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Graduate Finance at Sanlam

  • Internship position

  • Bellville, Western Cape

  • Undisclosed cost to company

  • Job 2219374

  • Posted 24 May 2018 by Sanlam


About the Position

What will you do?

Provide assistance in the financial management function of the Santam group. This will include various financial data analysis, reporting and ad-hoc support on finance projects.
Apply for this graduate opportunity and you will enjoy the following:

  • 18-month development programme.
  • Facilitated development focusing on leadership and self-improvement.
  • Interaction with other graduates in other parts of the business.
  • Group coaching.
  • Invaluable industry hands-on experience.

What will make you successful in this role?

Provide input and assistance in the production of timeous and accurate management reports, tax returns, statutory financial statements and reports on the overall consolidated financial results for the Santam Group of Companies.
Work independently to pro-actively identify and investigate potential risks and to research and present potential solutions to management for review.
Assist with implementation of new regulatory and reporting requirements.

Qualification & Experience

  • B Com or similar

Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of IFRS, including insurance accounting - Keen interest in IFRS developments
  • Financial and management accounting knowledge
  • Insurance Act knowledge will be advantageous
  • Companies Act knowledge
  • Tax knowledge
  • Computer literate ( Solid Excel skills)
  • Taxation and accounting skills
  • Independent research skills
  • Relationship building skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong numeracy and analytical skills
  • Critical thinking skills and an eye for detail
  • Problem solving
  • Financial and business aptitude

Process for application

Please upload a scanned document which includes your CV and most recent academic transcripts.

Our aim is to help you 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.
Living up to our Group-wide core competencies, will help you achieve a successful career with us.

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.

Desired Skills

  • B Com
  • IFRS
  • financial management
  • Graduate
  • Tax

Desired Qualification Accreditation

  • Degree

About The Employer

Santam is the market leader in the general insurance industry in Southern Africa. We are a large, diversified, expanding and transforming company and whilst based in South Africa, we are rapidly moving into a number of emerging markets, both in Africa and Asia.


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