Administrative Assistant wanted urgently: APPLY NOW

Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant wanted urgently: APPLY NOW

Pidelta forms part of a group of associated companies under the umbrella of the Plennegy Group, who are leaders in their respective fields in agricultural innovation, technology and production. The company has grown from one small farm in 1973 to its present 8,500+ hectares of mixed and diverse farming units.
Farms are located in Umvoti, Winterton, Kaalfontein and Komatipoort districts, of which 3,700Ha are arable and devoted to production of seed crops and sugar cane

Employing 300 permanent staff across the farms, with a further 1 000 people on a seasonal basis for specialised tasks such as detasseling and harvesting of maize and forestry products.

This position is on a Pidelta Farm, about 10km outside Komatipoort, on the R571.

Job Functions
Accounting,Administration,Finance,Human Resources,Personal Assistant

Accounting,Admin, Office & Support,Agriculture,Bookkeeping,Financial Services,Human Resources

General Farm Administration & Secretarial duties
Statutory documentation complete and submit to relevant Authorities including Employee Records.
HR Payroll compile and submit to HR Shared Services.
Basic Bookkeeping functions as per site requirements.
Liaise with Vendors and external customers.
Facilities Housekeeping – ensuring the Offices are always neat.

Technical & Professional Qualifications:
Grade 12 with accounting and/or mathematics/Equivalent NQF level 4 qualification in accounting & administration
Tertiary qualifications with Bookkeeping/administration would be advantageous
– MS Office -Proven competence in Word,Excel & Powerpoint.

Work Experience:
Minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role within a high stress environment
Experience within a large organisation would be advantageous
Experience in MS Office would be advantageous
Minimum of 1 year experience in the use of any accounting systems

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

Required Knowledge:

Basic Knowledge and understanding of accounting principles, practices and ethics
Relevant working knowledge in the use of any accounting systems
Relevant working knowledge of SAGE Payroll
Computer literacy is essential
Intermediate to advanced level of usage on MS Office Excel, MS Office Outlook & MS Office Word; Basic level of usage on MS Office Power-point

Required skills crucial to success in this role:

Good interpersonal skills
Good communication skills
Good problem-solving skills
Good administrative skills
Good time management and prioritization skills
Good writing and verbal skills
Good computer skills
Good organizational skills

Required attributes crucial to success in this role:

Attention to detail
Ability to work under pressure and high amounts of stress while maintaining accuracy
Highly ethical and reliable
Adherence to confidentiality
Team player, but able to work independently
Ability to be firm when the occasion presents itself
Ability to operate with minimal supervision
Proactive problem solver
Deadline driven
Ability to liaise with people within and outside of the organisation
Concern for deadlines, order, quality and accuracy

Job Closing Date: 18/09/2020

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Source: Indeed