Vacancy: Investment Associate

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.

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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