Junior Fund Accountant
Globevest Group
CapeTown, South Africa
1d ago
source : Job Placements

Job Description :

My client is seeking a qualified Junior Fund Accountant within the Finance Department working closely with the Admin, Investment and Finance Team.

Main Duties & Responsibilities :


To perform the Fund Accountant responsibilities within the Finance Department.

Key Responsibilities

Daily importing of fund bank statements

Daily receipting of contributions and single premiums received via workflow steps

Weekly reconciling and monthly updating of the funds bank recons

Processing of all journals

Determining of net amount to be invested or disinvested from Custodian

Capturing of investments on the online banking system for release to Custodian

Weekly capturing of exits for completed payments

Capturing of exits onto the online banking system

Pay fund expenses and raise journals on Everest

Preparation of monthly management accounts

Preparation of quarterly management accounts

Preparation of quarterly trustee reports

Coordinating the preparation of the audit pack for the annual fund audits

Preparation of annual financial statements

Obtaining trustee approval and sign-off on the AFS

Submission of AFS to FSCA and SARB via online system

Preparation and submission of the SARB quarterly reports

Monthly capturing and submissions to SARS (EMP201)

Annual reconciliation and submissions to SARS (EMP 501)

Mini audits perform all test as per instruction and provide feedback

Filling of all expenses and EMP 201s


Accounting degree with articles

Familiar with Caseware

Experience and knowledge within the fund accountant arena

Computer literature

Familiar with accounting packages


Excellent verbal & written communication skills

Problem solving skills

Organised & positive

High attention to detail

Ability to analyse and improve processes

Excellent verbal & written communication skills

Team Player

Solutions-oriented, can-do attitude and high energy Proven track record of delivering high-quality work, in a fast-paced environment

Focused on getting the job done

Taking Ownership and displaying Accountability in the work required of you

Deadline driven

Good comprehension skills

Good planning and organisational skills

High pressure tolerance

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