Cornel Solomon

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  • Preferred : GMT+2
  • Expected : 1000 USD/Month
  • Updated 4 months ago

Administrative Assistant

  • Age : 46 Years Old
  • Gender : Female
  • Educational Attainment :- College Degree
  • Availability :- 35 Hours/week
  • Experience :- 27 Years

08 February 2023 – Current: TL Botha Properties (Full Time) – HARTENBOS

• Administrative Portfolio Manager
• Managing agent for 11 Complexes
• Day to day administrative and maintenance tasks associated with the management of 11 complexes.

14 SEPTEMBER 2020 – 07 FEBRUARY 2023: African Oceans Manor on the Beach (5 Star) & The Bay Lodge Guest Houses (Full Time) – MOSSEL BAY

• General manager (for both properties)

Main duties & responsibilities:
 Administration:
• Making of all reservations
• Answering all email enquiries
• Oversee check-in and check-out procedures, including reservations and financial transactions

 Day-to-day management of the properties and their resources
 Sales & marketing
 Ensuring guest rooms are maintained at the highest standard of cleanliness and comfort
 Monitor daily bookings and ensure assigned rooms are prepared prior to check-in
 Promptly address guests’ requests, like in-room dining, etc.
 Actively listen to and resolve complaints
 Manage guest relations team (including Receptionists and Concierges) to ensure compliance with all standards and operating procedures
 Examine daily duties, assign tasks and check on progress
 Analyze customer feedback from hotel guestbook and online reviews and suggest ways to improve ratings
 Purchasing of all food, maintenance and decor supplies.
 Maintenance:
• Checking and reporting of required maintenance work
• Upkeep of the interior and exterior of the
guesthouse, the managing of cleaning staff and gardeners
 Finance:
• Daily cash-up & reconciliation of expenses
• Monthly Booking reconciliation
• Debtors & Creditors monthly reconciliation
 Computer skills:
• Extensive knowledge of MS Office
• Internet & Email
• Nightsbridge Booking system

01 DECEMBER 2019 – 13 SEPTEMBER 2020: DRY CARPET CLEANERS SEBO
(Co-owner – Full Time) – MOSSEL BAY

• Office manager

Main duties & responsibilities:
 Assist clients with bookings, quotes & enquiries.
 Debtor’s & creditor’s controller
 General office duties
 Petty cash
 Stock control & ordering

01 APRIL 2019 – 30 NOVEMBER 2019: INTERNATIONAL QUANTITY SURVEYORS (PTY) LTD – BELLVILLE, CAPE TOWN

• Financial Manager

Main duties & responsibilities:
 General office management & administration
 Reconciliation of bank statements, monthly income & expenses for submission to managing partners
 Monthly salaries (Pastel Payroll) for employees and managing partners
 Submission of VAT & PAYE submissions to SARS monthly/bi-monthly as well as payment of above to SARS
 Calculation and setup of month end payments to suppliers
 Financial yearend document submissions to auditors
 Responsible for BEE Compliance process in order to obtain BEE certificate
 Issuing of all professional fee accounts to clients
 Follow up on monthly debtors payments
 Monthly credit card reconciliations for all partners as well as submission of reconciliation sheets and statements to auditors.
 Petty cash recon, cheque requests and cashing of petty cash cheque at bank

Reason for leaving: Relocated to Mossel Bay

01 DECEMBER 2017 – 31 MARCH 2019: INTERNATIONAL QUANTITY SURVEYORS (PTY) LTD – BELLVILLE, CAPE TOWN

• Office manager & Personal Assistant to Directors

Main duties & responsibilities:
 General office management & administration
 Reconcile bank statements, monthly income & expenses for submission to directors
 Monthly salaries (Pastel Payroll) for employees and directors
 Submission of VAT & PAYE submissions to SARS monthly/bi-monthly as well as timeous payment of above to SARS
 Calculation and setup of month end payments to suppliers
 Financial year end document submissions to auditors
 Responsible for yearly BEE Compliance process in order to obtain BEE certificate
 Issuing of all professional fee accounts to clients
 Follow up on monthly debtors payments
 Yearly CPD submissions for directors
 Monthly credit card reconciliations for all directors and partners. Submission of recon and statements to auditors.
 Petty cash recon, cheque requests and cashing of petty cash cheque at bank
 All personal administration for directors
 Booking of flights, car rental, accommodation for all employees
 Solely responsible for compiling all tender documents and contracts as well as following up on issuing and return of contracts
 Request yearly withholding tax certificates for tax purposes
 UIF updates for all employees

21 JANUARY 2014 – 30 NOVEMBER 2017: INTERNATIONAL QUANTITY SURVEYORS (PTY) LTD – BELLVILLE, CAPE TOWN

• Quantity Surveyor Assistant

Main duties & responsibilities:

 Compiling of: – Tenders
– Tender Reports
– Appointment Letters
– Payment Certificates & Schedules

 General Filing
 Basic Admin – follow up on PO numbers, tender report approvals, handling of queries by contractors, clients, etc.
 Compiling of Professional fee schedules and accounts for Shoprite Checkers (Pty) Ltd South Africa, Namibia, Angola, Ghana, Malawi, Nigeria.
 Handling reception & telephone when receptionist is not available.
 Checking of all tender documents and tender contracts before distribution to clients and contractors
 Checking of estimates for directors and quantity surveyors
 General admin and typing required by quantity surveyors and directors
 Update of quarterly MFA Building Index

Education
Jan 1990 - Dec 1994
Grade 12 at Upington High shool
Feb 1995 - Dec 1995
Haircare N4, N5, N6 at Tygerberg College
Feb 1996 - June 1996
Tourism N4 at Tygerberg College
Experience
Feb 2023 - Current
Portfolio manager at TL Botha Properties
Jan 2014 - Nov 2019
Financial & Office Manager at iQS
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