Job Description

Our client is an established venture capital investment manager that accelerates the international expansion of African innovation-driven businesses by leveraging Knowledge, Networks and Funding. Based in Observatory, Cape Town, they are recruiting for a Compliance and Office Manager/Support to join their team soonest.

Job Purpose:

The successful candidate would take charge of the implementation of compliance processes (across our funds) and keep these maintained and updated as required by the various reporting bodies. This person would take pride and pleasure in compliance and risk management in a financial services industry, but would like more variety in their job and would enjoy also managing the small office for 8-10 employees and provide support to the CFO and Inhouse Legal Counsel on ad hoc tasks. The role will include occasional event organising and management, as well as a small amount of executive PA work that would include travel arrangements and diary management.

Minimum Requirements
  • Grade 12 - National Senior Certificate
  • Compliance related Tertiary Qualification, or similar
  • 1 - 3 years' proven working experience in compliance and risk environment
  • Valid Drivers License and own vehicle
  • Valid SA ID
  • Clear criminal record
Technical Competencies
  • Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, Google Drive, Google Sheets, Gmail, Cloud, Slack and Excel
Personal Competencies:
  • Customer centric
  • Professional
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Presentable
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Innovative
  • Punctual
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High performance culture and ethic
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Flexible, self-motivated and proactive
  • Trustworthy with high standards of personal integrity
Performance Areas Tasks/Functions:
  • Need to be technologically literate
  • Proficient with numbers
  • Be a people's person and able to engage with people professionally
  • Be able to read legal documents in English and understand license requirements
  • Be able to prepare paperwork for the book keepers
  • Be able to submit applications for license / emigration / company formations
  • Be able to submit compliance reports to the FSB - basic insurance compliance work
  • Knowledge of opening bank accounts in foreign jurisdictions
  • Knowledge of the implementation of KYC / AML procedures
  • Read requirements for applications such as for the starting of companies / business licenses for different jurisdictions
  • Need to understand the difference between cryptos, futures, securities and derivative
  • Submit payroll figures to accountants / book keepers
  • Submit bank statements to accountants / book keepers
  • Gather information for taxes from the banks and call estate agents if a property needs to be valued
  • Organise flights, appointments and visa’s
  • Update web content
Working Hours
  • Mondays to Fridays, 08:00 to 17h00
  • Hybrid
  • Market related based on the level of experience of the applicant

Should you wish to apply for the position, please apply directly via this job board, please ensure that you quote reference number 202409 subject heading or email body.

Surgo (Pty) Ltd will consider all applications in terms of its Employment Equity (EE) and is committed in maintaining diversity in its’ appointments. Surgo (Pty) Ltd, therefore also encourages people with disabilities and from other diverse backgrounds to apply. Due to the high volume of applications, should you not receive feedback within three months upon submission, you can assume your application was unsuccessful and we encourage you to reapply. Please note that as a registered member of APSO, Surgo (PTY) Ltd. does not hold applicants accountable for any application fee.

Your CV will be kept on our database for us to contact you should any future vacancies become available. If you do not wish for us to keep your CV for any other positions, please email


Employee Type
Full-Time Regular
Cape Town Western Cape
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