SECTION27 is a high-profile non-profit organisation that uses public interest law and advocacy to protect, promote and advance human rights and social justice. If you are passionate about human rights, self-motivated and would like to be part of a dynamic team working to challenge inequality and positively influence society, joining SECTION27 could be the opportunity you have been looking for.
Our activities include litigation, research and advocacy to advance and promote the rule of law. We focus on protecting everyone’s right of access to health care services, basic education and sufficient food, as guaranteed by the Constitution.
SECTION27 seeks a dynamic and driven candidate to join the finance team and assume responsibility for administration of grants and ensure compliance to funder agreements. This is a great opportunity for someone who is interested in career development in the public interest space.
Education and Experience
At least 2-3 years financial administration experience and management accounting
B Com degree with accounting as a major, CTA or CIMA part qualified
Project accounting knowledge
Experience and knowledge of working with donor funds will be an advantage
Knowledge and Skills
Knowledge of financial software packages i.e. pastel accounting and payroll
Good time management and analytical skills
Knowledge of the rules and regulations that govern non-profit organisations
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Drivers’ license essential
Ability to work under extreme pressure
Attention to detail
Flair for figures
Ability to work in a team
Self-motivated, uses initiative and able to work without supervision
Organised and accurate
Languages Fluency in English, spoken and written.
This is a full-time position, which requires the ability and willingness to travel and work outside of office hours to meet deadlines. The position is based at our offices in Braamfontein, Johannesburg.
Please forward your curriculum vitae accompanied by a motivation setting out your interest and suitability for the position by 31 October 2018.
Management of donor budget and work plan ensuring adherence to donor contract
Donor financial reporting and process management, from invoice processing, payments processing and bank reconciliation.
Prepare donor reports and analyse variances and communicate same to budget holders so that corrective measures are taken.
Preparation of Funder reallocation journals as required
Adhoc requests for costing of donor activities
Liaise with budget holders and assist with departmental budgets preparations to ensure alignment with donor budget
Provides information analysing actuals vs. budgets on specific adhoc requests for budget holders (once we start with departmental budgets)
Allocate cost codes to project