The Trust is looking to recruit a Senior Manager: Finance to do end-to-end Finance Operations, Internal controls, Tax, Auditing, Reporting. This function seeks to provide a strategic and professional financial management and administration system that is in line with loveLife objectives. To implement financial policies in the areas of finance operations, cash management and fixed assets.

The successful applicant would be required to fulfil the following primary functions in a professional manner and with technical excellence:

  • Finance Operations and Reporting-Preparation of Annual Financial Statements in line with IFRS after annual external audit review
  • Review and analyse all accounts for correctness and data integrity
  • Review and authorise all journals for posting in ERP in line with DOA
  • Review and authorise all GL reconciliations and ensure all Balance Sheet accounts are reconciled monthly
  • Sign off monthly Trial Balance to Management Accountant for preparation of monthly management accounts and other reports
  • Effective debtor and creditor management and reporting monthly
  • Participate in Business Plan drafting of own section and Reviewing the plans with the Programmes Directorate
  • Ensuring that Donor funding is received/collected on time after all reports are done in line with donor requirements
  • Liaising with all departments on supplier payment prioritisation where these are beyond the 90 days credit terms
  • Focal point for all bank accounts decisions and treasury requirements
  • Monitor expenditure by departments to isolate that of capital nature and capitalise
  • Review and sign off Fixed Assets register reconciliation to GL monthly
  • Ensure that capitalisation, disposals and depreciation transactions are captured accurately in GL
  • Ensure that Fixed Assets are verified periodically and results of such verifications captured in the Asset Register
  • Ensure all direct and indirect tax payments are done timeously to avoid penalties and non-compliance
  • Review and sign off VAT reconciliation monthly, and annually
  • Review and submit all Tax Returns to Revenue Collection office and resolve related matters with regards to tax payment and refunds
  • Effective management of internal and external audits
  • Ensure all Audit and Risk requirements are adhered to
  • Timely responding to all audit queries in area of responsibility and coordinating all external audit response throughout the organisation
  • Ensure that the organization internal control system is functioning as intended
  • Work closely with Internal Audit and CFO on risks identification and control
  • Ensure compliance with all legal and statutory requirements
  • Maintain all financial policies and procedures in line with the Audit and Risk Committee recommendations
  • Effective management of direct staff reportees

Suitable candidates will need to satisfy the following requirements:

  • B. Com degree/Honours with accounting as a major, CA,ACCA/CIMA or similar. MBA or Post Grad
  • 8 years financial or management accounting experience, working with a team
  • Knowledge of fund accounting, project accounting including and reporting requirements to major Government agencies, is an advantage
  • A keen interest in HIV/AIDS prevention
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft packages
  • Practical Knowledge of Pastel Evolution will be an advantage
  • Technical Accounting statement in line with SA GAAP, IFRS, PFMA and Non-Profit Accounting
  • Experience in dealing with government Department
  • Effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good knowledge of techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling programmes
  • Good understanding of the procurement process including negotiation with third parties
  • Good knowledge of budgeting and resource allocation procedures

Total remuneration package: R600 000 CTC p.a

Please forward a summarised CV (no certificates) via e-mail to: to reach loveLife National Offices no later than 30 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.