Vacancy: Finance Manager

Vacancy: Finance Manager

Vacancy: Finance Manager

MIET AFRICA, a regional NGO working in education development, requires a Finance Manager. This is a twelve-month contract position. The successful applicant will be based at MIET AFRICA’s head office in Durban.

Key tasks

  • Regular reporting on organisation cash-flow situation, as required
  • Preparation and review of monthly management/board financial reporting
  • Attend board meetings and present to the board on financial matters
  • Review of month-end reconciliations including but not limited to:
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Payroll reconciliation
  • VAT reconciliation
  • Petty cash reconciliation
  • Fixed asset register
  • Review of statutory returns before submission including but not limited to:
    • Annual tax return
    • CIPC return
    • NPO directorate narrative report
    • PAYE/VAT submissions
  • Coordinate annual audit and oversee annual audit process
  • Undertake internal audits and report to audit committee
  • Review organisation agreements as and when required
  • Assist with the annual organisational budget process
  • With regard to large projects: review/assist with the proposal budget conceptualisation,

Vacancy: Bookkeeper

Vacancy: Bookkeeper

Vacancy: Bookkeeper

 

MIET AFRICA, a regional NGO working in education development, requires a Bookkeeper, experienced to balance sheet. This is a 12-month contract position and the successful applicant will be based at MIET AFRICA’s head office in Durban.

 

Key tasks:

  • Full procurement functions
  • Full creditors and debtors function and control
  • Cash book capturing
  • Journal capturing
  • Staff travel and advance account reconciliation
  • Petty cash
  • Ad hoc support to Finance Department

 

Requirements:

  • Relevant qualification in accounting
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in Pastel Accounting to balance sheet, including troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of SARS statutory returns and compliance
  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strict adherence to systems,

Vacancy: Payroll Administrator

Vacancy: Payroll Administrator

Vacancy: Payroll Administrator

MIET AFRICA, a regional NGO working in education development, requires a Payroll Administrator.  This is a 12-month contract position. The successful applicant will be based at MIET AFRICA’s head office in Durban.

Key roles

  • Payroll Management
    • Manage preparation of monthly payroll for approximately 300 employees
    • Manage all the inputs in the payroll i.e. new employee, exits, and other changes
    • Ensure correct deductions for tax, provident fund, medical aid.
    • Implement garnishee orders and other ad-hoc deductions
    • Record and maintain all the relevant details of the employees on the payroll system
    • Ensure that payments and statutory returns are completed timeously and accurately
    • Balance and reconcile the payroll monthly
    • Print and distribute payslips
    • Issue the relevant documents to the employees pertaining to salary changes, as they occur
    • Attention to detail and accurate processing
  • Leave Management
    • Record all the leave forms received on the payroll system
    • Issue monthly leave reports to the relevant managers
    • Ensure the leave forms are filed accordingly
    • Ensure accuracy of leave days to the timesheet
  • Time Sheets
    • Ensure monthly timesheets have been completed and submitted on time
    • Ensure that all timesheet’s cost share is completed
  • HR Administration
    • Assist with the induction of all new employees and ensure correct contracts have been signed by employer and employee
    • Process medical aid + provident fund applications and exits
    • Responsible for the overall administrative duties in the HR department
    • Assist with the recruitment and selection process
  • Relationship Management
    • Liaise with provident fund and medical aid brokers
    • Ensure that any requests are attended to within agreed timeframes
  • Reporting
    • Responsible for legislative reporting pertaining to payroll activities,

First CSTL Conference a Success

First CSTL Conference a Success

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) in partnership with MIET AFRICA and UNICEF, hosted the inaugural national Care and Support for Teaching and Learning (CSTL) Conference on 12-13 June 2018 in Irene, Pretoria.

More than 230 delegates ranging from CSTL policy implementers, policy makers, policy influencers, learners, and educators attended the Conference which was opened by Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga. “On our journey of a thousand miles, we are not alone…we are grateful for the support and guidance of organisations like UNICEF and MIET AFRICA, “said Motshekga.

Under the theme Consolidating our collective efforts, the purpose of the conference was to share the DBE’s framework for care and support, and provide an opportunity for partners to discuss the initiatives currently being implemented in schools within CSTL’s 10 priority areas and in  the areas of partnership, multisectoral collaboration and system strengthening in support of policy implementation.

CSTL South Africa

CSTL South Africa

CSTL is a response by Ministries of Education in South Africa and the SADC region to the many issues threatening the provision of quality education for children. CSTL, or Care and Support for Teaching and Learning aims to transform schools into inclusive centres of learning, care and support where children stay in school and thrive. Watch this short overview on how CSTL South Africa ensures that every child has access to quality education, and the bright future they deserve.

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INVITATION – DBE Inaugural National CSTL Conference

INVITATION – DBE Inaugural National CSTL Conference

DATE  & TIME:
12 June 2018 (09h00 – 17h00)
13 June 2018 (08h30 – 14h30)

VENUE:
Saint George Hotel & Convention
Centre, Pretoria, Gauteng

FEES:
There are no conference registration fees.
Delegates must pay for their own travel and accommodation costs.
Refreshments will beprovided for the duration of the conference.

IMPORTANT: Only online registration is accepted on or before 18 May 2018.

Online registration can be completed through the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1IkWMC9YbU2CxD0qjUI6xk_anH0enSpuN9n0E6ZB64b4/edit

For more information download the Invitation PDF

MIET AFRICA Wins Award

MIET AFRICA Wins Award

MIET AFRICA received a Certificate of Recognition as a partner of the North West Province of Education’s Quality Learning and Teacher Campaign for the Education: My right! My future! project at the Quality Learning and Teaching Awards ceremony held recently in Mahikeng.  Education: My right! My future! is a three-year partnership between MIET AFRICA, the Department of Basic Education and the National Education Collaboration Trust with funding from Educate a Child. It seeks to bring 30 000 out-of-school children in six districts across four provinces back to school, and to ensure they attend school regularly and complete their primary schooling. MIET AFRICA was recognised as a key partner in supporting out of school children in the Bojanala District of the Province.

In addition, MIET AFRICA’s five parental volunteers/training co-ordinator assistants also received awards in the Excellence in Volunteerism (Parental Volunteers) category.

The Quality Learning and Teaching Campaign (QLTC) is a national intervention intended to mobilise stakeholders to play a role in promoting a culture of teaching and learning in schools.

Sanlam Blue Ladder Schools Project

Sanlam Blue Ladder Schools Project

The East Coast Radio breakfast team broadcasted directly from Dr Macken Mistry School in Newlands recently to showcase The Sanlam Blue Ladder Schools project and Sanlam’s Shop for Good initiative.

The Sanlam Blue Ladder Schools Project partners with 75 under-resourced schools across the country to assist with improving maths competency and creating a brighter future for learners.

They are committed to ensuring school environments are conducive to learning and to focus on:

  • Essentials and sanitation for a happy environment creates happy learners
  • Maths competency: assisting with learning, earning & saving
  • Leadership roles: good leadership promotes successful learners

MIET AFRICA is proud to be associated with this project and is partnering with Sanlam in the Sanlam Blue Ladder Schools Maths Improvement Project.  Our team works in 18 primary schools and 8 secondary schools in KZN.