Finance & Operations Coordinator

at Trevor Noah Foundation
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted May 13, 2022
Category Finance
Job Type Full-Time


About the Organisation

Established in 2018, The Trevor Noah Foundation (TNF) envisions a world where education enables the youth to dream, see, and build the impossible. We achieve this through improving equitable access to quality education for youth in Southern Africa. The two key programmes are the Khulani Schools Programme, partnering with schools and implementing organisations to co-create solutions to holistic needs, and the Education Changemakers Programme, which aims to equip leaders in the education sector with the skills, attitudes, and networks needed to effect change in their schools in communities.


About the Job

Reporting to our Assistant Director of Finance and Operations, the Finance and Operations Coordinator will be responsible for accounts (invoice and claims processing, accounts receivables), events support (budget and logistics support), financial management (budgeting and monthly management accounts) HR (payroll and remission of statutory payroll-related taxes) and general administrative support.


Key Responsibilities



Assist the Assistant Director of Finance and Operations with all aspects of general data entry, sourcing and compiling financial information from the accounting system, including but not limited to VAT, Payroll, Taxes and Donor Funding


Responsible for all verified data entry into the accounting system in an accurate and timely fashion


Loads correct and accurate beneficiary information


Keep accurate banking, payment and receipts records


Check and process all travel advances and claims for team members


Record journals in the financial system


Financial Management


Perform other financial management activities as required


Projects Supports


Assist the project team with logistics, procurement, and petty cash/payments for events


Assist project team with administering claims from project partners


Donor Reports


Manage incoming donations acknowledgements


Perform donations reconciliations


Other Operational Support


Manage procurement and logistics activities for the foundation


Perform other operational support activities as required


Manage the Asset Register


Manage insurance portfolios



Diploma in (Accounting/Financial Management/Econ.Sci) or equivalent tertiary qualification.


Minimum 2 years' experience in a related field


Proficiency in MS Office tools (e.g., Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and e-mail. Advanced MS Excel skills a plus


Experience working with project financials and donor financial and administrative reporting requirements (desired)


Experience in bookkeeping to trial balance in Sage Evolution or a similar online system.


Detail oriented, results-driven and independent workers encouraged to apply.


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