Overview

Job Purpose and Key responsibilities
The role holder will be responsible for assisting in preparing financial accounts in a timely manner.The role holder will be responsible for assisting in preparing financial accounts in a timely manner.

  • Assist in daily receipting process
  • Assist in bank reconciliations as may be required
  • Assist in GL reconciliation as may be required
  • Assist in processing expenses payments and invoices accurately and within expected time periods
  • Assisting in preparation and processing of claims payments
  • Provide clerical support for the finance team
  • Assist in administrative issues as may be required
  • Deliver on performance requirements as defined in the departments’ strategy map, balanced scorecard and Personal Scorecard.
  • Turnaround time

Accuracy of posting & payments
Compliance to accounting and company standards
Bank reconciliation

Internal Relationships:

  • Accountable to the Senior Accountant
  • Required to liaise and work closely with all staff

External Relationships:

  • Britam customers
  • Service providers

Knowledge, experience and qualifications required

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) or its equivalent degree.
  • At least one year experience in a similar position
  1. Learning and Researching: Rapidly learns new tasks and commits information to memory quickly; demonstrates an immediate understanding of newly presented information; gathers comprehensive information to support decision making at management level; learns from successes and failures and seeks colleague and customer feedback.
  2. Working with People: Shows respect for the views and contributions of other team members; shows empathy; listens, supports and cares for others; consults others and shares information and expertise with them; builds team spirit and reconciles conflict; adapts to the team and fits in well.
  3. Applying Expertise and Technology: Applies specialist and technical expertise; uses technology to achieve work objectives; develops job knowledge and expertise (theoretical and practical) through continual professional development; demonstrates an understanding of different organisational departments and functions.
  4. Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations: Focuses on customer needs and satisfaction; exhibits high standards for quality and quantity; monitors and maintains own quality and productivity; works in a systematic, methodical and orderly way; consistently achieves projects goals.
  5. Following Instructions and Procedures: Follows procedures and policies; keeps to schedules; arrives punctually for work and meetings; demonstrates commitment to the organisation; complies with legal obligations and safety requirements of the role.
  6. Adhering to Principles and Values: Upholds ethics and values; demonstrates integrity; accepts diversity; display individual responsibility towards the community and the environment; models the organisational values during every day interactions