Job title: Accountant (Institutional team)
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 1 to 2 years
Salary: Negotiable
Salary Type: Cost to Company
Job published: 02 August 2021
Job reference no: 3450408538

Job Description

Leading Asset Manager is looking to fill an Accountant (Institutional team) gap in their team. The role sits within Group Finance, has a wonderful finance leader, who runs a small / stable team. Opportunity in this team is rare, this opening is due to an internal promotion.

Cape Town based. This is an EE designated opportunity. 


This role is responsible for the accounting function for a portion of the business, from cash book through to financial statements and reporting to management and various regulators.

Accounting includes:

  • Preparation and recording of payments
  • Cashbook 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 includes:

  • Management information (for the 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 includes:

  • 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.

Tax includes:

  • 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

And more. The candidate should expect other responsibilities to assist the overall Group Finance team, as may be required.


Core requirements:

  • CA (SA)
  • Financial services experience preferred, preferably 1-2 years post qualification
  • Fit easily into a young, energetic, hardworking, demanding and team orientated environment
  • STRONG academic transcripts


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