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Job Title
Assistant Financial Manager
Employment Type
Full Time
3 to 6 years
Job Published
18 March 2024
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Job Description

We are looking for an assistant financial manager, here is what you need to know about the role:


The main purpose of this position is:

  • To assist the Finance Manager with accounting and monitoring functions related to processing, planning, budgeting, financial reporting, and financial administration within the department
  • To accurately maintain records of financial transactions
  • To provide expert financial advice and operational support to the various Departments, the Trust, and various Committees in relation
    to the financial matters of the entity
  • To ensure that all financial transactions are processed in accordance with policies, procedures, and statutory requirements
  • To deputize for the Finance Manager in his/her absence

The requirements of this job are as follows:


  • A tertiary level qualification in accounting or management accounting (e.g., B Com with Accounting major) OR,
  • If qualified by experience, at least seven to ten years of experience, at this level, with the same or similar key performance areas


  • A minimum of three years post qualification experience in the field of finance in a large or medium size organisational environment, with exposure to various aspects of finance and management accounting


  • Ability to interact successfully with clients at all levels regarding financial matters, and to provide related advice, coaching and training
  • Ability to take initiative, exercise judgement, solve problems, and work accurately and to deadline with minimal supervision
  • Excellent organisation skills and the ability to establish priorities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills coupled with sound interpersonal skills


  • PASTEL Accounting
  • Excel Advanced