Trade Assistant

at Sanlam
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted Sep 17, 2020
Category Accounting Finance Jobs
Job Type Full-time


What will you do?
  • Preparation of investment forms & instructions
  • Load EMX trades for approval
  • Capturing of transfer instructions on ABSA Global and CMS applications for approval
  • Monitoring & clearing transactions on bank recons
  • Forward instructions to CST & ensure the execution thereof
  • Verify and update executed trades into spiPod application
  • Monitoring of updated trades against trade confirmations received
  • Investigate & Clear import exceptions
  • Monitor daily reports
  • Updating of transactions into the Portia application
  • Update applicable departmental spreadsheets
  • Reconciliations
  • Assist with month end duties (fees / invoices etc)
  • Assist with enquiries from branches
  • Assist with projects as required
Qualification and experience
  • Tertiary qualification (with Finance/ Accounts) will be advantageous
  • Matric
  • Experience within financial services industry is essential
Knowledge and skills
  • Financial Service / Stockbroking experience beneficial
  • Basic understanding of the Private Client business and the stock-broking environment
Personal qualities
  • Self-motivated, proactive, taking ownership of problems until they are resolved.
  • ┬áMature person with the sense of responsibility to do after hours
  • Strong numerical orientation
  • Highly organized with a high level of customer focus
  • Accurate and detail orientated
  • Critical and analytical capability
  • Ability to perform well under pressure and show maturity, confidence and resilience
  • Excellent listening, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Pro-Active approach to work, clients, problem solving
  • Learning agility and curiosity
  • Assertive
  • Passionate ownership for results
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