Gender Links: Finance Officer

Gender Links
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 20 September, 2013
Opportunity type: 

Gender Links (GL), a dynamic Southern African NGO headquartered in Johannesburg that promotes gender justice and equality seeks to fill the post of Finance Officer.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of accurate accounting reports;
  • Budget tracking, monthly, quarterly reports;
  • Data capturing in pastel;
  • Process payments timeously and accurately;
  • Donor agreements compliance;
  • Support programme with budgets for proposals / projects;
  • Adherence to internal control system;
  • General ledger month end procedures;
  • Accounts reconciliations;
  • Maintain the asset register.
  • Assisting with the External Audit process;
  • Maintain a proper filing system at all times.

Qualifications, experience and skills:

  • Tertiary education with specialised certification in accounting or finance;
  • At least 3 years’ experience in accounting in the NGO sector;
  • Experience in pastel accounting software, Microsoft Office programmes and advanced knowledge of spreadsheet;
  • Ability to administer and execute financial processes and transactions;
  • Good administrative and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to train staff in financial systems;
  • IT proficiency;
  • Able to handle pressure and is dynamic to change.

General conditions:
The above post is for an initial period of one year based in Johannesburg. GL will offer a competitive remuneration package, commensurate with the qualifications and experience. Background information can be found on or by phoning Human Resources Manager on +27 11 622 2877.
Please submit a CV, references to by 20 September 2013. Late applications will not be considered.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview.
GL reserves the right to not appoint anyone if a suitable candidate is not found.


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