CIS Product Specialist - Aquarius Recruitment, Cape Town Southern Suburbs

Vacancy Details

Employer: Aquarius Recruitment

Purpose of the Role:

The successful candidate will be responsible for any regulatory applications associated with new and existing funds with the FSCA, across the various fund types as well as assisting with the implementation of new funds once approved.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 60-70% time spent on Fund Applications across the business and product lines, this includes new fund applications, ballot applications and cessation
  • 30% time spent on assisting regulatory compliance with various compliance support functions
  • Take full responsibility for the processing, completing and coordinating of the Fund Application process
  • Monitoring of post-approval process
  • Provide support to the Client take on / implementation team as well as various internal and external stakeholders

Candidate Requirements

Skills/Competencies and experience:

  • Relevant experience of at least 3-5 years in a related compliance/legal function where you have been responsible for CIS Fund Applications with the FSCA
  • Understanding of the asset management environment, ideally long only and hedge fund exposure
  • A strong breadth of knowledge in Collective Investment Schemes and experience of dealing with the CIS division within FSCA
  • Preferable to have ETF experience

Key Competencies:

  • Working knowledge of the Collective Investment Schemes Control Act
  • Highly methodical and can working within specific processes and structure
  • Ability to work under limited supervision
  • Positive team player 
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Honesty and integrity


  • Relevant tertiary qualification(s) preferred. BCom/LLB

System Exposure:

  • MS Office
  • Exposure to investment systems and workflow tools preferred 
Apply before Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 56 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.
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Aquarius Recruitment specialises in Financial Services recruitment nationally.

Our services include, Specialist Recruitment, Executive Search, Corporate Coaching, Psychometric Assessment, Salary Surveys, and Incentive and Retention Strategies.

Asset Management
Investment Banking
Life Assurance
Corporate Finance and Project Finance
Retail Banking
Legal and Compliance
Stock Brokering
Actuarial (Life / Employee Benefits)
Risk Management
Private Equity