OUTsurance Centurion Vacancies – Investment Specialist

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Job Description:

We are looking for an Investment specialist to manage the Group’s various investment portfolios.


Job Responsibilities:

The responsibilities for the Investment Specialist for the OUTsurance Group of companies, covering short-term and life-insurance operations as well as certain Group investment activities, are as follows:

  • Prepare monthly look through and financial asset register on all portfolios held within the Group in order to satisfy Prudential Standards requirements.
  • Assess the performance of the portfolios on a monthly basis.
  • Prepare the monthly IFRS 9 ECL calculation and recalculate the fair value of the fixed income portfolios.
  • Prepare a monthly investment summary for review by senior management; and
  • Prepare the investment and capital summaries for Exco purposes.
  • Provide input and assistance in the execution of interest rate derivative structures to execute hedges for the life insurance liabilities.
  • Execute foreign currency hedges for intragroup and other forex exposures.
  • Manage the preparation of the Asset, Liability and Capital Committee (ALCCO) pack.
  • Present the ALCCO report to its members on a quarterly basis.
  • Prepare the sections related to Board and Audit Committee reporting explaining investment performance to those charged with governance.
  • Assist with the preparation of disclosures related to IFRS 7 / IFRS 9 for the interim circular / annual report.
  • Update investment policies and asset management mandates.
  • Manage relationships with the Group’s various asset managers, custodians and bankers.
  • Maintain the credit rating library of the Group’s financial instruments.
  • Assist with data required from the Reuters Eikon / Bloomberg platforms throughout the organization.
  • Input will be required on various ad-hoc projects such as capital decision making and balance sheet management.

Job Requirements:

  • CA (SA) / CFA with minimum 3 years’ post qualification experience in a treasury or asset management role.
  • Attention to detail
  • Negotiation skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Must be able to work under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills

Job Details:

Company: OUTsurance

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Centurion

Application Deadline: N/A


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