Assistant Manager: Employee Benefits Accounting

GOVERNMENT PENSIONS ADMINISTRATION AGENCY (GPAA)
REF NO: (ASM/EBA/2018/06-1P)
SALARY : R334 545 per annum (basic salary) Level 09
CENTRE : Pretoria Office
CLOSING DATE : 29 June 2018

REQUIREMENTS :
A recognised three-(360 financial management and administration of which at least 2 years involved supervising or management of staff.
Supervisory experience in the management of the general ledger will be an added advantage.
Preference will be given to applicants who completed articles signed off by SAICA.
Computer literacy that 13 would include a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint and MS Outlook).
Knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards.
Knowledge of Regulatory Reporting Requirements for Retirement Funds in SA.
Knowledge of Pension Fund environment.
Knowledge of Financial Accounting.
Team-oriented.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Problem solving skills.
Time management skills.
Analytical thinking.
Honesty/Integrity.
Openness to change.
Hardworking.
Attention to detail.

DUTIES :
The purpose of the post is to assist with managing the Fund’s (i.
e.
GEPF, AIPF and TEPF) employee benefits accounting function.
This will be supported by reconciled general ledger accounts leading to an unqualified audit report.
The successful incumbent of this position will be responsible for assisting the Manager in providing timely, accurate and relevant financial and management information to Senior Management which includes the following, but not limited to: Assist with management of the general ledger: Creation of new general ledger accounts.
Review and authorisation of journal entries.
Clearing of all the suspense accounts before the reporting period is closed.
Closing of general ledger bookkeeping months.
Requesting of trial balances.
and Review of general ledger reconciliations.
Assist with the management of payment process: Verification of banking details for amounts above R1 million and address any related matters raised.
Authorisation of telegraphic transfers on Safetyweb for amounts above R1 million.
Authorisation of payments relating to interest on late benefits.
Authorisation of payments relating to suppliers, maintenance orders and employees expenses.
Removal of system warnings for amounts above R1 million before a payment is made.
and Management of monthly and daily payment runs.
Assist with the financial reporting: Assist with the reviewing of financial accounting policies and frameworks.
and Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and interim and annual financial statements required by management of the relevant Funds.
Assist with the management of audit processes: Assist with preparation and provision of year- end audit file.
Assist with preparation and provision of additional information required by the auditors.
Assist with resolution of internal and external audit queries.
and Assist with implementation of internal and external audit recommendations.
Management and development of staff: Manage the performance of the unit which involves coaching, mentoring and taking corrective action where required, developing performance standards and evaluating team and individuals.
Monitor staff regarding human resources such as leave, recruitment and grievances.
and Compile the work plans for the section including the consolidation of operational

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