Assistant Finance Manager

Watershed Consulting - Johannesburg, Gauteng

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Assistant Finance Manager

We are currently recruiting an Assistant Finance Manager-Claims for a well-established insurance in Centurion company with an excellent reputation.


The Assistant Finance Manager is responsible for the assisting the HOD, including but not limited to:

Management for the Claims Finance team

Maintain and follow up on all Float top-ups and claim payments

Maintain and follow up on all Aggregate Account top ups and claim payments

Resolve all process and claims issues with Claims Finance Team for resolution by HOD or insurer

Queries are managed and resolved in a timely, appropriate and professional manner

Accurate reconciliations are always maintained for all float and aggregate accounts

2IC to Financial Manager

Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum of degree in finance
  • Short term insurance experience in a financial role (preferable)
  • Clear Credit and Criminal Record

4. Computer Literacy – MS Office: Word, Excel (Advanced), Outlook

  • Accounting Software experience (Sage Evolution advantageous)
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in financial environment
  • Report writing (advantageous- excel reports)

Skills & Abilities

Communication and Business Skills

  • Bilingual (English and Afrikaans)
  • Professional business writing
  • Conflict resolution with internal and external stake holders
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to share information with other employees and executives in a clear, logical and accurate fashion
  • Implementation, Management and monitoring of agreed process, procedures and management tools.

Analytical Skills

  • Investigate the root cause of problems and work towards a solution

2. Finance reconciliation skills, including Identifying:

a. reconciling Items,

b. root cause of the item and related missing control or control breakdown and how to resolve the underlying problem

c. How to resolve the current reconciling item

Interpersonal Skills

  • Interact professionally with all staff and management
  • Ability to work with staff in other departments to achieve the correct outcome for the entire company
  • Be able to effectively engage with external stakeholders ( Clients, Policy Holders and Insurers)
  • Team player – ability to work in a team to resolve problems and relate to other workers when working side-by-side on projects etc.


Min education
University attendance
Required experience
5 Years
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