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Job posting: Finance & Administration Officer (FAO)

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You are good with numbers, systems and know your accounting principles, and this drives your enthusiasm and passion for such work. With a clear eye for detail, you are able to work with intricate figures and pick up quickly on anomalies, making sure to identify and solve problems timeously. You are happy to work in a team and look for opportunities to enhance your skillset. You are flexible to changing external environments that often requires frequent programmatic, and therefore financial and operational adjustments. You enjoy routine yet vigorous work, performing work in a well-organized manner and knowing when to priorities in the face of competing tasks.

About ITPC and the Role

The International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) is seeking a Finance and Administration Officer (FAO) to join our global team. ITPC is a global activist network that fights for universal access to optimal treatment and diagnostics. As an issue-based coalition, ITPC uses HIV as an entry point to the right to health, partnering with affected communities across the world to address treatment access issues for diseases including diabetes, hepatitis C and hypertension.

ITPC’s operational hub, in Johannesburg, South Africa, supports a small global (and remote) team to carry out our mandate to ensure that everyone in need of treatment can get it. This new position places the successful applicant at the heart of efforts to improve the effective implementation of ongoing program activities in the global team. The successful candidate will be responsible for efficient day-to-day financial and administrative operations, perform various accounting and administrative processes and functions to achieve compliance, consistency, efficiency, effectiveness to ensure that ITPC operates at the highest levels of financial integrity, accountability and transparency. The FAO position is based in Gauteng, South Africa and forms part of the Finance, Administration, Grants & Compliance Unit reporting directly to the Accountant. At the time of recruitment, this position does not have any supervisory responsibilities. This role requires an understanding of how transactions flow through to financial statements, familiarity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and excellent critical thinking skills.

Job Summary

The FAO is responsible for ensuring that financial transactions are properly processed, recorded, approved accounted for up to trail balance, i.e., they are receipted, banked, disbursed, prepared, recorded and reported. They are also responsible for supporting all administrative and operational tasks in tandem with the program team equivalent. This is an ideal position for someone with substantial previous experience in a finance and administrative role and able to handle full function accounts up to trial balance. Working as part of the head office staff for a non-profit company that operates globally, they will gain broad experience of how the finance function works in the international development sector.

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