Accountant (REF: PRN21) (Undisclosed Cost To Company Salary) – Cape Town CBD, Western Cape

Job Overview


Responsible for accounting function from cash book through to financial statements and reporting to management and various regulators.

Preparation and recording of payments (estimated at max 10 per month):

Cash book entries recording receipt of fee income

Monthly journal entries

System extracts for policyholder transactions

High level review and consolidation of policyholder transactions maintained by Retail Finance

Reporting is required as follows

Management information (for company and used for group consolidated reporting):

Monthly preparation of AFS, management income statement

Monthly analysis of income (versus budget and versus assets)

Monthly capital adequacy monitoring for reporting to MD

Regulatory reporting

Quarterly reporting to SARB

Quarterly reporting to FSCA, including in terms of SAM

Annual reporting to FSCA, including in terms of SAM

Quarterly reporting to ASISA, including the review and consolidation of data from Retail Finance

Tax reporting

DWT, VAT, income tax (IT14L in terms of the 5 funds approach required by S29A)


Preparation of financial reports for the bi-annual directors meeting

The role will also be responsible for driving the SAM calculations reporting requirements and internal processes with the assistance, where appropriate, of the statutory actuary.



Assistance in accounting and reporting of other Institutional company(ies)

The candidate should expect other responsibilities to assist both the Institutional team and the overall Group Finance team, as may be required.




Financial services experience preferred, preferably 1-2 years post qualification

ability to pay attention to detail and to quickly detect errors

aptitude for numbers and routine work

capable of working unassisted and seeing tasks through to successful completion

an inherent inclination to closely follow rules and procedures

fit easily into a young, energetic, hardworking, demanding and team orientated environment good communication

Job Detail
  • Salary RangeMarket Related
  • Experience2 Years
  • QualificationCA (SA)
  • AA/EENo