2 Jul 2018

Full-Time Financial Data & Process Specialist – Insurance, EE

AdrienneCape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Job Description

Rare Specialist Financial systems and financial data role!

Long-term insurance client seeks a Financial Data Specialist to join their finance team. Ideal candidates will have strong financial data collation experience, with proven track record of pulling financial data into a common system. This is a specialist role for a qualified financial candidate either CA(SA) or similar who have experience in the data space or risk/ advisory type role. This is not a pure financial systems or a pure data role, but a financial data systems role and requires candidates with a good track record of doing a very similar role.

N/Subs, Cape Town.

EE. Please note that this role is only open to suitably qualified Employment Equity candidates. 

The role in a nutshell: responsible for the streamline of the overall processing efficiency, streamline of integration into accounting software package, ensure accurate timeously consolidated information is prepped from various sub-systems in to an integrated format. Manage and maintain company complex general ledger account structure for both regulatory as well as management reporting as required. Report writing, preparation of accurate data files/ summaries of financial information, ensuring overall information flow in the finance department from various systems are managed well and integrated in the accounting software package (currently Great Plains), info will be used to determine retail and gross risk premiums against policies. Responsible for overall improvement of information flow in the department where possible. Ensure effective integration of operation system reports as provided monthly into the system, preparation, design and maintenance of financial system generated reports. Additional info available on application.

Qualifications and experience required:

  • Minimum of 2 – 5 years’ experience within a financial data role, whether a risk/ advisory or a data CAAT environment
  • Financial qualification CA(SA) / CIMA or similar qualified or minimum of B.Com Honours ideal or similarly relevant completed tertiary qualification.
  • Proven track record of strong financial data collation and financial system management required – this is not a pure systems role
  • Advanced level of MSExcel – not negotiable; and ideally Great Plains accounting software although this is negotiable.
  • Highly analytical and problem solving skills
  • Must be proactive and solutions focused
  • Must have a high attention to detail
  • Ability to work well within a pressurized and deadline driven environment
  • Strong understanding of financial information flow and financial systems
  • Excellent IT literacy with an affinity for systems and proficiency working with vast amounts of data form various sources.
  • Strong time and project management skills

How to Apply

Apply here or please forward your CV to adrienne@candidateconnect.co.za or contact me for a confidential chat.
Please note that if you have not received a response within 2 weeks of your application, please consider it as unsuccessful for this particular role – thank you.

Job Categories: Insurance. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: R550k - R600k pa.

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