Salary: R18 000.00 – R20 000.00 Per Month (Negotiable)
Job Type: Permanent
Employer: People Scope
Our client is a conglomerate of schools characterised by building and sustaining high quality, authentic inter-personal relationships, with a unique selling point of focussing on developing entrepreneurial thinking and skills development to empower youth to uplift their own communities, contribute to job creation and the strengthening of the national economy. This is achieved through personalised learning, where the emphasis is on self-discovery and content creation, allowing for the learner to find new information and knowledge, with time and prescribed content providing the backdrop.
The organisation seeks to appoint a Bursar to join one of the schools located in Umlazi. The successful candidate will be a part of a multidisciplinary team and responsible for the day-to-day finance function at the school. The position is based in Umlazi, Durban, and the role reports to the head of finance.
So, are you passionate about making a difference in the Education Sector?
Are you savvy with numbers, and have a good eye for details?
Then, this vacancy could be perfect for you!
Core Areas of Work:
-Day-to-day management of the finances of the school under the direction of the Head of Finance
-Bookkeeping up to trial balance
-Managing of budgets
-Monitoring of all income and expenditure relating to internal budgets
-Preparing of financial reports for the Executive Head
Requirements for the role:
Degree or Diploma with a major in Accounting
5 years’ relevant experience in a Bursar/financial role with experience in:
-Accounting, Cash Flow Management, Debtors Management and Contract Management (financial element);
-Administration and Payroll Management
-Knowledge of accounting procedures and best practices
-Familiarity with budget preparation and cash flow management
-Preparation of financials to trial balance level
-Audits – internal and external
-Loading of payments on various accounts
-Technical knowledge and skills regarding financial best practice
-Strong work ethic with ability to take own initiative
-Communication and relationship building abilities
-Ability to perform under pressure and show tenacity
-Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
If you feel that this post is for you, submit your CV ASAP to People Scope at [email protected]
About People Scope
People Scope is a solutions-driven human capital consulting firm. We aid the success of organisations by harnessing the power and potential of human resources. Our innovative, yet practical, solutions support employee acquisition, retention and motivation, and embrace all contributors of the workforce – from Gen Z to Retirees.