New loveLife Trust is looking for a Management Accountant to do end-to-end Management Information Reporting, Budgeting, Donor Reporting and Overall Business Support.

The successful applicant will be required to fulfil the following functions with technical excellence:

  • Management Information Reporting- Prepare monthly & quarterly management accounts reporting pack for the organisation
  • Prepare monthly expenditure reports and discuss as necessary with the departments or budget holders.
  • Prepare rolling project expenditure reports for Program Managers
  • Coordinate and participate in Business Plan drafting, challenge sessions and reviews with the whole business
  • Compilation of variance analysis report and commentary thereto on a monthly basis
  • Ensures that adequate information is available for budget holders to monitor/assess their financial spend progress against funded programmes
  • Preparation of adhoc reports to assist with management decisions as and when required
  • Assume full responsibility and ownership of Donor/ Funder financial reporting and process management
  • Prepare all Donor /Funder reports accurately, timely in line with donor/ funder requirements
  • Liaison and coordinate with all Departments on donor/ funder financial requirements
  • Design templates to collate financial data and for use in donor/funder reports where this is not prescribed
  • Provide and manage the accurate donor/funder and project coding of all input to ERP/GL from staff
  • Determining monthly, quarterly and yearly standards, based on organisation premises
  • Obtaining Programmes Management & Exco approval of budget assumptions
  • Compile the company’s budgets in line with organisation and funder formats
  • Critically appraising detailed budgets – challenge assumptions where necessary
  • Co-ordinate capital investment requests preparation in line with organisation and funder requirements
  • Reports to internal management and Funders/Donors as per required format and timelines.
  • Input all budgets in ERP and updates quarterly
  • Update monthly budget & Latest Estimate of budget for use internally and at quarterly performance reviews.
  • Provides Management team with Business Indicators, Industry, & profitability analysis.
  • Provides information analysing actuals vs. budgets on specific adhoc requests for budget holders
  • Ensures Pastel data base is adequately maintained for accounting and reporting
  • Ensure adequate Finance KPI’s / internal reporting is provided to the loveLife management team
  • Adhoc requests for costing of projects or programmes inputs
  • Annual review of program costings

Suitable candidates will need to satisfy the following requirements:

  • B Com degree/Honours with accounting as a major, CTA or CIMA qualified or close to completion (strategic level).
  • 4-5 years’ experience in a similar position or senior;
  • Management Accounting, business planning and strategy implementation experience essential
  • Financial Modelling & Excel skills
  • Governance & Business control
  • Activity Based Costing experience
  • Coordination and problem solving
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Personality with drive and energy
  • Accurate, analytical and detail oriented
  • Diligent and able to work under pressure
  • Knowledge of fund accounting, project accounting including and reporting requirements to major Government agencies, is an advantage

Total remuneration package: R500 000 CTC per annum

Please forward a summarised CV (no certificates) via e-mail to: recruit@lovelife.org.za to reach loveLife National Offices no later than 25 June 2017

Please note that:

  1. The New loveLife Trust reserves the right to amend and/or withdraw adverts at any time without notification.
  2. If you do not receive any feedback on your application within six weeks from the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.
  3. PLEASE INDICATE THE POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR IN THE SUBJECT LINE OF YOUR EMAIL