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Creditors clerk, Office adminstrator, Personal assistant

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
June 20, 2019

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Name: Saskia

Surname: Mitchell

Date of birth: 19 August 1990

Gender: Female

Languages: English (1st) and Afrikaans (2nd)

Health: Good

Children: None

Married: No


Cell number: 071-***-****


Address: 202 Golden Oaks, 10 Corlett Drive, Illovo, 2196 EDUCATION

Matriculated (2008) – Kensington High School

Subjects: English, Afrikaans, Mathematical Literacy, Life Orientation, Business Studies/Economics, Life Science/Biology and Geography


Graphic Design and Web Development (2009) 1st year – Rosebank College Courses: Introduction to personal computing, Desktop publishing, Digital citizenship, Introduction to conceptual techniques, Business communication, Drawing and illustration techniques, Business information systems, Visual communication 1, Graphic development 1, Business practice, Entrepreneurship and Work readiness programme workshop 1 COURSES

• Basic First Aid (October 2006) - J.P.R. Medical Emergency Training Academy

• Office administration (24 January – 7 February 2011) – Zetaweb Institute COMPUTER LITERACY

Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power point and Outlook), Paint and Autoplan. Advanced problem solving, Search engines, Word processing, Browser basics, Virus/malware scanning, Common keyboard commands, Basic hardware terminology, Simple networking diagnosis and Security/privacy 101


Red carpet assistant - Global Citizen Festival Mandela 100 (December 2018) – OnPoint PR Duties: Media placements on the red carpet, introducing guests to the media, escorting guests from the red carpet to the media centre, escorting guests to their interview rooms Reference: Fatima Ouanssaidi (director) – 011-***-**** Influencer marketing (2018) – OnPoint PR

Duties: Identified influencers for presentations and events Reference: Vista Kalipa (director) – 011-***-****

Harker’s Automotive Engineering CC:

• Manager of Harker’s Spares CC (intercompany) and creditors clerk (February – October 2018) Duties: Procurement and inventory management (consumables, parts and stationery). Opened up job cards and invoiced clients. Issued clients with order numbers. Sourced equipment, goods and services. Performed strategic procurement activities across multiple categories of spend, search for better deals and found more profitable suppliers. Tracked and reported key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness. Performed cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking. Seeked and partnered with reliable vendors and suppliers. Determined quantity and timing of deliveries. Implemented change and developed new processes to better procure goods and services

Reference: Craig Harker (director) – 021-***-****

• Creditors clerk and administrative assistant (September 2015 – October 2018) Duties: Met deadlines. Extracted figures and imported into spreadsheets. Data captured and reconciliation of accounts. Daily processing of invoices. Prepared payment requisition. Monthly creditor recons. Investigated, followed up and resolved queries. Completed credit application / credit limit increase forms. Loaded and maintained suppliers on accounting package. Created requisition forms and purchase orders. Captured invoices and reconciled statements with own records to ensure accurate payments to suppliers. Made sure that supported documents were verified and attached to purchase orders. Made sure that outstanding items were kept in a pending file. Made sure that open purchase orders were followed up. Attended to client/vendor queries and complaints. Filed all documentation. Made sure that the company’s vehicles and the director’s vehicles were up to date with license renewals and traffic fines were paid. Filed all employee documents and issued pay slips

• Administrative assistant and receptionist (July – August 2015) Duties: Petty cash custodian. Responsible for taking in and giving day-to-day cash of customers and suppliers. Executed all administrative tasks to the highest quality standards. Updated calendars and scheduled meetings. Switchboard. Ensured that the front desk welcomed guests positively. Ensured that the reception area was tidy and presentable with all necessary stationery and material. Provided basic and accurate information in-person and via phone/email. Received, sorted and distributed daily mail/deliveries. Maintained office security by following safety procedures and controlling access via the reception desk. Performed other clerical receptionist duties such as filing, photocopying and faxing, hands-on experience with office equipment

Personal assistant (2014) - Kim Cloete (Actress and radio personality) Duties: Invited guests to theatre shows. Set up meetings with clients/sponsors/television and radio producers. Booked trips/guesthouses. Social media updates and replies Point person and social media marketing (2013) - Urban2U / Rainmakers (Events company) Duties: Researched artists, venues, nightclubs, etc. Social media marketing Reference: Denour Hicks (director) - 079-***-****

Data capturing (2013) - Performance Enhancement and Rewards Duties: Received records for telephonic follow ups. Imported and exported data between different databases

Reference: Michaela Wessels or Justine Jax – 021-***-**** INTERPERSONAL SKILLS / ATTRIBUTES

I am meticulous, innovative and very creative with the work that i produce. I enjoy new and interesting challenges and welcome them favourably. I’m a quick learner. I am logical, determined and even persuasive at times when it is necessary or when required in a situation. I thrive to liaise with people at all levels including directors, managers, staff, clients and suppliers. I have strong leadership capabilities. I have the ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise. I work very well under pressure as i am able to multitask across several functions and prioritize my workload. I have great social media skills and i had a blog for a while, which gave me excellent copywriting and editing skills. I’m an exceptional organiser and great at keeping things tidy to make my job easier. My helpful, open minded and loyal demeanour compliments my personality further.

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