Investment Associate/Paraplann (Ref: DOIA )

Position in the Financial sector in Cape Town - Western Cape
Posted On Monday 9 March 2020
Job Description:

Our client based in Cape Town currently have an opportunity for an Investment Associate/Paraplanner. Our client requires someone who is efficient in the investment space and has strong technical and administrative skills. The successful incumbent will provide admin and support to advisors in relation to client relationships and key business drivers: retention and acquisition of clients

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Main job function


Client care:

General client care and liaison

Post quarterly report to client

Liaise with finance division in respect of recoupments and debtors schedules

Admin and other:

Prepare documentation for client meetings & load and update on system

Complete forms and liaise with clients for signing docs and request any outstanding requirements

Load clients onto the system - Gather client information and load on System

Compile Investment proposals

Complete all documentation, Mandates, applications forms

Submit various instructions and track and monitor

Confirm beneficiary status of AUM

Manage the diary of the wealth manager by scheduling appointments or follow up meetings with clients.

Generate and structure agenda for minutes of meeting and execute or monitor the actions that need to be taken on the conclusion of the meeting.

Generate quarterly reports on every client

Adhering to any outstanding requests from internal and external clients

Accurate loading of values to generate cash flow

Perform calculations in terms of fund allocation

Balance portfolios

Basic tax calculations and seek tax directive

Loading and calculating of recoupment options

Cash flow drafting and generation,

Ensure that Fiduciary, Wills and estate planning documents are compliant

Continual updating of FICA and FAIS

Manage depleted holdings

Ensure client has correct mandate and closing letter

Facilitating the tax clearance process

Assisting and mentoring of  other Assistants

Attending Annual Client Presentations and other Advice Related events and assist in client events


Matric & relevant tertiary qualification in investment/finance


Min 3-5 years experience in investment and planning environment

Experience with MS Office

General knowledge of financial markets

Knowledge of insurance and investment products

Fee account and performance fees


Asset classes, hedge funds and equities

Lump sum investing/Withdrawals Rate of return and income tax (CGT)




A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.


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