Purpose:The purpose of this job is to provide financial management and support to the Director: Services, with full financial accountability for Services.Brief DescriptionKey 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
Oversees and reports on the management of assets and stock. Conducts and reports on enquiries/investigations. 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.
Implements and maintains an appropriate systems for financial reporting, for both department and University requirements.
Grade 12 National Diploma in Accounting or any related and relevant qualifications At least 8 years work experience and supervision in a similar environment Experience in a financial and large highly computerised environmentTechnical Competencies