British High Commission Jobs in South Africa

British High Commission Finance Manager, Corporate Services Jobs in South Africa


Responsibilities

  • Provide a quality customer service. This will include duties such as ensuring the South Africa Accounts mailbox is well managed and ensure that all account queries are responded to within 24 hours; providing pro-active guidance on accounts processes to the team and wider mission; etc.
  • Maintaining a professional relationship and working in partnership with the Global Transaction Processing Centre (GTPC). Duties will include regular meetings, communication, resolving challenges and ensuring queries are resolved within the service level agreement timeframes.
  • Maintain high standards on the Financial Performance and Compliance Indicators (FPCI’s).
  • Duties will include monitoring reports and addressing invoices on hold, open purchase orders, retrospective purchasing and accruals.
  • Banking. Duties will include managing a professional relationship with the bank, international bank transfers, completing balance of payment (BOP) forms, annual bank audit submissions and assisting with internal annual statement IAS and IFRS returns.
  • Managing the cashbox (None Prism Account – NPA). Duties include issuing cash in accordance to policy and ensuring a daily reconciliation is performed, maintaining strict controls, etc
  • Maintain a professional relationship with the South African Revenue Services (SARS), ensuring monthly submissions and compliance. These duties may include regular meetings with SARS, conducting the monthly processes on VAT returns and submitting on the e-filing system; also ensure compliance of invoices as per the SARS regulations.
  • Fixed Assets Register. Duties included maintaining the fixed asset registers and coordination of periodic fixed asset verification exercises.
  • Familiarising, understanding and cascade best practice and/or training of all FCO accounting standards, processes and internal audit requirements.
  • Update and maintain all corporate governance documentation and requirements as set out in the FCO guidance. These will include updating annual budget holder letters, stamp letters, list of GPC/CCC card holders, etc.
  • Filing and safekeeping of all accounting documentation in accordance to the UK Data Protection Act.

    Essential qualifications and experience

  • Microsoft office (Excel a must)
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and initiative
  • Good customer service skills coupled with an ability to handle difficult customers
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good organising skills

    How to apply

    For more information and job application details, see;
    British High Commission Finance Manager, Corporate Services Jobs in South Africa






    British High Commission Protocol Manager – Corporate Services Jobs in South Africa

    Roles and responsibilities

  • Provide a quality customer service. Duties will include managing/reviewing the South Africa Travel and Movement mailbox, ensuring all queries are responded to within 24 hours and providing a pro-active quality response to customer queries, daily walk-in customer service, communicating and working in partnership with all relevant departments such as transport, security and estates with regards to all relevant enquires received, etc.
  • Manage a quality, pro-active and consistent customer service for new arrivals. This will include duties such as regular review and updating welcome packs, post information (i.e. Corporate Services Charter), arrangements around heavy baggage /unaccompanied airfreight (UAF), Certificate A’s, continues and consistent customer engagement, bank letters, meet and greet on arrival date, etc.
  • Manage the protocol budget effectively and work in hand with the Deputy Director of Corporate Services with regards to annual returns.
  • Manage accurate record keeping within the protocol team.
    These duties include ensuring that all files are current and up to date; schedules, such as the staff establishment list, are easily accessible and up to date.

    Essential qualifications and experience

  • Microsoft office
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and initiative
  • Good customer service skills coupled with an ability to handle difficult customers
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good organising skills

    How to apply

    For more information and job application details, see;
    British High Commission Protocol Manager – Corporate Services Jobs in South Africa






    British High Commission Junior Finance Officer, Corporate Services Jobs in South Africa

    Roles and responsibilities:

  • Provide a quality customer service. This will include duties such as managing the South Africa Accounts mailbox, responding to all account queries within 24 hours, etc.
  • Work in partnership with the Global Transaction Processing Centre (GTPC). Duties will include communication and resolving queries within the service level agreement timeframes.
  • Perform a support accounts function for the British High Commission in South Africa and Partners Across Government (General Ledger to Statement of Financial Position). Duties will include submitting invoices to the GTPC for processing, etc.
  • Maintain a professional relationship with the South African Revenue Services (SARS), monthly submissions and compliance. These duties may includes regular meetings with SARS, conducting the monthly processes on VAT returns and submitting on the e-filing system; also ensure compliance of invoices as per the SARS regulations.
  • Filing and safekeeping of all accounting documentation in accordance to the UK Data Protection Act.
  • Other duties may include however is not limited to assisting with preparations of month end reports, preparing documentation for internal audits, identifying and mitigating risk, reporting fraud.

    Essential qualifications and experience

  • Microsoft office (Excel a must have)
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and initiative
  • Good customer service skills coupled with an ability to handle difficult customers
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good organising skills

    How to apply

    For more information and job application details, see;
    British High Commission Junior Finance Officer, Corporate Services Jobs in South Africa






    British High Commission Protocol Officer – Corporate Services Jobs in South Africa

    Roles and responsibilities:

  • Familiarise, understand and apply best practice with regards to the Corporate Service Charter. This documentation outlines the service level agreement between Corporate Services and Partners across Government and will assist you to manage the relationship with your customers
  • Manage a quality, pro-active and consistent customer service for new arrivals. This will include duties such as providing welcome packs, post information (i.e. Corporate Services Charter), arrangements around heavy baggage /unaccompanied airfreight (UAF), Certificate A’s, continues and consistent customer engagement, bank letters, meet and greet on arrival date, etc.
  • Manage a quality, pro-active and consistent customer service for current posted customers. This will include duties such as creating note verbal’s to fellow embassies to assist with visa applications, general enquiries, etc.

    Essential qualifications and experience

  • Microsoft office
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and initiative
  • Good customer service skills coupled with an ability to handle difficult customers
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good organising skills

    How to apply

    For more information and job application details, see;
    British High Commission Protocol Officer – Corporate Services Jobs in South Africa


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