Benita Gardiner

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Benita Gardiner

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  • Preferred : UTC+2
  • Expected : 500 USD/Month
  • Updated 4 months ago

Virtual Assistant

  • Age : 48 Years Old
  • Gender : Female
  • Educational Attainment :- Matric with NQF5
  • Availability :- 60 Hours/week
  • Experience :- 28 Years

PERSONAL ASSESSMENT

 

I am an action orientated, self-motivated and hardworking person who possesses a high level of integrity. Through experience I have learnt how to analyse and solve problems with an emphasis on being thorough yet practical when generating solutions. I have good planning and organisational skills and I thrive on new challenges. I am also an innovative and quick learner with a proven ability to adapt well to change and to add high value to an organisation.

NAME OF EMPLOYER:                                URBAN ECO ADVENTURES COMPANY (my agency)

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT:                       01 October 2022 to current

POSITIONS HELD:                                        Freelancer

Admin Assistant

Financial Assistant

Reservations Assistant

General Manager

DUTIES:

Payments
Personal & Business Purchases
·       Capture bank statements transactions for all bank accounts into the cash book on a daily basis.

·       Ensure correct allocation of payments and funds transferred.

·       Perform monthly bank reconciliation for all bank accounts.

·       Administration

·       Reservations Assistant & Guest Liaison

·       Marketing on social media

·       Designing of advertisements for social media and email communication

 

 

NAME OF EMPLOYER:                                DOLPHIN CENTRE – Ponta do Ouro | Mozambique

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT:                       1 October 2022 to 30 August 2023

POSITIONS HELD:                                        Virtual Assistant | Freelancer
Admin Assistant

Reservations Assistant

 

DUTIES:

Payments
·       Ensure correct allocation of payments and funds transferred.

·       Administration

·       Marketing & Design

·       Reservations Assistant & Guest Liaison

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:                              Reservations Assistant & Marketing | Design

CONTACT PERSON:                                    Ashley Brownlie

CONTACT NUMBER:                                    +248 2 825 204

E-MAIL ADDRESS:                                        [email protected]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CAREER HISTORY

 

NAME OF EMPLOYER:                                PONTA ACCOMMODATION (my agency)

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT:                       30 June 2011 to 2020

POSITIONS HELD:                                        Freelancer

Admin Assistant

Financial Assistant

Reservations Assistant

General Manager

DUTIES:

Payments
Personal & Business Purchases
·       Capture of bank statements transactions for all bank accounts into the cash book on a daily basis.

·       Ensure correct allocation of payments and funds transferred.

·       Perform monthly bank reconciliation for all bank accounts.

·       Administration

·       Reservations Assistant & Guest Liaison

·       Marketing on social media

·       Designing advertisements for social media and email communication

 

Extra income for online holiday accommodation & activity booking agency – SOLD due to Covid

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NAME OF EMPLOYER:                                DOLPHIN CENTRE, Ponta do Ouro | Mozambique

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT:                       1 January 2011 to October 2019

POSITIONS HELD:                                        Virtual Assistant | Freelancer | would visit Moz once a month

Admin Assistant

Financial Assistant

Reservations Assistant

General Manager

DUTIES:

Managing Insurance Portfolio
Payments
Personal & Business Purchases
·       Capture of bank statements transactions for all bank accounts into the cash book on a daily basis.

·       Ensure correct allocation of payments and funds transferred.

·       Perform monthly bank reconciliation for all bank accounts.

·       Managing Business Insurance Portfolio

·       Managing Asset Register

·       Administration

·       Reservations Assistant & Guest Liaison

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:                              Financial Assistant & Reservations Assistant

CONTACT PERSON:                                     Viola Templin

CONTACT NUMBER:                                    +27 79 675 9370

E-MAIL ADDRESS:                                        [email protected]

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NAME OF EMPLOYER:                                KNYSNA ELEPHANT PARK (virtual office)

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT:                       1 April 2011 to September 2019

POSITIONS HELD:                                        Personal Assistant to the owner

DUTIES:

•            Managing personal Insurance Profile

•            Producing documents, briefing papers, reports and presentations

•            Authorizing Payments

•            Managing Business Insurance Portfolio

•            Managing Asset Register

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:                               Assistant to the owner, Administrative duties

CONTACT PERSON:                                      Lisette Withers

CONTACT NUMBER:                                    083 310 2131

E-MAIL ADDRESS:                                        [email protected]

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NAME OF EMPLOYER:                                KNYSNA ELEPHANT PARK (on site at the park)

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT:                       12 February 2007 to 31 March 2011

POSITIONS HELD:                                        Personal Assistant to the owner

DUTIES:

•            Travel Management

•            Personal & Business Shopping

•            Managing personal Insurance Profile

•            Function Management

•            Screening telephone calls, enquiries and requests, and handling them when appropriate

•            Meeting and greeting visitors at all levels of seniority

•            Organizing and maintaining diaries and making appointments

•            Carrying out background research and presenting findings

•            Producing documents, briefing papers, reports and presentations

•            Organizing and attending meetings and ensuring their manager is well-prepared for meetings

•            Liaising with clients, suppliers and other staff

•            Deputizing for the manager, making decisions and delegating work to others in the manager’s absence

•            Devising and maintaining office systems, including data management, filing, etc.

•            Carrying out specific projects and research

Financial Assistant

•            Payments via SARS e-filing

•            Authorizing Payments & Salaries

•            Managing Internet Banking Profile

•            Alternative cash ups

•            Managing Wesbank Profile

Store Rooms Manager

•            Overall stocktaking via IQ & manual

•            Purchases & dispensing of stock

•            Data capturing of stock

•            Housekeeping of store rooms

Admin Assistant

•            Managing Business Insurance Portfolio

•            Managing Computer (Server) Portfolio

•            Permits Portfolios for elephants & staff

•            Training & assessment of staff

•            Completion of all application forms

•            Facilitating

•            Guest Liaison

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:                               Assistant to the owner, Administrative duties

CONTACT PERSON:                                      Lisette Withers

CONTACT NUMBER:                                    083 310 2131

E-MAIL ADDRESS:                                        [email protected]

 

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