To carry out accounting clerical duties and various administrative tasks within the division. Keep financial records, prepare bills and deliver high-quality customer service. To check the accuracy of figures and calculations pertaining to business transactions. Ensure vendors and suppliers are paid within established time limits.
Accounting,Financial Services,Insurance Specification
Financial Accounting skills
Check all allocations of bank transactions before submitting for payments. Processing Recoveries and Salvages banks accounts.
Perform banks’ weekly and monthly reconciliations to bank statements for all the Group companies. Ensure that no payments are processed to any GL Account but that they are allocated to already processed supplier invoices. Ensure that the foreign supplier is created and the invoice to be paid is processed on the system. Process FOREX invoices, FOREX rate (only SARB is to be used).
Financial Management & Control
Accurately process all supplier invoices. Check GL Allocations of each supplier invoice before submitting it for posting. Agree all processed payments documentation and related invoices against records on the accounting system. Keep and maintain a log of common errors identified during batch checking and the proposed corrections. Ensure that all expected suppliers invoice not received are accounted for by means of accounting provisions. Manage and resolve all AP related issues. Accurately recording invoices to ensure completeness of expenses and liabilities on a daily basis Obtain creditors statements on a weekly/monthly basis in order to reconcile and pay vendors according to agreed terms and conditions.
Follow a range of mandatory procedures to ensure that work is carried out to the required quality standards and/or to ensure adherence to external regulatory codes and internal codes of conduct. Redirect to accountants any expense reallocation queries relating to prior periods and ensure the current period’s costs are effected by the Ops Team.
Monitor their email box and attend timeously all supplier invoices for processing. Coordinate the document flow for opening of new and/or amendment of existing supplier master file. Keep a record of supplier master file amendment requests and save relevant
documentation. Maintain the supplier master file: Periodic request to update of supplier VAT, Bank and Registration numbers.
Keep a log of customer master file amendment requests. Ensuring successful payment and timeous submission of remittance advice's in order to reduce unnecessary queries from business and vendors Manage and resolve all AR related issues Accurate processing of receipts and payments from bank statements.
Data Collection & Analysis
Extract relevant data from information provided by others, and input it into spreadsheets or standard formats.
Dealing with both internal and external queries about payments. Dealing with queries from internal and external customers relating to creditors
Communicate and follow-up with Accountants regarding the opening of new customers.
Use data management systems to access specific information as and when required.
Prepare routine letters, memoranda, reports and similar documents following detailed instruction. This is likely to involve using the full range of functions within standard office software.
Create, organize and maintain files containing the correspondence and records of a senior colleague.
Matric/Grade12/SAQA/ Accredited (Essential);
Diploma in Accounting or Financial Management (Advantageous)
1-2 years experience in a financial operations function (Essential)
*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.
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.
Should you not hear from our team in 30 days, kindly consider your application unsuccessful.
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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, free seasonal fruits – every day, and an Active Access walking programme
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