Senior Fund Accountant at Sanlam

  • Finance Jobs In South Africa ,Auditing Jobs In South Africa
  • Full time
  • 1 year ago
  • South Africa
  • Salary Rand 1000-2000 / Monthly
  • Shift Full Time
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree
  • Number of vacancies 6 openings
  • Job experience 2 years
  • Job level Officer

Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities

The successful applicant will be responsible for but not limited to the following job functions:

What you’ll do

  • Drafting of Financial statements and audit file.
  • Assisting with audits and peer reviews of audit files.
  • Trustee reporting and review of admin information
  • Responsible for ensuring timeous bank and triangle reconciliations  and quality thereof
  • Assisting with all GL, bank recon and triangle queries
  • Review – bank declaration, key GL reconciliations, unit reconciliations
  • Management and review of reserve accounts
  • ET approvals
  • PAYE payments and submissions, payments of IT88’s
  • Gathering of internal audit documents and actuary information
  • Updating of daily reconciliation process & review of month end file
  • People Management – Mentoring & coaching of Fund Accountants.
  • Compilation of event runs, imports and manual trades.
  • Reporting – submission of Exco report information
  • Compilation and peer review of OLAP reports

Desired Experience & Qualification

Required Knowledge and Experience

We pride ourselves with having the best people, which are our most important assets. Our company has been recognized for having the highest ethics and strives for excellency through distinctly higher standards than the norm.

We therefore urge only candidates with these unique requirements and experience to apply for this stimulating position.



  • Financial degree or diploma or 5 years relevant experience
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in the Employee Benefits industry
  • Experience in drafting financial statements or conducting audits preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft product (Excel, Word, Outlook etc.)
  • Sound knowledge of financial statements and IFRS requirements
  • Knowledge of Caseware preferred
  • Knowledge of legislation applicable to the retirement fund industry
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have completed their articles

Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of legislation applicable to the retirement fund industry
  • Previous retirement fund experience will be advantageous
  • Certificate of Proficiency will be advantageous
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)

Personal Qualities

  • Responsible with a high level of accountability
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Client focus
  • Professional profile
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Effective time management skills
  • Process orientated
  • Self-motivated with a strong focus on delivery
  • Conceptual thinking skills
  • Must be able to work under pressure, Individually or as member or a team
  • Team player
  • Innovative thinker with good problem-solving skills
  • Flexible
  • Able to adapt to change

Mode of Application



How to apply: Interested and qualified? Sanlam South Africa 

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