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Senior Financial Officer

University of Zululand - Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal

Full-Time | Finance

Closing date yi 5th ka July 2020

University of Zululand Senior Financial Officer Richards Bay


  • The purpose of this position is to take responsibility for the functioning of the Financial Aid department as a whole.
  • Its primary purpose is to ensure that the funds receivable from sponsors for student fees and associated allowances are duly received by the University.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Finance.
  • Five (5) years’ experience in a Finance environment.
  • Proven managerial or supervisory ability.
  • Experience in Higher Education environment would be an added advantage.

Skills & Competencies



  • Financial principles and best practices
  • Higher Education policies and legislation, particularly those relating to Finance
  • Understanding of audit processes
  • Knowledge of an ERP system (ITS system - Bursaries and Loans module, not for
  • recruitment purposes)
  • Financial Aid best practices



  • Report writing
  • People Management
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Administrative ability
  • Computer skills - Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
  • Communication verbal and written

Behavior / Attributes:

  • Managing Complexity
  • Business Acumen and Professional Integrity
  • Operational Control
  • Task Structuring
  • Customer Service Orientation
  • Focus and Follow Through
  • Energy and Drive.


  • Finance and Financial Services Participation and Support.
  • Stakeholder Liaison and Relationship Management.
  • Management of NSFAS funding processes.
  • Management of Bursary Funding Processes.
  • Budget Maintenance.
  • Staff Management.
  • Section Management.

Additional Information

  • The University reserves the right not to make an appointment in the position or level as advertised.
  • Please note in terms of the Universities recruitment policy preference will be given to South African citizens.
  • UNIZULU is committed to employment equity and equal opportunity.
  • Communication will only be entered into with shortlisted candidates.
Lomsebenzi ufakwe ngu Siseko Gwegwe nge 28 ka June 2020