South Africa

Pensions Clerk

Company BDO South Africa
Reference # PEN_01
Published 20/11/2020
Contract Type Contract
24 Months
Salary Market Related
Location Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
BDO’s global organisation extends across 167 countries and territories, with 88,120 people working out of 1,617 offices – and we’re all working towards one goal: to provide our clients with exceptional service. Our firms across the organisation cooperate closely and comply with consistent operating principles and quality standards.


Our mission defines who we are and why we exist. It’s our core purpose. We play a big role in helping our clients and people achieve their dreams. Our mission keeps us grounded and humble about our impact on people’s lives every day.

Job Functions Accounting
Industries Accounting & Auditing
The Pensions Clerk is responsible to the audit senior for carrying out the work allocated to them, for keeping audit senior informed of progress and of any problems or difficulties with that work and for ensuring that work is documented and concluded in accordance with the Firms policies and procedures. Keeping accurate time records and perform work allocated with integrity & ethics

-Effective and timeously communicating all relevant matters to the manager in charge.
-Any problems to be immediately attended and timeously resolved.
-Ensure that all outstanding work/issues are followed up timeously.
-Ensure adherence to the compass audit plan.
-Timeously signing off of audit plan.
-Accurately/timeous recording of overs/unders upon identification for management letters.
-Completion of audit within specified deadlines.
-Adequately performing audit work as required (review notes which sections were allocated and completed and comment accurately on results).
-On last day of allocated audit time, issuing a list of outstanding items with required detail which pertains to your section's that needs to be followed-up by yourself and ensure communication on the matter i.e. bank confirmation letters, debtors confirmations, legal letters, etc.
-Ensure work is reviewed three days prior to the completion of project.
-Where appropriate - supervise the work performed by less experienced assistants.
-B.Com Accounting Degree or equivalent
-CTA ( Completed or Studying Towards)
-Ability to work in a team and independently
-Good communication skills, internal and external, both written and verbal

The appointment will be made in terms of the firm’s Employment Equity Policy.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Job Closing Date 11/12/2020
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