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Surica Richards

Financial Assistant 


Jul 2015Present

Financial Management N4- In process

Northlink College Tygerberg

Subjects: Computerised Financial Systems, Financial Accounting

Feb 2015Jun 2015

Business Management N4

Northlink College Tygerberg

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

Sep 2012Sep 2012

Pastel Certificate

Gates Accounting

Pastel Accounting

May 2004May 2004

Computer Course

Thusong Centre Atlantis

MS Word

MS Excel

MS Powerpoint

MS Outlook


Jan 2000Dec 2000

Grade 12

Klipplaat Senior Secondary School

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

Work History

Feb 2011Present

Financial Assistant

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

Aug 2014Present

Finance/Admin Assistant-part time

An Extra Mile



Assist with NFD reports

Aug 2010Dec 2010

Receptionist/Admin Clerk

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

Feb 2009May 2009

Admin Clerk

Gr8 Group Construction

Filing, process invoices & quotations, Eft accounts

Payments, schedule meetings, manage owner’s diary

Aug 2005Aug 2008

Trade Expeditor/ Purchasing Clerk

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 2004Aug 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.