Vacancies at Sanlam – Assistant Accountant

Website Sanlam

Job Description:

The Assistant Accountant will be responsible for product accounting and – costing, as well as MIS information.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Completion of Ad-hoc requests and involvement in projects.
  • Accounting function of Glacier International (monthly provisions and reconciliations, payment approvals, analytical reviews of income and expenses, uploading bank statements manually and monitoring bank accounts)
  • Completion of VNB file which is submitted to Sanlam actuarial (includes detailed product information, expense/income allocations and reconciliations to Income Statement)
  • Accounting function of Glacier international (monthly provisions and reconciliations, payment approvals, analytical reviews of income and expenses and monitoring bank accounts/repatriating profits).
  • Timeous completion of inputs to be included in monthly management report.

Job Requirements:

  • Authorisation of transactions within mandates
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Numerical Skills (attention to detail/ quality orientation)
  • Honesty, integrity and respect
  • Self-starter and self confidence
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Judgement/ Problem-solving and analysis
  • Teamwork/ability to function independently
  • Compliance with SOP’s and SLA’s
  • Computer Skills (MS EXCEL ADVANCED and SAP as an advantage)
  • Reconciliations and query resolution
  • Client Service Orientation
  • Recording of financial Transactions
  • Technical and Business Knowledge within financial services industry

Qualification & Experience:

  • A financial related qualification will be an added advantage industry in a similar role
  • Degree or Diploma with 2 to 3 years related experience.
  • At least 2 years’ experience within the Financial Services industry/ linked product

Job Details:

Company: Sanlam

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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