New loveLife Trust: Management Accountant

New loveLife Trust
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 22 March, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Employment

The New loveLife Trust is youth leadership development NGO that campaigns with nationwide community level outreach and supports programmes that promote socio-economic and healthy, HIV-free living among young South Africans. loveLife has reached unprecedented scale in implementing cutting-edge comprehensive and combined social behaviour change programming face-to-face with adolescents.

The Trust seeks to appoint a Management Accountant to be based in Sandton, Johannesburg.

Salary: R 450 000 cost to company per annum

The purpose of the position is to do end-to-end management information reporting, budgeting, donor reporting and overall business support.

Responsibilities:

Management Information Reporting

  • Prepare monthly and 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 Programme Managers
  • Coordinate and participate in Business Plan drafting, challenge sessions and reviews with the whole business
  • Compile variance analysis report and commentary thereto on a monthly basis
  • Ensure that adequate information is available for budget holders to monitor/assess their financial spend progress against funded programmes
  • Prepare 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
  • Liaise 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
  • Obtain Programmes Management and 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
  • Coordinate 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 and Latest Estimate of budget for use internally and at quarterly performance reviews
  • Provide Management team with Business Indicators, Industry, and profitability analysis
  • Provide information analysing actuals vs. budgets on specific adhoc requests for budget holders
  • Ensure 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 programme costings

Requirements:

  • B Com degree / Honours with accounting as a major, CTA or CIMA qualified or close to completion (strategic level)
  • Minimum of four to five years’ experience in a similar position or senior
  • Management Accounting, business planning and strategy implementation experience essential
  • Financial Modelling and Excel skills          
  • Governance and Business control                   
  • Activity Based Costing experience                 
  • Coordination and problem solving
  • 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

To apply, submit your CV to recruit@lovelife.org.za quoting the position in the subject line

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

The New loveLife Trust reserves the right to amend and/or withdraw adverts at any time without notification.

No certificates

If you do not receive any feedback on your application within six weeks from the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.

For more about the New loveLife Trust, refer to www.lovelife.org.za

​For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies

Location: 
Sandton

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