Surica Richards

Surica Richards

Financial Assistant 



Financial Management N4- In process

Jul 2015 - Present
Northlink College Tygerberg

Subjects: Computerised Financial Systems, Financial Accounting

Business Management N4

Feb 2015 - Jun 2015
Northlink College Tygerberg

Subjects:  Management Communication, Intro Accounting, Entrepeneurship & Business Management, Computer Practice

Pastel Certificate

Sep 2012 - Sep 2012
Gates Accounting

Pastel Accounting

Computer Course

May 2004 - May 2004
Thusong Centre Atlantis

MS Word

MS Excel

MS Powerpoint

MS Outlook


Grade 12

Jan 2000 - Dec 2000
Klipplaat Senior Secondary School

Subjects: Afrikaans, English, Biology, Business Economics, Geography, History

Work History

Work experience

Financial Assistant

Feb 2011 - Present
Orion Organisation

Segment specific admin support to the Finance Manager
Maintain accurate filing system for auditing purposes, prep for financial year end audit
Prepare and process cheque payments, process customer invoices and journals
Manage filing of returned cheques and cheque requisitions
Daily banking of cash and cheques, petty cash control and reconciliation
Issue cash receipts and customer statements, deal with customer account queries
Follow up with debtors regarding outstanding and overdue payment
Capture monthly staff t & a registers, garnishee order arrangements
Assist to prepare financial reports/ budget assistance
Contact point for IT related matters
Process weekly trainee allowance/ pay outs of disability grants
Prep and accuracy of B-BBEE information for B-BBEE audit
Assist in events co-coordinating where needed

Finance/Admin Assistant-part time

Aug 2014 - Present
An Extra Mile



Assist with NFD reports

Receptionist/Admin Clerk

Aug 2010 - Dec 2010
Orion Organisation

Handle switchboard, receiving visitors, assist admin dept.,
Preparation and organizing of meetings, typing of documents/ memo’s, fax & email, handle external enquiries
Event planning

Admin Clerk

Feb 2009 - May 2009
Gr8 Group Construction

Filing, process invoices & quotations, Eft accounts

Payments, schedule meetings, manage owner’s diary

Trade Expeditor/ Purchasing Clerk

Aug 2005 - Aug 2008
Builders Warehouse Tableview

Create and process orders on SAP system, load in store
promotions on branch level, follow up on outstanding orders, listing of new products, manage invoices and pod’s on direct deliveries, liaise with reps, negotiate close deals with suppliers/vendors, filing for auditing purposes


Oct 2004 - Aug 2005
De la Rey- Now Builders Warehouse

Point of Sales

Attend to clients


Mary-Ann Cedras

Financial Manager Orion Organisation

Tel: 021 572 8490


Chantail Brandt

Colleague Builders Warehouse

Tel: 021 929 1600

Priscilla Cloete

Chief Executive Officer An Extra Mile

021 572 0711/ 060 406 1790


Energetic, goal orientate, strong leadership skills. Excellent interpersonal skills and self-lead. Always thrive on a challenge and would grasp at any opportunity to improve and develop my skills and education. To be given a chance to prove my abilities.