Job Title

Office Administrator /Financial Assistant

Western Cape
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Sector: FinTech
Posted: 19 January 2024

Job Details

Position: Office Administrator /Financial Assistant

Remuneration: Basic Salary

Location: Cape Town (Office Base)

Type: Permanent


Responsibilities (not limited to):

Office and Facilities Management:

Oversee day-to-day office operations, addressing general office issues.

Monitor and replenish office supplies, including ordering and updating asset registers.

Organize internal staff events (WFO/Year-End Function) and handle logistics.

Coordination and Administration:

Drive coordination of recruitment activities across the business.

Make travel arrangements for team members, including airlines, hotels, and rental cars.

Schedule meetings and liaise with clients and suppliers.


Assist the Finance team by pulling bank statements, updating cash flows, and managing action items.

Processing invoices for management accounts

Human Resources:

High-level HR tasks, including onboarding coordination, leave monitoring and working with brokers on staff medical aid queries.

Serve as a point of contact for employees.

Attributes of the Role and Culture:

Working closely with the management team, the ideal candidate is adaptable, thrives in a dynamic environment, and can manage conflicting priorities. They possess a can-do attitude, value learning, and are willing to take on diverse tasks for the greater success of the company. The ability to apply initiative and creative thinking to problem-solving, coupled with a results-focused mindset, is crucial.

Company Description:

FASTA is an online consumer finance business providing a range of financial services directly and through partnerships in South Africa. Visit our website at


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Track record of effective collaboration and getting things done.
  • Ability to understand technical matters and business strategy.
  • Strong command of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Minimum two years of working experience.


Knowledge and experience with Xero Accounting.

Personal Skills/Attributes:

  • Self-starter with the ability to plan and execute tasks independently.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Highly organized and capable of managing multiple tasks.
  • Team player willing to take on varied tasks for the greater success of the company.
  • Results-focused with a commitment to making a difference.
  • Not afraid of hard work, embracing the challenges of a small and exciting team environment.