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Finance Officer

FUNDISA (Forum of University Nursing Deans of South Africa)
Pretoria, South Africa
Closing Date:
Interviewing

About the Organisation

Forum of University Nursing Deans of South Africa (FUNDISA) is a registered Not-for-Profit Organization that established to be a unified platform whose main aim is to promote nursing scholarship and be a national voice for South Africa’s nursing and midwifery education programmes (inclusive of undergraduate and postgraduate) in higher education. FUNDISA’s membership comprises university nursing departments and associate institutions which promote nursing and midwifery education, practice and research.

​Through strategic partnerships FUNDISA provides ongoing support and opportunities to advance the interests and needs of nursing scholarship.

About the Job

As the Finance Officer the incumbent will be responsible for managing all the financial activities of FUNDISA, including: financial operations of the organization and ensure timely and accurate financial reports and practices including cash management, payroll, financial disbursements, ledgers etc.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for entering financial information and maintaining all financial records for projects and for the organization

  • Assisting in preparing and maintaining donor agreements and staff contracts

  • Managing financial control, prepare and analyze budgets, develop financial reports, and make recommendations to the organization on budget expenditures

  • Monitoring the expenditures to ensure that program funds are utilized appropriately by the close of the fiscal year

  • Ensuring that all financial reporting is completed on time and submitted to donors

  • Overseeing the financial audits of all projects of the organization

  • Providing financial inputs for proposal development, project management, Human Resource Management policies, logistics, travel and other areas of administration

  • Maintenance of fixed asset register

  • Supporting programme staff in budget development and management according to funder deadlines

  • Managing procurement processes within the organisation

Requirements

  • Degree or higher diploma in Bookkeeping, Accounting or related field

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as Finance Officer

  • Experience working with donor funds and budgets, preferably in the NGO/ NPO sector will be an added advantage

  • Must be proficient with Sage Pastel

  • High level of competence in Excel and other software packages

  • A good understanding of project finance management and the budgeting process

  • Good communication skills, written and verbal

  • Good understanding of the grant – making process

  • Prompt and efficient reaction to project adjustments and alterations

  • Knowledge of statutory prescripts in terms of financial management and reporting

To apply

Please send your CV, letter of motivation and complete the AA bio summary form in MS word format to: melissa@actionappointments.co.za

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About the Organisation

Forum of University Nursing Deans of South Africa (FUNDISA) is a registered Not-for-Profit Organization that established to be a unified platform whose main aim is to promote nursing scholarship and be a national voice for South Africa’s nursing and midwifery education programmes (inclusive of undergraduate and postgraduate) in higher education. FUNDISA’s membership comprises university nursing departments and associate institutions which promote nursing and midwifery education, practice and research.

​Through strategic partnerships FUNDISA provides ongoing support and opportunities to advance the interests and needs of nursing scholarship.

About the Job

As the Finance Officer the incumbent will be responsible for managing all the financial activities of FUNDISA, including: financial operations of the organization and ensure timely and accurate financial reports and practices including cash management, payroll, financial disbursements, ledgers etc.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for entering financial information and maintaining all financial records for projects and for the organization

  • Assisting in preparing and maintaining donor agreements and staff contracts

  • Managing financial control, prepare and analyze budgets, develop financial reports, and make recommendations to the organization on budget expenditures

  • Monitoring the expenditures to ensure that program funds are utilized appropriately by the close of the fiscal year

  • Ensuring that all financial reporting is completed on time and submitted to donors

  • Overseeing the financial audits of all projects of the organization

  • Providing financial inputs for proposal development, project management, Human Resource Management policies, logistics, travel and other areas of administration

  • Maintenance of fixed asset register

  • Supporting programme staff in budget development and management according to funder deadlines

  • Managing procurement processes within the organisation

Requirements

  • Degree or higher diploma in Bookkeeping, Accounting or related field

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as Finance Officer

  • Experience working with donor funds and budgets, preferably in the NGO/ NPO sector will be an added advantage

  • Must be proficient with Sage Pastel

  • High level of competence in Excel and other software packages

  • A good understanding of project finance management and the budgeting process

  • Good communication skills, written and verbal

  • Good understanding of the grant – making process

  • Prompt and efficient reaction to project adjustments and alterations

  • Knowledge of statutory prescripts in terms of financial management and reporting

To apply

Please send your CV, letter of motivation and complete the AA bio summary form in MS word format to: melissa@actionappointments.co.za

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