Jun 11, 2018

Finance Manager

  • MIET Africa
  • Durban, South Africa
Full time Finance

Job Description

MIET Africa seeks to appoint a Finance Manager, to be based in Durban.

Salary: Will be discussed with the successful applicant

Regular reporting on organisation cash-flow situation, as required
Prepare and review of monthly management / board financial reporting
Attend board meetings and present to the board on financial matters
Review of month-end reconciliations including but not limited to:
Bank reconciliation
Payroll reconciliation
VAT reconciliation
Petty cash reconciliation
Fixed asset register

Review of statutory returns before submission including but not limited to:
Annual tax return
CIPC return
NPO directorate narrative report
PAYE/VAT submissions
Coordinate annual audit and oversee annual audit process
Undertake internal audits and report to audit committee
Review organisation agreements as and when required
Assist with the annual organisational budget process
With regard to large projects: review/assist with the proposal budget conceptualisation, quarterly reporting, as well as implementing the necessary financial processes for effective control
Ad-hoc review of monthly payments
Advise the CEO/CFO/Board of any financial risks that may require action
Support Operations Manager with financial information required to assist implementation teams to develop and implement plans against budget
Ensure that procedures facilitate operations whilst managing risk
Motivate and lead a high-performance team
Act as lead liaison with implementing teams to solve bottlenecks and facilitate solutions within quick timeframes
Foster a success-oriented, accountable environment
Represent the organisation with varied stakeholders (funders, partners and suppliers)
Maintain continuous lines of communication, keeping the CFO informed of all critical issues
Continuously question systems in search of greater efficiency
Keep up to date with trends in finance world, explore and act on them
Develop, implement and monitor the financial policies and procedures systems

Chartered Accountant with two years post articles
Minimum of five years’ experience
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, self-confidence
Strong business and financial acumen
Strong oral and written communication skills
Integrative team working style, easy contact, rapid to adaptation, can foster team spirit
Ability to effectively interface with all levels of on-site and off-site employees and contractors
Ability to work with and report on variety of funder systems and practices
Good communication skills and capable of listening

To apply:
Submit to HR Department, MIET Africa at email address below and clearly stating “Finance Manager” in the subject line, and attach:

A letter of application, clearly stating the position
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Copy of ID
Copy of valid and unendorsed driver’s licence
Copy of qualifications
Copy of most recent payslip

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

MIET AFRICA reserves the right not to fill the post, or to re-advertise to widen the pool of applicants or to head hunt a suitable candidate.

MIET AFRICA also reserves the right to do a complete verification of all information supplied.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

MIET Africa is an NPO working in education development across the Southern African Development Community Region.

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