Outreach Foundation Latest Available Job Opportunity

Posted on :

29 Aug, 2019

Category :

Accounting Jobs in South Africa, Administrative Jobs in South Africa

The Outreach Foundation – with its full name – Lutheran Community Outreach Foundation, is a development organisation in the heart of one of the most diverse and most densely populated areas in Africa, Johannesburg’s suburb of Hillbrow. We pride ourselves in bringing good to the community. We are a non profit organisation based in Hillbrow.

Job Tilte: Bookkeeper and Administrator
Location: Hillbrow, Johannesburg

The Outreach Foundation seeks to appoint a full-time, suitably qualified and experienced Bookkeeper and Administrator, based in


  • Support to Finance Manager to ensure that all stipulated financial, procurement and human resources processes are followed in accordance with OF policy
  • Processing and payment of invoices as instructed by Finance Manager
  • Capturing of financial entries in QuickBooks
  • Perform monthly bank reconciliations and project advances
  • Process journal entries and any other ad hoc requests by ED, Finance Manager and Project Managers
  • Assist with managing petty cash, including managing receipts and reconciling petty cash records accurately and timeously
  • Assist Finance Manager in maintaining asset register and financial and employment policies
  • Management and maintenance of official documentation including staff leave records, claim forms, expense forms etc
  • Maintaining and updating service provider contacts records
  • Office security
  • In cooperation with receptionist maintain asset register


  • A minimum of 5 years bookkeeping and office management experience
  • A diploma/degree in bookkeeping
  • Effective communication skills in English (spoken, written, reading)
  • Competence and experience using MS Office suite (including EXEL) and QuickBooks accounting
  • Experience of bookkeeping and financial compliance is an essential requirement
  • Proven track record of ability to communicate well with people
  • Hold a clean driver’s license
  • A previous working experience in a NGO would serve as an advantage
  • You should be self-motivated and flexible, friendly, innovative and creative, fair minded and practical
  • Ability to conduct oneself with discretion and sensitivity

You should be a South African citizen or hold a permanent residence permit.

To apply

Submit your CV along with a covering letter outlining your suitability for the post to [email protected].

Application Deadline: Friday, 6 September, 2019


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