Pact World Recent Available Employment Vacancy – Apply Now!

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26 Nov, 2019

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Finance Jobs in South Africa

Pact, a recognised global leader in international development based in Pretoria, seeks to employ a candidate with expertise in Management of Finance and Operations to implement its USAID-funded Government Capacity Building and Support Programme (GCBS).

The Finance and Operations Director is responsible for overall finance and operations management of the GCBS Program. He / she is a member of the Senior Management Team and will be responsible for managing the functions of the Finance and Operations Departments including supervision of staff.




 Job Title: Finance & Operations Director
Location: South Africa

Key Performance Areas/responsibilities

  • Lead annual financial strategic planning;
  • Managing and monitoring procurement policies and systems in line with USAID and Pact Global;
  • Financial Management and Leadership;
  • External Stakeholder Reporting; (includes financial reporting in accordance with USAID contractual requirements);
  • Internal Control Systems Management;
  • Staff Supervision and Professional Development;
  • Statutory Compliance;
  • Managing of Procurement and IT;
  • Facilities and Asset Management;
  • Administration Support.

Minimum Educational Qualification, Experience and Key Skills:

  • Master’s degree in Financial Management, Business Administration, Financial Accounting or other relevant field, or a bachelor’s degree with 10 years’ experience;
  • 5 years of relevant development financial working experience; experience of working with or in the South African Treasury is preferred;
  • 10 years’ experience in accounting, operations and financial management of large-scale, complex, international development assistance programs;
  • Working experience and knowledge of Serenic accounting system is preferred;
  • Registration with Professional Bodies (CAP; ACCA or SAIPA) will be an added advantage;
  • Demonstrated experience in team building experience;
  • Familiarity with USG financial reporting and compliance requirements;
  • Prior experience building or enhancing financial management capacity of civil society organizations;
  • Demonstrated previous experience & skills in developing & presenting and managing large budgets;
  • Excellent interpersonal Skills;
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office (Word; Excel; Outlook and Internet);
  • A customer service oriented individual with ability to deal with all service providers;
  • Excellent written and oral communication and Presentation skills;
  • Valid Driver’s License and own vehicle;
  • South African and / or permanent residents are preferred.

To apply

Review and shortlisting will be done on a rolling basis until such time as a successful candidate has been identified. CV’s will be accepted beyond this date. Suitable candidates are invited to submit their electronic CVs with the subject line “Finance & Operations Director” to [email protected]


Application Deadline: Thursday, 28 November, 2019

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