|Location||Cape Town, South Africa|
|Street Address||Cape Town|
The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) strives to improve the nation’s health and quality of life by funding and conducting relevant and leading health research. It further aims to promote equity, career development and progression.
Three – Year Contract
The Conference Centre and Event Management Office is a business unit based within the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) in Cape Town. This Office has been successfully operating under the SAMRC leadership since 2005.
This office is responsible for events facilitated in the conference centre (at the SAMRC Head office) as well as arranging and management events hosted locally, national and internationally. Candidates must manage all project funds across the departments.
We take pride in what we do by offering a professional and personal service to our clients and are looking for candidates with excellent communication, customer service and creative skills.
The position will require staff to work flexible hours based in Cape Town.
Collecting, interpreting and reviewing financial information
Preparing and managing budgets for multiple projects concurrently
Provide financial income and expense reports for multiple projects to internal and external clients
Regularly update the financial management of SOP’s for the unit
Financial and general administration function of the unit.
3 Year Financial Accounting Diploma or similar
3 to 5 Years’ budgeting experience (internship period excluded)
Experience in JDE system or similar financial programmes
Be able to interpret and review financial information
Proven track record of preparing and managing budgets for multiple projects
Computer proficiency (Internet, e-mailing, MS Office)
Possession of a valid driver’s licence
Travel and flexible hours is a requirement
Proactive/people management style
Be able to work under pressure
Have an analytical mind
Negotiation skills and the ability to develop strong working relationships
Good communication skills – both written and verbal
Ability to problem solve
Ability to meet deadlines/work under pressure
Ability to work as a team
High level of organizing & planning
Experience in Event Management systems
Financial reporting experience
Proven project management and accounting experience
Interested candidates can send their CV