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Finance and Administration Officer: Gender Links Zimbabwe
Deadline: 22 February 2013 (Close of business)

Gender Links, a Southern African NGO based in Johannesburg specialising in gender, media, women’s rights and governance, seeks the services of experienced individual to serve as Administrative Officer for its Country Offices in Zimbabwe. The main task of the incumbent will be to provide accounting and administrative support to the Gender Links Country Office.

-Preparation and administration of all program budgets
-Proper control of the supporting documents for payments and financial reports ensuring that all authorisations are done accordingly
-Procurement: Sourcing quotations and ensuring that the procurement policies are adhered to at all times
-Processing payments of all goods and services
-Managing and reconcile petty cash
-Processing of all statutory requirement payments
-Checking program cash expenditure reconciliations
-Cashbook management, including uploading of all documents on sharepoint and performing monthly bank reconciliations
-Banking including liaising with suppliers in relation to payment queries
-General administration, including follow up with suppliers on outstanding issues and attending to queries
-Ensuring that all staff complete timesheets and upload them on HR sharepoint folder
-Filing of all finance and admin documents
-Assisting with managing the incoming and outgoing phone calls
-Performing daily and monthly backups for all the office data
-Assisting with compiling documents for workshops, researches as required by the country office
-Assisting the Country Manager at all times as required

-Tertiary education with specialised certification in accounting or finance
-At least three years experience in accounting in the NGO sector
-Experience in Pastel accounting software, Microsoft office programmes and advanced knowledge of spreadsheet
-Ability to administer and execute financial processes and transactions
-Good administrative and inter personal skills
-IT proficiency
-Able to handle pressure and is dynamic to change

General conditions
The above post is for an initial period of one year, based in Harare. Competitive remuneration packages will be offered, commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidates. Applications must be submitted by close of business (COB) Friday 22 February 2013. A letter of motivation, CVs and references should be sent to: hr [at] genderlinks [dot] org [dot] za

Or fax +27 11 622 4732. For further enquiries phone +27 11 622 2877.

Only short listed and successful candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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