|Published||September 28, 2023|
|Location||Cape Town, South Africa|
The position will require somebody who has a knowledge of accounting and can understand and use accounting software systems. The candidate will be responsible for reconciling financial transactions and will need to be both accurate and have a passion for what they do.
The successful candidate will be primarily responsible the financial administration of an innovative three-year USAID-funded project ensuring responsive, innovative, and sustainable and locally-driven development and human rights interventions ultimately aimed at strengthening Indigenous peoples in Southern Africa. The project will work with Indigenous Communities in three Southern African countries, namely South Africa, Namibia and Botswana. The project has been designed within the context of the Policy on Promoting the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (PRO-IP) of the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID).
The Junior Bookkeeper will work closely with the Affirming Rights, Defending Rights and Standing with Communities streams. They will be expected to work with the other support staff, including communications, monitoring and evaluation and research staff. The Junior Bookkeeper will report to the Hub Director.
Natural Justice is an African organisation and preference is given to those applying from African countries, but particularly from countries supported by the Southern African team. Candidates should have a valid working permit to perform work in South Africa.
Manage and execute:
Capturing of the various cash books
Reconciliation of cash books to bank statement
Ensuring General ledger accounts balance monthly
Capture and control petty cash expenses
Capture all related general ledger entries
Analysis - Expenses
Supplier recons and payment
Weekly Cash Flow Projections
Preparation of invoices and follow-up on payments
Management of asset record keeping and annual verification process
Preparation and submission of international payments and receipts
Reconciliation of staff travel expenses
Funder and Project Administration
Knowledge / Experience working with Xero - advantage but not a deal breaker
MS Excel proficient
Minimum 4 years' experience (NPO knowledge will be advantageous)