South Africa

Financial Accountant

Company Telesure Investment Holdings
Reference # FA22/11/21
Published 22/11/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Gauteng Area, Gauteng, South Africa
Prepare, examine and analyze accounting records, financial statements and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
Job Functions Accounting,Finance
Industries Accounting,Financial Services,Insurance
Financial Management and control
Prepare monthly and annual financial statements for management and auditing purposes. Ensure effective daily cash management of the company. Record asset transactions in respect of additions, disposals and transfers on a daily basis to ensure that transactions are allocated accurately in terms of amounts, VAT, description and account.

Financial Accounting Skills
Use full understanding of accruals accounting and the impact of entries on profit and loss account, the balance sheet and the cash flow statement. Compile complete, accurate and timely accounting records on a monthly basis. Prepare month end file with reconciliations and documentation to support the trial balance.

Financial Policies, Guidelines, and Protocols
Assist with the delivery of financial policies, guidelines, and protocols to ensure the company complies with regulations and good financial practice.

Operational Compliance
Develop knowledge and understanding of the organization's policies and procedures and of relevant regulatory codes and codes of conduct to ensure own work adheres to those standards. Obtain authorization from a supervisor or manager for any exceptions from mandatory procedure.

Data Collection & Analysis
Draw conclusions and assess impact from analysis and interpretation of financial data. Interpret the impact of unusual figures identified by analytical review.

Document Preparation
Prepare monthly and annual financial statements for management and auditing purposes. Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly and annual statutory returns.

Extract and combine data to generate standard reports.

Customer Management
Establish and maintain professional relationships with internal and external Auditors and business partners on a daily basis. Provide accurate information and respond and resolve enquiries to a satisfactory outcome.

Data Management
Generate monthly depreciation journal on the financial system. Record financial transactions on a daily basis into the applicable business systems to ensure the accuracy and completeness of information.

Improvement / Innovation
Implement improvements and provide feedback on them. Use change management systems and protocols to provide routine supportive services.

Leadership and Direction
Supervise a team performing routine work.
General Education
B.com degree (Financial accounting) or equivalent CA(SA) undergraduate qualification at a SAICA accredited university. Completed Honours degree (CA) essential.

General Experience
Completed articles experience essential 3 years post articles work experience in the Financial services industry (desirable )
(Over 3 years to 6 years)

Managerial Experience
Experience of general supervision of more junior colleagues (7 to 12 months)

*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.

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 organizational culture that recognizes, appreciates and values diversity & inclusion.

Should you not hear from our team in 30 days, kindly consider your application unsuccessful.

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About TIH

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, an on-site Dischem store, free seasonal fruits – every day, and an Active Access walking programme
Job Closing Date 29/11/2021
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