Finance Manager

at Project Playground
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted January 25, 2022
Category Finance
Job Type Part-Time

Description

About the Organisation

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.

 

About the Job

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

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

 

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.

 

Interested candidates can send their CV