MIET Africa New Ongoing Recruitment

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12 Jun, 2018

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Finance Jobs in South Africa

MIET Africa is an NPO working in education development across the Southern African Development Community Region.

Job Title: Finance Manager
Location: Durban
Salary: Will be discussed with the successful applicant


  • Regular reporting on organisation cash-flow situation, as required
  • Prepare and review of monthly management / board financial reporting
  • Attend board meetings and present to the board on financial matters
  • Review of month-end reconciliations including but not limited to:
    • Bank reconciliation
    • Payroll reconciliation
    • VAT reconciliation
    • Petty cash reconciliation
    • Fixed asset register
  • Review of statutory returns before submission including but not limited to:
    • Annual tax return
    • CIPC return
    • NPO directorate narrative report
    • PAYE/VAT submissions
  • Coordinate annual audit and oversee annual audit process
  • Undertake internal audits and report to audit committee
  • Review organisation agreements as and when required
  • Assist with the annual organisational budget process
  • With regard to large projects: review/assist with the proposal budget conceptualisation, quarterly reporting, as well as implementing the necessary financial processes for effective control
  • Ad-hoc review of monthly payments
  • Advise the CEO/CFO/Board of any financial risks that may require action
  • Support Operations Manager with financial information required to assist implementation teams to develop and implement plans against budget
  • Ensure that procedures facilitate operations whilst managing risk
  • Motivate and lead a high-performance team
  • Act as lead liaison with implementing teams to solve bottlenecks and facilitate solutions within quick timeframes
  • Foster a success-oriented, accountable environment
  • Represent the organisation with varied stakeholders (funders, partners and suppliers)
  • Maintain continuous lines of communication, keeping the CFO informed of all critical issues
  • Continuously question systems in search of greater efficiency
  • Keep up to date with trends in finance world, explore and act on them
  • Develop, implement and monitor the financial policies and procedures systems


  • Chartered Accountant with two years post articles
  • Minimum of five years’ experience
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, self-confidence
  • Strong business and financial acumen
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Integrative team working style, easy contact, rapid to adaptation, can foster team spirit
  • Ability to effectively interface with all levels of on-site and off-site employees and contractors
  • Ability to work with and report on variety of funder systems and practices
  • Good communication skills and capable of listening

To apply, submit to HR Department, MIET Africa at [email protected] clearly stating “Finance Manager” in the subject line, and attach:

  • A letter of application, clearly stating the position
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Copy of ID
  • Copy of valid and unendorsed driver’s licence
  • Copy of qualifications
  • Copy of most recent payslip

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

MIET AFRICA reserves the right not to fill the post, or to re-advertise to widen the pool of applicants or to head hunt a suitable candidate.

MIET AFRICA also reserves the right to do a complete verification of all information supplied.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application Deadline: 29 June, 2018

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