Jun 30, 2020

Senior Fund Administrator

  • Sanlam Group
  • Pretoria, South Africa
Full time Finance

Job Description

What will you do?
Responsible for performing calculations, liaises with other departments both verbally and in writing. Handles fund terminations, paid up schemes and members, medicals, broker changes, commissions, switches and elections, fund updates and paid claims for withdrawals. Incumbent also responsible for retirement, death, funeral and withdrawal quotations.

What will make you successful in this role?
Administration of retirement Funds and maintenance of member level transactions across functional systems and functional areas within SEB Core

Supervision of and sign-off correctness of administrator(s) processing, recording, reporting and related compliance matters

Adhere to service level agreements. (Internal and external) Adhere to internal controls and procedures in place

Professional verbal and written communication and reporting to clients

A thorough understanding of and compliance with the Pension Fund Act, Fund Rules and Income Tax Act and any the relevant legislative requirements

Investigate, resolve and respond to ad hoc operational requirements, internal and external

Identify and inform management of any issues

Handle all internal and external client requests and inquiries in a professional manner

monitor the work management system and escalate critical incidents

foster and maintain the relationship with internal departments e.g. internal auditing and fund accounting

effectively manage and coordinate the daily workloads and work functions of a small team

provide team leader with input on the team members training needs on business processes and systems

Qualification and Experience
Grade 12 with 3 to 4 years related experience.
Knowledge and Skills
Reporting and Administration
Quality, compliance and accreditation
Business Processes
Services Knowledge
Personal Attributes
Communicates effectively - Contributing independently
Decision quality - Contributing independently
Action orientated - Contributing independently
Optimises work processes - Contributing independently
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.

Core Competencies
Cultivates innovation - Contributing independently
Customer focus - Contributing independently
Drives results - Contributing independently
Collaborates - Contributing independently
Being resilient - Contributing independently

Turnaround time
The shortlisting process will only start once the application due date has been reached. The time taken to complete this process will depend on how far you progress and the availability of managers.

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