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Administrator, Manco

Apex Group Ltd

Apex Group Ltd

Cape Town, South Africa
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024


The Apex Group was established in Bermuda in 2003 and is now one of the world’s largest fund administration and middle office solutions providers. Our business is unique in its ability to reach globally, service locally and provide cross-jurisdictional services. With our clients at the heart of everything we do, our hard-working team has successfully delivered on an unprecedented growth and transformation journey, and we are now represented by over circa 13,000 employees across 112 offices worldwide.

Your career with us should reflect your energy and passion. That’s why, at Apex Group, we will do more than simply ‘empower’ you. We will work to supercharge your unique skills and experience. Take the lead and we’ll give you the support you need to be at the top of your game. And we offer you the freedom to be a positive disrupter and turn big ideas into bold, industry-changing realities. For our business, for clients, and for you.

Cape Town, South Africa


The successful applicant’s will form part of the operations team within the FundRock manco and his/her primary responsibility will be the completion of deliverables impacting the manco.

The role requires interaction with various stakeholders of differing levels of seniority, both internally and externally, managing the service delivery to multiple clients and managing deliverables and queries which impacts the operations team.

Job specification

  • Responsibilities include, but are not limited to performing and coordinating a variety of administrative duties and tasks including
  • Oversight and completion of the daily team deliverables; but not limited to tasks relating to Transfer Agency and Fund Administration and / Accounting oversight.
  • Reporting and investigating of fund data discrepancies on various data platforms.
  • Assist with the completion of necessary agreements and forms to on-board new prime brokers and open new accounts for portfolios and LISPs.
  • Engaging with Apex Fund Services teams (such as Fund Accounting, Investor Services, Custody) as well as external counterparties (such as prime brokers, Trustees, custodians, LISPs, investment managers in a professional and collaborative manner.
  • Query management: resolve errors and queries timeously through engagement with various parties.
  • Assist and maintain portfolio and investor marketing material and ensure investor forms meet regulatory requirements and internal policies.
  • Assist with the maintenance of the FundRock SA Manco website to ensure regulatory requirements are met regarding publishing deadlines and data accuracy.
  • Engaging with the Risk team and Compliance team on various issues impacting the Manco.
  • Engage with counterparties and review, draft, finalise and implement policies and processes.
  • Assist with projects and strategic initiatives for the manco.

Skills Required:

  • Experience in the Collective Investment Scheme (CIS) industry would be advantageous.
  • An accounting qualification (BCom or equivalent).
  • Minimum of 1 year experience within the financial industry preferred but not essential.
  • Proficient in Excel.
  • Strong communications skills to engage at all levels and develop internal and external business relationships.
  • Detail oriented and able to identify shortcomings in processes and procedures.
  • Effective time-management and organisational skills to achieve deadlines.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Willingness to contribute and question processes.
  • Be a team player.
  • Ability to take initiative.

What you will get in return:

  • A genuinely unique opportunity to be part of an expanding large global business;
  • Competitive remuneration commensurate with skills and experience;
  • Training and development opportunities.

Additional information:

We are an equal opportunity employer and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. Any hiring decision are made on the basis of skills, qualifications and experiences.

We measure our success as a business, not only by delivering great products and services and continually increasing our assets under administration and market share, but also by how we positively impact people, society and the planet.

For more information on our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) please visit https://theapexgroup.com/csr-policy/