Budget Accountant

Website Legal Aid

Job Description:

To provide administrative and technical support in the preparation of the annual budget and the Medium-Term Expenditure Framework and co-ordinate the budget of Legal Aid SA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, review and consolidate budgets per Cost Centre into Departmental, Divisional and Organisational budgets and present consolidated budgets to the Chief Financial Officer for approval by the Board of Directors.
  • Produce monthly variance reports, highlighting cash flow implications in comparison to the budget, and present them to Executives for review.
  • Capture the approved budget in the financial system and distribute to all Local Offices, Provincial Offices and National Office departments.
  • Develop, manage and maintain budget templates for distribution to Executives.
  • Formulate and review budgeting guidelines, based on the Strategic Plan of Legal Aid SA.
  • Complete and update National Treasury templates – Estimates of National Expenditure (ENE).

Job Requirements:

  • A sophisticated collaborative style is advantageous.
  • Advanced Excel and business writing skills.
  • Experience in strategic and business planning and monitoring and reporting.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of management experience.
  • Experience that would assist the incumbent in driving a service excellence mindset.
  • A recognised tertiary qualification in Finance and Accounting, e.g., B.Comm, with an Accounting major or a minimum three (3) years degree or diploma.

Job Details:

Company: Legal Aid

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Braamfontein, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

To apply for this job please visit legal-aid.co.za.

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