Junior Fund Accountant - Bellville Verfied

Salary Negotiable Bellville, Western Cape Bellville, Western Cape more than 14 days ago 14-06-2022 10:31:01 AM
1. DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:
An opportunity exists to express your passion for exceptional service in the provision of pension fund accounting administration.

2. KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS:
Daily processing of receipts and payments through the accounting system
Daily reporting on outstanding payments
Daily loading of payments into the banking system
Updating of the contribution register upon receipts of monies from each pay point
Monthly reconciliation of bank accounts and all relevant general ledger control accounts
Monthly cash flow reporting
Monthly investment reconciliations
Assume responsibility for monthly and ad-hoc creditor payments
Monthly updating of Fund schedules in respect of administration fees, consulting fees, reinsurance premiums, contributions; in preparation for year-end audits
Identifying and communicating any differences between amounts due and amounts paid/received in respect of monthly expenses/income, and ensuring resolved monthly
Assisting with compiling of year-end audit files for review by Manager/Head within the relevant deadlines and according to the required deliverables of Verso and the auditors
Quarterly reporting to the SA Reserve Bank
Any additional tasks as assigned by the Portfolio Manager: Fund Accounting
Be willing and able to assist on tasks of fellow Fund Accountants whenever there is a need due to staff being on leave.

3. QUALIFICATIONS:
Matric with strong accounting and mathematical abilities;
B Comm/Acc Diploma or equivalent will be an advantage.

4. SKILLS REQUIRED:
Good verbal and written communication skills
Understanding of accounting principles
Articulate presentation and professionalism
Organised and good time management skills
Client service orientated
Attention to detail/accuracy
Positive attitude and open to change
Proactive – uses initiative (Self-starter - able to self-motivate)
Must be able to work independently and under pressure
Strong work ethic.

5. TECHNOLOGY:
Practical experience on Microsoft office (outlook, word, excel)
A suitable accounting package (preferably Accpac) an advantage
Strong knowledge of accounting principles
A good understanding of the Employee Benefits industry will be beneficial

6. WORKING EXPERIENCE:
Previous accounting experience (employee benefits industry will be an advantage);
Contactable references.