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Job Reference: G4S/TP/3328774/101354
Number of Positions: 1
Job Category: Accounting/Finance/Insurance/Commercial
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: Market Related
Location: East London
G4S Region: Africa
Country:South Africa

G4S Business Unit:South Africa - Cash Solutions
Closing Date: October 17, 2017
Package Description: Remuneration and benefits will be commensurate with the seniority of the role and in compliance with company remuneration policy and practice.

Job Introduction:

          Reconciliations Administrators

G4S Cash Solutions has a vacancies for Reconciliations Administrators based in East London.

Reporting to the Team Leader: Reconciliations, the Recons Administrators are responsible for ensuring the accurate and timeous administration/completion of the reconciliation process in line with company policies and procedures.

The successful incumbent is a self-starter with a proven track record in maintaining company policy, adopting best practices, and is able to exercise sound judgement in the pursuit of the achievement of the goals of the organisation, and understanding the role which support plays within a successful business unit. The incumbent will be expected to be results driven and to live the values of the organisation.


Role Responsibility:

Quality control, review and support on branch reconciliations

  • Review overall quality of branch level reconciliations
  • Administration of banking systems – new users, user changes etc
  • Monitor, compile and check daily bank recons
  • Check that the correct balances have been used in all reconciliations.
  • Choose random items to request and validate the entries on the recon.
  • Ensure that branch employees adhere to policies and procedures and report on non-adherence.
  • Assist and guide branches

Accurate, timely and completion of designated reconciliations

  • Counter-check that the correct balances have been used in all reconciliations at national level.
  • Choose random items to request and validate the entries on the recon.
  • Review and check validity on month end recons, report non adherence / issues
  • Review age analysis and follow up on anomalies
  • Manage the bank recons and treasury recons and ensure submission to Head Office

Resolution of queries and provision of support on outstanding reconciliation matters

  • Assisting branches with cash processing recons and resolving queries
  • Assist with daily operational / finance admin issues / queries pertaining to cash processing and related activities
  • Visits to branches as required
  • Provide training for new staff / up-skill existing staff to assist in query resolution

Compilation of reconciliation reports as per current reporting requirements

  • CP12, weekly cash count report
  • Compilation of National, regional, branch level reports in line with non-compliance with procedure
  • Assist with investigations in irregularities.
  • Bank user rights reports
  • Any other Group/Africa or adhoc reports as requested
  • Assist with year-end audit in provision of supporting documentation and information


The Ideal Candidate:

Minimum Qualifications & Experience

  • Diploma or Financial Qualification
  • 3-5 Years relevant working experience in reconciliations, would be deemed appropriate for this level position
  • Previous Cash Management Centre experience would be highly beneficial
  • Solid understanding of ERP/Accounting packages – SAP would be advantageous
  • Computer Literacy in MS Office Packages essential, with specific reference to intermediate Excel
  • Exposure/experience dealing with banking systems



  • Knowledge of administrative procedures
  • Knowledge of reconciliation procedures
  • Knowledge of Cash Management Centre processes
  • Knowledge of company policies and procedures


  • MS Office Computer skills
  • Acting professionally
  • Communication (written and verbal)
  • Supporting and working with others
  • Delivering objectives


  • Sharing and cooperating
  • Dealing with changing circumstances
  • Understanding the organisational environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Work under pressure

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, but SA citizens or those with a valid SA work permit, will have a distinct advantage.

About the Company:

G4S is the world’s leading international security solutions group, which specialises in outsourced business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat. G4S is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has a secondary stock exchange listing in Copenhagen. G4S has operations in more than 125 countries and 657,000 employees. 

G4S operates in over 25 countries in Africa and employs over 105 000 people on the continent. At G4S South Africa, our vision is to be recognised as the leader in providing security solutions. We therefore endeavour to build and maintain a motivated, capable workforce who are proud to work for our region and able to deliver our commercial strategy. We continue to build on the excellent people management practices which are in place across the Group in order to fully engage our workforce. 

G4S is an organisation which is defined by its values, which are:

  • We act with Integrity and Respect - Our business activities and relationships are built on trust, honesty and openness. We do what we promise and always strive to do the right thing. We listen. We treat our colleagues, customers and those in our care with the utmost respect.
  • We are passionate about Safety, Security and Service Excellence - We are passionate about working safely and take great care to protect our colleagues and customers from harm. We are experts in security and use that knowledge to protect our customer’s assets. We keep our promises and are passionate about delivering high levels of customer service.
  • We achieve this through Innovation and Teamwork - We invest in technology and best practice to continuously improve the products and services we offer. We challenge ourselves to find new ways of helping our customers achieve their goals. We work together as a team, valuing everyone’s contribution, to ensure we achieve the best results for our customers and our business.

For more information on G4S, please visit:

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Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.