QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent diploma in the relevant field (Accounting, Financial Management, Business Administration, etc.)

- Minimum of three (3) years relevant practical experience in similar responsibilities.

- Valid SA driver’s licence.

- Experience in the use of Sage Pastel.

- Strong computer literacy (Excel, MS Word, PowerPoint Outlook and Internet Explorer).

- English: fluent (speak, read, and write).

 

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

- Record and account for all transactions, ensuring accuracy and completeness of required files and supporting documentation.

- Ensure sound management of bank accounts.

- Process disbursements in accordance with financial management policies and established approval levels.

- Ensure compliance with procurement rules and procedures and support staff to undertake their procurement requirements.

- Responsible for full accounts payable and receivable function.

- Process employee expense reimbursements.

- Ensure timely payment to all company payees and maintain complete payee files.

- Prepare monthly financial reports.

- Perform month-end closing and year-end duties such as reconciliations, VAT reimbursements, inventory lists, etc.

- Ensure registration requirements are always kept current and files statutory returns and renewals.

- Support payroll function and manage leave capture prior to info transfer to payroll payments service provider.

- Maintain all accounting files to ensure completeness of evidence supporting accounting and procurement transactions for internal, audit and projects sponsor reviews.

- Perform continuous risk analysis to ensure internal controls are sufficient to mitigate risks.

 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

- Excellent attention to detail.

- Strong analytical skills (to perform variance analysis, budgeting, etc.)

- Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.

- Self-confident, ability to work under pressure and multi-task.

- Ability to work independently.