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Specialist: Fund Accountant (Fixed Term Contract) Talent Pooling

Date: 13-Jun-2022

Location: Johannesburg GAU ZA, GT, ZA

Company: Liberty Group Limited

Stanlib's success is driven by the success of its people.  We aim to keep our staff engaged in the right role at the right time. Talent mobility is key to our competitive edge.  


To provide specialist advise and support in the preparation of financial statements which are accurate and complete and in line with relevant legislative requirements, through the execution of predefined objectives as per agreed SOPs.

Minimum Experience

2 - 3 years experience in a similar environment

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas [NQF Level 07] in Finance Economics and Accounting

Additional Minimum Qualifications



  • Apply relevant research methodologies, tools and techniques to effectively and purposefully gather information.
  • Understand and apply existing best practice frameworks to assist in the implementation of identified subject matter processes and standards.
  • Support the auditing process by providing accurate and up to date data in alignment with Org. financial reporting standards and requirements.
  • Provide specialist advice and support in area of accountability to ensure that identified solutions and recommendations are appropriate and effective.
  • Investigate anomolies and or irregularaties to establish and verify facts that leads to the identification and reduction of risks.
  • Assist in the compilation of financial statements in line with the audit file and approved accounting framework related to identified funds.
  • Accurately reconcile financial transaction records to supporting documentation in order to enable the verification of the validity of transactions.
  • Accountable for the execution of specialised work including the improvement of quality, standards and outputs within defined work routines and operating procedures.
  • Proactively solves problems, determines root-cause and applies solutions in line with guidelines and providing the necessary information to solve problems related to area of specialisation.
  • Plan for own task execution and advises on improvements related to area of specialisation.


  • Ensure own understanding and adherence to customer service delivery and Treating the Customer Fairly (TCF) principles to provide specialist support and guidance.


  • Adhere to specified standards, policies and procedures to prevent potential losses/wastage related to the area of specialisation.

Learning and Growth

  • Interact proactively with others for the purpose of continuous knowledge sharing; and integration of own new knowledge.
  • Contribute positively to own area-specific knowledge improvement associated with area of specialisation.


  • Ensure that established accounting standards, procedures and processes are adhered to, in compliance with legislative regulations.
  • Comply to set governance and compliance procedures and processes related to an area of work and continuously identify, rectify and escalate risks where necessary.


Liberty Values

    Technical Competencies

    • Research and Information Gathering (Basic)
    • Financial Accounting (Intermediate)
    • Financial Systems Administration (Proficient)
    • Financial Administration (Basic)
    • Reporting and Interpretation (Basic)
    • Customer Advice (Technical) (Basic)

    Behavioural Competencies

    • Professional/Technical learning (Basic)
    • Organisation and Attention to Detail (Intermediate)
    • Interpersonal Effectiveness (Basic)
    • Problem Solving and Analysis (Basic)
    • Teamwork and Cooperation (Basic)
    • Communicating with Impact (Basic)
    • Relationship Management and Networking (Intermediate)
    • Customer Orientation (Basic)

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