Aquarius Recruitment Specialists

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Aquarius Recruitment Specialists Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Mar 23, 2017
Permanent
To support the Product Development Team with research, analysis and modeling of various investment products, both locally and globally. Ensuring that the Company’s Investments product range is structured relevant to client needs and that it is appropriately positioned and priced compared to the industry. The successful candidate will provide a specialist internal knowledge base of product design, legislation and taxation to inform the decision-making forums Job Specification High level responsibilitiesWork closely with the Executive: Product Development and Senior Product Specialist to investigate and analyze product opportunities and product features for existing and new product suitesResearch and analysis of new product opportunities for use by product development team when presenting to business stakeholders in decision making forumsResponsible for driving certain smaller project strategies, new products or services from concept stage through design and ensure successfully roll out to marketSupport internal departments with complex and technical queries relating to product suite or queries/deliverables that are analytically complex Main duties and responsibilitiesAssist the Executive: Product Development and Senior Product Specialist with all product related matters and analysisImplement and maintain a structured process to review competitor ProductsPrepare draft reports that can be used for internal decision making and converted to distribution supporting information documents/reports.Design product proposal and product specification documents for presentation to Product Forum and Executive team as requiredMaintain product specification documents for all existing and proposed products and check product related marketing content for product accuracy before roll outParticipate in formative discussions with internal business departments and other external service providers on product mattersModeling of various investment structures for review of existing and design of new product structuresAssist with feasibility analysis on new product opportunitiesProvide support to business on any product related queries or complex analysis Experience3 to 5 years’ experience within a LISP, an asset manager or a life insurance company, with strong analytical skills and attention to detail2 to 3 years product development experience within a LISP, an asset manager or a life insurance company Qualifications B.Com/Bus.Sci degree with majoring in statistics and/or mathematics, otheranalytical focus will be considered Key CompetenciesAnalytical and problem solving abilityStrong attention to detailInvestigative nature to unpack complicated productsProactive and able to use initiativeClear thinkerSelf-starter with ability to multi-taskHighly organised and efficientEvidence of being able to work collaborativelyTeam playerAttention to detail, numerate and enjoy research and analysis, career focused fit with team Systems knowledgeProficient in MS Office with strong MS Excel skillsApplicable LISP administration systems
Aquarius Recruitment Specialists Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Mar 15, 2017
Permanent
Job DescriptionThe candidate will be responsible for the accurate distribution of work based on cut-off times and work types, ensuring that business turnaround times are met. The candidate will also be responsible for various types of reporting centered around work coordination and will be required to perform duties within specified processes and deadlines as well as ad hoc duties and additional responsibilities from time to time. Key ResponsibilitiesTo manage and monitor all the daily queues and workflowTo manage the distribution allocation of all incoming workThe identifying and allocation of all client instructions received within the dedicated deadlines to the relevant Administration teams through any of the following means: Incoming faxes Original instructions received from walk in clientsOriginal instructions received via the mail postTo identify and split any service requests where there is a requirement to do soCreating new client contactsPreparation and posting of brochures for all the company’s major productsScanning and photocopyingSorting and distribution of incoming mailFiling and Metro File maintenanceMailing of marketing material across all productsSupport to the head of Retail Client Services and the Administration teams in ad-hoc duties as requiredManagement of cut-off timesSupport fellow team members and team coordinatorTo ensure timeous processing of daily workflow so as to meet/exceed client expectations and Service Level Agreements (SLA’s)To perform daily service request reconciliations to ensure all work items have been processedException reporting and resolutionTo identify trends (trend analysis)To report any queue irregularitiesTo recommend efficiencies to existing processes and provide input to new processesTo document all processes, procedures and controls and ensure material is continually updated as relates the work functionImplement controls to mitigate processing risk, particularly associated with work distribution, cut-off’s and turnaround timesAssist with an queries/provide knowledge support where requiredAd hoc duties/projects as may be required from time to time QualificationsRelevant business / commerce degree or current related experienceSound knowledge of the Unit Trust / LISP industry an advantageIntermediate Computer Literacy – Word, Excel, Email Skills/Competencies and experienceAccuracy and attention to detailAbility to accept responsibility for all tasks doneAbility to ensure a thorough knowledge of processes and proceduresAbility to function well under pressureAbility to work effectively as part of a teamComputer LiteracyDeadline DrivenExcellent time management skillsExcellent verbal and written communication skillsExcellent Problem Solving skillsFlexible, energetic, trustworthy, organised, self disciplinedGood communication skillsResults orientatedSelf motivationThe highest standards of personal integrity
Aquarius Recruitment Specialists Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Mar 15, 2017
Permanent
DutiesTo research, analyse and value South African / rest of Africa listed companiesTo communicate your insights and findings to the portfolio managersTo support the decision-making of the portfolio managers Qualifications and ExperienceWe recruit for diversity of ideas and experience. Therefore, we welcome applications from high-achievers in all disciplines - it’s not what you studied or which industry you worked in that matters, but rather what you have achieved and your potential to contribute to our investment researchWe prefer that candidates have at least 2 years work experience Key skills and CompetenciesA history of achievement in your field A questioning natureAn analytical mindStrong numeracyA resilient personalityIndependent mindedness: do you have unique perspectiveIndividually accountable: can you take personal ownershipLong term oriented: do you take a long-term perspective on investment decisionsPerformance driven: do you set yourself demanding and challenging standardsClient focused: do you always put the client first
Aquarius Recruitment Specialists Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Mar 15, 2017
Permanent
Job Requirements:   a. Accounting background essential (looking for a qualified CA (SA)). b. Cape Town based c. Affirmative action candidates will be given preference d. Candidate will perform equity research on a range of local and global companies to service our award winning equity team
Aquarius Recruitment Specialists Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Mar 15, 2017
Permanent
QualificationsRelevant tertiary qualificationsCA (SA) and/or CFA level 2 or 3First time passes for the aboveExperienceAt least 2 years’ experience post articles/other work experience (if non CA SA).Experience Global investment industry Excel (advanced), rest of the Microsoft office suit. Key ResponsibilitiesPrepare individual company forecasts and valuationsReview company announcementsCompany management visitsAttribution and performance analysisQuantitative analysesInitial portfolio compositionExecute broker instructionsWriting client reportsCompany reportsMonthly / quarterly sector review reportInvestment committee reportsNew business developmentPreparation and delivery of client presentation and report backsPreparation and delivery of presentations for prospective clientsPerform any additional functions that may be required in support to the ongoing management and development of the businessKey SkillsAttention to detailAnalytical skillsNumeric skillsProblem solverReport writingOrganisational skillsGood interpersonal / strong presentation skillsAbility to work unattended and as part of a small teamMotivated person, willing to drive the businessEntrepreneurial mindedMust have good interpersonal skills.