Assistant Superintendent Finance and Administration (Ref: NTSFA)
Remuneration: Market Related

Position in the Financial sector in Limpopo - Limpopo
Posted On Wednesday 9 January 2019
Job Description:

An independent non-profit organization based in Limpopo, is seeking the services of a highly skilled and experienced ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT – FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION to join their dynamic team.

Main job function

The Finance and Administration department facilitate the following financial umbrella areas

Forecasting and planning

Controlling operations (Budgeting)

Evaluating performance (Analysis and assessment of actual results)

To facilitate human resources functions in the VIP Payroll system monthly

To facilitate financial functions in the AccPac and Assetware system monthly

To facilitate administration functions

Budget planning and financial forecasting including reconciliation of control accounts

Financial month-end and year-end procedures

Preparation of financial reports and evaluating organisational financial performance

Management of team members responsible for creditors, debtors and asset functions, cashbook and journals

Assist in preparation for external and internal audits by preparing audit packs monthly

To facilitate financial and human resource functions in the AccPac, VIP Payroll system and Assetware system monthly

Assisting in ensuring that all accounting rules according to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) are adhered to.

Ensure implementing and monitoring of policies and procedures.

Continuous improvement of financial team environment and processes


Exercise authorities of the role.

Planning work for team.

Demonstrating team leadership skills.

Effective task assignment to team members.

Monitoring and managing attendance of team.

Completion of assigned tasks.

Coaching and providing feedback to team members.

Development and training of team members.

Timely completion of WPR’s and recommendations on WPA scores including relevant feedback of work performance to team members.

Various Reconciliations

Reconcile all Control accounts in General Ledger monthly.


Recommend Monthly Creditors’ reconciliations due to the Assistant Superintendent Finance and Administration by the 12th.

Capture Monthly Creditors’ payments on FNB Bankit by the 12th.

Vendors / Suppliers

Do CIPRO checks.

Allocate vendor numbers to new vendors/suppliers and process vendor information into AccPac.

Debtors control function

Post and process receipts and invoices in Accpac

Update debtors according to information received form Tutors

Compile monthly age analysis control

Keep record of all receipts issued

Issue statements on monthly basis

Control statement issued

Control return of signed registers on debtor’s statements

Asset Management

Post and process all assets into Assetware on a monthly basis

Ensuring assets clearing account in the General ledger is cleared on a monthly

Ensuring depreciation is done on a monthly basis.

Do spot checks as per plan

Barcode all the assets monthly

Scan all assets in June and November annually

Assets Control

Verify & Reconcile assets monthly

Ensure general ledger is printed monthly to verify assets acquired and or disposed are managed effectively

Compile Asset file indicating monthly acquisitions, disposal and donations

Weekly / Monthly back-ups


Bachelor of Commerce Degree, with ACCOUNTING as a major (non-negotiable)

Honors in Accounting. SAICA / CIMA / ACCA / SAIPA / SAIBA articles.


3 to 5 years proven financial administration experience in a management role required

Exposure/working knowledge of AccPacc ERP systems, Sage VIP Payroll, Management Information Systems, Microsoft Office (Advanced level)

Strong project management skills

Understanding the fundamental application of financial and management accounting environment, i.e. high level of financial skills, control and reporting on budget

Capability in understanding, interpreting and implementing financial rules.

Strong understanding of business processes and operations.

Good understanding of risk management and audit environment and processes

Strong commercial understanding.

Strong sense of confidentiality essential.

High level of accountability

Good time management skills

Excellent system & technical knowledge, expert level in Excel;

Good analytical/ thinking/ problem solving skills;

Well-developed communication skills, including ability to present at a Senior Level; 

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Nicole Thomas