South African National Space Agency (SANSA) Current Job Vacancy

Posted on :

12 Jul, 2021

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Finance Jobs in South Africa

The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) is a public entity under the National Department of Science and Technology (DST).
SANSA has a mandate to drive the promotion and use of space and cooperation in space-related activities. To achieve this mandate, the Agency fosters research in space science and technology, advances space engineering programmes, and supports the creation of an environment conducive to industrial development in space technologies within the framework of national government policy. More information about the organization can be found at
The following opportunity exists in the Space Science Directorate situated in Hermanus, Western Cape to be filled by an individual with the relevant skills, drive, competencies and qualifications. This position requires the incumbent to be situated in Hermanus.






Job Title: Temporary Finance and Business Manager (3 months)
Location: Hermanus, Western Cape, South Africa
Reference #: SS: Fin temp
Contract Type: Contract 3 Months
Market Related
Duration: 3 Months

Job Summary:
Reporting to the Acting CFO, the incumbent will execute and oversee all financial, SCM, administration and housekeeping matters for the Space Science programme and Hermanus facility and provide appropriate business assistance as required This will include duties as follow:
•Provide oversight and management guidance to the Finance, SCM and Administration team
•Work closely with the Acting CFO to ensure financial compliance at all levels for the Hermanus Facility
•Execute and oversee all financial, SCM, administration and housekeeping matters for the Hermanus Facility
•Prepare Management Accounts and other financial reporting to enable effective decision making
•Manage internal audits, mid-term budget and planning cycle

Communication will only be conducted with short-listed candidates. If applicants have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, they must assume that their applications were unsuccessful.

•Western Cape based person
•Accountant with Management Skills
•A degree in Accountancy with 15 – 20 years’ experience in financial accounting
•Clean accounting record and credit check record
•At least 5 years people management experience
•Ability to utilise SAGE X3, ABSA online banking systems, and MS Teams
•Energetic, caring, confident with high standards
•Must be a team player
•Ability to work under pressure
•Advance skills in MS Office especially Excel
•Analytical skills to analyse business documents
•Report writing skills
•Very good communication skills

To Apply:

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Application Deadline: 16/07/2021

Please NOTE that the appointment will be on a level commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Background verification, including criminal record, credit checks, security clearances, qualification and citizenship checks as well as competency assessment and psychometric testing, may form part of the selection process.

SANSA subscribes to the principles of Employment Equity and welcomes applications from all persons with disabilities . Preference will be given to candidates in accordance with this.

SANSA reserves the right to not make an appointment.
Should you meet the above requirements, please e-mail your detailed CV (indicating clearly Temporary Finance and Business Manager, in the subject line) to [email protected]

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