|Location||Durban, Durban, South Africa|
To provide accurate financial management reporting information in compliance with IFRS and HLF policies and procedures.
Duties And Responsibilities
Prepares the Foundation’s quarterly and annual consolidated financial statements in line with the accepted accounting practice and forwards to the Chief Finance Officer for approval.
Developing financial management systems, policies and procedures to ensure the organization complies with requisite financial regulations.
Reviews monthly cash projections in line with funding projections and makes appropriate recommendations to the Chief Finance Officer.
Monitors cash projections and makes appropriate investments recommendations.
Tracks the movement on the Endowment Fund on a weekly basis and takes appropriate action as advised by the Chief Finance Officer.
Monitors the receipts of grants and takes corrective action where necessary.
Prepares the monthly reconciliation schedules for review and approval by the Chief Finance Officer
Prepares the consolidated management accounts report for circulation and submits to the Chief Finance Officer.
Ensures adherence to Organization’s Finance policies and procedure manuals by:
Checking the completeness of payment documents such as invoices, quotations and supplier selection lists checking and authorizing journal entries and ledger reconciliations in the system.
Responds to internal & external audit reports to ensure all queries are handled and solved and that accurate financial statements are produced.
Identifies risks within the Finance function and across all departments and recommends appropriate action to the Chief Finance Officer.
Reviews statutory payments and returns for the Foundation e.g. Withholding Tax returns.
Spearhead and monitor alignment of the financial reporting system to objectives of the organisation and IFRS.
Managing relationships with bankers, suppliers, beneficiaries & maintaining a good image of the company.
Proactively devising business sustainability initiatives for the Foundation.
Qualifications And Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent in related field.4 – 6 years’ working experience with 2 years in a senior position.
Professional qualification such as ICAZ, ACCA or equivalent is a requirement Agile and thorough in execution.
Adaptable and able to meet deadlines on deliverables, multi skilled & able to interact at senior level.
Strong analytical skills, excellent negotiation, relationship building & problem solving skills.
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent time management and organizational skills.