Personal Assistant / Financial Administrator

Short Job Description: 

Our client, the MD of a logistic operation, requires a professional Personal Assistant/Financial Administrator to join the organisation. The candidate must have very solid financial acumen over and above senior administrative skills. This role will suit an ambitious career orientated individual looking for an opportunity to grow.

Where will the person be located? (Town/Suburb/Remote): 
Illovo, office
Select which one of these best describes the role: 
Full time - with flexibility
Main area of expertise required: 
Administrator - Accounting & Finance
Analysis & Reporting - Accounting & Finance
Other - Manufacturing and Logistics
Executive Assistants
Personal Assistants
Required Qualification: 
Relevant financial qualification preferred
List of required computer software skills: 
MS Office, GSuite, Dropbox
Estimated hours: 
Remuneration in ZAR: 
R25 000.00 depending experience
Remuneration term: 
Job posting date: 
Thursday, July 22, 2021
Full Job Description: 

Personal Assistant/Financial Administrator Job, Illovo, Gauteng



  • Personal Assistant to MD 
  • Responsible for putting together presentations on Powerpoint
  • Engagement with senior stakeholders internally and externally
  • Will work closely with the financial department and will work on complex financial reports. 
  • Diary management
  • Travel arrangements and accommodation bookings
  • Attend meetings and take minutes 
  • General administrative duties


  • Must have a degree BCom or relevant qualification
  • Advanced experience in Excel, MS Word, Powerpoint
  • Must be tech-savvy
  • Must have strong financial acumen and be able to read a balance sheet and trial balance
  • Numerically strong
  • Must be willing to travel with MD when needed
  • Must be able to engage at C Suite level, confident and determined
  • Very strong written and verbal communication skills, English.
  • Very well-groomed and presented. 
Application process:
Before applying check that your CV is comprehensive and that the roles and responsibilities demonstrate your capabilities and experience rather than a list of tasks. Always write in full sentences. You have up to 12 places of previous employment to demonstrate your skills, use as many as you feel are required but always include more than one. Write a motivational email explaining why you should be considered for the role. The motivational email will be seen before the CV and is submitted to the client with the CV. If you have not heard back within 14-21 days please assume the application was not successful.

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