Junior Treasury Accountant (9 month Fixed Term Contract))

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Date: 22-Jun-2022

Location: Bellville, Western Cape, South Africa

Company: Sanlam Group

What will you do?


Santam is looking for a passionate and energetic individual for a position within the Group Treasury department. The successful candidate will be responsible for the accounting of Treasury transactions and bank reconciliations.

We are looking for an individual with strong analytical skills and the ability to build good relationships. The successful incumbent’s main responsibility will entail accounting for banking transactions, as well as resolving accounting queries with internal and external stakeholders.

What will make you successful in this role?


  • Prepare journal entries and bank reconciliations 
  • Resolution of bank queries and reconciling items  
  • Perform electronic banking payments 
  • Perform bank account analytics
  • Prepare Treasury reports 
  • Improvement of processes and efficiencies, 
  • Accounting for Foreign Currency Transactions, e.g. Foreign currency swaps and hedge accounting

Qualification and Experience


  • B Com (Acc) or related Accounting / Finance degree
  • Previous experience in Banking or Financial Services advantageous
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a large corporate Finance /Accounting department with bank reconciliations and accounting for foreign currency transactions
  • Completed SAICA Articles (advantageous)
  • Working experience with various banks ‘online banking platforms



  • Innovative and solution oriented 
  • Adaptable to constant changes 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong co-ordination, organisational and planning skills
  • Results orientated and pro-active
  • Deadline driven
  • Advanced Excel skills

Core Competencies

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

About The Company


Santam is the leading short-term insurer in South Africa.  Along with its subsidiaries, the business transacts all classes of short-term insurance. Santam is a large, diversified, and transforming company and our success is rooted in our passion for our clients. Everything we do is centred on our delivery of Insurance Good and Proper. 

Please note this appointment will be made in line with the Divisional Employment Equity targets. People with disabilities are welcome to apply.