Proofreader – Language Services

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Proofreader - Language Services

Benefits: Medical Aid, Birthday Bonus, Incentives, Provident/Pension Fund
Location: Johannesburg, Wierda Valley
Education level: Diploma
Job level: Junior/Mid
Type: Permanent
Reference: #Ince Proofreader
Company: Ince

Job description

This role involves reviewing, proofreading and doing quality control on JSE listed companies’ and other unlisted companies’ draft annual integrated reports, company circulars, SENS and Edgar announcements, marketing materials, websites, emailers and adverts, to ensure that they meet very stringent content, formatting and deadline requirements of the client and which we set for ourselves.
This position would suit an individual who will be able to:
  • mark up documentation in any digital format (pdf, Word, Excel) or apply traditional markups on hard copy, be familiar with editing practices and manuals of style used in industry.
  • Work on project management software.
  • Familiarise with digital security around highly confidential/sensitive company information.
  • Preferably be multilingual/able to read in more than one language.

The ideal candidate must be familiar with the JSE Listings Requirements, Companies Act reporting requirements as well as the International Integrated Reporting Framework.
We are looking for an individual with Matric (Grade 12) and d relevant diploma or degree and a minimum of three years’ experience as financial editor/financial proofreader/company secretary/integrated annual report specialist, who has had exposure to JSE listed companies.
Technical knowledge/competencies
  • Superior English language skills, including use of punctuation, syntax etc.
  • Familiarity with financial reporting terminology and conventions
  • Up-to-date knowledge of the JSE regulations and Company’s Act as it relates to regulatory reporting compliance
  • Knowledge of the revised King IV Codes of Reporting and Governance Principles for South Africa and how these impact on reporting requirements.
  • Knowledge of the International Integrated Reporting Council’s framework that requires integration of the financial and sustainability reports
  • A high level of editing and proof-reading skills.
  • Copy writing abilities in this specialist area.
  • Quality Assurance abilities 
  • Able to work on project management software.
  • Familiar with digital security around highly confidential/sensitive company information.
Behavioural competencies
  • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Good time management and organisational skills.
  • Being able to process information quickly.
  • Able to deal under some pressure with high volumes of work with quick turnaround time in a fast-paced working environment.

Company Description

Ince (Pty) Ltd, a leading, dynamic investor marketing agency, with a thirst for adventure and a story of entrepreneurship and adaptation, using the power of digital to deliver the right message to the right people at the right time.
Posted on 17 Nov 13:32, Closing date 24 Nov

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