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Back Office

An efficient and effective Investment Administration solution

The Fundamental Portfolio Manager’s market-leading software utilises modern technology to provide a functionally rich Back Office solution geared to meet the needs of niche as well as large Fund Managers, Wealth Managers, Multi-Managers and Pension Funds
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  • Back Office Features:

    Industry Leading Solution

    FPM Back-Office is an industry leading solution used by Fund Managers, Wealth Managers, Multi-Managers, Unit Trusts & Mutual Funds, Pension Funds, Trustees and Administration Service Providers with over R1 trillion AUM

  • Back Office Features

    24x7 Real-time Transaction Processing

    Real time transaction processing, corporate events, accrual processing, market data, valuations and fund accounting including all related static data such as portfolios, instruments, counterparties and bank accounts

  • Back Office Features

    Graphical workflows & Unitised Pricing

    Fast and efficient automated workflow for Bulk Pricing of multiple Unit Trusts and other unitised portfolios simultaneously. User-friendly colour coded workflow items highlight the status of the workflow with the ability to drill down to the details

Southern Africa’s leading best-of-breed Investment Administration solution, FPM’s Back Office is configurable to meet the needs of Fund Managers, Multi-Managers, Unit Trusts & Mutual Funds, Wealth Managers, Pension Funds, Trustees and Administration Service Providers.

FPM is an innovative Investment Administration system that utilises current technology to provide a functionally rich and versatile platform, from which portfolios, client relationships and processing tasks can be automated and managed.

Whether you are a niche manager or a large corporation, FPM is scalable and adaptable to suit your Investment Administration requirements.

Features include:

24x7 Real-time Transaction Processing

  • Transaction processing, corporate events, accrual processing, market data, valuations and fund accounting including all related static data such as portfolios, instruments, counterparties and bank accounts
  • Real time update of data provides immediate reporting which is available 24×7

 

Wide range of Instrument types

FPM handles a comprehensive range of instrument types including Equities, Unit Trusts, Property, Futures, Options, Moptions, Forex, Bonds, VCBonds, Floating Rate Bonds, Inflation Linked Bonds, Discount and Simple Interest Money Market and Swaps

Graphical workflows & Unitised Pricing

  • Fast and efficient automated workflow for Bulk Pricing of multiple Unit Trusts and other unitised portfolios simultaneously
  • Tiered structure of unit priced (Fund of Funds) portfolios with look through to underlying portfolios
  • Includes processes such as income and expense accruals, allocation of income and expenses across classes, pricing calculations, reasonability checks and distributions
  • Colour coded process blocks highlight progress and support drill down to the results and underlying calculations
  • Daily tasks such as Interest accrual and payment processing, Corporate Actions, Mark to Markets etc. can also be automated via the graphical and customisable Day Process, together with various steps to check reasonability of data as well as triggers to extract or import data for integration
  • Processing and reversing of workflows, and authorisation of various steps, allows for full control over data processing

Reconciliations

  • Automated Cash, Scrip and Market Value reconciliations
  • Integration with the major Banks

Integrated Regulatory calculations and reporting

  • Dividends and Interest Withholdings tax
  • S24J accruals
  • CGT
  • ASISA, SARB and FSB reporting
  • Automated price, trade and distribution integration with Finswitch including tax bucket reporting

General Ledger

  • General ledger accounting including balance sheet, income statement and Trial Balance
  • Flexible Chart of Accounts for interfacing to a corporate GL

Flexible access to information

FPM’s modern technology provides easy, customisable access to information with the ability to export to excel etc. Grid based enquiries include the ability to select and arrange columns, filter, sort, graph and export data to excel

Easy importing of data

FPM  allows imports of data such as market data, transactions and static data. This can be done via excel or xml. This provides significant efficiency and standardization benefits to the business

Customized Reporting

Clients use FPM data-sources (APIs) to easily extract data and build customized reports. FPM also allows reports to be automatically generated and distributed via email, FTP etc. in various formats (excel, pdf etc.)

Integration

FPM’s flexible import and export mechanisms allow clients to easily integrate FPM with external systems. Integration can be done in various formats including excel and xml via MQ or webservice. FPM has existing interfaces with many third party vendors including most of the major SA banks, JSE BDA, ASISA, Finswitch, INET, Bloomberg, StatPro and Charles River

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