Special Olympics SA Ongoing Recruitment – Send In Your CVs

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5 Jun, 2018

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Finance Jobs in South Africa

Special Olympics South Africa transforms lives through the joy of sport, every day, everywhere. The Organisation is South Africa’s largest sports organisation for people with intellectual disabilities: with more than 50 000 athletes in all 9 provinces. The organisations goal is to transform their lives through the joy of sport, and to transform the lives of their families and communities.

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Location: Johannesburg

The purpose of the position is to manage and implement the entire financial accounting system and has an understanding of the NGO sector.


  • Prepare Management Accounting Reports for management and relevant external parties
  • Prepare and manage programme, project and organisational budgets
  • Cash flow management and forecasting
  • Submission of all statutory returns such as VAT and employee tax and liaison with authorities e.g. SARS
  • Implement and maintain effective system internal controls, processes and procedures
  • Prepare and draft financials up to trial balance and monthly recons
  • Effective payment processes in accordance with budgets and cash flow
  • Mobilise, coordinate, influence, monitor, safeguard and evaluate the use of resources from government, external donors and the private sector
  • Ensure the implementation of the strategic plan to maximize the impact of all investments
  • Administer the full monthly payroll function
  • Administer petty cash
  • Office and other administrative tasks
  • Other ad-hoc duties that can be reasonably expected from a person in the position


  • Accountancy qualification (Diploma or BCom) plus relevant experience
  • Experience in working in the NGO field in a similar role will be an advantage
  • Experience in project planning, monitoring, evaluation and reporting from a financial perspective
  • Computer literacy with Excel skills is a must
  • Experience in Pastel or a similar accounting package will be an advantage
  • Self- starter that is self-motivated and ready to make a difference in the organisation
  • Communication, analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Ability to negotiate and attention to detail

To apply, send your CV, motivational letter and two contactable references to [email protected]

Application Deadline: 8 June, 2018

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Special Olympics South Africa reserves the right not to fill this position.

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