The Adonis Musati Project (AMP) Recent Employment Opportunity

Posted on :

15 Aug, 2019

Category :

Accounting Jobs in South Africa

The Adonis Musati Project (AMP) is an NGO based in Wynberg working with refugees and asylum seekers.


Job Title: Financial Accountant
Location: Cape Town

Reports to: Finance Manager


  • Prepare, verify, and process invoices and coding payment documents in accordance with funder/donor requirements.
  • Full responsibility for accounts to trial balance level
  • End of month trial balance review and sign off including ad hoc journal entries
  • Review of all transactions captured by bookkeeper to ensure accuracy and correct donor allocation
  • Donor management – allocating expenses to donors accurately, managing donor budgets and updating regularly
  • Petty cash and operational advance disbursement and reconciliation.
  • Process payments timeously and accurately through Standard Bank Business Online and Standard Bank Instant Money adhering to funder bank mandates
  • Responsible for all tax matters – PAYE, UIF, VAT, COIDA and Income Tax
  • Full payroll function from recording travel expenses and other ad hoc items to preparing payslips, making salary payments and monthly reporting to regulatory authorities
  • Assist with preparation of management, donor and board reports and ad hoc analysis.
  • Maintain finance files to ensure that they are audit ready – for funders and external auditors.
  • Coordinating annual audit, liaising with auditors and audit preparation


  • Relevant BCom or similar accounting qualification
  • Minimum 5 years experience in an accounting role
  • Experience and knowledge of working with donor funds will be an advantage
  • Knowledge of accounting software packages essential (SAGE One an advantage)
  • Advanced Excel skills required
  • Sound understanding of VAT, PAYE and company statutory requirements
  • Attention to detail, organised and accurate
  • Ability to work independently but be a teamplayer, to take initiative and to manage multiple tasks and projects at a time
  • Eager and willing to add to their knowledge base and skills
  • Willingness to embrace the organisations culture and ethos

To apply

Please email your CV to [email protected] – Please put ‘Financial Accountant’ as the subject for your application.

When applying please put your intro / cover letter in the body of the email and include the following information:

  • Why you would be interested in this role
  • Current salary or salary expectation
  • Notice period

Your application will not be considered if any of the above information is missing. Should you not receive a response within 2 weeks of submitting your application, please accept it as unsuccessful.

Application Deadline: Saturday, 24 August, 2019

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