Assistant Manager

Private Debt & Capital Markets | South Africa

Assistant Manager

Assistant Manager

Job Title

Private Debt & Capital Markets

Private Debt & Capital Markets

Business Division

South Africa

South Africa


Role summary

We are seeking an Assistant Manager, reporting to a Manager and Director within the Debt Division of Sanne, to have responsibility for the administration and overseeing the accounting of a client portfolio, including the development and mentoring of the more junior team members and providing the highest quality of customer service.

Working closely with the lead relationship manager and Director to provide quality and efficient services to all customers within the portfolio.

Key responsibilities

  • Be responsible for managing a client portfolio including all aspects of administration & overseeing the accounting aspects;
  • Supervise and mentor a number of trainee fund administrators who would typically be studying towards professional qualifications;
  • Working with the Manager and Director to ensure the planning, coordination and completion of NAVs, Management Reporting and Statutory Reporting of corporate entities to ensure the team complies with all of its accounting and regulatory obligations and requirements including listing requirements and client reporting;
  • Preparation and implementation of entity customer specific procedures in relation to the administration and reporting requirements;
  • Act as point of contact with auditors in respect of the planning and coordination of audits and assisting with and running audits for clients.
  • Ensuring reporting complies with entity and statutory requirements including local law, relevant GAAP, including IFRS and other reporting principals and
  • Ensure that client responsibilities are managed effectively and to agreed client, best practice, regulatory and statutory deadlines.
  • Liaising with third parties such as lawyers, auditors, bankers and investment managers as required;
  • Liaising with the Sanne debt team in other jurisdictions;
  • Reviewing bookkeeping;
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly, annual NAV’s;
  • Management accounts and IPD’s and
  • Preparation of annual statutory financials statements.

Skills / experience required

  • CA(SA) with minimum one year post articles experience;
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the fund industry;
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills;
  • An understanding of fund structures and other related legal and regulatory requirements for example Anti-Money Laundering laws and
  • Motivated and driven.

Next steps

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  • About us

    SANNE is a leading global provider of alternative fund and corporate administration services.

  • Our services

    SANNE provides clients across the globe with a wide range of complementary business services, focused on two core areas: alternative asset services and corporate and private client services.

  • Our approach

    We understand that each client relationship has a unique set of requirements and expectations; that is why our client service teams are handpicked and tailored to fit the specific and evolving needs of each client.

  • Thought leadership

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  • Our people

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