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Finance Officer job vacancy at Desmond Tutu Health Foundation

Job Summary

The Desmond Tutu Health Foundation (DTHF) is looking for Finance Officer.

Closing date: 26 February 2024

Location: South Africa, City of Cape Town

Job Purpose

We have fantastic job opportunities across our businesses for talented people wanting to realize their full potential. Could that be you? If so, we invite you to explore the possibility of joining us to play your part in Desmond Tutu Health Foundations’ exciting future.

The main purpose of this position is to provide assistance and guidance for the day-to-day finance operation of purchasing and submitting payment for goods and services.

About the Desmond Tutu Health Foundation

The DTHF is a registered non-profit organisation focused on the pursuit of excellence in research, treatment, training and prevention of HIV and related infections in Southern Africa. 

Desmond Tutu Health Foundation is a child-friendly organisation committed to the protection of children. They have fantastic job opportunities across our businesses for talented people wanting to realize their full potential.

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Could that be you? If so, we invite you to explore the possibility of joining us to play your part in Desmond Tutu Health Foundations’ exciting future.

Requirements

  • Degree in Accounting/Auditing
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in finance and accounting environment
  • Basic Accounting Knowledge (IFRS, VAT and Fixed Assets)
  • MS Office – Intermediate
  • Software proficiency – SAP, a minimum of 3 years’ experience
  • Good communications skills (written and oral)
  • Service oriented
  • Attention to detail

  • Detail orientated
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Problem solving skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Data Analysis
  • Planning and organising skills
  • Adaptive to change
  • Team player, as well as the ability to work independently

Responsibilities

  • Ensure that the Creditors Master Data are updated as needed on SAP
  • Processing of vendor accounts payable invoices and credit notes in SAP 
  • Add new vendors to the banking system
  • Process AP invoices from vendors and assist with payments
  • Reconciliations for month-end (creditors & bank)

  • Reconcile invoices/suppliers before AP is captured
  • Prepare all weekly and monthly creditors age analysis for review by Assistant Accountant
  • Ensure depreciation is allocated correctly and fixed asset registers are kept up to date and assets are adequately insured
  • Ensure correct allocations of all Assets in the asset register and SAP
  • Adhere to the standard operating procedures (SOP) for the acquisition, maintenance, retention and disposal of the fixed assets and associated records of the asset register
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  • Manage insurance risk covers and pay-outs of claims
  • Garnishee and Union fees pay overs
  • Assist the Finance manager with internal, statutory and project audits
  • Ensure the correct filing of all original documentation
  • Follow-up any discrepancies
  • Report all suspected fraudulent or irregular payments or invoices to the Finance Manager or Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

How to Apply

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Submit CV, motivation letter with certified copy of highest qualification and details of three (3) current contactable referees in a single PDF file by 26th February 2024. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Visit the DTHF Career page to view the advert (Reference number: DTHF-C012)

NB: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. We are committed to equity in our employment practices.

This job may be removed before it expires. If you have not heard from us within four weeks after the closing date please consider your application as unsuccessful.

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  • Itumeleng Tladi

    Itumeleng teaches high school Mathematics in Groote Schuur. In addition to curating career opportunities on Climativa.com, Itumeleng mentors a community group of youth in STEAM. At chess, he's Western Cape's best.

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