Megan Pelser


Megan Pelser

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  • Preferred : GMT+2
  • Expected : 600 USD/Month
  • Updated 2 months ago

Secretary / Personal Assistant

  • Age : 59 Years Old
  • Gender : Female
  • Educational Attainment :- Secretarial Diploma
  • Availability :- 40 Hours/week
  • Experience :- 35 Years


41C Piercy Road, Parkhill Gardens, Germiston, 1401

[email protected]

+27 79 399 2711

17th December 1964




I have good communication skills as well as a  good understanding of all responsibilities and an excellent understanding of attention to detail. I am systematic and methodical and I am able to work on my own initiative and adhere to tight deadlines. I have the ability to prioritize my workload.  I remain calm under pressure and have a good memory.




JEPPE GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL     Class captain – 1978, 1980 and 1981,

Extramural activities – tennis, netball and hockey.

Matriculated in 1982


ACE SECRETARIAL COLLEGE    January 1983 – June 1983

Basic Secretarial Diploma obtained :

Switchboard Speedwriting Typing.


Systematic and Methodical Audio typing.





FRANK BOTHA & WHITAKER   Employment period: July 1983 – June 1984

ATTORNEYS                            Position held :  Receptionist and legal typist

Reason for leaving:  Better job offer.



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PINNACLE INSURANCE            Position held:  Girl Friday

BROKERS                                 Employment period:  July 1984 – August 1985.

Reason for leaving:  Pinnacle moved in with Hall, Reid &Company. Pinnacle closed down and I stayed on with Hall, Reid & Co.



HALL, REID & COMPANY         Position held: Girl Friday/Secretary

CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS Employment period:  August 1985 – July 1988

Reason for leaving: I went on maternity leave

Mr Hall emigrated and the company closed down.


CAB HOLDINGS (PTY) LTD       Position held :  PA to Managing Director and

Secretary to two other directors

Employment period : February 1991 to 31st October 2009

Reason for leaving : a better job offer that did not



November 2009 to 10th May 2020 – due to the state of the

economy during that period, I was unemployed.


NEW CHARTER TRADING CC   Position held :  Personal Assistant/Secretary to two Directors

Employment period : 12th May 2009 to 31st July 2010

Reason for leaving : Company went into liquidation



Position held :  Personal Assistant to three Directors and

Secretary to two partners

Employment period : 4th August 2010 – 31st May 2023

Reason for leaving :  Retrenchment





Matuson & Associates is a team of senior business and consulting professionals specializing in corporate restructuring services, including turnarounds, performance improvement services and Business Rescue appointments.  The team at Matuson & Associates have successfully completed a number of high-profile Business Rescue appointments – SAA, Edcon and Highveld Steel, to name a few.

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I was PA for both Leslie Matuson and Piers Marsden.  My duties included but were not limited to :

–           personal affairs for both directors and their families

–           provision of general secretarial / administration support to managers and partners

–           liaison with suppliers

–           carrying out of routine administrative duties – photocopies, filing etc.

–           compilation of presentations

–           responsible for stationery acquisitions

–           control of cleaning staff

–           responsible for the purchase of alcohol/cleaning agents/locker room supplies

–           responsible for switchboard and phone calls.

–           preparation of administration, agendas, refreshment and boardroom for meetings.

–           typing of general correspondence and litigation  for  debtors.

–           drawing up contract agreements

–           follow-up of debtors by phone and by e-mail.

–           drafting of legal documents for overdue defaulters.

–           arranging of courier services to various sheriffs nationwide for Debt Collection documents




JEPPE GIRLS HIGH                   Matriculated in 1982

Subjects passed : English, Afrikaans, Home Economics,

Biology, Geography, History

Class Captain – 1978, 1980 and 1981

Extramural activities – tennis, netball and hockey



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ACE SECRETARIAL                   Period Attended : January to June 1983

COLLEGE                                 Secretrial Diploma obtained :


Speed writing








English is my home language – I speak, read and write it fluently

Afrikaans is seldom used – I understand it fully but I am “rusty” when speaking it





I have knowledge of Outlook and Word.  I have limited knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher.  I have audio typing and copy typing experience.





Mr Leslie Matuson                                         Retired due to ill health

Mr Piers Marsen                                             083 556 6751 (Resides in Canada)

Mr John Lightfoot                                           083 449 5805



Mr Cyril Budin                                                072 590 2816



Mr Robert Newcater                                      011 615 6572




1978 - 1982
Matric at Jeppe High School for girls
January to July 1983
Secretarial Diploma at Ace Secretarial College
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