Finance Intern


Role title Finance Intern: Compliance
Division Finance
Location Netcare Head Office
Reporting structure Financial Manager
Closing date 02 April 2021
The Finance Intern: Compliance is responsible and accountable for providing support in ensuring that the Hospital Division is
conducting its business in full compliance with all national and international laws and regulations that pertain to its industry,
as well as professional standards, accepted business practices, and internal standards, including but not limited to applicable
taxation legislation, taxation practice, treasury practices, regulatory requirements, CSA requirement and internal policies and
 Provide support to Netcare Hospitals with respect to Treasury Administration within the Hospital Division. This
includes, but not limited to, facilitating user access administration (new user, user termination, changes in user access
rights, re-set of passwords).
 Maintain and revise policies and procedures to ensure general compliance to treasury and fidelity requirements of the
 Maintain an effective compliance communication program for the division including promoting heightened awareness of
Standards of Conduct and understanding of new and existing compliance issues and related policies and procedures.
 Periodically review and update Standards of Conduct to ensure continuing currency and relevance in providing guidance
to management and employees in the Hospital division.
 Collaborate with all departments (e.g. Risk Management, Internal Audit, Human resources etc.) to direct compliance
issues to appropriate existing channels for investigation and resolution.
 Respond to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and Standards of Conduct by evaluating or
recommending the initiation of investigative procedures.
 Monitor and coordinate compliance activities of other departments to remain abreast of the status of all compliance
activities and to identify trends.
 Ensure personal awareness and compliance with pertinent policies / legislation.
 Participate in internal & external audit reviews and recommend implementation as per management instructions within
the delegation of authority framework.
 Conduct Control Self-Assessment (CSA) Compliance Audits within the Hospital Division to ensure CSA Compliance.
 Provide CSA guidance and support to the Hospital Division.

 Periodically review and update Hospital Division CSAs to ensure they remain relevant to the control environment.
 Maintain and revise policies and procedures to ensure general compliance to maintain legal, ethical and proper conduct.
 Facilitate the completion of the Hospital Division IT14SDs.
 Provide support and guidance to the Hospital Division on the preparation of tax reporting packs to support Income Tax
 Provide support and guidance to the Hospital Division on the preparation of VAT reconciliations to support VAT returns.
 Provide support to the Hospital Division in resolution of all tax related queries.
 Promote the validity, accuracy and completeness of tax accounting principles applied in the business.
 Identify, record, quantify and manage the division’s exposure to tax and other financial risks.
 Conduct the necessary training, prepare manuals, update policy documents and implement procedures to comply with the
Group requirements.
 Review and interpret current and proposed legislation and documents that impact on regulatory reporting or taxation
requirements for Hospital Division.
 Maintain a working knowledge of statutes to contribute to ensuring all financial information meets the necessary statutory
and regulatory compliance standards, including liaising with tax consultants and auditors.
 Communicate technical advice and provide assistance to the Accounting team in relation to financial reporting, treasury
and taxation issues.
 Ensure proper reporting of violations or potential violations to management.
 Participate in various treasury, accounting, taxation and finance information system projects.
 Support and work closely with the finance team to ensure the appropriate tools, processes and reporting are developed and
implemented to continuously improve processes, data integrity and reporting particularly in relation to tax and reporting
 Assume responsibility for own personal and professional development.
 Ensure that managerial behaviours are modelled and aligned to the Netcare values.
 Keep up to date with Netcare’s evolving policies and procedures.
 Actively participate as a member of the team to achieve goals.
 Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Accounting / Finance or equivalent NQF 7 level qualification.
 Attention to detail and quality of deliverables.
 Accounting knowledge (IFRS and equivalent standards).
 Workable knowledge of key elements of the VAT Act, Income Tax Act and Companies Act and other relevant

 Advanced computer literacy (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) – High proficiency in Excel and spreadsheets and
 Report writing.
Coaching Others* The capacity to recognise development areas in others and support them to facilitate
personal development through coaching.
Leading and Managing Change* The capacity to implement and support change initiatives and to provide leadership in
times of uncertainty.
Performance Development* The ability to evaluate and develop different levels of capacity within a team to achieve
set objectives.
Taking Action Capable of recognising the need for action, considering possible risks and taking
responsibility for results.
Decision Making Capable of making decisions timeously and taking responsibility for the consequences.
Managing Self Capacity to plan, organise and control own work environment by setting appropriate
priorities and achieving set objectives within a given time frame.
Customer Focus and Service
The capacity to identify and respond to the needs of *internal and external customers.
*Internal and external customers include patients, doctors, colleagues, suppliers,
visitors, vendors and any other person that requires a relationship
Adapting and Responding to
Capable of supporting and advocating change initiatives and managing own reaction to
Continuous Improvement The capacity to improve systems and processes to facilitate continuous improvement.
Personal Work Ethic Capacity to instil an ethic of quality and consistency in self and others.
Building Relationships Capacity to establish constructive and effective relationships.
Communication The capacity to clearly present information, either written or verbal.
Teamwork Capacity to cooperate with others to work towards a common goal.
Technical Knowledge The capacity to perform a technical function to required standards.
Netcare Values At Netcare, our core value is care. We care about the dignity of our patients and all
members of the Netcare family. We care about the participation of our people and our partners in everything we do. We care about truth in all our actions. We are passionate
about quality care and professional excellence.
 Care – The basis of our business. The professional, ethical patient care and services
we offer at every level of the organisation.
 Truth – The crucial element in building relationships that work. Open
communication with honesty and integrity is essential.
 Dignity – An acknowledgement of the uniqueness of individuals. A commitment to
care with the qualities of respect and understanding.
 Compassion – We engage everyone with empathy and respond with acts of
compassion in all interactions with our patients and their families.
 Participation – The willingness and desire to work in productive and creative
partnerships with others and the commitment to communicate.
The Netcare Way Netcare is committed to providing quality care. Our basic service standard holds us
accountable for the below seven behaviours which you will be accountable to uphold:
 I always greet everyone to show my respect.
 I always wear my name badge to show my identity.
 I am always well groomed to show my dignity.
 I always practise proper hand hygiene to show my care.
 I always engage to show my compassion.
 I always say thank you to show my appreciation.
 I always embrace diversity to show I am not a racist.
The Company’s approved Employment Equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process aligned
to the Group’s Employment Equity strategy. Netcare actively supports the recruitment of people with disabilities.
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are requested to e-mail a detailed CV to
Please note:
 Please note that reference checks for internal applicants will be conducted with the current and past Netcare direct line
managers of the applicant and the relevant Netcare HR Managers. Employees are therefore encouraged to discuss internal
job applications with their direct line manager to ensure that the line manager is aware of the application.
 The terms and conditions of employment relating to the function which you have applied for will be based on those that
exist in the Division within which you will be employed.

 In the event of a candidate having any disability that may impair the individual’s ability to perform the job function, the
candidate must kindly inform the employer so that an assessment for reasonable accommodation can be made.
 By applying for this position and providing us with your CV and other personal information, you are consenting to the
information being used for the specific purpose for which it was provided, which is recruitment purposes and possible
appointment purposes (should you be successful). Please note that your information will be processed for recruitment
purposes only or for such purposes relating to assessing the establishment of an employment relationship with yourself,
and this will be done in accordance with the applicable data protection and privacy legislation. We confirm that such
information will not be used for any other purpose without obtaining your prior consent.
 If your application is not successful, we retain your CV and other information provided for a period of
6 months after which it will be destroyed in a secure manner. If you object to your information being used in accordance
with the aforementioned clauses, please indicate your objection and we will immediately destroy your personal information
in a secure manner.