Melissa

Freelance Article Writer & Bookkeeper

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Location:Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/pretorius
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MELISSA PRETORIUS
PO Box 1102
Strubensvallei
1735
(011) 475 5634
072 6288 721


Personal Information

Birth date: 1983/09/19
Nationality: South African
ID Number: 83091900030184
***: Female
Home Language: Afrikaans and English
Health Excellent
Marital status: Single
Drivers License: Code 08

Education

Grade 12, Hoërskool Florida, 2001
Subjects:
Afrikaans 1st Language HG
English 2nd Language HG
History HG
Geography HG
Business Economics SG
Travel and Tourism SG

Achievements: Charity worker in 2000 and 2001

• Certificate in Studied Media Studies and Journalism, Intec College - 2004

Modules Completed included:
? Information Literacy
? South African Media: A Survey
? The practice of Journalism
? Photography Basics
? Applying new skills

Achievements: Wrote a Profile story on Zimbabwe for a class assignment and was recommended for publication in the "The Pretoria News"

Completed course in October 2004

• Currently studying BA History through UNISA
1st Year - 2005

o Modules completed:
- SA History I
- General History I
- Ancient History I
- Classical History I


2nd Year - 2010
o Modules currently studying:
- South African History II
- Classical History II
- General History II

-Currently Studying COP1 (Basics of Retirement Funds)

3rd Year- 2011
- Decolonization III
- Precolonial South Africa III
- Democracy after 1963 III


Work Experiences

Beauty Consultant, Edgars, Randburg Waterfort, 2002
? Customer facing, worked with customers on showroom floor
? Banking and invoices
? Stock taking
? Filling
? Receiving stock and capturing on system
? Beauty work: Facials and manicures

Chef, MECHEM Groblersdal, 2003- 2004

Casual worker - at Sonstraal Superspar Durbanville Cape Town 2005
Cashier

Currently - ABSA - Currently working at ABSA since 1st February 2006
? Claims Administrator
- Withdrawal Claims
- Retirement claims
- Death Claims
- Disability Claims
- Applying for Tax on all claims
- Dis-investments.
- Paying Monthly Tax
- Doing Monthly Pensions payments
? Maintenance Administrator
- Recons
- Investments
- Switches
- Expense Billings
- Premium payments
- Bank Recons- weekly bank recons
- Monthly Bank Recons
- Transfer credit members
- General Payment e.g. Audit fees, FSB Fees ect.
- Admin Reports for Trustee meetings


General Information

Computer literate:
• Microsoft MS word.
• Excel 2003
• Excel 1 through ABSA
• Windows XP 2003
• Internet
• Outlook Express (e-mail)
• Cashier Till PS Dos
• Vision : Inpensions and Gui

Interests:
• Reading
• Writing
• Hiking
• Sports
• History & Archaeology

Personal:
• Hard worker and never afraid to learn new things.
• I’m a dependable person that always takes my work very seriously.
• Always do more then want is expected of me.


References

Me. Hetty Van der Westhuizen (Store manager at Edgars)
Edgars Randburg Waterfort
Tel: 072 207 4036

Mr. Johannes Pretorius (project manager at Globersdal)
MECHEM Groblersdal- Maleoskop
Tel: 084 5777 500

Allison Woest
ABSA Administrator Manager
(011)244-9064

Jannie Erasmus
ABSA Administrator Manager
(011)2449079

Testimonial
Geography teacher- Me. Jones
Hoërskool Florida
Louise Botha Ave- Florida
Tel: (011) 672 5345/6
Fax: (011) 672 5246

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Article Writing
Bookkeeping