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The Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa (SERI) invites applications for the post of Financial Manager.
SERI is one of South Africa’s leading human rights organisations and is internationally recognised for its award-winning work. SERI works with communities, social movements, individuals, and other non-profit organisations in South Africa and beyond to develop and implement strategies to challenge inequality and realise socio-economic rights. You can find out more about SERI on www.seri-sa.org.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Financial Manager will be responsible for implementing the organisation’s financial policies, procedures, and administration. The Financial Manager  will work closely with the Executive Director to ensure the financial health of the organisation. The successful candidate will sit on the management committee and contribute strategic financial advice.  
We are looking for someone with the following qualifications, skills, and experience – 
·      B Com degree with accounting major or CIMA/ACCA qualification.
·      5 years post-qualification experience in financial and grant(s) management.
·      Demonstrable experience in donor financial reporting. 
·      Experience in managing organisational annual audits.
·      Experience in developing and reporting on organisational budgets.
·      Experience in developing and reporting on financial budgets and preparing monthly financial management accounts. 
SERI offers a competitive salary starting at R600 000 to be determined based on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience. The appointment will take effect on 15 June 2023.
SERI is committed to transformation. Black South Africans and women and persons living with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply for this post. 
If you are interested in this post, please send your CV, together with a covering letter, to Sanele Garane at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
In your cover letter, please explain why you are interested in working for SERI, and what qualities and experience you would bring to the post. Generalised covering letters which do not engage with SERI’s activities and purpose will not be considered.
The closing date for applications is Wednesday, 10 May 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and will be expected to make themselves available for an interview in the week of 15 May 2023.

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