VERSO FINANCIAL SERVICES (PTY) LTD
POSITION: FUND ACCOUNTANT
Posted by Verso Financial Services (Pty) Ltd on 17/11/2017
DESCRIPTION OF POSITION
An opportunity exists to express your passion for exceptional service in the provision of pension fund accounting administration.

MAIN ACTIVITIES:
Daily processing of receipts and payments through the accounting system
Managing 10+ cashbooks, 8+ call/fixed deposits with 3 different banks for 10+ companies within the group;
Daily reporting on outstanding payments
Daily loading of payments into the banking system
Updating of the contribution register upon receipts of monies from each pay point
Monthly reconciliation of bank accounts and all relevant general ledger control accounts
Monthly cash flow reporting
Monthly investment reconciliations
Assume responsibility for monthly and ad-hoc creditor payments
Monthly updating of Fund schedules in respect of administration fees, consulting fees, reinsurance premiums, contributions; in preparation for year-end audits
Identifying and communicating any differences between amounts due and amounts paid/received in respect of monthly expenses/income, and ensuring resolved monthly
Compiling of year-end audit files for review by Manager/Head within the relevant deadlines and according to the required deliverables of Verso and the auditors
Drafting Annual Financial Statements for review by Manager/Head prior to commencement of audits
Quarterly reporting to the SA Reserve Bank / FSB where required
Any additional tasks as assigned by the Portfolio Manager: Fund Accounting
Be willing and able to assist on tasks of fellow Fund Accountants whenever there is a need due to staff being on leave

Qualifications
Matric with strong mathematical and accounting abilities
B Degree / diploma or equivalent

Skills required
Good verbal and written communication skills
Understanding of accounting principles
Articulate presentation and professionalism
Organised and good time management skills
Client service orientated
Attention to detail/accuracy/pride
Positive attitude and open to change
Proactive – uses initiative (Self-starter - able to self-motivate)
Must be able to work independently and under pressure
Strong work ethic

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE
A good understanding of the Employee Benefits industry
Familiarity of accounting principles to the extent of company accounting and or pension fund accounting

TECHNOLOGY
Extensive practical experience on Microsoft office (outlook, word, excel) and a suitable accounting package preferably Accpac.

WORKING EXPERIENCE:
Previous accounting experience within the Employee Benefits industry
Contactable references

REMUNERATION
A total cost to company market related salary structure including benefits are offered

TO APPLY
Those that meet the above mentioned requirements, and/or have other proven relevant skills or qualifications, should e-mail their interest in applying positions@verso.co.za by no later than 30 November 2017.


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