Financial Administrator

Short Job Description: 

A leading international mineral resources advisory company is looking for a Financial Administrator who will be overseeing all office administrative functions, accounting duties and assist with HR responsibilities. The incumbent should preferably have 5 years' experience in a finance role.

Where will the person be located? (Town/Suburb/Remote): 
Somerset West
Select which one of these best describes the role: 
Full time - in office
Main area of expertise required: 
Administrator - Accounting & Finance
Required Qualification: 
Diploma or Bachelors degree in Accounting
List of required computer software skills: 
Xero, Pastel, advanced Excel
Estimated hours: 
Full day
Remuneration in ZAR: 
R20 000 - R25 000
Remuneration term: 
Job posting date: 
Friday, September 10, 2021
Full Job Description: 

Financial Administrator Job, Somerset West, Cape Town

Duties and Responsibilities:

Assist in Accounts Payable and Receivable functions for assigned projects. 

Support colleagues in their responsibilities of reviewing, approving, and processing invoices from vendors and suppliers.

Work with customers and assist team members to set up accounts for various projects. 
project budget controls

Assist in the reconciliation of the project budgets.

Manage and support team members to ensure payroll is submitted accurately and timeously. 

Ensure payrolls are reconciled to customer billings.

Review purchase orders and associated change orders for accuracy and correct cost allocation.

Review payment requests from subcontractors and ensure completion of the process by head office.

Prepare customer invoices weekly/monthly according to the contract terms.

Prepare information for corporate accounting for necessary cost accrual or deferral journal

Ensure unit rate billing is correct and meets applicable contract requirements.

Assist project manager with cost projection and job status reports as necessary.

Support team members to ensure all the required progress reports are prepared accurately

Ensure effective team coverage for all field accounting, and administrative/clerical duties

Maintain ongoing contact with various job sites and regional offices to ensure the achievement of organisational strategic goals.

Follow-up on proposal submissions to clients

Update, provide input into, and assist with the upkeep of the project management schedule, proposal tracking system, tender tracking system, and client inquiries.


Application process:
Before applying check that your CV is comprehensive and that the roles and responsibilities demonstrate your capabilities and experience rather than a list of tasks. Always write in full sentences. You have up to 12 places of previous employment to demonstrate your skills, use as many as you feel are required but always include more than one. Write a motivational email explaining why you should be considered for the role. The motivational email will be seen before the CV and is submitted to the client with the CV. If you have not heard back within 14-21 days please assume the application was not successful.

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