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: 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.