AMP: Financial Accountant

Adonis Musati Project (AMP)
Opportunity closing date: 
Saturday, 24 August, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Employment

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

Responsiblities:

  • 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

Requirements:

  • 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 to accounts@adonismusatiproject.org – 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.

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

For more about the Adonis Musati Project, refer to www.adonismusatiproject.org

Location: 
Cape Town

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