ISASA Vacancy – Accountant

Website Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa - ISASA

Job Description:

The Accountant will be responsible for overall administrative support to the Finance Director in the execution of financial management activities, ensuring compliance with policies and procedures, as well as internal and external reporting requirements of the school. This position will play an office coordination role and function as second in command to Finance Director

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ability to thrive under pressure
  • Strong organizational and time management abilities
  • Sound management and leadership skills
  • Ability to reconcile accounts
  • Strong analytical skills with ultimate attention to details
  • Visionary thinking and ability to forecast and anticipate future changes
  • Excellent presentation skills and ability to persuade audience
  • Technical and systematic problem detector and solver

Job Requirements:

  • Good understanding of payroll systems, income tax and statutory returns
  • Reasonable experience in both creditors and debtors’ management processes
  • Strong experience in dealing with third parties – banks, auditors, SARS etc.
  • Experience working within schools, preferably international schools (not for profit, educational institutions)
  • Basic understanding of inventory or procurement processes
  • 5 years Accountant experience, preferably in the multinational or international institutions

Qualification & Experience:

  • SAGE ERP certification
  • Excel modelling
  • B. Com Hons in Accounting or Financial Management will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of IFRS
  • B. Com degree in Accounting or Finance Management or similar qualification

Job Details:

Company: Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa – ISASA

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Saddlebrook , Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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