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South Africa

Junior Accountant

Company Telesure Investment Holdings
Reference # JNRA2020
Published 21/02/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Fourways, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
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 Functions Accounting,Analysis,Data Analysis,Finance,Support
Industries Insurance
Specification
Financial Accounting
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.

Operational Compliance
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.

Customer Management
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.

Data Management
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.
Requirements
General Education
Matric/Grade 12/ SAQA Accredited Equivalent (Essential);
BCom degree in Accounting or similar - SAICA accredited university (Essential)

General Experience
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 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.

Employment Equity
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.

Job Closing Date 02/03/2020
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