Senior Deceased Estate and Administrative Assistant - Van der Merwe & Robertson Incorporated, Sandton

  • Sandton
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Legal
  • Posted by Van der Merwe & Robertson Incorporated on Thursday, February 13, 2020
  • Reference: 1655289
  • Apply before Monday, April 13, 2020 - 5 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Van der Merwe & Robertson Incorporated

Job Description

The position is for a senior deceased estate legal secretary and administrative assistant. The employee will have to administer the entire deceased estate process starting with the interpretation of the Will, interaction with the clients, liaising with the Master of the High Court, drafting of the Liquidation and Distribution Account and ending once the executor of the estate is released from his/her duties. The scope of work will include secretarial duties, general office administration and administration of trusts. The employee will be working alongside attorneys in the fulfilment of his/her duties; however, it is expected that the employee can fulfil his/her duties with little assistance. Employment Equity candidates will have preference. 

Scope of work position

  1. Administration of Deceased Estates
  2. Drafting of Wills and Trusts
  3. Secretarial Duties
  4. Administration of Trusts

Required Skills

  • administration of deceased estates : 8 to 9 years

Candidate Requirements

  • Minimum of 8 years of work experience in the Deceased Estates Department at a reputable large fiduciary institution;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Afrikaans;
  • Strong computer literacy and experience in Microsoft Office products;
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills;
  • Willing to work in a team, but can function independently;

 

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