Project Playground: Part-Time Finance Manager

Action Appointment
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 4 February, 2022
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Project Playground is a registered Trust operating for children’s rights to development and opportunities. Founded in 2010, Project Playground has ten years of experience in developing and facilitating programs aimed at strengthening the self-esteem and ambitions of children and youth through structured after school programs. Programs offered include education, sports, and the arts, as well as an in-house social work division with focus on therapeutic intervention and family strengthening initiatives.

Remote work with availability to meet in Langa and Gugulethu, Cape Town,

Project Playground seeks to fill the position of:
 
PART-TIME FINANCE MANAGER

The Finance Manager will execute and manage the financial management functions of Project Playground. He/she must have excellent knowledge of Sage One and Simple Pay with the ability to work independently and have strong work ethics.

Key responsibilities for the Finance Manager will include:

  • Ensuring efficient, effective and transparent financial management
  • Ensuring legal financial compliance
  • Preparing, presenting and implementing annual budgets in collaboration with broader management
  • Producing monthly financial reports, including fundraising reports to the CEO, board of Trustees and General Secretary
  • Providing management with annual budgets and maintaining a monthly reporting system for each manager/center/division
  • Producing and overseeing special financial reports to grant makers and key partners
  • Maintaining relationship with key stakeholders and negotiate annual increases
  • Creating annual financial strategies and maintaining financial handbook
  • Monitoring cash flows, predicting and advising on future trends
  • Processing and managing payroll
  • Managing all financial related concerns and requests by staff of Project Playground o Liaising with auditors and managing monthly audits
  • Providing workshops when needed to upskill management on financial matters
  • Coaching, mentoring and leading the financial team
  • Full Bookkeeping function 

The Finance Manager must meet the following requirements:

  • At least three years of experience in a similar role preferably in NPO Sector
  • Accounting Diploma/Degree essential
  • Must have excellent knowledge of Sage One and Simple Pay
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Independent and strong work ethics
  • Good computer skills, mainly Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Suite
  • Loyal, honest and with integrity
  • Punctual and meets deadlines
  • Human Resource Knowledge preferred. 

View the full job description and application instructions on the Vacancies page at www.actionappointments.co.za/vacancies and email your application by Friday 04th February 2022 to [email protected]

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