Job Description

Key Responsibilities include the following• Provides financial and business input to the department’s strategic and operational plans.• Administers financial models in order to ensure on-going sustainability and profitability of department.• Participates in the development of revenue, price and cost models, along with other stakeholders.• Participates in developing, together with other stakeholders, alternative revenue streams for the department.• Contributes and administers/supports the annual compilation of the departmental budgets.• Analyses and monitors actual financial performance against budget and where needed initiates remedial action.• Participates in the University’s financial and accounting policy/procedure decision-making process, and ensures the implementation thereof.

Responsibilities + Skills

Implements and maintains appropriate management accounting business processes, and related systems. Advises the Finance Manager on financial matters and represents the Finance section at meetings. Oversees and controls the recording of financial information, which also involves maintaining financial controls, in accordance with the policies and procedures of the University.


Oversees and reports on the management of assets and stock. Conducts and reports on enquiries/investigations.


Facilitate and support the complete sundry debtors and credit management function. Supports a disaster recovery system for all financial -related systems including specific disaster needs.

Job Summary

  • Published on: Saturday, 8th February 2020
  • Designation: Senior Finance Officer
  • industry: Miscellaneous
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: cape town
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Saturday, 8th February 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: university of the witwatersrand.
  • Address: Ground Floor - Solomon Mahlangu House (formerly Senate House) Jorissen Street Braamfontein 2000
  • Website:
  • Company Profile:
  • At the Senior Lecturer Level, a PhD is essential. The successful candidate will have a record of scholarship/teaching and be research active in Applied Mechanics. S/he will conduct and supervise research at all levels. The successful candidate will have a proven record of interactions with industry and the profession. A record of substantial research funding will be advantageous.The successful candidate at any level will have a good knowledge of the basic material pertaining to undergraduate Mechanical or Aeronautical Engineering courses, and the background to be able to be registered as a Professional Engineer, if not already registered in South Africa.

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