Eskom Pension and Provident Fund: Investment Accountant

Company Eskom Pension and Provident Fund
Reference # #IA001
Published 23/09/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Bryanston, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
Maintaining the Fund’s financial records and preparing accurate financial statements for Investment Accounting. To provide business decision support to Management, provide operational advice to financial Heads of Departments and enhance investment administration processes.
Job Functions Accounting
Industries Financial Services
Specification
1.Cash Flow Management

•Manage cash flow to ensure the current account does not go into overdraft and that all cash movements are accounted for.

•Optimise available cash.

•Manage accurate processing of custodian current accounts.

2.Financial Operations Management

•Improve internal workflow processing.

•Manage completion of accurate month-end journals and reconciliations by due dates.

•Minimise audit queries.

•Prepare Year End Audit Files.

•Communicate effectively with third parties.

•Participate in Projects and tender evaluation committees.

•Participate in the operational due diligence process.

3.Financial Reporting

•Produce accurate financial reports for timeous submission to the various internal departments and external stakeholders.

•Assist in the preparation of Annual Financial Statements.

•Prepare Investment Schedules for submission to the FSB.

•Prepare management accounts on a monthly basis.

4.Investment Administration Support

•Attend relevant training courses to continuously improve technical skills.

•Assist colleagues to reduce logging of calls by providing expertise in investment accounting and administration.

•Make recommendations on increasing the efficiencies of investment administration processes.

•Assist with utilisation of OMNI financials.

•Attending to audit requests and provision of financial information during the audit.

•Perform other administrative tasks i.e. filing and Fraxion requests.

Requirements
•Degree in Accounting or any other relevant experience.

•At least 5 years in Investment Accounting and International Investment Accounting.

•Sound knowledge Financial Management as a discipline.

•Knowledge of financial procedures and practices.

•Knowledge of financial reporting.

•Advanced Excel.

•Investment System knowledge.

•Attention to detail.

•Teamwork & collaboration.

•Results-driven.

•Analysing & problem solving.

•Manages complexity and ambiguity.

•Customer focus.

•Judgement & decision making.

•Effective communication.

•Planning & organizing.

•Time management.

•Coping under pressure (Stress Tolerance).

Job Closing Date 30/09/2020

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