The role of the Asset Administrator Team Leader will be responsible for the asset administration functions of the business. Working closely with respective Asset Managers, underlying management companies, back-office administrators, custodians, trustees, and the appointed service providers.

The position carries with its personal responsibility over all asset administration processes, to ensure processes are followed and standards are adhered to. This individual will also be expected to continually assess and add value to the daily processes.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Deal with both Investor and Portfolio Manager queries, ensuring timeous and complete response
  • Ensure accurate calculation of fund valuations, including NAV’s and accounting to Transfer Agency
  • Assist with regular review of asset administration processes and actively participate in streamlining processes
  • Documentation of processes
  • Identification of inefficiencies and improvement of existing business procedures
  • Ensure accurate data distribution to service providers
  • Verify income distribution, validation of calculation performed by asset administrator and dissemination to asset manager, investors, trustees and service providers
  • Perform service fees and performance fees checking and validation
  • Processing Finswitch Transactions
  • Open Unit Trust Accounts
  • Review and publish regulatory reporting
  • Review and identify movements in Total Expense Ratio (TER) quarterly reporting
  • Primary back up to Unit Trust Administrator
  • Preparation of Funds’ financial statements
  • Assist with product, fund and class launches
  • Manage transitions and asset/liability switches


  • A relevant qualification together with at least 4 years’ Fund Accounting experience within an Asset Management environment
  • Investment product knowledge
  • Good understanding of Financial Markets, instruments, and systems
  • Transfer Agency knowledge would be advantageous

IT and Systems Skills and Knowledge:

  • Advanced Excel
  • Knowledge of Investment software, Silica, Invest One, or other related systems

Skills and Abilities:

  • Detailed understanding of funds including class and fee structures
  • Analytical with strong problem solving ability
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Confident, enthusiastic, and self-motivated
  • A track record of achievement

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