In delivering social science that makes a difference, the Research Programmes, Centres and Cross-Cutting units of the Human Sciences Research Council are engaged in hundreds of projects and programmes serving diverse users in South Africa and the region. There are HSRC offices in Pretoria, Cape Town, Durban, and Pietermaritzburg.The Finance department delivers a total financial service to the HSRC. This entails debtors, creditors, cash management, assets including projects office and ensures that the HSRC complies with relevant legislation and accounting principles. The successful incumbent will report to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The finance department of the Support Service division of the HSRC seeks to appoint a suitably qualified incumbent to fulfil the position of a Finance Director. The position will be based in the Pretoria office and is offered on a five (5) year contract. Finance DirectorRef no: SS/FD/0721X1 PositionDuration: 5-year contract Manage the overall financial management and accounting functions of the HSRC including entails debtors management , creditors management , cash management, assets management, projects office and compliance with relevant legislation, accounting principles and HSRC policies.Preparation of / and oversight of all financial reports. Provide guidelines for financial planning for all units as per annual performance and strategic plans Initiate, design and co-ordinate the annual budgeting process Responsible for the review of Annual Financial Statements for presentation and submission to External Auditors and National Treasury.Managing of the external audit completed by Auditor General, as well as other audits conducted during the year.Ensuring that budget projections, expenses and revenue forecasts are updated Liaise as the financial contact between the research units and funders.Manage and develop staff Undertake any other appropriate assignments that are allocated by the CFO or CEO.
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