Finance Specialist (3 Months Contract)

To provide support to the finance department and ensure that the financial management role is performed accordingly.Responsibilities of the Role:Participate in different structures including the internal committee for procurements and grant evaluations among others.Prepare the commitment schedules for Projects and Admin contractsAssist in compilations of complete budget for organizations in line with the strategy of the organisationPreparing monthly analysis and commentary on Actuals vs Budgets, and for a year on year and month on-month variances and writing thorough and comprehensive commentary.Expenditure management ensures proper accounting of organizations expenses.Perform all relevant asset management activities and ensure that asset register is complete and accurateAssist in the preparation of the interim and annual financial statementsEnsure the controls are enhanced to avoid a repeat of audit findingsAssist in the Finance policies and development by providing inputsAssist in the development and review of financial accounting and related proceduresDo a thorough review of all invoices support documents to ensure completeness and validity prior to recordingEnsure completeness and validity of payments batchesProcess relevant journals and post them to the general ledgerPrepare reconciliations for different account components of annual financial statements for bankaccounts, assets, and payable liabilities, projects expenditure among othersEnsure proper recording and accounting for all types of liabilities of the stakeholder.Facilitates audit process for internal and external auditorsMonitor and advice on the accounting impact of the inter transfers.Coordination with the grants administration and project team to ensure proper accounting of the grantsEnsure that proper reconciliation relating to the discretionary grants and mandatory grants are doneAssist in the compilations or relevant reports for different structures within organizations and for external, stakeholdersPerform payroll functionsMinimum Requirements:Bachelors degree or National Diploma in Accounting/Auditing Financial Accounting/or Management Accounting.3 - 5 years relevant work experience with practical accounting experience, accounts payables, projects accounting, cash and bank, assets management, and audit environmentAccounting Experience:Accounts payablesProjects AccountingCash and BankAsset ManagementAuditKnowledge of the following:Knowledge of the public sector accounting including the application of GRAP and knowledge andprocesses for annual financial statement.Knowledge of the PFMA, Treasury Regulations, SkillsDevelopment Act, and Skills Development Levies ActKnowledge of working on ERP accounting systems Syspro, SAP, SAGE , Microsoft AX, SageEvolution would be an advantage.Payroll experience will be an added advantage.Ability to work on MS Excel and data analysis will be required.Ability to work under pressure, plan prior and prioritize tasksPlanning skillsImplementation skillsGood interpersonal, negotiation and leadership skills
Johannesburg, GT, ZA