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Finance Intern needed at Monocle

Job title : Finance Intern

Job Location : Gauteng, Johannesburg

Deadline : April 07, 2024

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About the job Finance Intern

At Monocle, we believe work is more than just a job. It is a chance to make a difference in the world of finance. An opportunity to fulfil your potential. To make friendships with ambitious, positive, like-minded people.

Monocle is a people-centric, independent consulting firm, specialising in banking and insurance. We understand that our greatest asset is our people and because of this, we do things a bit differently.

Monocle offers:

  • Unparalleled growth and exposure Monocle is uniquely positioned in the market to undertake projects across a wide spectrum of critical and exciting areas of the financial services industry. Our managers deliver mission critical projects at the most prestigious banks and insurers in Johannesburg, Cape Town, London and Amsterdam.
  • Unlimited training and development Investment in our peoples development is at the heart of Monocles company ethos. That is why we prioritise the upskilling of every employee.
  • Unique and vibrant company culture At Monocle, we believe friends work better together than colleagues. We love nothing more than partaking in a wide variety of activities through our company sponsored clubs.
  • Ultra-competitive compensation At Monocle, we want the best talent to join our team, so we understand that those individuals need to be recognised and rewarded for their true value.

Monocle is looking for a Finance Intern to join our internal finance team of a growing international consulting group firm. This position reports directly to the Financial Manager and the Finance Executive and Group CFO. As a Finance Intern your main tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Manage the full invoicing process between Monocle and its clients, which may include but not limited to: –
    • Statement of work and Purchase Order Management
    • Track the accuracy of timesheets received
    • Maintain client relationship
    • Accurately invoice Monocles clients and effectively build a relationship with the client
    • Effectively communicate with Executives on on-going status between Monocle, the consultant and the client
    • Maintain the debtors collection on all invoices sent out
  • Assisting with research, filing, data entry, recording and maintaining accurate and complete financial records
  • Reconciling daily bank reconciliations, posting cash book entries and receipts for the group
  • Maintaining the petty cash fund
  • Taking on additional tasks or projects to learn more about accounting and office operations
  • Implementing internal control systems as the group grows and evolves
  • Ad-hoc financial queries and information requests

?Additional responsibilities include, but is not limited to the following:

  • Drive consistency, accuracy and timely reporting across the group in a high paced environment
  • Engagement and communication with Executives at all levels
  • Well-organized and energetic and can work well in a team

The successful candidate must:

  • Must be a recent graduate with a Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • Working towards a CIMA/ACCA or equivalent post degree qualification
  • Have strong (Advanced) Microsoft Excel skills
  • Analytical, attention to detail, performance driven with a passion to succeed and grow
  • Excellent communication skills

The ideal Finance Intern also:

  • Is able to work in a dynamic environment where one day never looks like another
  • Is enthusiastic in their approach to their work
  • Has a hands-on approach and is not afraid to roll up their sleeves and get stuck in
  • Regards themselves as a high performer
  • Is an excellent communicator with exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Works well under pressure to meet team objectives
  • Is experienced in cold calling and building out a client network
  • Is sociable and enjoys interacting with others, both at work and at social events
  • Works well independently and in a team
  • Shares Monocles values

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