Natasha Van Niekerk

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Financial Manager
Financial Manager
  • Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • September 14, 2021

Dear HR Manager,

Trust this mail finds you well and safe.

Currently residing in Port Elizabeth, and am immediately available, because my employment contract ended.

A company’s path to success can be made smoother if the accounting is in order and effective. For the past 10 years, this fact has driven my career in accounting and finance. I have built a successful career around my aptitude for continuously creating organizational value across various fast-paced environments.

My ability to drive seamless operations, rapidly assessing and fulfilling requirements, makes me an ideal candidate. Whether bookkeeping, financial reporting, or human resource.

I studied part-time and completed my National Diploma in Certified Financial Accounting (NQF L6) through the Institute of Certified Bookkeeper (ICB). I gained vast experience daily in the financial and human resources field and am a member of SAIBA and ICBA.

I’m a highly motivated and results-driven finance manager who has over seven years of invaluable experience in leading and developing a successful finance team. Skilled in numerous financial and accounting fields, including preparing annual budgets, monitoring key accounts, credit control, and managing business books value between R1 million and R150 million in annual turnover.

Having the ability to handle complex assignments effectively and possessing the confidence to work as part of a team or independently.

I am presently looking for a suitable opportunity position with a forward-thinking company where I can excel, deliver and achieve my potential.

I’m a self-starter, believe in excellence, am hardworking, and have always dedicated myself, my talents, and my creative abilities to ensure any company goals’ successful accomplishments.

I bring a unique depth and diversity of talent by being proficient in using accounting software, processing documents, detailed budgeting to management reports, and assisting with capital expenditure projects.

This is only a fraction of the skills that I bring to each of my professional engagements. I’m always eager to learn in any industry and have a passion to grow in my field of expertise.

I am certain that my resume will provide you a greater understanding of my qualifications for this exciting opportunity.

Thank you for your time and consideration.

I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Sincerely,

Natasha Van Niekerk

E-mail
natashavanniekerk20@gmail.com
Phone Number
0769917450

Education

National Diploma Certified Financial Accounting @ Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB)
Sep 2021 — Oct 2021

Experience

Financial Manager @ Wicklow Citrus PTY and Wicklow Trust
Aug 2019 — Mar 2021

• I’ve overseen the General Accounting and Financial reporting functions, as well as
ensuring the implementation and maintenance of a system of internal controls to
ensure that all financial reporting is prepared in compliance with financial policies
and IFRS requirements.
• Prepared monthly management accounts and financial analysis reports
• Prepared annual budgets for all companies
• Reconciled general ledger and balance sheet accounts
• Journals; depreciation, accruals, prepayments, inventory, loans, and year-end
• Cash flow, forecasting projections, and rebates
• Monitored actuals vs. budgets vs cash flow forecasting projections
• Fixed asset register management
• Assisted with capital expenditure projects (CAPEX)
• Completed and filed statutory returns for ITR14, IRP6, VAT201, and PAYE
• Reconciled banks, petty cash, creditors’, debtors’ and intercompany accounts
• Bank profile management; salaries, wages, creditors, workman’s compensation,
VAT, and PAYE
• Business organisational structure, control, compliance, and risk assessments
• Prepared audit packs and liaison with auditors and SARS audits
• Contracts and letters including; permanent, fixed-term, and credit applications
• Statutory returns; including statistical SA, SARS, and payroll (PAYE and COIDA)
• Overseen statutory returns for EMP501, IRP5, and IT3(a) certificates
• Overseen and signed off-payroll; salaries, wages, leave, loans, garnishees, and
workers fund
• Annual MySiza social, environmental, and employment equity reports
• Ensured staff are trained and developed as per SETA schedule
• Disciplinary hearings and attended CCMA cases with CCMA labour consultant
• Resolved employee grievances; counseling employees and supervisors
• Supervised and managed five (5) personnel within the finance and human
resource department

Finance and HR Manager @ Mooikloof Owners' Association NPC
Aug 2013 — Aug 2019

• Compiled monthly management reports
• Compiled the annual budget
• Performed the role of a business analyst as and when required
• Processed bookkeeping up to balance sheet and reconciled general ledger accounts
• Journals; depreciation, accrual, pre-payments, assets, loans, and year-end
• Managed fixed asset register with amortization schedules
• Completed and filed statutory returns; included IRP6, VAT201, and PAYE
• Processed and managed debtors levy accounts and invoices
• Completed and submitted annual returns and director amendments to CIPC
• Bank profile management; salaries, wages, creditors, workman’s compensation,
VAT, and PAYE
• Banks, petty cash, creditors’ and debtors’ reconciliations
• Processed monthly debit orders on ABSA Business Integrator for levies
• Reviewed insurance schedules and accrue excess accordingly
• Clearance certificates for property transfers and bond consents
• Prepared audit packs and liaise with auditors and SARS audits
• Assisted with ad-hoc functions as and when required by Estate Manager
• Contracts and letters including; permanent, fixed-term, and credit applications
• Payroll included; salaries, wages, remunerations, loans, and leave
• Statutory returns, included statistical SA, payroll (PAYE, COIDA, and IOD claims)
• Completed and submitted Workman’s Compensation/ CIODA (ROE) reports
• Completed and submitted statutory returns for EMP501, IRP5, and IT3(a) certificates
• Supervised and managed four (4) personnel within the finance and human resource department

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