Newly Formed Asset Management Organization Operations Manager Job in Kenya

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Operations Manager

Our client is a newly formed Asset Management Organization that is a subsidiary of a Large Local Bank. 
The organization is looking for energetic and dynamic individuals required to assist in the establishment and operations. 
This exciting opportunity is ideal for a self-driven individual who is looking for an opportunity to create operations management in a start-up, is flexible and has an interest in re-defining the asset management industry.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Introduce and maintain policies, reports and procedures designed to ensure that adequate control and monitoring of activities is undertaken
  • Ensure appropriate departmental procedural documentation is in place and is the owner of process updates
  • Act as the Liaison as required with clients, custodian banks and brokers
  • Maintain accurate and complete data relating to counterparties
  • Process trades and corporate actions in a timely manner
  • To ensure the accurate calculation and timely reporting of monthly performance data
  • Price portfolio in accounting system on a daily / monthly basis, ensuring that all prices are updated and accurate whilst performing variance analysis.
  • Work closely with system vendors on various projects to enhance operational efficiency
  • Interacting closely with Fund Admin, Portfolio Admin and Product to resolve problems and to implement new processes that enhance stakeholder experience.
  • Ensure client information is processed in an accurate and timely manner
  • Respond in an accurate and timely manner to client requests
  • Ensure client account reconciliations are conducted in an agreed format and timescale
  • Effective management of resources to improve operational activities and team productivity
  • Ensure full compliance to internal and various external and regulatory requirements
  • Perform other duties as outlined
Qualifications & Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Economics or Finance
  • Those who have completed or are pursuing CFA designation are highly desired
  • Operational experience of managing a team with 10 + individuals
  • Self-starter who is comfortable in working in a smaller entrepreneurial environment
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to multi task and work in a fast paced environment
  • Detail oriented and adherence to tight deadlines
How to apply: 
If you are interested in the position and have the skills and talents our client is looking for, we would like to hear from you. 
Please forward a copy of your updated resume, and your current salary and benefits package to before close of business 19th June 2012. 
Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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