ABOUT Pension Funds Adjudicator:

The Office of the Pension Funds Adjudicator (OPFA) is a legal entity established in accordance with the terms of the Pension Funds Act, 24 of 1956. The aim of the company and the Act is to eliminate pension fund complaints that have been lodged in a manner that’s economical, fair, and expeditious.

DETAILS ABOUT THE INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME:

Location: Ashlea Gardens, Pretoria, Gauteng
Position: Finance Internship
Salary: Market related

OPFA is looking to place a Graduate in the position of Finance Intern. Students with an Accounting qualification may be eligible to apply.

Key Performance Areas of the Programme:

  • Assisting with Audits
  • Journals (every month)
  • Petty Cash counts (every month)
  • Depreciation journals (every month)
  • Bank and other reconciliations (every month)
  • Prepayment schedule monthly and journals (every month)
  • Trial Balance (every month)
  • Supporting the finance management team with clerical duties
  • Partaking in client meetings, video conferences and phone calls
  • Minute taking in finance meetings
  • Scanning and Filing payment batches
  • Capturing and approving creditors invoices
  • Compiling Finance Reports
  • Compiling treasury reports
  • Compiling Management Accounts
  • Assets management
  • Logging all correspondence relating to your duties (telephone calls, emails, etc)
  • Assisting project team members and management with document preparation and review
  • Other relevant request from the CFO

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS NEEDED TO APPLY:

Before applying, please ensure that you meet ALL of the following minimum entry criteria – failure to satisfy all the requirements will result in your application being disqualified:

    • Must have a Accounting Diploma (minimum requirement)
    • Must be computer literate and be proficient in Microsoft (Word, Excel and Outlook)

Knowledge and experience working with Pastel Accounting (advantageous but not essential)
Knowledge of PFMA (advantageous but not essential)

  • Must have excellent communication skills (oral and written)
  • Must have excellent listening skills
  • Must have good writing skills and be able to explain complex concepts
  • Must have knowledge of financial terms
  • Must have strong analysis, interpretation and problem-solving skills
  • Must be resilient
  • Must be self-motivated
  • Must have strong organisational and planning skills
  • Must be results-driven
  • Must be deadline driven
  • Must be service delivery driven
  • Must be able to work under pressure
  • Must have a professional manner at all times
  • Must be able to work well in a team

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE INTERNSHIP POSITION:

Applications must be submitted by email to: [email protected]
Attach the following documents to your application email:

  • A motivational letter
  • An updated Curriculum Vitae
  • A certified copy of your Identity Document
  • Recent, certified copies of your qualifications

Please note:
– The OPFA is NOT obligated to make an appointment
– Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
– If you do not hear a response within 1-month of the application deadline, consider your application unsuccessful

CONTACT THE INTERNSHIP PROVIDER FOR QUERIES:

For any queries related to this internship programme, please contact the Office of the Pension Funds Adjudicator directly:
Telephone number: 012 748 4000/ 012 3461738
Email address: [email protected]