Beekman Group: Financial & Project Assistant

Company Beekman Group
Reference # Ref # 38/04
Published 01/07/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Location Port Shepstone, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
South Africa’s leading corporate player in the development and management of property and the leisure sector, currently has the following opportunity at Head Office in Port Shepstone. In accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of the Group, preference shall be given, but not limited to, candidates from the designated groups.

Financial & Project Assistant
Ref # 38/04

Job Functions Accounting,Administration,Advisory,Analysis,Data Analysis,Data Capturing,Data Management,Finance,Project Management,Research and Development,Strategy,Systems Administrator
Industries Accounting & Auditing,Admin, Office & Support,Hospitality,Hotel / Catering / Hospitality / Leisure
Key Performance Areas: Managing business-related tasks and projects for the Directors, such as:

• Researching data
• Analysing and verifying completeness and accuracy of data
• Preparing and/or collating data and reports, including financial and non-financial reports, communications and organograms
• Advising on the financial and non-financial implications of business decisions
• Working with management and all departments to ensure a full understanding of all areas of the business related to task and projects
• Assisting with evaluating policies and systems/processes, suggesting improvements where needed
• Project management
• Accurately recording minutes from meetings where necessary
• Following up and dealing with tax documentation and payments of Directors personal tax
• Undertake other tasks as assigned.

Position Requirements:
• Previous experience (5 years) in a financial role is essential
• Sound understanding of financial principles
• Proven record of sound implementation of business processes
• Excellent administrative skills
• Basic understanding of tax would be a benefit
• Advanced working knowledge of MS Office, specifically Excel
• Experience in Pastel would be advantageous.

Person Requirements:
• Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
• Above average interpersonal skills
• Excellent analytical ability and multitasking
• Attention to detail
• Must be in possession of relevant B.Com or equivalent qualification
• Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
• Confidentiality, honesty and discretion are important attributes

Job Closing Date 31/07/2021