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  • Posted: Nov 18, 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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    Management Accountant

    What will you do?
    Management Duties: 

    • Oversee the banking process

    • Oversee the payment process

    • Oversee the GL reporting process

    • All admin related activities to be addressed daily

    • Adherence to all MANEX SOP’s

    Expense Reporting 

    • Reports are received by Management on time

    • Minimum adjustments 

    • Ensure all queries to be handled and resolved within a one month period

    • Accuracy

    • Completeness

    Budgeting & Forecasting 

    • Actual vs forecast vs budget analysis

    • Meet with managers to discuss and understand forecast and budgets

    • Ensure budget & forecast have been signed off by Management & Sanlam

    • Within deadlines

    • Steady continual forecast support for managers

    General Ledger & Recons 

    • All recons are done within set time frames

    • Minimal un-reconciled items

    • All accounts maintained in accordance with accounting regulations

    • No unallocated Cost Centres

    SAP Maintenance 

    • Only valid & accurate vendors, users and charts are created 

    • Investigate and identify issues on SAP Charts

    • Extract reports from SAP

    • In accordance with SOP’s

    • Approval framework is maintained accurately

      • Only valid, accurate payments are released on the system

    Handling queries

    • All Banking, GL, Expense

    • Accuracy

    What will make you successful in this role?

    Qualification & experience 

    • Matric 

    • BCom Accounting majoring with Financial Accounting

    • Post-graduate qualification and articles will be advantageous 

    • Preferable five years’ experience in a Management Role

    • Experience in the financial industry will be advantageous 

    • Computer literacy – MS Office – Excel & Word – advanced/in-depth Excel skills

    • Working knowledge of accounting package like Walker or other accounting packages

    • Eight years’ experience in a finance / accounting department as an accountant

    Knowledge and Skills

    • Reconciliation review
    • Management of employees
    • Reporting and Administration
    • General Ledger

    Personal Attributes

    • Builds effective teams - Contributing independently
    • Decision quality - Contributing independently
    • Plans and aligns - Contributing independently
    • Optimises work processes - Contributing independently

    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.

    Core Competencies

    • Cultivates innovation - Contributing independently
    • Customer focus - Contributing independently
    • Drives results - Contributing independently
    • Collaborates - Contributing independently
    • Being resilient - Contributing independently

    Turnaround time

    • The shortlisting process will only start once the application due date has been reached. The time taken to complete this process will depend on how far you progress and the availability of managers. 

    Our commitment to transformation

    The Sanlam Group is committed to achieving transformation and embraces diversity. This commitment is what drives us to achieve a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace as we believe that these are key components to ensuring a thriving and sustainable business in South Africa. The Group's Employment Equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the selection process

    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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