Fund Accountant (Temporary)

Sanlam Group

Fund Accountant (Temporary)

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Date: 05-Oct-2020


Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Sanlam Group

Who are we?

Sanlam Corporate Cluster comprises of the two existing businesses – Sanlam Employee Benefits (SEB) and Sanlam Health Management (SHM) and the soon to be established Sanlam Corporate Solutions. These businesses enhance our corporate business offering through providing integrated solutions for corporate clients both in South Africa and across the African continent by providing tailored solutions to targeted corporates.

What will you do?
  • Responsible for accurate triangles, bank and general ledger reconciliations within service level agreement
  • Peer review of triangles, bank and general ledger reconciliations
  • Compilation of unit reconciliations and bank declarations
  • Updating of monthly reserve account schedules and posting of journals
  • Drawing up of electronic transfers to pay expenses
  • Capturing of bank account information on the bank saldo file
  • Posting of bank statement transactions on to the accounting system (after bank reports extracted by Treasury)
  • Submitting of daily reconciliations completed
  • Updating of month-end file
  • PAYE completion and saving om EMP 201 on e-filing
  • Prepare Trustee reporting
  • Assist with resolving audit queries
  • Prepare year-end audit files
  • General administration – filing and opening of new files


What will make you successful for this role?
  • Diploma or Financial degree with Accounting 111, or
  • At least one year relevant reconciliation experience
Qualification and Experience
Degree or Diploma with 2 years related experience.
Knowledge and Skills
Recording of financial Transactions
Reconciliations and query resolution
Compliance with SOP’s and SLA’s
Authorisation of transactions within mandates
Personal Attributes
Manages conflict – Contributing independently
Demonstrates self-awareness – Contributing independently
Optimises work processes – Contributing independently
Action orientated – Contributing independently
Build a successful career with us

We’re all about building strong, lasting relationships with our employees. We know that you have hopes for your future – your career, your personal development and of achieving great things. We pride ourselves in helping  our employees to realise their worth. Through its business clusters – Sanlam Personal Finance, Sanlam Emerging Markets, Sanlam Investments, Sanlam Corporate, Santam, Miway, as well as the Group Office – the group provides many opportunities for growth and development.

Core Competencies
Cultivates innovation – Contributing independently
Customer focus – Contributing independently
Drives results – Contributing independently
Collaborates – Contributing independently
Being resilient – Contributing independently
Turnaround time

The shortlisting process will only start once the application due date has been reached. The time taken to complete this process will depend on how far you progress and the availability of managers. 

Our commitment to transformation

The Sanlam Group is committed to achieving transformation and embraces diversity.  This commitment is what drives us to achieve a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace as we believe that these are key components to ensuring a thriving and sustainable business in South Africa.  The Group’s Employment Equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the selection process.

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