The African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP) Recent Job Opportunity

Posted on :

10 Sep, 2019

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Accounting Jobs in South Africa, Vacancies South Africa

The African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP) is an independent non-profit organization founded in 2012 by a partnership of African development organizations. Recent Job Opportunity

It was built on the work of the Comprehensive African Agriculture Development Program (CAADP), a framework for achieving ambitious agriculture development goals set in place by African nations and leaders.


Job Title: Accounts Coordinator
Location: Johannesburg
Employment type: Twelve Months, renewable.


  • Registering of New Account Codes on the Accounting System.
  • Handling of Local & Field Offices Supplier payments – taking into consideration the Withholding Taxes and Vat for various countries AFAP operates in.
  • Verifying/Checking Supplier payments ensuring proper processes & procedures are followed.
  • Investigating and resolving supplier invoices under query.
  • Setting up payments on the bank system.
  • Posting of payments on the Accounting system.
  • Follow up on Travel liquidations/Expense Claims; check and approve the accuracy of the information, post information on the Accounting System.
  • Posting of Accruals & Pre-payments.
  • Raising month-end Journals and ensuring that the information is accurately collated & entered into the system.
  • Petty Cash Accounts – Checking, authorizing, recording information on to the system & reconciliation of Petty Cash Accounts.
  • Reconciling General Ledger Accounts.
  • Cashbooks/Bank Accounts – Check bank balances, record bank deposits, investigate funds returned by the Bank, prepare Cash flow report & Month-end Bank Reconciliations.
  • Writing off exchange rate variances on Bank Control Accounts.
  • Assist Auditors during audits and ensure the timeous submission requested information to the Auditors.
  • Assisting on any task given by the Financial Director.
  • Filing.
  • Able to read and understand Contracts while adhering to guidelines for processes and compliance.


  • Grade 12/Matric
  • Accounting Diploma or Equivalent an added advantage
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a busy organization in a finance role;
  • Attention to detail.
  • Extensive experience of using and running financial systems, ensuring compliance, maintaining accurate records and reporting against general good accounting practice.
  • Excellent spoken and written English is required.
  • Knowledge of the donor environment is essential.
  • Experience in working with different currencies.

To apply

Qualified applicants, please send your CV and a one-page cover letter to support your application, along with salary requirements to [email protected].

Application Deadline: Friday, 13 September, 2019

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