Senior EB Fund Accountant
Execuplace Appointments
Johannesburg, South Africa
3d ago

Our client, a dynamic Financial Services Company, is seeking to employ a Senior Fund Accountant based in Johannesburg North

Candidates must have a B Com Degree or Relevant Accounting Diploma / qualification with a minimum of 5 years' experience in a Fund Accounting or Senior Fund Accountant role in the Employee Benefits


  • Planning and Organisational skills
  • Staff management skills
  • Advanced Excel Skills
  • Advanced CASEWARE skills
  • Time Management skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Excellent spelling and grammar
  • Communication skills
  • Innovative
  • Key Performance Objectives

  • Knowledge of accounting policies and Generally Accepted Accounting Practice
  • Knowledge of the Financial Services Board requirements and involvement
  • Knowledge of the investment markets and Regulation 28 reporting requirements
  • Knowledge of segregated investments and disclosure on Annual Financial Statements
  • Ability to correspond / communicate with Auditors, Consultants and Actuaries
  • Understanding the purpose, background and policies of the Organisation
  • Understanding the roles of other staff members and be an effective team player
  • Communiction, listening skills and the ability to relate to people from different culture and backgrounds
  • Computer Skills including Advanced Excell Skills and the ability to use relevant computer software such as CASEWARE, E-
  • Mail diary systems, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint

  • Ability to compile electronic working papers as per the Company's style guides
  • 1. Monthly

  • Monthly management of workflow and deadlines / turnaround times of own portfolio and that of other teams
  • Checking of monthly management accounts of team members
  • Managing own deadlines and those of team members
  • Report to Fund Accounting Manager monthly on status of management accounts and audits of self and team members
  • Prepare monthly management accounts and bank reconciliations
  • Prepare monthly ALM's on all funds
  • Calculate monthly PAYE and complete PAYE Returns
  • Manage and prepare SARM reports and Regulation 28 Reports
  • Follow up on deadlines and checking of SARB and Regulation 28 reports of team members
  • Monthly management of turnaround times of own portfolio and team members allocated
  • Resolve actuarial and audit queries and assist team members with queries
  • Update Annual Financial Statements with valuation and audit adjustments
  • Timeous payment of fund invoices
  • 2. Annual Financial Statements

  • Prepare audit files with Annual Financial Statements up to and including Schedule 1A and Schedule 1B within the SLA deadlines
  • Meet audit deadlines and manage dedlines of team members
  • Annual planners to be done for self and team members
  • Annual Planner to be adhered to at all times
  • Effective resolution of queries (audit, actuarial and Trustee) within the stipulated turnaround times
  • Provide training to team members as and when required
  • Review of audit files within timelines.
  • 3. Controlling Costs

  • Telephone and internet cots
  • Avoid audit overruns
  • 4. Soft Skils

  • Courtesy with clients (internal and external)
  • Tidiness - desk audits
  • Filing must be done monthly and filed according to the Company's Style Guide
  • Apply correct telephone and e-mail etiquette internally and externally.
  • Apply
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