Elmien Benson

  • Bela Bela, South Africa, ZA
Elmien Benson


I am 58 yr of age, very health with a positive attitude. I enjoy work and make sure that I get pride and proud out of my career.

I do have a valid driver’s licence and my own vehicle.

I start working in 1975.  at United Building Society till May 1976. In 1982 again I start work at  the Municipality as Cashier; improve myself to various grades and when I left in 1995 I work as a Gr 3 Clerk. In 1996 till 2000 I work at Lonrho Cotton as Debtors Clerk and Creditors clerk, full function. In 1997 and 1998 I was the best achiever for the Company. Using  Boss and Acc Pac, Lotus and Excel and Microsoft Word.

I also do full Salary function at Challenger Trailers using Pastel program. I also set up a Leave and Sick leave register. 

At Parkdev I was working as a Accounting Clerk and we did Property Management, I work on Pastel.

I work for 5 years as Estate Agent.

I did work on SAP accounts payable and accounts receiving, and SAP leave processing at Midway Chix - division of AFGRI, Now Daybreak.

I have good Excel, Microsoft office, PowerPoint, email and Internet skills.

I am a very hard working and loyal person and maintain good relationship with my co-workers. I hate conflict but I can handle it in a good manner.

I am the person you need to make a great improvement in your office, because I love challenges, and reconciliations and I am a go - getter and a good all rounder.

I am available for a  interview.


Work History

Work History
May 2014 - Present

HR CLERK - Settlers

Daybreak Poultry Worthing

HR Clerk, Processing overtime on Excel sheet, Issue Warnings, Final Written warnings and arrange Hearings. I work with the Union Members and keep Head Office updated on HR issues. Capture leave on SAP. Handle all staff issues. I report to Me H Combrink 014 7301905 and Mr B Nell 078 441 6301

May 2013 - Nov 2013

Reception - Temp Position - Settlers

Afgri Poultry - Midway Chix

Reception, Creditors, loading of Orders, prepare invoices for Payments, Stock Movements

Reconciliations on Debtors and Creditors, Assistance to the HR Clerk

Aug 2012 - Apr 2013

Admin Assistance and Data Capturing Seasonal Position - 

Worthing Boerdery Settlers

General Office tasks, filling, link invoices with orders for payments, wages for contract workers, Capture market deliveries with daily sales on Duet, and Symphony, Wages on Donkerhoek payroll. I report to Maru 014 7301916

Dec 2009 - Apr 2012

Estate Agent

BKB Bosveld and Auction Extreme Bela Bela

Selling of Property, Canvass for properties, arrange Show days, Arrange auctions, advertising of Properties, Rental of properties. Meeting Buyers and Sellers. Listing auctions and Properties on Web Page. 

Oct 2007 - Nov 2009

Accounting Clerk

Parkdev - Attfund -Brooklyn

Full Creditors, Reconciliations, Payments, Statements. Invoicing Debtors for rentals, Ordering Stationary, control and issue Stationary, Petty Cash recons and claims.  I report to Susan Erasmus - Attfund

Jun 2004 - Jul 2007

Estate Agent

Pam Golding - Bela Bela

Estate Agent, Selling of Properties, Listing properties on Web Page, meet sellers and buyers, canvasing of properties. Rental of properties. Arrange bond for buyers. In 2005 I was rocky Agent of the year. Advertising and doing Show houses.  I start the Pam Golding office in Bela Bela. I husband going to work in Iraq and I have to move to Pretoria

Jun 2002 - Mar 2004

Salary Clerk

Challenger Trailers Mookgopong (Naboomspruit)

Full salary function, Overtime, Bonuses, Leave Pay, Salary Increases, All deductions for Medical aid, Union Payments, Pension and Provident fund, payment of SARS, Unemployment, Set. Issue IRP 5, balancing of taxes. Handling all the Medical aid enquires and payments, using Pastel Payroll and I report to me S Bezuidenhout. 014 7432252 . We move back to Bela Bela.

May 2000 - Dec 2001

Debtors Clerk

Meike Trading - Selling Public Cellphone and Airtime - Pretoria

Process invoices on contract airtime and extra airtime loaded, Issue Credit notes, recons on MNT account and airtime loaded to debtors, Customer care and solve problems with debtors. With in 2 weeks I change the Overdraft bank account into a Healthy bank account with a few important changes regarding selling of Airtime. It was a contract position

Apr 1998 - Mar 2000

Creditors Clerk

Lonrho Cotton - Settlers

Receive orders from our Debtors, and the invoices from the Suppliers, match the order against the invoice, issue invoices to the Farmers (Debtors) manually, prepare statements, recon statements with suppliers invoices, prepare payments, do debit and credit notes. Do EFT on supplier payments. I was also responsible for the Vehicle insurance, garage card payments and Regional council calculations and payments. I rapport to Mr de la Port

Apr 1996 - Mar 1998

Debtors Clerk

Lonrho Cotton - Tongaat - Settlers

Debtors Clerk - Full Function Processing invoices, Capture seed, Oil, Diesel, insecticides and fertilizer invoices from our Creditors department. Our Debtors also become our Creditors when we buy the Cotton from the farmers. On receiving of waybills for the cotton, i check the grade and trash, the farmers info and generate a invoice, deduct the trash percentage from the weight and deduct a percentage to settle the Loan account and payments via Electronic transfer to the Farmers bank account or a bank deposit. Print and posting of Debtor statement. Generate ledger accounts on production areas, grades and trash of cotton. Prepare a rapport of the quantities, grades, ginning and trash of the cotton harvest as well as the debtors accounts. Recons on accounts. In 1996 I was the 2nd best achiever of the year and 1997 I was the best achiever of the year. I work on Lotus, Word and Boss. The company close down < i am retrenched

Jul 1988 - Aug 1995

Clerk Gr 2

Bethlehem Town Council

Debtors clerk, Collection on overdue accounts, Trace debtors and hand over to Lawyers of bad debtors. I work as Cashier, Balancing of Cashiers and bank deposits. Issue clearance certificates, rental of Town hall. Issue checks on credit users account. Check meters, and customer care. New services and disconnections. 

We move to Bela Bela

Jan 1984 - May 1988

Cashier and Senior Clerk

Senekal Munisipality

Cashier till November 1984, receive payments, issue receipts and issue dog licences and fishing licences,  and handle  rental of town hall and equipment. I keep the grave yard book updated

Senior Clerk - balancing of cashier, wages of weekly staff, collections on bad debtors and issue clearance certificates.

Jan 1975 - May 1976


United Building Society Pretoria

Teller, deposit and cash to account holders


Dec 1974 - Present

St 10

Klerksdorpse Hoërskool

Afrikaans, English, Biology, History, Book keeping and Economics.

Nov 2007 - Present

Senior Book keeping

Damelin College

Senior Book keeping

Jan 2008 - Jun 2008

Financial accounting


Financial statements




Identity Book

Inland Revenues

S A Id

1970 - 1974

Transvaalse Eind sertifikaat 

Transvaalse Onderwys departement

St 10 Certificate