Financial Administrator

Contract Employment Department of Geography Salary scale: Attractive Package

Job description

The Department of Geography in collaboration with the University of Cape Town’s Environmental Humanities South (EHS) is implementing a four-year research project namely: Critical Zones Africa, South and East (CzASE). The project is funded by the Science


Holder of a Degree in Accountancy, Finance, Commerce/ Business Administration majoring in Accountancy or Finance or any relevant field with a minimum GPA of 3.0 from any recognized Institution


• To manage CzASE finances and financial reporting including collection of receipts for project activities and travel funds; • To prepare monthly bank reconciliation statements and proper books of accounts; • To prepare financial statements; • To prepare payment vouchers on day to day basis; • To maintain a register associated with accounts activities; • To maintain projects’ fixed assets, register and ensure that it is up to date; • To maintain staff imprest records and retirements; • To prepare various payment schedules such as student allowances and stipends etc.; • To maintain spreadsheets and ledgers and ensure that funds are spent per the CzASE budget guidelines; • To liaise with the College of Social Sciences accountant to ensure project activities and budget are integrated into the College’s annual plan and budgets; • To design and generate financial reports for annual, monthly and ad-hoc reporting; • To ensure financial processes and controls are in place and comply with the University's financial regulations, policies and practices; • To ensure the remittance of all statutory deductions as per the law; • To process invoices, follow up on various fund requests, and payments are done on a timely; and • To perform any other duties assigned to him/her by the Immediate Supervisor.

Work Experience

At least four (4) years working experience in a related field

Terms of Service

One-year renewable contract depending on performance and availability of funds

Job Summary

Vacancy: 1 Position

Salary scale: Attractive Package

Terms of Service: One-year renewable contract depending on performance and availability of funds

Dead Line: 21 Apr,2024