AMSHeR Recent Available Employment Opportunity

Posted on :

26 Aug, 2019

Category :

Finance Jobs in South Africa, Management Jobs in South Africa

AMSHeR strives for a future when every country in Africa will enable safe, healthy, productive and fulfilling lives for all its people, irrespective of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

AMSHeR’s mission is to strengthen capacity, partnerships and collaborations amongst LGBT+ focused civil society organisations in Africa and to deepen alliances with other social movements that champion health, human rights, social justice and development.


Job Title: Finance Manager
Location: AMSHeR’s secretariat in Johannesburg

Established ten years ago, AMSHeR has emerged as one of the most authoritative and influential pan-African organisations working on LGBT+ issues. The Finance Manager position is critical to the realisation of AMSHeR’s mission and will be responsible for managing the organisation’s finance and financial reporting.


  • Implementation of financial policies, and procedures, and providing financial advisory support to the organisation’s strategy development process.
  • Undertaking general accounting work, ensuring  financial compliance, managing financial reporting, sub-granting processes and completion of audit functions on time.
  • Ensuring proper and timely filing of tax and other statutory returns, and periodic audits. The position also includes contributing to resource mobilisation activities.


  • Bachelor of Commerce, Finance or Accounting degree;
  • Professional accounting qualification such as CPA or ACCA;
  • Minimum of five (5) years management experience in a busy organisation in a middle management role;
  • Experience in a middle level financial management position.
  • Extensive experience of using and running financial systems, ensuring compliance, maintaining accurate records and reporting against general good accounting practice.
  • Experience with complex project based finances is necessary, including multiple reporting requirements.
  • Excellent spoken and written English is required. Additional language/s (e.g. French) would be highly desirable
  • Experience in managing grant-making activities and non-profit sector resource mobilisation  is an advantage.
  • Experience in an audit environment is a distinct advantage.
  • Knowledge of donor environment is essential.

Interested applicants should submit (1) a cover letter of no more than two pages summarising your motivation and qualifications for the post;  your salary expectations; (2) a comprehensive CV; and (3) names, email addresses and phone numbers for three referees, including at least one referee who can speak to performance in your current role.

To apply

Applications should be submitted to [email protected]

Application: Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 17:00 South African time.

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