NACOSA: Finance Officer / Bookkeeper - Pietermaritzburg

Monday, September 10, 2012 - 11:45
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, November 9, 2012
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The Networking HIV/AIDS Community of South Africa (NACOSA) is a nonprofit organisation that seeks to reduce the impact of HIV, AIDS and TB through building capacity, networking and strengthening the multi-sectorial response to HIV, AIDS and TB in Southern Africa.

NACOSA seeks to appoint Finance Officer/Bookkeeper, based in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal.

The purpose of the position is to provide NACOSA’s sub-recipient organisations with financial systems development support, mentoring and monitoring and to ensure financial systems adherence in the provincial office.

  • Grade 12 and a tertiary qualification in finance and administration;
  • Minimum of three years working experience in a financial administrative position;
  • Bookkeeping function up to trial balance;
  • Preparation and posting of journal entries;
  • Preparation and review of payment reconciliations;
  • Preparation of cash books;
  • Ability to inspect organisations’ payroll processing and submissions to SARS;
  • Upkeep of fixed asset register;
  • Capturing monthly bank accounts and reconciling bank statements;
  • Preparation of ad-hoc reports on financial information;
  • Experience in mentoring and training of organisations;
  • Excellent computer skills with financial package, Microsoft Office, Internet and e-mail;
  • Communication skills: ability to read, write, and speak two official South African languages, isiZulu and English;
  • Valid driver’s licence and own vehicle;
  • Availability to travel in province is essential.
NACOSA offers a highly competitive salary, a supportive and dynamic environment and the opportunity to have a real impact on one of the biggest issues facing South African communities.

To apply, submit a CV, copy of driver’s licence, copy of qualification, a completed NACOSA application form and motivation letter to Verna Appollis at or fax to: 086 724 6582. Application forms are available on our web site at or email HR for further details.

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