Purpose of the Role:

The role of the Accounts Assistant is to assist management to gain assurance that records are complete and maintained in an orderly fashion according to internal procedures.


  1. Complete all filing for the Treasury area:
  • Including invoices, employee expenses, credit card statements and other documentation.
  1. Complete audit of invoices and employee expenses for completeness of records

from Q1 2016 to Q1 2017:

  • Initial focus on large invoices and high value suppliers.
  • Verify records for payments out of the bank account on general ledger from Q1 2016 to Q1 2017.
  • Recreation of missing records.
  1. Complete audit of credit card expenses:
  • Check credit card folders for items filed which are still on suspense.
  • Check completeness of records for credit card statements from Q1 2016 to Q1 2017
  • Recreation of missing records.
  1. Complete audit of collateral transfer forms, internal transfer forms and

reinsurance payments:

  • Verify records of collateral transfer forms based on statement frequency by client.
  • Verify records for reinsurance payments and internal transfers in the bank accounts on the general ledger from Q1 2016 to Q1 2017.
  • Recreation of missing records.
  1. Assisting with ongoing filing and developing filing process document.

Required Experience and Attributes:

  • Experience in an Accounts Payable department.
  • Competent in the use of PeopleSoft desirable.
  • Accustomed to managing stakeholder queries in a timely manner.
  • Organised approach to tasks and demonstrates an ability to manage multiple pieces of work effectively.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Proficient in identifying gaps in information and providing assurance on the completeness of records.
  • Demonstrates an appropriate level of technical skills for their role and an appreciation of current issues affecting their profession and the life reinsurance industry.
  • Takes responsibility for the quality, completeness and accuracy of work.
  • Shows initiative, flexibility and resourcefulness.
  • Critically evaluates and challenges current work practices.
  • Provides accurate and timely updates on status of work and escalates issues appropriately.
  • Participates actively in meetings, has 'meeting presence'.