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Our Culture

JS Investments (JSIL) boasts a culture of respect for people from all walks of life and different mind-sets. Empowerment and candor, coupled with innovation make this a dynamic place to work.

Everyone at JSIL is united by the commonality of our corporate vision and values. By building upon our values we are able to create an advantage from our diversity. Our core philosophy centers on our employees growing as individuals, yet collaborating as teams.

JSIL has a performance-driven culture with elements like increments, bonuses and promotions based solely on individual merit, skills, qualities, abilities and attitude. Our promote-from-within philosophy provides innumerable opportunities for all those employees who can dare to meet challenges head-on. Our complex and dynamic environment questions conventional thinking, teaches flexibility, provides opportunities to learn and offers unparalleled career options. We encourage individuals who dare to thrive on challenges and responsibilities, in a constantly changing and highly demanding environment.

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REIT Analyst

Job Summary:

As a REIT Analyst you will play a crucial role in conducting in-depth analysis and research on Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) to support our organizations strategies. This role offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the growth and success of our company in the dynamic real estate market of Pakistan.

Job Responsibilities:

Financial Modeling:
  • Develop comprehensive financial models to evaluate potential new development or investment opportunities, including project and portfolio level performance and structured finance.
  • Create financial models to assess property investment exit strategies, incorporating operating costs, revenue, and income streams.
  • Update financial models with actual data to evaluate ongoing investments.
Support and Analysis:
  • Support the principal executive with financial models and detailed analysis.
  • Assist with the preparation for financing.
  • Perform market research to determine and verify a project’s economics and validate assumptions used in financial models.
Due Diligence and Acquisition:
  • Assist with acquisition due diligence, including physical due diligence tasks such as contract reviews, budget preparation, and gathering consultants.
  • Work with Development Associates to resolve development issues that may arise during projects.
  • Perform rental rate analysis and cultivate broker relationships to gather market information.
Special Projects and Reporting:
  • Perform special projects and analysis as required by the principal executive.
  • Summarize and present findings and recommendations succinctly to senior management and stakeholders.
Reporting and Presentation:
  • Prepare detailed investment memos, research reports, and presentations on REIT performance, investment recommendations, and market insights.
  • Communicate findings effectively to senior management, investment committees, and clients.
Collaboration and Integration:
  • Collaborate with portfolio managers and investment teams to integrate REIT analysis into overall asset management strategies.
  • Provide input on asset allocation decisions, portfolio construction, and risk management strategies.

Experience:

  • Minimum 2-3 years of full-time real estate, private equity, or investment banking experience or other experience involving a high degree of skill in financial analysis and project evaluation.

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, MBA or equivalent with CFA Level 1 cleared may considered a plus.

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Risk Analyst

Job Summary:

You will be responsible for assessing and mitigating potential risks to the financial and operational stability of the asset management company and its funds. Your analytical skills will be crucial in identifying, evaluating, and managing risks across various areas of our business.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct a thorough analysis of financial, operational, and market data to identify potential risks.
  • Develop risk management strategies and procedures to mitigate identified risks.
  • Monitor key risk indicators and report findings to senior management.
  • Develop risk analytics and quant reports for the funds under management along with thresholds and identifying and monitoring of the market and its trends for the risk associated with the funds’ portfolios.
  • Collaborate with other departments to implement risk management strategies and ensure compliance with regulations.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, investments/market risks, regulatory changes, and best practices in risk management.

Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years working experience as a Risk Analyst or similar role, preferably in the Financial Sector.

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Business, Actuarial Sciences & Risk Management or related field; Master's degree preferred.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills with the ability to interpret complex data.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to effectively communicate risk-related information to stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in risk management software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Attention to detail and ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

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Senior Research Analyst

Job Summary:

As a Senior Research Analyst, you will play a pivotal role in driving our investment decisions through in-depth research, financial data analysis, and insightful recommendations across various asset classes. Your work will be instrumental in supporting our investment strategies and helping us navigate the complex world of asset management.

Job Responsibilities:

Investment Research and Analysis:
  • Conduct thorough research on various asset classes, including equities, fixed income, alternative investments, and more, to provide investment recommendations.
  • Continuously monitor and assess the performance of different asset classes, identifying key trends, benchmarks, and competitive dynamics.
  • Stay updated on macroeconomic fundamentals that shape the economy and possess a deep understanding of various investment options.
  • Prepare presentations, investment proposals, and other documentation to convey research findings effectively regarding diverse investments.
  • Public Speaking and Webinars.
  • Collaborate with the marketing and sales team to develop engaging content and presentations.
Valuation and Financial Modelling:
  • Create comprehensive financial models and forecasts to determine the fair value of assets and securities across multiple asset classes.
  • Utilize quantitative methods to assess the intrinsic value of different types of assets and securities.
  • Disseminate investment suggestions while providing comprehensive research coverage on various investment options using unique valuation insights.
Asset Allocation and Portfolio Optimization:
  • Collaborate with the Investment Management team to monitor and manage asset allocation across diverse portfolio asset classes, ensuring compliance with internal policies, regulatory standards, and current market conditions.
  • Aid Fund Managers in formulating and implementing quantitative and qualitative investment strategies aimed at optimizing portfolio performance, considering market trends, client goals, and risk management criteria.

Experience:

  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years of relevant industry experience.

Education:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Finance, Economics, or a related field, preferably with a CFA Charter or currently enrolled in the CFA Program.
  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years of relevant industry experience.

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Assistant Manager – Fund Accounting

Job Summary:

Manage correspondence and compliance for Fund Accounting, including payment processing and regulatory reporting. Ensure accurate Net Asset Value (NAV) announcements and coordinate with external auditors for financial reports.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Undertake all correspondence within and outside the institution in relation to Fund Accounting.
  • Responsible to ensure and monitor daily and monthly compliances of the assigned Funds as required under Constitutive Documents, SECP Directives/Circulars, VPS Rules and NBFC Regulations.
  • Responsible for all allowable payment processing of assigned Funds such as, tax payments, brokerage, sales load and the payments of other expenses.
  • Ensuring accurate and timely announcement of Net Asset Value prices of the assigned funds.
  • To ensure that the Management & Regulatory reporting’s are carried out within the stipulated time frame.
  • Review systems and procedures of the department regarding fund accounting and identify needs for improvements through various systems generated MIS and reports.
  • Coordinate with external auditors of respective funds and ensure completion of financial reports and audit reports.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience, preferably in the financial industry.

Education:

  • ACCA, MBA, ACMA, Bachelor's in Finance, or other relevant finance qualifications.

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Assistant Manager – Settlement

Job Summary:

In this role you will be handling trades from both Equity and Money Markets. You will be responsible to ensure the meticulous settlement of trades, coordinate with various stakeholders, and contribute to the efficiency of our investment portfolios.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Verify trade sheets received from Investment Departments against broker contracts.
  • To ensure timely affirmation on IDS-NCCPL in accordance with trade registers and broker.
  • Enter trades and transactions for assigned Funds in the ERP System.
  • Generate broker payment instructions for trustees, ensuring timely settlement of trades.
  • Coordinate with brokers, trustees, settling banks, and counterparties for seamless transactions.
  • Prepare and process monthly payments of brokerage commissions.
  • Check and post commissions for both regular and money markets.
  • Maintain organized files for all stakeholders for the assigned funds.
  • Correspond with regards account opening documents, changes, and other related matters.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience, preferably in the financial industry.

Education:

  • A Bachelor's or Master's degree from a reputed university.

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Assistant Manager – AMC Accounting

Job Summary:

You will be responsible for a wide range of accounting and reporting activities, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and providing accurate financial information for decision-making purposes.

Job Responsibilities:

Accounting:
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, half-yearly, and annual financial statements in accordance with Companies Ordinance, 1984, NBFC Regulations, 2008, and accounting standards.
  • Assist in the completion of half-yearly and annual review and audit of financial statements.
  • Support audit of taxation by preparing details as required by tax authorities.
MIS and Reporting:
  • Prepare daily bank/fund position and investment portfolio reporting for Management Company, Financial Receivable Securitization Company Ltd, and staff provident fund, including borrowing position and details of pledged securities.
  • Update Management Information System (MIS) with daily Assets under Management (AUM) and Net Asset Values (NAVs).
  • Perform monthly/quarterly variance analysis with detailed reasoning.
  • Prepare regulatory reports to SECP and SBP, ensuring timely and accurate submissions.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience, preferably in the financial industry.

Education:

  • ACCA, MBA, CA, ACMA, Bachelor's in Finance, or other relevant finance qualifications.

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Senior UI / UX Designer - Karachi

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior UI/UX Designer and Programmer to join our innovative team. This role is pivotal in designing and developing our in-house mobile application. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in both user interface design and programming, with a proven ability to create intuitive, visually appealing, and functional user experiences.

Key Responsibilities:
  1. Collaborative Design and Development:
    • Partner with product managers, developers, and other stakeholders to define user interface requirements and design objectives.
    • Translate business and user requirements into highly engaging and intuitive UI designs.
  2. Creative Design Execution:
    • Create wireframes, mockups, and interactive prototypes to effectively communicate design concepts.
    • Develop high-fidelity UI designs that align with our company's brand guidelines and design standards.
  3. User-Centered Design:
    • Conduct user research, including interviews, surveys, and usability testing, to gather feedback and iterate on designs.
    • Analyze user feedback and activity to enhance the user experience.
  4. Implementation Support:
    • Work closely with developers to ensure accurate and efficient implementation of designs.
    • Provide guidance on the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs.
  5. Continuous Improvement:
    • Stay up-to-date with the latest trends, techniques, and technologies in UI/UX design and mobile app development.
    • Proactively identify areas for improvement and recommend solutions to enhance the user experience.
  6. Technical Development:
    • Collaborate with front-end and back-end developers to implement UI/UX designs using programming languages and frameworks such as HTML, • CSS, JavaScript, Swift, Kotlin, and React Native.
    • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs and optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability.
    • Participate in code reviews to maintain code quality and ensure adherence to best practices.
  7. Documentation and Standards:
  8. • Develop and maintain UI/UX design documentation, including style guides, pattern libraries, and design specifications.
    • Establish and enforce UI/UX design standards and best practices within the team.
Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Design, Human-Computer Interaction, or a related field.

Experience:
  • 4 to 5 years of proven experience as a UI/UX designer and programmer, with a strong portfolio showcasing your work on mobile applications.
  • Proficiency in design tools such as Sketch, Adobe XD, or Figma.
  • Experience with programming languages and frameworks relevant to mobile application development (e.g., HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Swift, Kotlin, React Native).
Interested candidates can apply at careers@jsil.com, mentioning “Senior UI / UX Designer - Karachi” in the email subject line. JS Investments is an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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Head of Research

Job Summary:

  • As a Senior Research Analyst, you will play a pivotal role in driving our investment decisions through in-depth research, financial data analysis, and insightful recommendations across various asset classes. Your work will be instrumental in supporting our investment strategies and helping us navigate the complex world of asset management.

Job Responsibilities:

    Leadership, Strategy and Industry Research:

  • Develop and implement research strategies that align with the company's investment objectives and market conditions.
  • Define the research agenda, prioritize coverage areas, and allocate resources effectively.
  • Lead, manage, and mentor a team of research analysts, ensuring the production of high-quality research reports and investment recommendations.
  • Continuously monitor and assess the performance of the AMC industry, identifying key trends, benchmarks, and competitive dynamics.
  • Conduct in-depth research into long-term industry and market trends, identifying opportunities and threats that may impact our strategic direction.
  • Translate complex data into clear, actionable insights and recommendations that drive strategic initiatives and business growth.
  • Valuation and Financial Modelling:

  • Prepare detailed financial models and forecasts of future earnings and cash flows to compute the fair value of companies under coverage using various valuation methods such as free cash flow to equity, dividend valuation model, etc.
  • Utilize quantitative methods to assess the intrinsic value of assets and securities.
  • Market and Sector Analysis:

  • Stay up-to-date with macroeconomic fundamentals shaping the economy and have knowledge of the working environment and dynamics of various sectors, including Fertilizers, Power generation, Autos etc.
  • Provide comprehensive research coverage on funds under management using proprietary valuation models and disseminate investment recommendations.
  • Asset Allocation and Portfolio Optimization:

  • Keep track of asset allocation in mutual funds in line with in-house limits, regulatory compliance, market outlook, and investment constraints.
  • Develop and implement investment strategies, both quantitative and qualitative, to optimize portfolio performance, considering market conditions, client objectives, and risk parameters.

Experience:

  • 4 to 5 years of relevant industry experience.
  • Applicants from diverse backgrounds, such as manufacturing, technology, and beyond, are also encouraged to apply, provided they meet the specified qualification criteria.

Education:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Finance, Economics, or a related field.
  • Candidates pursuing CFA, CA, and ICMA are qualifications are particularly encouraged to apply.

Vacancy Area of Interest Location Career Level Degree(s)/Major(s) ApplicationDeadline
REIT Analyst Research Karachi Middle Management Bachelor's degree in Finance, MBA or equivalent 30 June, 2024
Risk Analyst Risk Management Karachi Middle Management Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Business, Actuarial Sciences & Risk Management or related field 30 June, 2024
Senior Research Analyst Research Karachi Middle Management Bachelor's or Master's degree in Finance, Economics, or a related field. 30 June, 2024
Assistant Manager – Fund Accounting Finance Karachi Middle Management ACCA, MBA, ACMA, Bachelor's in Finance, or other relevant finance qualifications. 30 June, 2024
Assistant Manager – Settlement Settlement Karachi Middle Management A Bachelor's or Master's degree from a reputed university. 30 June, 2024
Assistant Manager – AMC Accounting Finance Karachi Middle Management ACCA, MBA, CA, ACMA, Bachelor's in Finance, or other relevant finance qualifications. 30 June, 2024
Senior UI / UX Designer - Karachi UI/UX Designing & Programing Karachi Middle Management Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Design, Human-Computer Interaction, or a related field. 30 June, 2024
Head of Research Research Karachi Executive Bachelor's or Master's degree in Finance, Economics, or a related field. 30 June, 2024

    Our Shortlisting Criteria

    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
    • Candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
    • These vacancy details are not definitive and may be subject to future amendments.

Do you think you have what it takes to be a JSIL employee? If you do, please send us your resume at careers@jsil.com

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