PSA 708

Head of Finance, Prominent Non-Profit Organisation

Head of Finance
Rondebosch, Cape Town


This exciting position for a CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT (C.A. SA), who has preferably worked within the Non-Profit Sector, with extensive experience in working

with   Board Financials,  Trust  accounts and Donor funding.    Ideally this role will suit a female who has children and needs the flexibility of a half day role.

 Ideally, we are seeking a person who has at least seven to ten years of relevant experience in the control the complete finance function, and who has managed a small

team, ensuring sound compliance and good governance, in all facets of the work.   You will be part of the leadership  team, overseeing all aspects of the

financial management and accounting systems  for this Trust and the Foundation, and the financial reporting will be to the Board and to all stakeholders.

Being a very prominent organisation, it is essential to ensure financial compliance across all areas of the business, but also to provide excellent service from a high-

performing team, sound values, and work ethic in line with the expectation of the donors and stakeholders.  You will report to the CEO of the Trust, and work closely with

the Heads of Departments, and the staff.


You will offer the following qualification, skills and attributes:

§  C.A. SA qualification with a minimum of 7seven years, with NPO experience an advantage

§  Certified Public Accountant  (CPA) a strong advantage

§  Proven experience of strategic financial planning, cashflow management, budgets and management of the budgeting process, and  investment management.

§  Management of strategic direction for Sustainability and Good Governance

§  Monthly management accounts, quarterly reporting to Board, sub-Committee meetings and Management of the Annual External Audit to obtain an unqualified

audit opinion.

§  Expert Knowledge of accounting best practice, policies and regulations, as well as EXCEL/PASTEL

§  Sound experience of payroll, and preference for CRM financial reporting.

§  Excellent attention to detail in all areas of the Financial Controls and Reporting

§  Project Accounting skills in terms of organisational planning, prioritising and time management

§  Creative and innovative problem solving skills and analytical, critical thinking capacity and decision-making

§  Your working style will be that of strong leadership, an alignment with the ethos of the organisation which is part of this Prominent Hospital providing excellent

services to children and their families, and your passion will be to enjoy working within the vision and objectives of this multi-disciplinary Team within the Trust.


Please provide a Letter explaining your reason for wanting to work in this organisation and also why you are looking for a half day position.

If your qualification, skills and level of experience  meet the above requirements ,  please send your CV,  and current or most recent Salary  to  Pat Stewart of

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