Liquidator (Western Cape or Gauteng)

  • Full Time
  • Bellville, Western Cape, South Africa

Sanlam Group

Liquidator (Western Cape or Gauteng)

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Date: 14-Oct-2020


Bellville, Western Cape, South Africa

Sanlam Group

Who are we?
Amplify Investment Partners is a range of Unit Trusts and Hedge Funds where independent asset managers are appointed to manage specific mandates on behalf of our clients.  We provide investors with access to a range of boutique managers while aiming to make an impact on the social and environmental issues facing the country.


Please note that this role can be based either at the Head Office in Bellville (Western Cape) or Regional Office in Centurion (Gauteng).

Who are we?

One of the largest businesses within the Sanlam Group, Sanlam Employee Benefits (SEB) specialises in the provision of risk, investment and administration services to institutions and retirement funds. Focused on meeting the unique needs of its diverse clients, SEB assists companies in creating and delivering customised employee benefits solutions, including the collection of premiums and Communication to fund members.

SEB CORE specialises in retirement fund administration to institutional retirement funds. Our client base is spread over a number of industries and services. In addition to stand alone funds we also administer large umbrella funds. 

Overall purpose of the role

The Liquidator will manage and complete fund liquidations in the business (including full and exempted liquidations of both stand alone and umbrella funds).

Main responsibilities
  • Engage with industry stakeholders (e.g. FSCA)
  • Identify and communicate any compliance and risk issues to management
  • Review and approve quotation and application packs for received liquidations
  • Draft, review and approve liquidation accounts to adhere to the legislative requirements
  • Manage the liquidation process to ensure successful completion of liquidations
  • Review and approve cancellation documents for completed liquidations
  • Respond to queries raised by various parties
  • Monthly reporting to management
Qualifications and experience
  • Grade 12
  • BCom Degree (or equivalent NQF qualification)
  • At least 2 years’ experience in fund liquidations within Employee Benefits
  • Listed on the panel of approved liquidators with the FSCA or eligible to be listed (e.g. professional qualification, member of accredited profession body such as SAICA, ASSA, LSSA, etc.)
  • Knowledge of legislation applicable to the retirement fund industry
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Personal qualities
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proactive attitude
  • Strong ability to organise and prioritise
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal (English is not negotiable, additional SA official languages will be advantageous)
  • Analytical
  • Results focused and displays energy when performing tasks
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Innovative and demonstrates initiative
  • Ability to perform well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to persuade and influence
  • Proactive and a team player 
  • Good decision-making skills and problem-solving ability
  • Strong leadership capabilities
Core Competencies
Being resilient – Contributing through others
Collaborates – Contributing through others
Cultivates innovation – Contributing through others
Customer focus – Contributing through others
Drives results – Contributing through others
Personal Attributes
Decision quality – Contributing through others
Financial acumen – Contributing through others
Optimises work processes – Contributing through others
Plans and aligns – Contributing through others
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.

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 transformation and embracing diversity and our employment equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. This commitment is what drives us to achieve a diverse workplace with employment equity as a key goal to create an inclusive workforce, representative of the demographics of our society as well as people with disabilities.

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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