Securities Lending Trader: Buy-Side (Cape Town)

**Note – This vacancy is ideally earmarked for suitably qualified and experienced Employment Equity candidates. 

Newly created opportunity with a top SA investment house for an experienced Trader to take responsibility of the firm’s Securities Lending and Collateral Management activities to optimize return and mitigate risk.

Responsibilities Include:

• Optimal management and usage of lendable securities;
• Optimal management of cash collateral;
• Margin management;
• Booking of loans and returns;
• Corporate Action management;
• Daily and Monthly recons and reporting;
• Maintain and manage key relationships with clients;
• Management of the loan and return settlement process.


• Must be able to hit the ground running;
• 5 years’ relevant experience ideally within Asset Management or Investment Banking;
• Commerce, Finance, Investment or equivalent tertiary qualification;
• CFA studies an advantage;
• Advanced knowledge of SLAMS;
• HiPort knowledge;
• Proficiency in Bloomberg & related Market/Trading software;
• Good relationship management skills;
• Excellent attention to detail;
• Ability to perform well under pressure;
• Excellent technical and analytical skills.

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