SARCS: Financial Administrator

South African Red Cross Society (SARCS)
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Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 20 October, 2017
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The South African Red Cross Society (SARCS)is the oldest and largest humanitarian organisation in the world. We are looking for a Branch Administrator to be based in KwaZulu Natal to fulfil the following function.

SARCS seeks to appoint a Financial Administrator to be based in KwaZulu Natal.

The primary purpose of the position is to provide financial and administrative services according to SARCS organisational policies and guidelines and provide financial monitoring in line with internal financial policies and legal compliance.

Remuneration R8 000 per month


  • Provide financial support services to assist with the effective and efficient operation of the finance department
  • Preparation of paperwork for payments and payments to be processed on Standard Bank CAATs System
  • Updating cashbooks, reconciling working advances and budget analysis
  • Bank recons
  • Maintenance of a proper filing system, postage, receipt of donations and letters of thanks sent out to donors
  • Creditors and Debtors
  • Asset maintenance
  • Petty Cash
  • Prepare documents for audit
  • Other ad hoc duties may be assigned as necessary


  • Qualification (Diploma / Degree in Finance / Accounting) at least one-year course
  • Minimum one to two years’ experience in a similar role and industry would be advantageous
  • Oral and written communication in English and isiZulu would be an advantage
  • Proficiency in Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point) and the Internet
  • Proficiency in the use of office equipment (Computer, Fax, Photocopier, Binding, Laminating)
  • Able to work with little supervision
  • Well organised and diligent
  • People skills and communication skills (both verbal and written) in at least two of the provincial languages
  • Time management skills, attention to detail, the ability to prioritise


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