Aug 12, 2019

Financial Accountant

  • Adonis Musati Project
  • Cape Town, South Africa
Full time Finance

Job Description

The Adonis Musati Project (AMP) is an NGO based in Wynberg working with refugees and asylum seekers.

AMP seeks to appoint a full time qualified financial accountant to be based in Cape Town

Reports to: Finance Manager


Prepare, verify, and process invoices and coding payment documents in accordance with funder/donor requirements.
Full responsibility for accounts to trial balance level
End of month trial balance review and sign off including ad hoc journal entries
Review of all transactions captured by bookkeeper to ensure accuracy and correct donor allocation
Donor management – allocating expenses to donors accurately, managing donor budgets and updating regularly
Petty cash and operational advance disbursement and reconciliation.
Process payments timeously and accurately through Standard Bank Business Online and Standard Bank Instant Money adhering to funder bank mandates
Responsible for all tax matters – PAYE, UIF, VAT, COIDA and Income Tax
Full payroll function from recording travel expenses and other ad hoc items to preparing payslips, making salary payments and monthly reporting to regulatory authorities
Assist with preparation of management, donor and board reports and ad hoc analysis.
Maintain finance files to ensure that they are audit ready – for funders and external auditors.
Coordinating annual audit, liaising with auditors and audit preparation


Relevant BCom or similar accounting qualification
Minimum 5 years experience in an accounting role
Experience and knowledge of working with donor funds will be an advantage
Knowledge of accounting software packages essential (SAGE One an advantage)
Advanced Excel skills required
Sound understanding of VAT, PAYE and company statutory requirements
Attention to detail, organised and accurate
Ability to work independently but be a teamplayer, to take initiative and to manage multiple tasks and projects at a time
Eager and willing to add to their knowledge base and skills
Willingness to embrace the organisations culture and ethos

To apply, please email your CV – Please put ‘Financial Accountant’ as the subject for your application.

When applying please put your intro / cover letter in the body of the email and include the following information:

Why you would be interested in this role
Current salary or salary expectation
Notice period
Your application will not be considered if any of the above information is missing. Should you not receive a response within 2 weeks of submitting your application, please accept it as unsuccessful.

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