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Dec 11, 2019

Grants Manager

  • Wits Health Consortium
  • Johannesburg, South Africa
Full time Management

Job Description

Main purpose of the job

To lead the provision of effective financial and administrative support services to all staff and sites, specifically
in the areas of financial management, donor liaison and organizational administration.

Location: Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, Soweto

Key performance areas

Implement financial strategies, including systems, processes and policies and procedures through sound
governance practices.
Provide financial advice and review of funding applications.
Forecast future financial outcomes, plan, prepare and review annual budgets for approval by relevant
Stakeholders.
Disseminate and present to budgets to stakeholders (including donors).
Manage and monitor expenditure and report any irregularities.
Manage cost recovery from projects.
Prevent unauthorized expenditure or overspending.
Oversee cash flow planning and management and ensure that funds are available as required.
Effective management of finance deliverable for the SSC and division.
Implement and maintain financial management mechanisms that reduce financial risk to the business
Ensure compliance with donor requirements and manage audits.
Manage, compile and review month- end and year- end closing activities and ensure accurate financial
statements are available to relevant stakeholder within specified deadlines.
Supervise and manage the duties of team members to ensure optimal utilization of staff.

Required minimum education and training
B.Com (Accounting) or 3 years National Diploma

Required minimum work experience
Minimum 5 years working experience in Accounting and or Financial Management

Desirable additional education, work experience and personal abilities
Knowledge of SAGEX3, IFRS and the SA GAAP
Experience in a donor funded environment
Ability to influence, negotiate and communicate effectively with stakeholders.
Knowledge of donor and contractual requirements
Organized, thorough and accurate approach to work
Resilient with demonstrated ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Above average computer skills, particularly in MS Excel, MS Access, MS Outlook and MS Word.
Drivers licence & own vehicle essential.

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