Nov 29, 2018


  • University of KwaZulu-Natal
  • Durban
Full time Accounting

Job Description

REF NO. RO14/2018
The accountant supports and assist the Financial Manager with the day to day financial
management and operational activities
Responsibilities include:
• Ensuring best practice and good financial governance
• Manage and control budgets against prevailing university policies and procedures
• Reporting and control of main fund capital expenditure and asset management for
• Staff supervision and training
The incumbent will report to the Financial Manager: Research Financial Services.
Minimum Requirements:
• Relevant 3 year degree with Accounting majors, e.g BAcc. / BCompt. / Bcom./ BTech
• At least 5 years relevant accounting experience, of which 2 years should be in a
management position preferably within a tertiary education or public sector
• Broad knowledge and experience on Accounting (Management and Financial) and
Auditing requirements
• Ability to prepare financial reports, interpret cost reports, cash flows, balance sheets ,
income statements and analyses in compliance with IFRS, Review Subsistence &
travelling claims and Journals.
• People skills – effective people management skills
• Understands the university policies and procedures
• Higher Educational Institutional experience
• Understands the University’s committe structures and decision making bodies
Short-listed candidates may be required to undertake a skills test.
Enquiries and details regarding this post, including requests for a job profile, may be
directed to Erick Sithole
Applicants are required to complete the relevant application form which is available on the
Vacancies website .Completed forms must be sent to 
Advert Reference Number MUST be clearly stated in the subject line

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