PYDA: Financial Administration & Services Manager

Pinotage Youth Development Academy (PYDA)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 31 January, 2020
Opportunity type: 
Employment

PYDA develops talented, previously disadvantaged 18 – 25 year old youth for employment. Our innovative combines personal development skills (40%) with industry-specific vocational training (40%) and practical work experience (20%). PYDA graduates are a new generation of young professionals who have a big picture view, grow fast in their careers and are making a difference in their communities. The Academy has successfully implemented this in the Wine & Tourism and Fruit Industries, and related sectors such as hospitality.

PYDA seeks to appoint a Financial Admin and Services Manager to be based in Stellenbosch.

The purpose of the position is to offers a unique opportunity to contribute to youth development and empowerment.

Requirements:

  • South African with a passion for development and the NGO sector.
  • Brings energy, the right blend of knowledge and expertise, is adaptable and has a commitment to continuous learning and change.
  • Key is a solid understanding of accounting principles and substantial (approximately 10 years) track record of experience, which includes dimensions of accounting administration and management (50% of the role) and facilities management.
  • A relevant tertiary qualification and working knowledge of Pastel- Sage software are required.
  • Additional core requirements include systems orientation, high level of communication confidence (written, verbal, reporting and presentations), and fluency in at least two South African languages.
  • The role will require initiative; ability to integrate collaboratively with a diverse team, internal and external stakeholders; EQ, and proven capability to focus on detail and hold the bigger picture.
  • A driver’s licence and own vehicle is essential.

Full detail of role is on the website www. pyda.co.za

The successful candidate will be expected to travel to Stellenbosch on a daily basis and work in a busy open plan office during working hours (usually 08h00 until 16h00). 

PYDA salary packages are competitive within NGO and small business environments in W Cape region. The Academy believes in lifelong learning and continuous personal development for all staff.

In order to be considered for this role you will need to submit a two page CV, a motivation of 300 words, detail of your current and / or salary expectation, and names and contact details of two referees – to applications@pyda.co.za

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

For more about PYDA, refer to www.pyda.co.za

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

Location: 
Stellenbosch

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