Unit Trust and Pooled NAV Administrator

Our client is looking to employ  a Unit Trust and Pooled NAV Administrator to join their  successful team.


Primary job function
· Production and review of daily NAV’s (Life Pooled and CIS Funds)
· Expenses, adjustments and cash flows are processed correctly and on time
· Liaising with the transfer agency with regards to NAV dissemination, creations, and
· Liaising with trustees
· Assist in the monitoring, interpreting, and updating of all corporate event notifications
received from custodians and exchanges (both local and Foreign)
· Assisting the global custodian with tax documentation relevant to corporate actions
· Accurate and timely update/instruction of all elective events on electronic banking systems
and/or manual fax instruction
· Involvement in portfolio transactional tax and tax reporting functions (CGT, WHT, S24J,
· Follow up on withholding tax reclaims with relevant tax authorities
· Assisting with ad hoc tax projects and implementation of new legislation
· Identify opportunities for improving process and introducing efficiency and standardisation
into processes
· Liaising with the auditors on annual audit queries
· Sit on the relevant ASISA working groups
· Have an understanding of and be able to apply relevant ASISA standard

Basic job requirements
· 6-8 years of applicable experience in a fund accounting role and/or NAV role:
o With appropriate 3-year commerce degree, or
· Newly qualified CA(SA), preferably with exposure to financial services
· Good general understanding of financial markets and financial instruments
o Need to understand the trading mechanics, valuation methodology, and calculation
of income accruals/entitlements
· Computer literacy required, with the ability to quickly learn new systems and applications
o Advanced excel knowledge and ability to write macros and use advanced· Action orientated individual with ability to build relationships internally and externally
· Self-starter, required to work over-time as and when required
· Have knowledge of and understand the latest CISCA legislation
· Understand the accounting impacts of financial transactions and have the ability to draft CIS

Key competencies required
· Adaptability
· Initiative
· Analysis
· Information Monitoring
· Planning and Organising
· Problem Solving and solution orientated
· Technical and Professional Knowledge
· Work Standards
· Decision making
· Take ownership and accountability
· Sound communication



Junior Wealth Manager

Our client  based in Cape Town is looking to employ a qualified Junior Wealth Manager to join their team.


Key Responsibilities:

Check and maintain the existing Client File:

* Check and ensure all required compliance documentation is up to date and on file.
* Check and ensure client has been loaded and approved on Eas-eFICA (system for online client due diligence)
* Check and ensure client details on record with applicable service providers is up to date and accurate.
* Where applicable obtain the information necessary to compile a Balnce Sheet and Income and Expenditure Statement for the client.

Meet the Client:

* Set up annual meetings or interactions with the client to update them on their business.
* During the initial hand-over period a senior wealth manager will also attend these meetings

Prepare Recommendations:

* Use the meetings to identify areas for planning
* Undertake research to identify suitable solutions to meet the clients needs
* Consider suitability of the clients current investment strategy specifically regarding the clients chosen behavioural risk profile.
* Implement model portfolio investment strategies where not already in place
* Prepare draft recommendations based on the above
* During the initial hand-over period these draft recommendations must first be discussed with the senior wealth manager before being shown to the client who must then approve

Implementing Recommendations:

* Prepare suitable correspondence with the agreed recommendations and communicate with client for final approval
* Complete application/ proposals forms
* Implement the changes as approved
* Confirm changes to the client

Primary Wealth Manager:

* Overtime become a primary wealth manager on each client account, a first point of contact for the client within the business, deal effectively with all client queries related other parties through effective and timely communication
* Establish and build a strong relationship with each client and use this to drive additional business or share of wallet
* Also use client relationship to extract strong client referals for additional business

Investment Committee:

* The Investment Committee meets quarterly to discuss following:

  • General market conditions
  • Expectations for the following quarter
  • Full review of all investment strategies
  • Discussion of changes to underlying fund manages selected if applicable

* You will be given the opportunity to add value in these meetings.

Skills Required:

* You are appropriately qualified ( B Com, CFP, CA(SA)
* You have 1-3 years experience in wealth management dealing directly with clients
* You are nurturing individual that is happy in a “farming” role as opposed to a role which is sales focused
* You are motivated to follow a career in wealth management and have a willingness to follow steep learning curve
* You are highly organised, methodical, and disciplined
* You can multi-task and prioritise effectively
* You are analytical and have problems solving skills
* You have excellent inter-personal skills, both written and verbal
* You are a team player but can also work independently where required

Finance Manager

A Successful digital communication company is looking for a Financial Manager to join their team.

The FM is required to lead the Debtor, Creditor, Financial Operations Assistant and Driver and ensure that they are performing at a high standard and that their output is timeous and accurate. The responsibility of the FM further includes providing timely and accurate financial reporting, playing an advisory role and assisting the MD in taking the business to the next level.


Job Requirements:

* Forecast business cashflow based on seasonal nature of the business
* Monitor the day-to-day financial operations within the company
* Ensure that all of the accounting work is executed quickly and correctly
* The FM is required to develop financial management mechanisms that minimise financial risk for the business
* Update company details on CIPRO
* Balance payroll for the financial payroll period, and roll it over to their new financial period.
* Send the management accounts through to the MD before the 4th working day of the month.
* Plus another number of accounting and financial management


Our client , an investment management company based in the Southern Suburbs is looking for an experienced analytical Accountant to join their small but dynamic team.


Take on the full accounting function up to audit preparation. Candidates must have 5 years experience, a BCom or Financial management diploma

Ideal candidates have previous experience in financial services as an Accountant,  must have strong problem solving skills and able to multitask.


Job Requirements:

  • Process month-end tasks relating to journal entries, bank and account reconciliations
  • Process payments which include fee payments/invoices and service provider fees
  • Preparing and deliver regulatory, compliance and audit requirements/submissions to the Prudential Authority and the FSCA
  • Tax submissions for the life company and Manco
  • Liaison with and management of service providers where necessary
  • Monitor and perform reconciliations and following up as needed
  • Capture and process accounting transaction and day-to-day treasury
  • Involvement in special projects that span various functions within finance and operations
  • Engaging and reporting (incl. reconciliation of fees) with the outsourced administrator.
  • Collection of data in preparation of the annual financial statements
  • Facilitate bank account opening , scrip account opening, local and offshore
  • Monitoring and responding to queries in our dedicated mailboxes

Minimum Requirements:

  • BCom or relevant degree with five years experience
  • Experience working with financial services
  • Well-spoken and well-presented
  • Ability to multi-task and time management skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to problem solve and investigate
  • Strong communication skills both on email and verbal to do feedback reporting
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Management accounting and reporting experience

Financial Director

An International Family Office situated in Cape Town, is currently looking for a Financial Director with strong capabilities and appropriate work experience to join their team.



* Responsible for the cash management function of entities operating in various jurisdictions and to manage flow of funds to meet capital calls and investment objectives
* Responsible for all legal and statutory compliance
* Due diligence on any private equity investments including reviewing documentation and financials
* Member of the Investment Committee
* Actioning decisions made by the investment Committee- KYCC/AML onboarding, review of subscription agreements
* Responsible for all banking and ensuring all documentary compliance (KYC/AML) is maintained and kept up-to-date
* Bank financing of existing assets and future investments
* Submission of quarterly bank compliance reports and management accounts
* Insurance of current and future assets, including ensuring continuous compliance with all policies
* Manage accounting information systems
* Manage the office’s accounts receivable including periodic invoicing of tenants
* Manage the offices accounts payable, including the processing of local payments
* Review of monthly management accounts
* Review of annual financial statements
* Monthly payroll review and sign-off
* Reviewing legal and commercial agreements and terms
* Manage the office (automation, petty cash, staff and groceries)
* General office admin
* Manage the finance calendar-ensuring all deadlines are met (internal, external, regulatory, service provider agreements, payments)
* Corporate secretarial- keeping registers up to date for the various entities/working with the service provider to achieve this
* Co-ordination of trustee signatures as required
* HR for all staff. Dealing with contracts-hiring and firing and compromise and confidentially agreements
* Managing and storing all data- hard copy and electronic, historic tax, property, investment and personal records
* All tasks requested by the Chief Operating Officer

Project Work:

* Reconcile historic investments and loan accounts
* Design and populate an insurance summary schedule
* Participating in the design, development, delivery and maintenance of best-in-class property management policies and practices
* Participating in efficiency/profitability improvement initiatives for various entities
* Ad hoc advice on property acquisitions/disposal, project managing and liaison with lawyers
* Consulting with and coordinating all third-party advisors and service providers
* General ad hoc advice arising

Tax and VAT

* Review of local and offshore VAT returns
* Review of local and offshore tax returns
* Manage international transfer pricing compliance
* Working and consulting with external advisors as required, structuring solutions to maintain tax compliance
* Tax planning and reporting

Reporting and Communication:

* Direct line report to the Chief Operating Officer

Personal Characteristics:

* Self-starter with a can-do attitude
* Ability to work under pressure
* Methodical, structured and detail orientated
* Strong problem-solving capabilities
* Understanding of the FO environment, in particular the need for discretion and confidentiality

Required Capabilities:

* Computer literate
* Financial modeling skills
* Top academic achievement

Ideal Qualifications and Work Experience:

* CA (SA) or CFA
* Minimum 5 years post articles experience
* 3 Years Real Estate experience

Financial Accountant

Are you a qualified Charted Accountant with atleast 4 years post experience? We have an  exciting opportunity for a Financial Accountant close to the Airport



* Management and supervision of accounts department
* Input, processing and management of General Ledger function
* Computation of VAT , tax , PAYE and submission to tax authorities
* Production, reconciliation and analysis of monthly management accounts , including detailed analysis and critical point summary
* Reconciliation of loan accounts
* Stock count valuation report
* Fixed Asset Register and monthly depreciation
* Current asset management , including debtors collections
* Foreign Currency Revaluation
* Ensuring all balance sheet accounts are reconciled
* Preparing and managing of all financial audit
* Producing annual budgets and forecasts
* Cash flow management
* Sales reports
* Monthly payroll processing, bi-annual filings and IRP5 EMP501 submissions
* Managing incoming funds and CFC accounts for exports
* Planning, structure  and executing annual EE Plans and lead EE audit compliance
* Accountability and administration  of XERO, DEAR and SimplePay systems. ( Financial  , inventory and payroll systems)
* Ethnical committee assistance and leading of projects to ensure audit compliance
* International company structure setup, VAT registration and forex calculations
* Credit recon reviews and approval of supplier accounts
* Procurement review and approval of orders
* Maintain and build relationships with key suppliers
* DTI claims processing
* Ensuring international tax compliance- Amazon, other sales and purchases
* Managing bank accounts and clearing funds(includes payment gateways and international bank accounts)
* Management of the financial aspects of Key Account Cost Accounting
* Product pricing


* A Financial /Accounting degree is required- CA(SA) advantageous
* Atleast five years working experience in finance
* Proven track record at a senior financial level in manufacturing (food manufacturing highly advantageous)
* Ability to manage and develop staff in a participative, consultative manner
* Strong financial management skills
* The ability to provide financial information for strategic business decisions
* The ability to implement accounting standards and accepted business practices in financial reporting
* The ability to produce and deliver accessible and informative financial reports on tight deadlines
* Computer literacy with strong Excel skills is essential
* Knowledge of Xero, Dear and SimplePay systems highly advantageous


* Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
* Excellent quality orientation/attention to detail
* Good planning and organizing/work management
* Ability to work accurately within reporting deadlines
* Tolerance for , and ability to work under stress and stringent deadlines
* Highest level of integrity, including a high degree of confidentiality

Senior Bookkeeper

Our client based in Bellville is looking to employ a Senior Bookkeeper to join their team.


Duties & Responsibilities:

* Full Bookkeeping/accounting function up to balance sheet
* Overseeing staff members in day-to-day accounting duties
* General finance functions include creditors, debtors, inventory, tax, bank and account reconciliations, VAT returns, monthly returns and reporting
* Full payroll function
* Payments loading and processing
* Reconciliation of Petty  Cash Management Budgets and Forecasts
* Maintain and monitor internal controls
* Audits/Review
* Income Tax- Provisional and Final
* Tax Compliance
* Company Secretarial and Tax Services
* Financial documentation and support for imports


* Accounting qualification or equivalent
* 5-years SOLID bookkeeper experience
* Proficient in MS Excel
* Software-IQ Retail and Great Planes-added advantage
* Valid drivers license with own transport
* Demonstrated ability to manage multiple demands and meet deadlines
* Good knowledge and mastery of accounting procedures
* Strong verbal and written communication skills
* Must be detailed, highly organized and accurate
* Self driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve challenges
* Attention to detail
* Analytical ability

Adhoc accounting duties include, but are not limited to:

* Credit applications
* Statutory submissions
* Reconciling account
* Overseeing follow up on outstanding accounts
* Credit notes

Corporate Finance Executive

Opportunity to join a leading Global Corporate Finance Team. Ideally suited to a candidate who has an Audit background, perhaps with some Transaction Services experience who would like to mix it up with M&A advisory.

On the M&A side- you will have the opportunity to develop your skills and work directly with our Directors, for a large variety of businesses in the Thames Valley and beyond looking to buy or sell businesses, raise Equity and Debt or advising management teams on an MBO

On the Transaction Services side- you will be responsible for and working with our Directors, dealing with Corporate and Private Equity clients on Financial Due Diligence assignments.

The role is often client-facing, involves negotiating and communicating to senior levels, both internal and external, with the ability to work well under pressure to meet deadlines.

Key Responsibilities:

* You will support the Directors in all aspects of advisory/transaction services work
* Assist in the project management of a transaction process throughout and ensure the day-to-day requirements of a deal process are being fulfilled.
* Identify key issues impacting transactions at an early stage and be able to plan numerous outcomes and present solutions to the client.
* Have some understanding of typical deal structures involving financial buyers or trader buyers and of common issues that arise.
* Possess exceptional interpersonal skills required for regular client and contact liaison throughout deal processes, managing legal advisors and other specialist advisors.
* Undertake detailed research on companies and associated sectors, analysing trends, opportunities, potential transactions and potential investors/buyers.
* Possess strong writing skills in order to learn or prepare information Memorandums, business plans and Funding packs/documentation
* Able to model integrated operating financial models, funding models (including the appropriate equity/debt funding overlays) and financial models suitable for the appraisal of investment opportunities or buyouts.
* Actively participate in practice development activities.

Skills & Attributes:

* You will hold an accounting qualification with 3+ years of Audit or Accounting experience.
* Some Transactional Services or M&A experience preferable but not not necessarily critical.
* Strong analytical skills, attention to detail and ability to identify problems and make contribution to solutions
* Be well versed with Excel and strong financial modelling skills
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Team player, with a motivated and positive relationship building attitude.
* Self-motivated with capability to prioritise work.

Junior Finance and Office Administrator

Our client based in Claremont is looking to employ a Junior Finance and Office Administrator to join their team.


Work Experience Required:

* 2 Years work experience
* Knowledge of general office admin eg filing/purchasing stationery.
* Understanding of basic finance admin eg reconciling expense slips to bank statements.
* Experience in reception and office duties, eg office refreshments, attending to visitors.

Personal Attributes:

* Strong work ethic (hard working)
* Committed and reliable
* Detail orientated
* Initiative and proactivity
* Team focused


* Word
* Excel
* Sage or Pastel= an advantage
* Good planning and organising skills
* High attention to detail
* Good communication skills- written and personal


* Post matric- Diploma level

Senior Bookkeeper

Fantastic opportunity at a Mining Company as a Senior Bookkeeper you will be required to assist the Finance department to prepare monthly accounting records from source document to balance sheet.



* Processing, reconciliation of all suppliers
* Prepare suppliers reconciliations foe payment
* Preparation of weekly and monthly payment reports
* Reconciling customers and following up
* Raise and prepare tax invoices monthly
* Processing monthly credit card statements
* Daily bank recons
* Petty cash control
* Assistance with record keeping for fixed asset register
* Monthly income statement recons
* VAT reports
* Assistance with month end procedures
* Other adhoc duties as requested by management



* Min of 10 years bookkeeping experience to B/S/ SAIPA/SAICA plus 2 years experience
* Min of a National Diploma in Accounting

Key competencies:

* Strong problem solving skills
* Excellent attention to detail
* Excellent communication skills
* Excellent admin and organisational skills
* Ability to work under pressure and without supervision
* Detail understanding of VAT and accounting transactions
* Experience on pastel