business terms and definitions • Data analysis • Governance, Risk and Controls • Microsoft Office • Relevant software and systems knowledge • Business writing skills • Cluster Specific Operational Knowledge
Aquarius Recruitment Specialists Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Apr 12, 2018
Permanent
The Tax Reporting Senior Administrator will be responsible for all reporting to the various regulatory tax bodies, both locally and internationally.   Key Duties Monitors, assesses and advises the various business units on changes in Tax, FATCA, CRS and exchange control legislation Provision of and assistance with developing and implementing solutions for the changes in Tax, FATCA, CRS and exchange control legislation Prepares, analyses, reconciles and submits statutory reporting for tax, FATCA, CRS and exchange control measures Assists with implementation and monitoring of solutions for tax, FATCA, CRS and exchange control reporting and compliance Test changes implemented across the various systems, SARS submission files and other regulatory reports Improving current internal processes and providing input into tax, FATCA, CRS and exchange control related projects Performance or assistance with the reporting of returns to SARS for all client related products Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite and Paxus Administration System   Qualifications Bachelor of Commerce or related equivalent University degree   Key Competencies Alternative investment industry and administration knowledge Broad understanding of systems, procedures and processes Excellent presentation and communication skills, both verbal and written Strong problem solving skills Ability to plan, schedule and organize in a systematic and orderly manner Strong interpersonal skills, being supportive and patient with users Sound judgement Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite and Paxus Administration System
Aquarius Recruitment Specialists Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Apr 06, 2018
Permanent
Job Purpose: To provide proactive professional legal advice and risk management services to internal clients to mitigate the company’s legal risk. Key Duties:• Provided Legal advice: Create a solution that achieves stakeholder objectives, mitigates risks and complies with regulatory requirements by providing legal and/or specialist advice, opinions, drafting and by vetting documentation (agreements). Provide meaningful legal advice to stakeholders by conducting research through electronic legal portals, consultations with legal counterparts and external attorneys and counsel. Provide input into ERCO and/or other risk reports by highlighting risks to management/relevant stakeholder for corrective action to be taken and by identifying legal or reputational risks. Assist the attainment of goals and objectives that will best mitigate legal risks by drafting, reviewing, settling and negotiating documentation and transactions with the view to implementing the legitimate expectations of the transacting parties. Provide input/comments at regulatory/industry forums/bodies and committees on behalf of company or in relation to the business interests of the bank by attending and participating in relevant forums. Represent the bank at any dispute resolution forum by presenting the bank's case at the forum. Keep stakeholders abreast of recent developments in law and regulation that might impact their business through relevant communication channels and/or ad hoc in transaction meetings. Provide legal input into key business projects. Attend to regulator applications and amendments to supplemental deeds. Good understanding and working knowledge of the Collective Investment Schemes Act, Pension Funds Act, Income Tax Act, FAIS, Financial Intelligence Center Act and Companies Act. Ability to communicate legislation changes and opportunities to all stakeholders via articles, presentations and opinions.• Managed Stakeholder relationships: Build and maintain effective relationships with relevant stakeholders and users by attending meetings and forums. Identify legal and/or specialist needs of relevant stakeholders to provide relevant legal advice and proactively meet their needs by building trusting and professional relationships. Develop trusting professional internal relationships by keeping relevant stakeholders and users informed of any new changes to the law which may impact their business.• Managed Costs: Ensure that the legal fees remain reasonable and/or competitive by overseeing outsourced legal costs in relation to repetitive matters. Deliver advise cost effectively by using internal resources to draft documents and by providing opinions to users where appropriate and where capability exists.• Managed Transformation and Change: Contribute to a culture conducive to achieving transformation goals by participating in the company’s Culture building initiatives (e.g. Barrett Surveys). Achieve business strategy (e.g. Social responsibility, Green Strategy) by participating and supporting corporate social responsibility initiatives. Deliver a world class service through others and ensure a client service culture through various required interventions. Adopt best work processes and practices currently in place to promote optimisation through promoting multi-skilling.• Managed Self: Obtain buy-in for developing new and/or enhanced processes (e.g. operational processes) that will improve the functioning of stakeholders' businesses by highlighting benefits in support of the implementation of recommendations. Provide solutions addressing risks by taking the appropriate steps to mitigate the bank's legal risk and by working with the team in identifying legal risks, reporting risks to the relevant stakeholders. Essential Qualifications:• Professional Qualifications/Honour’s Degree • Matric / Grade 12 / National Senior Certificate Preferred Qualification:• LLB/ Bproc/ or similar• Admitted attorney/advocate/ LLM/LLD Technical/Profession Knowledge:• Banking knowledge • Business Acumen • Business principles • Diversity management • Governance, Risk and Controls • Legal Risk and practice management • Regulatory, Legal and Economics Principles • Research and development • Stakeholder management • Business writing skills • Management information and reporting principles, tools and mechanisms Exposure:• Coaching and mentoring others • Identifying business risks • Making legal decisions • Assessing legal compliance • Drafting legal agreements; opinions; letters • Managing legal risks • Networking and building relationships • Establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with peers / managersBehavioural Competencies:• Communication • Continuous Learning • Decision Making • Innovation • Managing Work • Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skill Minimum Experience:5 - 7 years experience as legal advisor
Aquarius Recruitment Specialists Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Apr 05, 2018
Permanent
• Use employee benefit skills and experience to assist staff in marketing the Company’s products• Apply specialist administration knowledge to intermediary practices where required• Understand the needs of the intermediary and their clients, and the industry challenges they are facing so as to be able to provide appropriate solutions• Ability to influence the outcomes of decisions made by the intermediary by supplying the appropriate information and communicating effectively• Achieve new business targets• As an EB Specialist, share information about the industry to IFAs, their clients, as well as direct clients without providing financial advice• Provide assistance to financial advisers, who are unfamiliar with Employee Benefits environment, in retirement funding matters such as standard presentations, advice, standard documentation, cost comparisons and guidance on group risk matters.• Provide training to intermediary office on new work processes, technology and tools• Pro-actively support Specialists where applicable and close the feedback loop internally and externally• Keep abreast of trends in the industry• Oversee and comment on all internal employee benefit requirements for staff, such as group risk and medical aid schemes• Responsible for overseeing compliance, administration procedures and operations Qualifications• Relevant tertiary financial/investment qualificationExperience• A minimum of 5 years experience in the Employee Benefits industry • A proven track record in exceptional client relationship management• Excellent knowledge of employee benefits industry and products Characteristics & Qualities• Strong client service ethic• Ability to interact confidently and professionally with stake holders• Tenacious and resilient• Excellent telephone skills• Results driven• Ability to spot a sales opportunity and act on it• Pro-active and innovative• Problem solver and attention to detail• Team player• Knowledge of Employee Benefits
Aquarius Recruitment Specialists Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Apr 04, 2018
Contract
Overview: To receive and coordinate client and vendor visits to our office to enhance the overall experience of the Company brand and operations Key Duties: • To create an experience of ease and personal focus for clients visiting our office through a customised and dedicated service.• To enable a seamless operation between business and clients/visitors through cohesive teamwork supporting the end-to-end coordination of meetings and functions.• To align Reception to the business service strategy through instilling trust, confidence and satisfaction with clients.• To facilitate internal clients in achieving their service objectives through flexible and supportive service delivery.• To continuously improve/advance our clients' experience through keeping abreast of best practices and proactively adapting in working styles and methods. Qualifications and Experiences:• Matric/Grade 12 – Essential• Previous client facing experience within the hospitality industry – Highly advantageous • Experience within the financial services industry – Advantageous• Proficient in English – Essential• Proficient in Afrikaans – Advantageous• Computer literacy and aptitude for technology Competencies: • Strong Client focus• High energy levels and dynamism• Adaptability• Professional, diplomatic and tactful• Exceptional interpersonal skills• Excellent verbal and written communication skills• Excellent organisational skills• Excellent time management skills; ability to manage a heavy workload and multiple tasks• Accept accountability and take responsibility for tasks • Initiative and able to innovate; solution orientated• Ability to handle pressure• Ability to function as part of a team