Location: Sandton, GP, South Africa
Category: Operations & Admin

Department Description

RMB is a market leader in Investment Banking and our biggest asset is our people. We believe there is no end to what we can achieve for our clients, our shareholders and ourselves if we have the right people. We seek the best – smart, hard-working, self motivated, committed people with positive attitudes and passion for their work and the success of RMB. Our people come from many different backgrounds which adds richness to our talent pool. We offer a non-hierarchical, entrepreneurial environment where our people think and act like owners. We empower people, hold them accountable and reward exceptional performance.

All suitable qualified candidates will be considered and appointments will be made in line with the Bank’s EE Strategy.

Brief Posting Description

To provide administrative support to Traders and business units.

Detailed Description

There are no additional requirements associated with this vacancy.

Job Requirements

· Collate, prepare and distribute system reports
· Interact with Traders to ensure payments and reconciliations are finalised within deadlines
· Perform confirmations of structured trades and monitor the returns thereof
· Liaise with legal team to verify wording of new confirmations
· Flag and report all outstanding debits, outstanding confirmations and unallocated funds
· Liaise with clients to resolve ongoing queries
· Escalate exceptions to Risk and follow-through to ensure resolution
· As required, provide input for ad hoc reports, documents and/or presentations according to standard templates and agreed requirements
· Adhere to agreed time-lines
· Use discretion to resolve and/or escalate urgent matters
· Perform ad hoc administrative functions as required
· Ensure the accuracy, completeness and relevance of all information within agreed deadlines
· Identify process and system inefficiencies/issues and liaise with BT to take remedial action
· Build and maintain professional working relationships with all stakeholders, displaying excellent abilities to initiate dialogue, listen, advise, influence and negotiate to achieve win-win outcomes
· Initiate meetings with key stakeholders to track progress, manage expectations and ensure stakeholders’ requirements are delivered
· Preserves relationships despite airing conflicting views and seeks mutual gains when addressing conflicts
· Anticipates consequences and adapts problem solving based on continual feedback
· Act speedily to resolve problems, queries and complaints
· Adapt communication styles to meet the needs of different audiences
· Self-management:
ü Demonstrates pride in the organization’s brand, services and products by consistently delivering on the brands promise
ü Plan and manage own workflow, anticipating obstacles, juggling priorities and following through on objectives within agreed time-frames and according to quality standards
ü Stay relevant and up-to-date with legislations and new development
ü Maintain a positive attitude and respond openly to feedback
ü Handle stress in ways that do not negatively impact others
ü Take ownership of personal career development, leveraging formal and informal opportunities
ü Act in an ethical, transparent and morally defensible manner, including highlighting unethical practices
· Teamwork:
ü Continually share, debate and communicate learning’s
ü Flag and debate issues constructively
ü Contribute to a friendly, co-operative climate in working with others to achieve collective goals
ü Be sensitive to others feelings, needs, values, views and attitudes and be courteous and diplomatic when dealing with difficulties and problems others may be experiencing (EQ)

Additional Details

· Grade 12 with a finance-related diploma / degree Experience
· 1+ years’ accounting / Treasury experience


· Analysis and Attention to Detail
· Excellence Orientation
· Building Relationships
· Verbal and Written Communication
· Planning and Organizing
· Problem Solving
· Drive for Results
· Teamwork
· Rule Orientation
· Time and Self-Management
· Assertiveness

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