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  • Posted: Aug 30, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Since our establishment in 1918, Sanlam has been a prominent part of the South African business landscape. We have always held a long-term view of how business adapts to the demands of the environment in which it operates. Today, in a dynamic world, we see an evolving set of social, economic, political and environmental imperatives that require our skilful ...
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    Accounting Clerk - Claims

    What will you do?

    A position for an Accounting Clerk exists at Santam RE  for a passionate and energetic individual who will be based in Tygerpark, Bellville. 

    The main responsibility will entail executing the financial aspects of all cash and accounting transactions relating to claims for inwards reinsurance.

    What will make you successful in this role?

    • Account for all inwards reinsurance claims and cash transactions in the general ledger.

    • Maintain all inwards reinsurance claims and cash registers.

    • Process inwards reinsurance claims transactions in the underwriting system

    • Perform all controls associated with claims and cash registers, including various reconciliations.

    • Building and maintaining mutually beneficial relationships with the various stakeholders (most notably claims administrator and underwriters).

    • Provide support to the financial accounting team.

    • Provide support to the credit control team.

    • Adhere to tight monthly deadlines critical to overall Group Reporting timetable.

    Qualification and Experience

    • Financial Diploma/Degree (Essential)

    • Exposure within the Financial Services industry ideal with 2-4 years experience in a similar role.

    • Reconciliation experience

    • General Ledger experience

    • Re-insurance experience (recommended)

    Knowledge and Skills

    • High numerical skills

    • Analytical ability and logical reasoning

    • Attention to detail

    • Building networks and good relationships

    • Time Management

    • Communication/interpersonal skills

    • Computer literate (MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook)

    • Knowledge of Forex payments (recommended)

    • Applying Expertise and Technology

    • Achieving Personal Work goals and Objectives

    • Learning and Researching

    • Planning and Organising

    • Writing and Reporting

    • Relating and networking


    • Client Focus

    • Collaboration

    • Drives results

    • Flexibility and Adaptability

    • Cultivates Innovation

    Build a successful career with us

    We’re all about building strong, lasting relationships with our employees. We know that you have hopes for your future – your career, your personal development and of achieving great things. We pride ourselves in helping  our employees to realise their worth. Through its four business clusters – Sanlam Life and Savings, Sanlam Investment Group, Sanlam Emerging Markets, Santam, as well as MiWay and the Group Office – the group provides many opportunities for growth and development.

    Who are we:
    Santam is the market leader in the general insurance industry in Southern Africa. We are a large, diversified, expanding, and transforming company, and whilst based in South Africa, we are rapidly moving into a number of emerging markets, both in Africa and Asia.

    Our success is rooted in our passion for our clients and everything we do is centered on our delivery of Insurance Good and Proper. We’re about people. People drive our business so it follows that we want to recruit the best people possible whether they work for us permanently or for a short time as temporary employees.

    At Santam we are committed to transformation and embracing diversity. This commitment is what drives us to achieve a diverse workplace with employment equity as a key goal to create an inclusive workforce, representative of the demographics of our society. In achieving our employment equity goals we give preference to applicants from the designated groups in alignment with the Divisions Employment Equity targets.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Sanlam on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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