Financial Accountant: RA: SanlamConnect: SFP (Vineyard) (JG 10/11) (Rerun) needed at Sanlam Group

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Job title : Financial Accountant: RA: SanlamConnect: SFP (Vineyard) (JG 10/11) (Rerun)

Job Location : Western Cape, Bellville

Deadline : July 13, 2024

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Job Description

  • The Financial Accountant for SFP is responsible and accountable for management controls, reporting support and reporting of some key deliverables in the Succession Finance department, which encompasses both SFP (Pty) Ltd and AFP.  The role operates within the SRA (Sanlam Retail Affluent) governance framework and influence the financial soundness of future strategic decisions with a special focus on unit cost management and reporting and improving systems in support thereof. The incumbent will also liaise with other business units to optimise the current reporting processes and practices.

The key performance areas of this role include the following: 


  • Reporting and operational responsibilities 
  • Management of the SFP general ledger on the Pastel system 
  • Management of the SFP and AFP general ledgers on the SAP system  
  • Management and reconciliation of inter-company balances
  • Generation of monthly and quarterly financial statements for the Succession division
  • Management of the SFP business loans, including interest calculations and repayment schedules
  • Completion of regulatory returns
  • Completion of tax returns and related schedules
  • Ad hoc financial modelling and evaluations 
  • Ad hoc project involvement  
  • Collaborating with Sanlam Finance Reporting teams to ensure accurate application of accounting principles to the Succession division.
  • Business Process Improvement 
  • Build and enhance new work streams geared toward operational efficiency and automation of deliverables used during the business lifecycle.
  • Review effectiveness of and improving unit cost reporting. 
  • Develop and implement improved financial controls and higher levels of efficiency.
  • What will make you successful in this role?

Qualification & experience 

  • Honours degree in Accounting or Commerce. 
  • CA (SA)qualification will be an advantage.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a similar capacity.

Knowledge and skills 

  • Good technical accounting knowledge.
  • Sound grasp of loans and interest calculations is a ‘must’
  • Knowledge of SAP general ledger system and/or Pastel general ledger will be an advantage.

Personal qualities  

  • Cultivates Innovation
  • Client Focus
  • Drives Results
  • Collaborates
  • Plans and aligns
  • Communicate effectively
  • Decision quality 
  • Analytical thinking
  • Concern for accuracy  
  • Persuades 
  • Independence 
  • Nimble learning 
  • Being resilient 
  • Computer skills (Excel advanced level)

Personal Attributes

  • Decision quality – Contributing through others
  • Financial acumen – Contributing through others
  • Plans and aligns – Contributing through others
  • Communicates effectively – Contributing through others

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