Vacancy: Investment Associate


CompanyConfidential
LocationAccra
Job TypePermanent
Working Experience2 years
Education LevelFirst Degree
Application DeadlineMay 25, 2018
IndustryBanking/Inves - Accounting/Au
Salary RangeNegotiable
Job Description

Brief Background
The Company is an Asset Management firm which also provides investment advisory services.

Responsibilities
Assist in the maintenance and improvement of systems applications

Key Activities

  • Coordinate with data/operational teams to ensure data/methodology/operations are in place to support products and fund analysis requirements
  • Report any system issues to CTO for process improvements
  • Perform a variety of daily, monthly and periodic functions relating to accounting and record keeping
  • Prepare cash reconciliation between parties (i.e. Administrators, Trustees, Custodians, Portfolio Managers); research and resolve discrepancies.
  • Report cash availability to Chief Investment Officer to ensure minimum idle cash
  • Compile monthly Portfolio Valuation Report (PVR) for clients
  • Compile reports regarding portfolio turnover and other relevant information for use by management and regulatory documentation requirements
  • Work with portfolio managers and other parties as required to provide accounting specific support and analysis. SUFFICES
  • Assist in the pricing of funds
  • Liaise with custodians, trustees , brokers and issuers to ensure accuracy of fund reporting
  • Calculate and report on Net Asset Values (NAVs) for funds on a daily basis and provision of reports to interested parties on a regular basis
  • Efficiently keep the Asset Management Software (AMS) up to date
  • Monitor and record security transactions including trade, interest payments, maturities, and corporate actions (i.e. a stock splitting)
  • Complete variance analyses of stock prices over time and research, typically by utilizing tools such as Bloomberg terminals
  • Receive, research and verify security transactions, including dividend and capital stock transactions, T-bill accrual/yield
  • Enter data related to transactions which need to be recorded in the system (e.g., all cash deposits, interest and dividend payments, fee payments (including manual entries))
  • Compile portfolio cost (i.e., the cost to administer the fund), also known as a management-expense ratio
  • Reconcile the NAV analysis to the fund’s general ledger/journal system

Benefits are competitive and attractive.

Required Skills or Experience

  • Must possess a minimum of two years of relevant experience in a related firm.
  • A minimum of first degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Mathematics, or a related field. A certificate in the Ghana Stock Exchange course is a requirement.

Key Skills & Competence

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to maintain and develop relationships.
  • Possess a high level of attention to detail and the ability to multitask in a demanding, fast-paced environment.
  • Possess working knowledge in asset management, good business understanding, problem-solving skills, and business intuition and sales skills.
  • Demonstrate high computer literacy skills

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