Posted on :
17 Feb, 2022
17 Feb, 2022
Provide support to the Financial Accountants and record and review financial transactions to ensure completeness, accuracy and timely submission of information used to support the business in their financial decision making and ensure statutory compliance.
Job Title: Junior Accountant
Location: Gauteng Area, Gauteng, South Africa
Reference #: JA18/02/22
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related
Support others by carrying out financial monitoring tasks. Check cash book batches and reconciliations to ensure that transactions are allocated accurately and submit timeously to the accountants on a weekly basis. Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement journals, reconciliations and schedules and ensure that all supporting documentation is attached in the month end file for review by the Financial Accountant. Prepare VAT reconciliations for review by the Financial Accountant on a monthly basis.
Management accounting and financial management:
Deliver standard operational or administrative processes, interpret instructions and make choices (from defined options) to get the job done. Check accounts payable and receivable batches on a daily basis to ensure that transactions are allocated accurately in terms of amounts, VAT, description and account. Control and review the age analysis of the accounts payable on a monthly basis to ensure that it is within the agreed terms and conditions of the suppliers agreements.
Develop working knowledge of the organization’s policies and procedures and of regulatory codes and codes of conduct relevant to own work. adhere to mandatory procedures to ensure own work is undertaken to the required standards. Obtain authorization from a supervisor or manager for any exceptions from mandatory procedure.
Data Collection & Analysis:
Extract relevant data from information provided by others, and input it into spreadsheets or standard formats.
Assist with general customer queries and difficult customers. Liaise with auditors, external business partners and internal customers on a daily basis to provide accurate information and respond and resolve enquiries to a satisfactory outcome.
Record financial transactions on a daily basis into the applicable business systems to ensure the accuracy and completeness thereof.
Improvement / Innovation:
Find new and innovative ways to provide a more efficient, responsive and speedy process to enhance the overall effectiveness of financial reporting and customer service.
Matric/Grade 12/ SAQA Accredited Equivalent (Essential);
BCom degree in Accounting or similar – SAICA accredited university (Essential)
2 years experience in a similar role (Essential);
Experience within the financial services industry (Advantageous)
*SAQA Accredited Equivalent* – It is the onus of the applicant to provide TIH and its subsidiaries with certified evidence that their qualification(s) meet the equivalent NQF level required for this role at time of application.
Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA)** competency requirements: FAIS recognized qualifications / Regulatory Examinations / Class of Business Certification and / or CPD according to your DOFA (where applicable) – As a registered Financial Service Provider, we are mandated to ensure that all our representatives are always and remain fit and proper at all times. By applying for this role, you consent to having your relevant qualification and or accreditation or confirm that you are working towards meeting the competency requirements. You further consent to the relevant information being verified.
The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply. TIH is committed to an organisational culture that recognises, appreciates and values diversity & inclusion.
Should you not hear from our team in 30 days, kindly consider your application unsuccessful.
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Telesure Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd (TIH), is the holding company of some of South Africa’s leading financial service providers. Our portfolio includes short-term insurers, a long-term insurer, health insurance as well as an insurance and personal finance comparison platform. We’re pioneers with a hunger for best, bringing customer-focused innovation and service excellence to the financial services industry. We’re an undivided team of diverse thinkers and doers who believe in leading through technology and pushing past their limits.
What we offer
TIH offers an exceptional benefits programme, and competitive compensation packages. You have options for Life Cover, Disability Benefits, Provident Fund, Medical Aid, and more. Office benefits include free undercover parking, free Wi-Fi, ATMs, an onsite gym, subsidised meals, convenience store, coffee shop, free seasonal fruits – every day, and an Active Access walking programme
Application Deadline: 25/02/2022