Finance Officer (12 Months Ftc)

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Finance Officer (12 Months Ftc)

A Finance Officer (12 Months FTC) vacancy is available at our Client, Wits Health Consortium in Parktown - Johannesburg.

Background


Wits Health Consortium (Pty) Limited ("WHC") is a wholly owned Company of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (South Africa) under its Faculty of Health Sciences.
WHC provides Faculty with a legal framework within which to operate the research and other activities necessary to support its academic objectives.
In addition WHC offers a range of products and services to the Academics conducting these activities in order to assist with the management thereof.


Main purpose of the job



  • To provide financial and administrative support to TIMS financial and procurement operations


Location



  • TIMS Project Management Office, Parktown


Key performance areas



  • Receive statements from all suppliers /Providers and perform monthly reconciliations

  • Administer all reconciliations (i.e.
    petty cash, credit card and fuel card) accurately and timeously

  • Manage the invoicing for staff and others employed as Contractors

  • Assist with reviews of Sub-Recipients claims and supporting documentation

  • Check availability of budgets before initiating procurement and obtain necessary approvals for deviations

  • Prepare and follow up on Purchase Orders through to finalisation of payment ensuring all relevant supporting documents are included and submitted for approval, and processed timeously by central finance

  • Prepare monthly Petty Cash reconciliations

  • Assist with booking of flights and accommodation for project related travels

  • Manage and follow up on advances and reconciliation thereof to supporting documents

  • Maintain contracts registers and assist with contracting process

  • Assist with budgeting and forecasting

  • Assist with preparation for internal and external audits

  • Maintain filing records and archive

  • Assist with other ad-hoc duties as and when required


Required minimum education and training



  • National Diploma in Accounting

  • Advanced Excel, Word and MS Office


Required minimum work experience



  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Finance and procurement administration


Additional education, work experience and personal abilities



  • Valid driver’s license and have own transport

  • Ability to work overtime or on weekends may be required

  • Experience working in a donor funded/ NGO or project-based organisation

  • Exceptional organisational and administrative skills with working knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, tact and professionalism at all times

  • Thorough with good attention to detail and ability to prioritize work towards deadlines

  • Ability to exercise discretion, high level of initiative and independent decision-making

  • Self-motivated with a high regard for work ethic, value and integrity, able to work independently and work as part of a multidisciplinary team


TO APPLY



  • Only if you do meet the minimum job requirements and experience as mentioned above, you may submit a detailed updated CV - Please Apply Online

  • Please take note that the applicants who do not adhere to the above criteria will not be considered for the respective position.


  • The closing date for all applications is 10 January 2020.





  • Wits Health Consortium will only respond to shortlisted candidates.

  • Candidates who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date can consider their applications to be unsuccessful.

  • In accordance with our Employment Equity goals and plan, preference will be given to suitable applicants from designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 and subsequent amendments thereto.


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