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  • Description



  • The Management Company (Manco) is a Collective Investment Schemes (CIS) hosting platform for both hedge funds and unit trusts. Our hosting solution offers strong operational, risk management and compliance services while the investment manager can focus on the investment decision-making process. We guide the client through all aspects of portfolio structuring, application, set-up and on-going operations, enabling bespoke and complex requirements to be met.

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    1. Primary liaison and point of contact on risk and mandate related queries with Investment Managers and Compliance;

    2. Ensuring all day-to-day risk tasks and breach management issues are attended to timeously within client SLA timelines;

    3. Engaging with internal teams (such as Fund Accounting, Investor Services, Custody, Risk and Compliance) as well as external counterparties (such as prime brokers, Trustee, custodians and investment managers) in a professional and collaborative manner;

    4. Manage outsourced relationships;

    5. Act as final point of escalation for risk issues;

    6. Continual review and development of the risk mitigating controls, procedures and risk policies;

    7. Liaison with industry bodies such as ASISA on technical matters;

    8. Report back and attend the SANNE Manco Risk & Compliance Committee;

    9. Engaging with internal teams (such as Fund Accounting, Investor Services, Custody) as well as external counterparties (such as prime brokers, Trustee, custodians, LISPs, investment managers and the FSCA) in a professional and collaborative manner;

    10. Resolve errors and queries timeously through engagement with various parties;

    11. Engaging with the Compliance team on various issues impacting the Manco;

    12. Enhance knowledge of CIS with the option of attending a CIS course.

    QUALIFICATIONS / KEY SKILLS / EXPERIENCE

    1. Qualifications with specialisation in accounting or investment management preferred. Other qualifications such as CFA, CAIA, FRM, SAIFM an advantage;

    2. Experience in the Collective Investment Scheme (CIS) industry with a deep understanding of risk requirements;

    3. Strong knowledge of quantitative analysis and calculation of various risk measures;

    4. Experience in managing a team and nurturing the talents of the people in the team;

    5. Strong communications skills to engage at all levels and develop internal and external business relationships;

    6. Problem solving;

    7. Quickly understand business issues and data challenges to develop a solution;

    8. Detail oriented and able to identify shortcomings in processes and procedures.

  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Honours Degree / Post Graduate Certificate /N7
  • Years of experience: 5
  • Language(s): English
  • Driver's license: EB
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No
  • People with disabilities: Yes

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Job summary

  • Manager of Risk for Management Company

  • City of Cape Town, Western Cape

  • Company

    Client Centric Collaborators
  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Work type

    Full Time

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