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WDB Training Academy Trust (TAT) Financial Administrator

The primary purpose of this position is to fulfil the role of providing a full accounting function for the operations of a newly formed independent developmental training services entity within the Non-Profit environment.
A suitable candidate must be able to work independently and implement efficient processes and systems as part of creating a fully functioning financial administration.

Key Performance Areas Tasks Key Performance Measures
Accounting bookkeeping, processes and records


·       Check payment requisitions to authorised budget

·       Loading of payments and payroll deductions onto operational banking system

·       Set up of an orderly accounting filing system

·       Process cash book entries for all operational bank accounts.

·       Prepare bank reconciliations for all bank accounts

·       Prepare any accounting reconciliations necessary

·       Complete and accurate accounting records.

·       Functioning and up to date accounting system

Financial results reporting ·       Preparation of monthly financial results

·       Preparation of financial report to Trustees as and when required

·       Preparation of draft Annual Financial Statements

·       Timeous and accurate reports
Budgeting process ·       Prepare and manage an annual budget ·       Timeous complete budget
Taxation ·       Preparation of annual Income Tax return

·       Regular tax compliance certificate

·       Taxation matters completed timeously
Governance ·       Ensure all minutes and attendance registers are signed and updated and Resolution register is updated with all resolutions signed ·       Complete and updated governance records
Audit ·       Arrange and implement the external audit

·       Preparation of the audit file

·       Provide required information during the audit

·       Completed audit process
Fixed assets maintenance ·       Maintain the Fixed Asset Register

·       Reconcile Fixed Asset Register to Trial Balance

·       Mange an annual physical count of fixed assets

·       Accurate and complete Fixed Asset Register
Deal with all ad hoc requests ·       Assist Managing Director with all aspects of the financial management of the operations

·       Attend all Exco and management meetings

·       Manager evaluation
HR oversight ·       Maintain oversight of all HR financial matters ·       Manager evaluation
Soft Skills  ·       Maintain good working relationship with peers

·       Participation in office related initiatives

·       Manager evaluation
Internal Relationships: All Staff External Relationships: Suppliers, Auditors, SARS, External Stakeholders

Qualifications B Comm in finance or accounting
Experience 4-6 years accounting experience in NGO environment


Pastel Accounting
Sage Payroll
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Word
SARS E-filing

• Professional work ethic
• Uphold missions and vision of WDB Trust
• Ability to work quickly and accurately
• Attention to detail
• Ability to work to deadlines
• Respect for confidentiality
• High standard of integrity, honesty and reliability


• Occasional travel to operational field sites
• Drivers licence.

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