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Job Alert: Operations Assistant (Underwriter) Job at Workforce Group


Job Summary
  • Workforce Group
  • 19th January, 2020
  • 1
  • Project Management
  • Experienced (Non-Manager)
  • Contract
  • 3-5 years
  • Lagos
  • 4th January, 2020

Workforce Group – Our client, a leading independent Investment Banking, Securities Trading and Investment Management firm. The firm is Nigeria’s most trusted adviser, focused on providing advisory, execution and investment services to corporations, governments, institutions and individuals involved in investing in and developing Nigeria and Middle Africa is currently looking for suitable candidates for the role detailed below:

Job Position: Operations Assistant (Underwriter)

Job Location: Lagos
Duration: 3 – 4 months

Job Purpose

  • The Trading / Operations specialist is a key member of the operations team supporting trade processes, data management, client reporting and portfolio management functions. Members of this team will work closely with and communicate to and from the Sales, Finance, Investment Management and Securities Trading teams.
  • The key requisites are strong computer skills, highly numerate, attention to detail, positive professional attitude, and ability to work in a team environment and to tight deadlines.

Primary Responsibilities

  • To comply with policies and procedures of the company’s Operations Manual, which include but not limited to the rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and the Investment and Securities Act (ISA) and to follow and implement all SEC, NSE and ISA changes as they occur.
  • The provision of high value service to internal and external clients in an environment that promotes the company’s excellence.
  • To contribute to productivity, efficiency and effectiveness improvements to drive exceptional client service and risk mitigation

Experience, Education, Required Skills and Job Specific Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
  • 3 – 4 years previous experience preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of equities, bonds, treasury bills, and the intricacies of pricing, corporate actions and settlement activities specific to each
  • A friendly professional demeanour and ability to excel in a team oriented environment
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office suite especially Excel
  • He should be able to endure immense work pressure and be very dependable.
  • Strong analytical and detail-oriented aptitude; a high degree of accuracy is required
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to manage time effectively, set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Ability to learn and adapt to change
  • Account Creation (CSCS, Zanibal)
  • Sending of Welcome mail and E-statement to clients
  • Certificate Management
  • Registrars and CSCS runs
  • Corporate action capture and processing
  • Reconciliations
  • Creation and cancellation of units
  • Managing internal unit holder registers
  • Liaising with banks, trustees, registrars, etc.
  • Complete subscription and redemption documentation and procedures
  • Receipt of subscription monies and payment of redemption proceeds
  • Perform other duties as required

Quite Attractive + other incentives


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