Gender DynamiX: Financial Officer

Gender DynamiX
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Wednesday, 15 May, 2013
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Gender DynamiX (GDX) is a non-governmental, human rights organisation that promotes freedom of expression of gender identity and advocates for the rights of transgender, transsexual and gender non-conforming people.

Gender DynamiX seeks to appoint a Financial Officer, based in Cape Town.

The Financial Officer will fulfil the accounting function.
 
Responsibilities:

  • General ledger accounting and control;
  • Monitor adherence to internal controls;
  • Maintain charts of accounts as appropriate;
  • Ensure journals are correctly supported and captured in general ledger;
  • Undertake regular monthly Balance Sheet account reconciliations;
  • Complete month and year end closures of the general ledger system;
  • Ensure timely recording of entries to the General Ledger;
  • Returns and reporting;
  • Payment and reconciliation of VAT, etc;
  • Assist with annual statutory audit;
  • Assist with project audits as required;
  • Preparation of regular project financial reports;
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts;
  • Manage and control petty cash;
  • Develop and maintain a sales and stock system.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of five years experience as a financial officer with financial/bookkeeping focus;
  • Financial qualification and knowledge of nonprofit organisations will be an advantage.
  • Communication skills, written and verbal;
  • IT skills and experience with Pastel Evolution;
  • Ability to handle the pressure of meeting deadlines and targets;
  • Own transport and valid code 8 driver’s licence will be an advantage.
  • Salary: A salary commensurate with experience will be offered.

To apply, submit a CV, contact details of at least three contactable referees and motivation letter to lieslt@genderdynamix.org.za or hand post to GenderDynamiX, Saartjie Baartman Centre, Klipfontein Road, Athlone (opposite the Nico Malan Training Centre). Alternatively, post to P O Box 347, Athlone, 7760.
 
Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

Candidates should be available for interviews during the week of 20-24 May 2013.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Gender DynamiX reserves the right not to appoint and re-advertise.

For more about Gender DynamiX, refer to www.genderdynamix.co.za.

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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