THE MVULA TRUST
INTERNAL / EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT
CLOSING DATE: 18 DECEMBER 2020
JOB TITLE : CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
GRADE : 3
REGION : HEAD OFFICE
To provide sound financial management and advise to the Mvula Trust. Ensure the development and implementation of relevant financial policies, processes, procedures and controls in order to improve financial efficiencies, sustainability and meet generally accepted accounting practice.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer.
Provide financial management support to all units and the organization as a whole;
Ensure that risk assessments are undertaken and that appropriate strategies are developed in order to address these risks; Monitor and manage the risk register on behalf of the Trust; Ensure compliance with financial statutory requirements
Provide support to the Board and the Finance, Audit and Risk Committee;
Provide training, guidance and support to staff on finance systems, processes and policies; Promote and ensure sound financial management, financial sustainability and viability of the Trust
Ensure the provision of an effective accounting service; Ensure the implementation of a fair, equitable, transparent and cost effective procurement system;
Monitor, evaluate and ensure that there is sound budgetary control within the Trust and that expenditure remains within budget
Ensure compliance with internal and external audit requirements
Engage with auditors and provide appropriate and timely responses to audit queries;
Oversee the management of the Trust’s movable assets, maintenance of the asset register, acquisition and disposal of assets;
A minimum of a post graduate degree in financial management or accounting or auditing;
A chartered Accountancy qualification recognized by the South African Institute of South Africa CA(SA) will be an added advantage
At least 5 years senior management experience; At least 5 years’ experience in financial management within a medium sized or large organisation; Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP), Generally Recognised Accounting Practices (GRAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards(IFRS)
Good report writing abilities and presentation skills; Good knowledge and experience in the preparation of budgets, business plans, and operation plans; Ability to demonstrate analytical thinking and good problem solving; Sound understanding of financial procedures, systems and controls; Good understanding of internal and external auditing requirements standards; Honesty and integrity.
Interested applicants are invited to submit their applications, with detailed CVs to The Human Resources Department by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please do not send any certificates, diplomas or testimonials.
Closing date: 18 December 2020
IF YOU HAVE NOT HEARD FROM US WITHIN 30 DAYS OF THE CLOSING DATE, PLEASE ACCEPT THAT YOUR APPLICATION HAS BEEN UNSUCCESSFUL.
The Mvula Trust is an equal opportunity employer.
Correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted candidates.
The Mvula Trust reserves the right not to make any appointments.