Part-time project accountant

TIPS is seeking to appoint a  Part- time Project Accountant (working 2 days a week). The scope of work includes:

Work with TIPS Project Coordinators to provide up to date financial information on TIPS projects and ensure  alignment between internal systems

  • Communicate with Finance Officer on an ongoing basis on any differences identified between the TIPS Project management systems and Pastel for necessary adjustments to be effected
  • Working with the project co-ordinators update the project progress reports on a monthly basis and assist with preparation of quarterly reports on use of funds for large projects
  • Ensure all projects have correct project numbers in Pastel and in the TIPS project management systems including contract monitoring sheets
  • Provide support to TIPS project co-ordinators to effectively use Pastel
  • Ensure all the projects reports show the correct budget amounts and expenditure 
  • Ensure alignment between the project reporting and management accounts on deferred and accrued income each month.
  • Prepare ad hoc project reports as required
  • Attend and participate in monthly workflow meetings.
  • Assist with the implementation of an electronic project management information system.

Qualification and Experience Required

A relevant, recognised diploma or degree in Accounting

  • At least 3 years work experience in a project accounting environment;
  • Proficiency in Pastel Accounting  and MS Office
  • Strong interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Excellent reporting skills

Closing date: 15 August 2017

To apply, please send your CV and application to Edmore@tips.org.za. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed applicants only and a market related remuneration package will be offered for the position.