Financial Manager

Financial Manager

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Financial Manager

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  • Date Posted

    2 weeks ago

  • Apply Before

    31 May, 2024

SBCWC: Financial Manager


The Saartjie Baartman Centre for Women and Children (SBCWC) is a an NPO that runs several programmes in response to gender-based violence, including a one-stop centre for women and children who are survivors of gender-based violence.


SBCWC seeks to appoint a Financial Manager to be based in greater Cape Town starting 10 June or earlier. 


The position will report to the Director.

This is a full-time position based at SBCWC. Partial remote working/ flexible work arrangement option available.

Remuneration of R360,000 - R495,000 per annum CTC depending on qualifications and experience.


Key Responsibilities:


  1. Processing and reconciliation of all monthly financial information

  2. Debtors and creditors management

  3. Preparation of accurate and timely financial reports, including monthly closing statements, variance analysis, and cash flow forecasts.

  4. Analysis of financial data to identify trends, assess performance, and support strategic decision-making.                    

  5. Preparation of organizational and programme/funding budgets

  6. Preparation and presentation of Board Reports

  7. Preparation of Annual Financial Statement and co-ordination of externa audit

  8. Preparation of Funder financial reporting and co-ordination of Funder Reporting compliance

  9. Statutory and Tax compliance

  10. Ensuring compliance with finance policies, legislation and funder agreements

  11. Regular monitoring of and improvement of financial management system

  12. Formulate short and long term financial planning and strategy

  13. Supervision of Retail programme (including billings, stock control, production)

  14. Other related duties as required


Qualifications and experience:

  1. Minimum qualification of B. Comm degree

  2. Exceptional excel skills are a pre-requisite

  3. Excellent verbal and written communication

  4. A basic understanding of GBV and survivor centric service

  5. Organized and resourceful

  6. Adept at prioritizing, scheduling, and multitasking.

  7. Attention to detail


Demonstrates proficiency in the following behavioural competencies:

  1. Commercial Acumen - Balance long and short-term value generation through the regular application of integrated commercial principles across the organization in order to take ownership and drive course corrective actions with rigour

  2. Personal effectiveness & excellence – Display an iterative learning mentality. Actively seeks out opportunities to learn and develop, and promotes learning and development in others

  3. Resilience - Remains determined despite frequent obstacles. Possess high levels of EQ

  4. Creative - The ability to use imagination and new ideas to produce solutions

  5. Entrepreneurial – The ability to think ahead to spot or create opportunities and maximize them

  6. Builds collaborative relationship and networks – People and relationship building centric. Develops internal/external relationships with an Organization focus, to resolve both short-term issues and advance longer-term projects/work

  7. Engagement skills - Communicates persuasively and confidently to influence and negotiate positive outcomes.

  8. Leading change – Involves, supports and motivates others in finding improved ways of working. Manages change projects. This includes the ability to inspire and motivate the team towards a common vision and to challenge the status quo and drive change in the business environment

  9. Challenging - The ability to challenge the status quo and drive change in a business environment

  10. Responsible & Accountable - The ability to work in a way that considers its impact on other people, organizational goals and the wider environment.


To apply, submit your CV together with a motivating letter and three references to


For queries contact Robyn Abrahams on 021 633 1253


Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.