REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB:
1.Degree in accounting, business, economics, finance, or a related field.
2.Qualified Accountant (CTA with completed articles) with relevant experience may also be considered.
3.Experience in the preparation and finalisation of accounts in accordance with current South African regulations.
4.Background in Property management will be beneficial
5.Knowledge of strategic and financial planning including activity costing, benchmarking and KPIs.
6.Experience in budget preparation and reporting.
7.Experience in goods and services procurement processes.
8.Excellent computer literacy is essential especially in MS Outlook, MS Word and MS Excel, MDA property management system and Pastel would be beneficial
9.Proficient user of finance software.
10.Knowledge of current practice of internal auditing
11.Highly numerate and able to analyse statistical information and interpret financial data to produce reports which can be understood by non-financial colleagues
COMPETENCIES OF THE JOB:
1.Analytical thinking: ability to tackle issues and problems in a logical step-by step way.
2.Concern for accuracy: Desire to ensure accuracy and quality in work delivered.
3.Results orientation: ability to set high goals for self and others, focusing on the delivery of targets, quality and deadlines.
4.Communication skills: ability to communicate appropriate, concise and accurate information in written and verbal formats.
5.Creativity and innovation: willingness to challenge assumptions and ability to adapt or generate imaginative and innovative ideas.
6.Influence and persuasion: ability to convince others to your own point of view, to gain acceptance, support and commitment.
7.Interpersonal skills: ability to understand and interpret other people’s behaviour.
8.Relationship building: ability to build and maintain networks of business contacts in and beyond the organisation who may contribute to success.
9.Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
10.Superior mathematical skills.