TO:
The Provincial/ District Chairman
The Provincial/ District Offices for onward distribution to clubs
Lifesaving Eastern Cape Club Chairman and Secretaries
Saint Andrews Club Executive

CC:
The President, Vice President and Members of the Management Board, Directors
ILS Sport Commission Secretary – Jelle Meintsma, General Manager and LSA Staff

Date: 10th July 2018

Subject: 2 x New Vacancies at Lifesaving South Africa Head Office

Lifesaving South Africa seeks two experienced persons for the vacancies below to be based at the head office in Durban, South Africa:

Remuneration is negotiable

Note: The positions are subject to working a 40 hour week, which could entail weekend work from time to time at the prescribed overtime rates in accordance with the Basic Conditions of Service Act.

1. Book Keeper – Permanent

Duties and Responsibilities of a Book Keeper

  • Tag and monitor fixed assets
  • Issue quotes, invoices, credit to customers on a pastel system
  • Record cash receipts and make bank deposits
  • Conduct a monthly reconciliation of the Association bank account
  • Conduct periodic reconciliations of all accounts to ensure their accuracy
  • Maintain the petty cash fund
  • Work with the external accountant on staff salaries and VAT.
  • Prepare information for external auditors for the annual audit
  • Calculate and issue financial analysis of the financial statements
  • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system
  • Maintain the chart of accounts/ funding aids
  • Calculate variances from the budget and report significant variances to management
  • Process payroll in a timely manner
  • Provide clerical and administrative support to management as requested

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Matric
  • Be Computer literate
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Book keeping in the Private Sector or Public Service
  • A relevant comparable financial qualification
  • Experience in overseeing the Cash Book, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, invoicing and preparing Books to Trial Balance.
  • An understanding of the Legislative requirements i.e.  VAT, Tax, U.I.F, SARS and B.C.E.A. Act
  • A thorough understanding of Voluntary Lifesaving including Lifesaving Sport is an advantage
  • Experience in Pastel and HR & Payroll Accounting
  • Attention to Detail
  • Confidentiality

 

 2. Project Manager – Contract to end December 2019

Lifesaving SA has an opportunity for a dynamic Project Manager to assist the General Manager and Staff at our office in Durban

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist Lifesaving SA General Manager and Directors with the delivery of strategic projects
  • Conceptualize, plan and implement projects for the required divisions.
  • Source and manage vendors relevant to LSA’s strategy, ensuring value for money and alignment to  transformation and sustainability strategies.
  • Responsible for Budget Control.
  • Evaluate events and provide a report with possible future recommendations.
  • Be able to build and maintain professional relationships with clients, guests and key stakeholders.
  • Support to colleagues during planning and execution of events.

Qualification:

  • Relevant diploma or certificate in Project Management

Skills & Experience:

  • Computer Skills in MS Word, Excel and Power Point
  • A Minimum of 3 years relevant Project Management experience
  • Commercial awareness of new trends with regards to Event Management
  • Have a knowledge of the Basic Principles of Marketing
  • A sound knowledge of etiquette that is followed or prescribed in social and/or professional settings

Other requirements:

  • Own transport
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Be prepared to work after hours
  • Be prepared to travel on a regular basis
  • Knowledge and interest in Lifesaving will be an advantage

Competencies:

  • Building and maintaining good relationships
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Concern for Accuracy
  • Customer Service
  • Adaptability
  • Planning and Organising skills
  • Innovative Thinking

Should you be interested in either or both positions and meet the above requirements please send a copy of your CV to generalmanager@lifesaving.co.za by the 24th July 2018.

Yours in lifesaving
(No Signature – electronic document)
Helen Herbert
General Manager

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