Aquarius Recruitment Specialists

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Aquarius Recruitment Specialists Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Jun 23, 2017
Contract
To analyse and monitor data to minimise operational risk and ensure governance in the achievement of business needs Job Specification• Data Analysiso Analyse data sets to identify trends and gaps, escalate exceptions and recommend corrective measures to mitigate potential risks and ensure an appropriate risk profile for the relevant business units• Modelling, process development and improvemento Develop monitoring processes and modelso Improve on existing Risk frameworks to monitor delivery and conduct risk impact analysis against business strategy• Monitoring and Reportingo Develop and monitor risk related reports to ensure business units and management understand and take appropriate action on inherent risks and understand the impact of the decisions made to mitigate the risk.• Managed work deliverableso Ensure own deliverables are accurate, timely, in the correct format and tailored to meet stakeholder requirementso Provide recommendations and monitor implementation and impact on business to achieve business results• Managed stakeholder relationshipso Understand and meet client needs through client engagement and data collection based on business requirementso Provide information and service that adds value to the business. o Educate stakeholders on risk trends, systems, updates and legislative requirements to mitigate risk• Delivered team culture contribution, innovation and changeo Participate in the Company’s Culture building initiatives (eg. Staff surveys etc.) contributing to a culture conducive to the achievement of transformation goalso Participate and support corporate social responsibility initiatives for the achievement of business strategyo Identify opportunities to improve or enhance processes by identifying and recommending improvements to tools, policies and procedures to add value to the Company’so Support implementation of new processes, policies and systems to add value to the Company’s• Management Selfo Understand and embrace the Company’s Vision and Values by demonstrating the values through interaction with team and stakeholders to achieve goals and objectiveso Identify training courses and career progression for self through input and feedback from management to improve personal capability and to stay abreast of developments in field of expertiseo Ensure all learning activities are completed, experience practiced and certifications obtained and/or maintained within specified time frames to ensure personal growth and enable effectiveness in performance of roles and responsibilitieso Share knowledge with team to ensure knowledge management, continuity, team success and that information is provided in the correct way to stakeholders Qualifications • Relevant Bachelors Degree, Preferred Post graduate Degree/ Informations systems/ Computer science/ Engineering Experience• 2 - 3 years experience in data analysis in a risk management and / or compliance management environment• Analysing and interpreting data • Interacting with various levels of management • Communicating complex information orally• Communicating complex written information• Communicating standards to others• Conducting benchmarking exercises to investigate improvement opportunities• Conducting gap analysis• Monitoring adherence and compliance• Identifying business risks• Identifying and interpreting risk trends Key Competencies• MS Office • Numerical ability • Business writing skills (creating reports, documents, presentations and content) • Relevant regulatory knowledge • Industry trends • Business Acumen • Data Tools - experience in working with data• Financial services/banking experience• Experience in working with data• Report generation ability • Some banking experience (if they have worked in a regulatory area we will consider them as well)• Analytical • Report writing skills• Accounting knowledge
Aquarius Recruitment Specialists Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Jun 20, 2017
Permanent
Job PurposeTo build, service and maintain a book of discretionary and execution only stock broking clients according to mandates and models, generating revenue for the Business Unit and leveraging relationships to maximize customer value, in line with the company’s strategy. Types of Exposure• Analysing situations or data that requires an in depth evaluation • Brainstorming ways of improving a product or situation• Building and maintaining effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders• Challenging the status quo with a view to improving the environment or people’s understanding• Checking the accuracy of reports and records• Communicating complex information orally• Comparing two or more sets of information• Conducting a client financial needs analysis• Developing ways to minimise risks• Drafting reports• Financial markets experience• Identifying trends• Influencing stakeholders to obtain buy-in for concepts and ideas• Interacting with diverse people• Managing client expectations• Preparing and delivering presentations• Providing professional adviceEssential Qualifications• Advanced Diploma/National 1st Degrees• Registered Securities Trader Exam• Registered Persons Exam (RPE) Minimum Experience• 2 years in the financial markets environmentKey Competencies• Excellent communication skills• Able to contribute to team success• Able to build trusting relationships• Ability to expand and advance opportunities• Good time management skills• Able to sustain customer satisfactionEmployment Equity• Preference will be given to applicants of designated groups
Aquarius Recruitment Specialists Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Jun 14, 2017
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
Jun 14, 2017
Permanent
• To attend to the accurate & timeous completion of tax returns of Trusts, Individuals & Estate Returns in accordance with information supplied by the Relationship Manager and or Client, with the requirements of Tax Legislation and in terms of the company policy & procedures. Job Specification • Client Service/ Managemento Managing relationship with Clients, Client Relationship Managers, Trust & Estate Officers and SARS • Accurate completion of Tax Returnso Obtain all relevant information to complete returno Input data on system to calculate final tax liabilityo Advise client of tax due which we think will arise when assessment is raised • Accurate calculation of Assess & Provisional Tax Paymento Ensure accurate calculations of assess tax liability on Wintax / TaxPlanner system and provisional tax calculations on tax system • Payment of Assess & Provisional Taxo Ensure payment of assess and provisional tax is made on or before due date • Timeous Raising of Objections (where necessary)o Assessment (IT34) do not correspond with our estimated calculationo Object to tax assessment within stipulated timeframe • Maintain Agreed Policies & Procedureso Regularly & consistently meeting all SARS and departmental policies and procedures • Risk & Complianceo Manage risks by pro-actively identifying potential risks and obtaining legal & procedural knowledge of operation and adhere thereto • Invoicing & Fee collection: Financial Targetso Ensure clients is invoiced as soon as Tax Return has been finalisedo Ensure payment is made on or before due dateo Follow up on overdue accounts Qualifications • Tax Diploma, Institute of Bankers Trustee Diploma, FPI, Post Graduate qualification • Association of Trust Companies in SA, Financial Planning Institute• FAIS Compliant Experience• Minimum 3 years in Tax environment• Previous experience in Trust environment is preferred • 3 years relevant experience in Trust Company Key Competencies• Personal Development • Commitment • Integrity • Excellence orientation• Client Centricity • Attention to detail• Team work Employment Equity• Preference will be given to candidates from designated groups
Aquarius Recruitment Specialists Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Jun 13, 2017
Permanent
• An opportunity has arisen for a Client Services Administrator (Corporate Actions) to join the Static Data team in the Cape Town office. The Incumbent will be involved in the accurate and timeous identification and processing of all Corporate Action Events and daily Static Management Job Specification • Access information from various sources (Custodians, I-net, Reuters, MoneyWeb etc.) and compile an event notification to our clients• Corporate Actions - Analyse event notification and ensure accurate & timeous processing of all events on ex-Date• Understanding the difference between Foreign and local events as well as the tax implications• Reconciliation - weekly entitlements to CSDP’s• Scrip Reconciliation - monthly to the CSDP’s• Identification, Collating & Accurate Processing of Unit Trust distributions and Re-investments on a monthly basis• Unit Trust Recons - weekly and monthly• Ensure all queries are identified and actioned timeously• Checking and verifying Proxy events loaded on system as well as Proxy Analysis.• Daily static Management• A basic background on credit ratings and the various agencies• Unit trust pricing - Basic understanding of Mark to Market and Money Market pricing, backing the Team if need be (but it’s not a priority as this stage)   Qualifications • Relevant Tertiary qualification Experience• Preference will be given to applicants who have Asset Management experience, an understanding of Financial Markets, a proven detailed understanding of corporate action interpretation and processing Key Competencies• Able and keen to work in a team environment• Innovator and self-starter with high energy and drive• Able to work under pressure• Confident and enthusiastic• Accountability• Strong verbal and written communication skills• Numeric ability• Accuracy and attention to detail• Self-Control• Initiative• Analytical Thinking• Professionalism• Administration Skills• Adaptability• Stress tolerance• Ability to relate to others• Ability to deal with complexity• Ability to prioritise and function positively under pressure• Ability to function as part of a team• Accept accountability and take responsibility for tasks done• Computer literacy Employment Equity • Preference will be given to candidate from designated groups
Aquarius Recruitment Specialists Gauteng, South Africa
Jun 13, 2017
Permanent
• To create and ensure sustainability of the divisions financial function through the execution of strategic and operational financial management processes and activities in order to achieve Wealth Management strategic objectivesKey Duties• Engage and co-ordinate with the business to translate business strategy into financial plans and targets in line with group and regulatory requirements• Trusted and respected by manager, direct reports, peers and other managers - able to influence above and below• Mitigate financial risk, aligning to changes in accounting standards, policies and regulatory requirements• Plan, coordinate and manage team to achieve deliverables, enhancing productivity and meeting business objectives• Ensure transformational targets are met• Contribute to a culture of transformation, supporting business strategies and participating in the Company’s culture building initiatives, including CSI• Identify areas of resource inefficiencies and promote optimisation, promoting multi-skilling and addressing capacity gaps• Manage daily activities to ensure accuracy and completeness of financials• Conduct business-related activities prior to month-end to ensure the correctness of financial results• Track on-going financial performance. Enable financial performance against targets, recommending corrective action if needed• Ensure business continuity• Meet internal client requirements• Build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders• Participate in internal and external forums and committees to share and acquire understanding of factors influencing the business and the group• Optimise efficiency and embed correct values, ensuring direct reports understand and support vision, values and strategy and are measured on delivery against these• Manage performance of reports and hold them accountable for managing the performance of their reports through performance agreements and a clear vision• Identify relevant development needs by assessing own performance and behaviour through formal and informal feedback• Drive to execute own and direct reports planned development through learning, coaching and other opportunities• Maintain a high performing team, identifying a talent pool and using the talent grid principles and developing talent retention programmes• Build depth of skills and knowledge in the team of managers by sharing knowledge and insight with team members, ensuring mentoring, coaching and day to day activities• Ensure continuous improvement goals are achieved by creating an environment whereby self, managers and team are encouraged to challenge the status quo by initiating constructive debates about work practices and areas for improvement• Build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders through regular engagement• Enable financial performance against targets by identifying deviations and recommending corrective action or providing justification• Ensure compliance by managing adherence to Group Risk and Compliance policies and regulatory requirements Essential Qualifications• Essential Qualifications - Professional Qualification/Honour Degree• Preferred Qualification - Chartered Accountant CA(SA)• Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Minimum Experience• 7 years financial management in financial services sector and 5 years managing others Key Skills• Budgeting • Business administration and management • Business principles • Business terms and definitions • Capacity planning • Change management • Client service management • Communication Strategies • Diversity management • Employee training/development • Financial Accounting Principles • Governance, Risk and Controls • Management information and reporting principles, tools and mechanisms • The Company’s culture and values • The Company’s policies and procedures • The Company’s systems • The Company’s vision and strategy • Organisational behaviour theory • Principles of project management • Performance management and evaluation methods • Relevant Company product knowledge • Relevant regulatory knowledge • Stakeholder management • Strategic planning • Talent management • Business writing skills Key Competencies• Building Partnerships • Communication • Developing Others • Building a Successful Team • Continuous Improvement • Building Strategic Working Relationships • Driving for Results and execution • Influence• Operational Decision Making• Compelling communication• Financial Acumen Employment Equity• Preference will be given to applicants of designated groups  
Aquarius Recruitment Specialists Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Jun 08, 2017
Permanent
To ensure that the Company’s Investments product range is appropriately 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 forumsJob SpecificationHigh level responsibilities•    Work closely with the Executive: Product Development to identify opportunities and implement new products as well as introduce new product features for existing product suite•    Document research and analysis of new product opportunities for use in decision making within various business forums•    Assist with managing the product development cycle and when required run and drive certain aspects of the cycle•    Engage and support internal departments when process changes affect existing and new product strategiesMain duties and responsibilities•    Assist the Executive: Product Development with all product related matters and analysis•    Implement and maintain a structured process to review competitor products. Draft product proposal and product specification documents for presentation to Product Forum and Executive team•    Formulate product specification documents for all existing and proposed products•    Provide expert advice to business on queries relating to the Company’s Investments product suite (including all related acts and publications as well as discussion papers) and industry codes•    Participate in formative discussions with internal business departments and other external service providers on product matters•    Provide written collateral for inclusion in client, intermediary and staff publications•    Present new product features during intermediary workshops / meetings•    Investigate the internal and external product development landscape and prepare findings for key business stakeholders•    Document and deliver report on the Company’s Investments and competitor offerings for use in product related decision making forums and development of distribution team knowledge base•    Conduct approved research on additional types of products or product features that the Company’s Investments could consider in addition to the current product range•    Project managing the implementation of new products from a Product Development perspective•    Regular engagement with members of Executive Team Members, regarding project collaboration and assistance with technical product related mattersExperience•    A minimum of three years’ experience in product development within a LISP, and/or an asset manager. Life insurance company experience will be advantageous•    Project management experience within financial services industryQualifications •    An actuarial science, statistics and/or mathematics focused degree. Strong analytical qualification will also be consideredKey Competencies•    Strong attention to detail•    Investigative nature to unpack complicated products•    Proactive and able to use initiative•    Clear thinker•    Self-starter•    Ability to multi-task•    Highly organised and efficient•    Ability to communicate complicated issues clearly verbally and in writing•    Evidence of being able to work collaboratively•    Good communication and interpersonal skills•    LISP industry knowledgeSystems knowledge•    MS Office Suite•    Applicable LISP administration systems
Aquarius Recruitment Specialists Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Jun 08, 2017
Permanent
To build, service and maintain a book of discretionary and execution only stock broking clients according to mandates and models, generating revenue for the Business Unit and leveraging relationships to maximize customer value, in line with the company’s strategy. Types of Exposure• Analysing situations or data that requires an in depth evaluation • Brainstorming ways of improving a product or situation• Building and maintaining effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders• Challenging the status quo with a view to improving the environment or people’s understanding• Checking the accuracy of reports and records• Communicating complex information orally• Comparing two or more sets of information• Conducting a client financial needs analysis• Developing ways to minimise risks• Drafting reports• Financial markets experience• Identifying trends• Influencing stakeholders to obtain buy-in for concepts and ideas• Interacting with diverse people• Managing client expectations• Preparing and delivering presentations• Providing professional adviceEssential Qualifications• Advanced Diploma/National 1st Degrees• Registered Securities Trader Exam• Registered Persons Exam (RPE) Minimum Experience• 2 years in the financial markets environmentKey Competencies• Excellent communication skills• Able to contribute to team success• Able to build trusting relationships• Ability to expand and advance opportunities• Good time management skills• Able to sustain customer satisfaction
Aquarius Recruitment Specialists Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Jun 08, 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
Jun 02, 2017
Permanent
• To manage, organise, control and plan the activities of the Estates Department Key Responsibilities• Managed financial targets (35%)o Prepare an annual action plan in support of the roll-out budget to achieve the business strategy aligned to the estates strategy and ensure implementation of the action plan across a team of estates o Prepare and execute a marketing plan in support of the business strategy across a team of estateso Measure delivery and performance against the annual budget and take action where necessary o Distribute the budget against the team based on the portfolio and track and monitor their delivery against targets o Implement plans and projections in order to achieve budgeto Closely monitor and address short comings with individuals by identifying reasons for short comings, providing the necessary assistance and taking further action where required o Monitor and manage office errors to keep them within an acceptable level and monitoring cost impactPerformance Indicators Constantly met all financial targets  Quality and turnaround standards achieved for all processes, standards, systems, services and assets  Delivered project targets cost effectively Self and team improved efficiency and productivity month on month• Managed service delivery to clients (30%)o Manage and monitor the deadwood in the team by ensuring the deadwood is under target, create plans to address deadwood if it is above the target to get it under targeto Monitor estates to ensure they are closed within the target period o Monitor action targets for estates to ensure agreed actions are completed, if they are not achieved address why o Manage the complaints and compliments register by tracking and monitoring complaints and addressing service delivery issues as and when required o Manage the overdue liquidation and distribution accounts by tracking and monitoring against the agreed target for each estate officer, address estates over target with individuals and create an action plan and /or address non performancePerformance Indicators Met all agreed client service and satisfaction objectives  Fully understood client needs and delivered services to requirements Trusting working relationships built with subordinates, manager, peers and other departments to deliver results• Created new business as a result of cross-selling and collaboration (5%)o Build and maintain relationships across intermediaries to source agency estates Contact heirs of estates to determine need and offer wills facilityPerformance Indicators Sound relationships developed and maintained with suppliers and other stakeholders• Managed Self and Team (5%)o Manage performance of staff by implementing performance agreements, ensuring a clear vision, agreeing on goals and objectives, providing regular feedback on performance, recognising and rewarding achievement and take appropriate corrective action where requiredo Mentor and coach staff on identified performance gaps by discussing these performance gaps and agree on appropriate action to be taken in order to improve performanceo Tailor development needs as identified to ensure that business unit stays abreast in field of expertise and deliver on the expectations from stakeholderso Create environment of teamwork by engaging with staff formally and informally, keeping staff informed and encouraging participation in decision making processes to motivate staff to perform and contribute to the success of the businesso Build capability of self and staff by identifying current and future training and development needs and by recruiting and managing talent to ensure an environment for optimal performance is createdo Identify talent pool through conducting career conversations and utilising the talent grid principles and develop talent retention programmes (e.g.. rotation) to maintain a capable high performing teamo Ensure self and staff understand and embrace the Company’s Vision and Values by leading by example and re-enforcing values during meetings to achieve goals and objectives. o Manage the on boarding process of new employees by ensuring execution of preparations according to the on-boarding check-list, resulting in a pleasant experience on the first dayPerformance Indicators Self and team lived the Company’s values Positive teamwork environment contributed to more effective results All employees had a clear vision, measurable goals and objectives and understood how their performance was viewed, recognised and rewarded  Self and team members had required skill, professional/ technical expertise Team was engaged and motivated in achieving better performance than the previous review period• Managed Transformation and Innovation (5%)o Manage performance of staff by implementing performance agreements, ensuring a clear vision, agreeing on goals and objectives, providing regular feedback on performance, recognising and rewarding achievement and take appropriate corrective action where requiredo Mentor and coach staff on identified performance gaps by discussing these performance gaps and agree on appropriate action to be taken in order to improve performanceo Tailor development needs as identified to ensure that business unit stays abreast in field of expertise and deliver on the expectations from stakeholderso Create environment of teamwork by engaging with staff formally and informally, keeping staff informed and encouraging participation in decision making processes to motivate staff to perform and contribute to the success of the businesso Build capability of self and staff by identifying current and future training and development needs and by recruiting and managing talent to ensure an environment for optimal performance is createdo Identify talent pool through conducting career conversations and utilising the talent grid principles and develop talent retention programmes (e.g.. rotation) to maintain a capable high performing teamo Ensure self and staff understand and embrace the Company’s Vision and Values by leading by example and re-enforcing values during meetings to achieve goals and objectiveso Manage the on boarding process of new employees by ensuring execution of preparations according to the on-boarding check-list, resulting in a pleasant experience on the first dayPerformance Indicators Self and Team built a differentiated culture - improved year on yearMet BEE and Charter targets as related to own team  Actively participated with team in corporate citizen initiatives Encouraged innovation, listened and acted upon ideas from team and provided technical / expert contribution Consistently supported the implementation of business optimisation improvement through team engagement Essential Qualifications• Law Degree or applicable B Com Degree or Association of Trust Companies CAIB• Certificate in Financial Planning (CFP)• Association of Trust companies Key Competencies• Estates Administration (Advanced)• Trust Administration (Advanced)• Strategic planning (Intermediate)• Budgeting (Intermediate)• Financial accounting principles (Intermediate)• Performance management and evaluation methods (Advanced)• The Company’s leadership pipelines, performance standards and performance scorecards (Advanced)• The Company’s vision and strategy (Advanced)• The Company’s culture and values (Advanced)• The Company’s policies and procedures (Advanced)• Business administration and management (Intermediate)• Business principles (Intermediate)• Business terms and definitions (Intermediate)• Communication Strategies (Intermediate)• Staff resource planning (Intermediate)• Operations planning (Intermediate)• Employee training/development (Advanced)• Diversity management (Advanced)• The Company’s Human Resources policies and practices (Advanced)• The Company’s systems (Advanced)• Relevant company product knowledge (Advanced)• Relevant regulatory knowledge (Basic)• Governance, Risk and Controls (Intermediate)• The Company’s coaching framework including coaching for growth (Advanced)• Change management (Intermediate)• Principles of project management (Intermediate)• Business writing skills (Intermediate)• Management information and reporting principles, tools and mechanisms (Intermediate)• Service level agreements (Basic)• Consumer behaviour (Basic)• Client service management (Advanced)• Client service principles (Advanced)• Organisational systems (Basic) Minimum Experience• 5 - 10 years relative experience• Trust companies (Banking); Law firm with Estates exposure • Managing a team of people• Creating a business plan• Implementing a strategic plan• Measuring client satisfaction• Working with clients to solve client problems• Investigating and reviewing processes to improve client satisfaction• Coaching and mentoring others• Providing constructive feedback to employees• Communicating job requirements and performance standards to others• Conducting performance feedback meetings• Checking performance data to measure employee performance• Conducting performance appraisal interviews• Enforcing disciplinary actions against employees• Assuming a key leadership role• Recruiting and staffing• Managing business risks Compliance/Legislative requirements• Estates Act and Wills Act Employment Equity• Preference will be given to applicants of designated groups
Aquarius Recruitment Specialists KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
May 30, 2017
Permanent
• To manage client accounts and portfolios in accordance with agreed mandates and within the limits and control standards of the approved investment management standards and policies. Provide investment advice to clients, execute trades, build and retain client base Key Duties• Structures portfolios to achieve client's investment objectives• Monitors client's investment needs and makes the appropriate portfolio adjustments• Manage and maintain relationships with an approved client base including responsibility for ensuring that the full spectrum of products are offered to all clients• Ensure that any reduction in the scope of mandates or decrease in limits is actioned immediately upon advice• Responsible for growing and improving the quality and size of client base• Take particular care to ensure the spirit as well as the letter of the firm's ethical guidelines are met in all business dealings• Developing client base via direct and third party marketing• Ensure transactions are limited to approved stocks and are within written mandates and delegated limits - at all times• Ensure that any expansion in the scope of mandates or increase in delegated limits are confirmed in writing before they are actioned• Ensure that required details of each deal are recorded immediately, completely and accurately after the deal takes place in the required format and that this information is passed promptly to other parties, as required• Evaluating research reports and using in-house models to establish appropriate portfolio structures Key Requirements • Must be a member of the JSE, i.e. have written the JSE membership exams• A relevant tertiary qualification is essential – B.Com Degree• 5 years stockbroking, asset or portfolio management experience• 4-5 years in the financial markets environment• Knowledge of Broker dealing accounting systems (BDA, TALX, CATS, MAIA)• Registered Securities Trader Exam, Registered Persons Exam (RPE) Type of Exposure • Analysing situations or data that requires an in depth evaluation of multiple factors • Developing ways to minimize risks • Managing conflict situations • Influencing stakeholders to obtain buy-in for concepts and ideas • Sharing information in different ways to increase stakeholders understanding • Brainstorming ways of improving a product or situation • Comparing two or more sets of information • Writing client investment proposals • Conducting a client financial needs analysis • Working with a group to identify alternative solutions to a problem • Interacting with diverse people • Communicating complex information orally and in writing Key Competencies• Administrative procedures and systems • Banking knowledge • Banking procedures • Business principles • Business terms and definitions • Business writing • Data analysis • Governance, Risk and Controls • Industry trends • Microsoft Office • Principles of financial management • Principles of project management • Relevant regulatory knowledge • Relevant software and systems knowledge • Research methodology • Decision-making process • Business Acumen • financial markets knowledge • communication • unit specific operational knowledge • Behavioural Competencies • Communication • Contributing to Team Success • Building Trusting Relationships • Expanding and Advancing Opportunities • Managing Work (includes Time Management) • Sustaining Customer Satisfaction  
Aquarius Recruitment Specialists KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
May 26, 2017
Permanent
Job PurposeTo build, service and maintain a book of discretionary and execution only stock broking clients according to mandates and models, generating revenue for the Business Unit and leveraging relationships to maximize customer value, in line with the company’s strategy. Types of Exposure• Analysing situations or data that requires an in depth evaluation • Brainstorming ways of improving a product or situation• Building and maintaining effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders• Challenging the status quo with a view to improving the environment or people’s understanding• Checking the accuracy of reports and records• Communicating complex information orally• Comparing two or more sets of information• Conducting a client financial needs analysis• Developing ways to minimise risks• Drafting reports• Financial markets experience• Identifying trends• Influencing stakeholders to obtain buy-in for concepts and ideas• Interacting with diverse people• Managing client expectations• Preparing and delivering presentations• Providing professional adviceEssential Qualifications• Advanced Diploma/National 1st Degrees• Registered Securities Trader Exam• Registered Persons Exam (RPE) Minimum Experience• 2 years in the financial markets environmentKey Competencies• Excellent communication skills• Able to contribute to team success• Able to build trusting relationships• Ability to expand and advance opportunities• Good time management skills• Able to sustain customer satisfactionEmployment Equity• Preference will be given to applicants of designated groups