System Administrator (2292_1)

Nelson Mandela University - Gqeberha, Eastern Cape

Full-Time | Accounting

Closing date yi 20th ka May 2022

Nelson Mandela University System Administrator (2292_1) Gqeberha


  • Manage the integrated system related functions of the Nelson Mandela University Student Accounts and Financial Aid to ensure sound application of policies, regulations and directives
  • To provide system solutions for effective administration and the automation of processes
  • Provide value added solutions to the processes and system related functions of revenue management


  • National Diploma Financial Information Systems, National Diploma in Accounting, Cost and Management Accounting, BCom Accounting
  • Minimum of five years of experience in the finance and systems environment
  • Experience in a financial department of a higher education institution will be an advantage

Skills & Competencies

  • Specialist knowledge of Integrated Tertiary Software (ITS)systems and spreadsheet solutions
  • Good knowledge of report writing with Oracle Discoverer SQL
  • Strong analytical, technical and system management skills
  • Detail and Client Service Orientation
  • Good communication and interactive skills
  • Team player but also work independently
  • Sound knowledge of institutional policies and procedures and legislation pertaining to collection of debt (National Credit Act and POPI Act)
  • Effective inter-personal skills
  • Accounting background
  • Acumen of integrity


  • Finance Systems Management and Control
  • Manage system upgrade projects through the phases of business requirement analysis and system integration
  • Maintenance of master file data and systems
  • Information Management and Liaison: Responsible to set-up and maintain electronic information accessible to students and divisions on all platforms in terms of relevant policies, procedures and corporate identity standards

Additional Information

  • Nelson Mandela University reserves the right not to make an appointment.
  • In considering candidates for appointment into the advertised posts, preference will be accorded to persons from a designated group in accordance with the approved Nelson Mandela University Employment Equity Plan.
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION e.g. contact person and telephone number, e-mail; etc. must be displayed on CV.
  • Applications must be accompanied by a cover page on which applicants explain how they meet the requirements of the post.
Lo msebenzi ufakwe ngu Tebuho Moshoeshoe nge 12 ka May 2022