Columba Leadership ( Current Employment Opportunity

Posted on :

6 Dec, 2019

Category :

Finance Jobs in South Africa, Management Jobs in South Africa

Columba Leadership ( is an NGO that activates youth enterprise and employment by helping young people transcend their personal circumstances and offers meaningful social impact to all investors.





Job Title: Finance Manager
Based:  Savoy Estate, Johannesburg
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer

Key Performance Areas:

Finance, Admin, Secretarial

  • Manage members of Finance Department
  • Responsible for internal controls, policies and procedures
  • Perform detailed check of the posting process and reconciliations
  • Act as the organisation’s representative to SARS
  • Responsible for Tax compliance
  • Monitor VAT, PAYE and other statutory returns
  • Prepare monthly cashflow
  • Prepare monthly Management Accounts
  • Present Financial Results at Management Meetings and Trustee Meetings
  • Prepare Financial Reports for donors
  • Ensure that Fixed Assets Registers are kept updated
  • Oversee Credit Card Applications
  • Follow up Staff Debtors Accounts
  • Responsible for statutory and donor audits
  • Maintain and monitor insurance programme
  • Review salaries and prepare journal
  • Company Secretarial Functions – Resolutions, meeting requests, minutes, attendance registers, agendas, statutory returns, etc.
  • Assist with the identification and response to risks in the organisation


  • Responsible for general controls as well as day-to-day operations
  • Supervision of IT function to ensure safe environment and operating procedures are in place


  • Responsible for internal controls, policies and procedures
  • Ensure implementation of and adherence to the organisation’s Order System
  • Organise and attend Vendors Committee meetings

Minimum Education, Experience and Competencies:

  • ACCA or CIMA Qualification (minimum)
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in financial planning and reporting, risk management, payroll and general office administration
  • Experience working for an NGO advantageous
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent knowledge of Sage Evolution Accounting and Pastel Payroll packages, or equivalent
  • Experience in financial reporting
  • Understanding of local regulatory requirements of IFRS
  • Good understanding of statutory submissions and compliance
  • Valid Driver’s licence essential
  • Proficient in written and verbal English
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, have the ability to take initiative and be a team player
  • Adaptability and ability to work in a fluid environment
  • Planning skills

To apply

Interested parties should consider their current strengths in view of the requirements of this position and their willingness to commit to the above. If interested CV applications, together with a letter of motivation, should be submitted to

Application Deadline: Friday, 13 December, 2019

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