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Finance Accounting Officer (#1,069,986,899) 

Job offer #1,069,986,899 in Pretoria (Gauteng), South Africa

Finance Accounting Officer - Pretoria - Medical Scheme


The purpose of this role is to support the Senior Manager Finance by Managing Scheme finances efficiently and prudently.
 Administering the supply chain and finances of the Head Officeefficiently
 Administering the actuarial services; and Assessing and mitigatingrisks


Administration and support
 Administer Head Office supply chain and finances and processes
 Comply with Scheme systems, processes and policies
 Draft quarterly compliance reports
 Maintain financial records for audit purposes
 Draft the annual Head Office budget
 Draft proposed revised budget twice a year

Technical Expertise and Application
 Confirm that short term asset insurance is updated quarterly in line with latest fixed asset register
 Confirm the Professional indemnity insurance policy updateannually
 Review and provide comments on cash flow and claims projections submitted to the Scheme
 Review monthly investment proposal and recommend for implementation to SM:F
 Review the debt management function
 Review Head Office budget performance
 Consolidate all financial and accounting activities
 Review and submit financial performance reports of the Scheme (Onyx and Emerald options) to the Council for Medical Schemes
 Review finance management practices in preparation of the Head Office External and Internal Audit reviews
 Review and provide comments on the AFS for the financial year in line with IFRS and SAICA Medical Schemes guide

Risk Management
 Assess and mitigate risk
 Ensure deadline are met at all times
 Perform quarterly reviews and reports on contractual obligations
 Provide input to the quarterly finance risk management report
 Provide input on the divisions operational plan
 Ensure actuarial reports are received on time
 Track the budget, scope letters and outstanding deliverables of the Schemes actuaries

Staff Management Responsibility
 Supervise and manage the performance of junior staff

Job Requirements:
 Minimum Degree in Accountancy (studying towards CFA/CA) and preferably completed articles
 Minimum 5 years financial management experience
Be organised and have good time management skills / Be analytical and have the ability to manage priorities / have resilient pressure management abilities
Have excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonalskills
Have the ability to work well as part of a team / Be computer literate on advanced level
Be responsible and reliable / Have a diligent work ethic with attention to detail
Self-motivated and pro-active / Have Strong negotiation skills
 Staff management experience
 Must be in possession of a valid driver’s license and own vehicle and be willing to travel at short notice

 Have an understanding of medical schemes industry

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