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DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE

FACULTY ACCOUNTANT

PEROMNES POST LEVEL 6

RESPONSIBILITIES

RESPONSIBILITIES:

This role will provide professional utilization advice and control management of approved capital and operational funds. This will include control over external funds (grants, donations, sponsorships, contracts etc.) received from external institutions in accordance with the UP and entities policy guidelines.

The role is also responsible for accurate and timely management and accounting statements and reports and the identification and management of relevant financial risks.

The incumbent will be required to:

  • Support the Deputy Director: Management Information in achieving all financial and service targets;
  • Perform financial and administrative control over the utilisation of funds in the business units;
  • Process and verify financial transactions in the business units;
  • Identify risk areas in the business units;
  • Prepare accurate and timely financial management/audit reports;
  • Ensure effective and balanced annual budgeting support to business units;
  • Perform budget control and support according to service level agreements;
  • Support with purchasing, T&E, debtor and asset management on the PeopleSoft Financial system.

 

CLOSING DATE:  15 November 2019

No application will be considered after the closing date, or if it does not comply with at least the minimum requirements.

To apply, please visit the University’s website and follow the link: Careers@UP

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • B Com degree with Accounting III;
  • Six years’ applicable senior financial accounting experience (third-year of SAICA articles will be equal to one-year senior accounting experience).

 

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES):

  • Knowledge of the following:
    • Application of IFRS standards;
    • Relevant South African tax legislation;
    • Management reporting;
    • Accounting business cycles;
    • Budgeting;
  • Proficient in the use MS Office;
  • Advanced competency in MS Excel;
  • Appropriate business writing and communication skills;
  • Accountability for own performance;
  • Commitment to delivering value to clients;
  • Ability to plan and prioritise tasks.

 

ADDED ADVANTAGES AND PREFERENCES:

  • Honours degree in Financial Management or Accounting;
  • Three years’ working experience in a university environment;
  • Three years’ working experience in the use of PeopleSoft or equivalent ERP system;
  • Accredited with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.

SALARY DETAILS

The annual remuneration package will be commensurate with the incumbent’s level of appointment, as determined by UP policy guidelines. UP subscribes to the BESTMED and UMVUZO medical aid schemes and contributes 50% of the applicable monthly premium.

FACULTY OF NATURAL AND AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND APPLIED MATHEMATICS

SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

PEROMNES POST LEVEL 9

RESPONSIBILITIES

The incumbent is responsible for the following portfolios, which he/she should manage independently while performing quality work:

  • Managing the personnel budget for staff on contract and student appointments including preparing required documentation, and processing online appointments and claims;
  • Providing support to the HOD in elaborating the annual Departmental duty allocation including determining the human resources needs per module, summarising teaching requests, preparing related documentation and allocating assistant lecturers;
  • Managing the process of performance evaluation for staff, creating online templates, preparing guideline documentation and organising work discussions with line manager;
  • Assisting with documentation for advertising of posts, and managing the processes for confirmation of appointment and application for promotion;
  • Providing technical and administrative support to staff e.g. HEMIS forms, leave applications, parking applications, access queries, reporting lines, letters etc.;
  • Providing curriculum related administrative support for the Quality Teaching Committee (QTC), collecting and preparing statistics, preparing proposals for regulation amendments, updating the online yearbook and UP Course Catalogue, keeping record of module content, preparing brochures of study programmes, calculating tuition fees, creating and/or cancelling modules, and providing academic staff with teaching related info e.g. class lists, module files and study guide information;
  • Providing general administrative support e.g. preparing staff and module lists, preparing documentation for Departmental meetings, maintaining a filing system for Departmental documentation, providing information for Departmental website and newsletter, and handling general student and parent enquiries;
  • Performing the technical editing of both the Departmental Self-evaluation Report and the Improvement Plan;
  • Providing support in organising of events.

 

CLOSING DATE: 04 November 2019

No application will be considered after the closing date, or if it does not comply with at least the minimum requirements.

To apply, please visit the University’s website and follow the link: Careers@UP

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • BSc degree or equivalent;
  • A minimum of two years technical and administrative experience relevant to the listed responsibilities;
  • Thorough working knowledge of applicable computer programmes (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail, the Google suite and the Internet).

 

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES):

  • Excellent communication and language skills in English, both written and verbal;
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct, co-ordinate and implement multiple academic processes without supervision;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Friendliness and willingness to help;
  • Ability to solve problems, conflicts and crisis management, working in a multicultural and diverse environment;
  • Organisational skills;
  • Excellent computer literacy;
  • Ability to work independently and attend to detail;
  • Experience in the use of a corporate management system e.g. like PeopleSoft;
  • Relevant experience in a tertiary education environment;
  • Organising and management experience.

 

ADDED ADVANTAGES AND PREFERENCES:

  • Other relevant postgraduate qualifications.

SALARY DETAILS

The annual remuneration package will be commensurate with the incumbent’s level of appointment, as determined by UP policy guidelines. UP subscribes to the BESTMED and UMVUZO medical aid schemes and contributes 50% of the applicable monthly premium.

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