Financial Officer(Bursar) - Livingston High School

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Advertised By:Private
Job Type:Full-Time
Employment Equity:Non EE/AA

We invite suitably qualified, experienced candidates to apply

to join the Livingstone High School team in Cape Town.

Start date: 8 January 2020

Position: Full time SGB

Prospective applicants must meet the following minimum

Necessary Qualifications / Experience

· Previous experience (Minimum 2 years) in a similar role within a school context (i.e. Financial officer, Bursar or bookkeeper) Bookkeeping qualification

  • Be SA Citizen or have Permanent Resident status
  • No criminal record
  • Clear credit history
  • Have at least 5 years recent accounting/bookkeeping experience
  • Excellent skills in MS Word, MS Excel, Google Apps, Pastel Accounting Package, Staffroom and CEMIS
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Meticulous, accurate with a high attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal
  • Be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Be able to work as part of a team
  • Understand school finances
  • Have a valid driver's license and their own transport


The successful candidate must have proven experience in preparing and completing:

· Management reporting packs for presentation to Finance Committee

· Accounts payable and receivable

· Monthly Income statement & Balance Sheet

· Monthly, Quarterly & Annual reports

· General administration tasks

· Debt collecting & debtors’ book (fee collection)

· Preparation for annual audit and liaison with auditors

· Monthly statements to Customers (Parents)

· Loading of Payroll & SARS payments

· Loading of internet banking payments

· Handover of arrears accounts

· Quarterly returns for WCED

· Maintain asset register

· Bank reconciliations

· Assist in developing and monitoring the yearly Budget

· Cash Flow statement

· Cash control, Banking

Applications should include: Covering letter, C.V., proof of qualifications and at least three recent contactable references linked to your financial experience and be sent to

The successful candidate will be expected to form part of the Finance Committee and provide support to the Treasurer in addition to attending a finance committee meeting once a month that wold take place after hours or over a weekend.


No applications will be considered after this date

Working hours 07h00 to 16h00. This is a School Governing Body position. If you have not heard from us in the next two weeks, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. Only suitably qualified candidates should apply no later than above deadline. Job Type: Full time SGB Salary: R12,000.00 to R15,000.00 /month depending on the level of experience

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