South Africa

Financial Accountant

Company MotoVantage
Reference # FA001
Published 06/12/2018
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa
MotoVantage, formed through a partnership between FirstRand Group and The Hollard Insurance Company, brings you innovative vehicle insurance products at competitive prices as add-ons to any finance agreement.
We are seeking to recruit a Financial Accountant within our Finance Department.
Job Functions Accounting,Finance
Industries Accounting,Financial Services,Insurance
Role Purpose

The purpose of the Financial Accountant: Underwriting role is to report on the financials results of underwriters as well as to perform reconciliations of underwriter’s balances. The role requires an individual that is adaptable to changes in a growing organization, detail orientated and with the ability to work in a manual environment.

Role Outputs

The role entails:
•Preparation of income statement and balance sheets for individual underwriters
•Preparation of cashbooks
•Preparation of journals, reporting packs and schedules for both underwriters as well as statutory reporting
•Reconciling claims clearing accounts and managing the Accounts Receivable ledger thereof
•Performing balance sheet reconciliations
•Preparation of analysis and value add feedback to underwriters
•Analysis and reconciliations of monthly accounts from underwriters
•Preparation of management reports for internal use
•Will be required to form and maintain relationships with underwriters
•Assistance with audits and other adhoc duties as required


•Post matric financial qualification (diploma, certificate or degree)
•Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar position

Knowledge and Experience

•Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel
•Extensive experience in reconciliations
•Experience in insurance (mandatory)

Skills and Attributes Required

•Proactive and solution driven
•Able to work in a team as well as work individually
•Able to work with and make sense of large amounts of data in a manual environment
•Adaptable to an ever changing environment
•Self-motivated and able to work under pressure
•Ability to follow up on outstanding information on a timely basis
•Excellent work habits, including a willingness to work additional hours, if necessary to get the job done

Job Closing Date 11/01/2019
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