Job Description

Job PurposeTo administer deceased estates and to add value to the business by referring sales leads to the rest of Nedbank Group so as to create holisitic value proposition for our clientsJob ResponsibilitiesContribute to a culture conducive to the achievement of transformation goals by participating in Nedbank Culture building initiatives (e.g. staff surveys etc).Participate and support corporate social responsibility initiatives for the achievement of key business strategies.Identify and recommend opportunities to enhance processes; systems and policies and support implementation of new processes; policies and systems.Ensure that all estates assets are insured against loss.Draft a cash reconciliation statement which is checked for correctness by management before any cash distribution.Update stats and have monthly meetings with Management to identify possible risks.Get equity mandates from the heirs before liquidating any assets.Explain the deceased estates administration process to the heirs and manage their expectations; by regular and ongoing communication.Engage our internal clients (NFP; PFA) by keeping up to date with regular progress report.Responding to client queries and complaints within 48 hours.Escalating complaints to Management.Foster professional relationships with beneficiaries; intermediaries and others.Finalise estates within 12-months to ensure client satisfaction Generate revenue by taking executor's fees.Finalise estates within the shortest possible time to maximise profits by making use of statistics progress report.Receive all relevant documents from the heirs and send them to the relevant authorities for processing.Take control of the deceased assets and ensuring that thery are allocated to the lawful heirs.Keep abreast of legislation and other industry changes that impacts on role by reading the relevant newsletters; websites and attending sessions.Understand and embrace the Nedbank vision and demonstrate the values through interaction with team and stakeholders.Improve personal capability and stay abreast of developments in field of expertise by identifying training courses and career progression for self through input and feedback from managers.Ensure personal growth and enable effectiveness in performance of roles and responsibilities by ensuring all learning activities are completed; experience practiced and certifications obtained and/or maintained within specified time frames.Ensure information is provided correctly to stakeholders by maintaining knowledge and sharing knowledge with team.

Responsibilities + Skills

Working with a group to identify alternative solutions to work situations.Sharing information in different ways to increase stakeholders understandingBuilding and maintaining effective cross-functional relationships with internal and external stakeholders


Preferred QualificationPost Graduate Diploma: Financial Planning.Essential CertificationsPreferred CertificationsType of Exposure


Interacting with diverse people.Interacting with external clientsTracking cost against a budgetWorking in a fast-paced and changing environmentWorking in a team

Job Summary

  • Published on: Friday, 14th February 2020
  • Designation: Estates Officer
  • industry: Finance
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Johannesburg
  • Salary: on a call
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  • Application Deadline: Friday, 14th February 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: Nedbank Recruiting.
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