Bursar

Commencement Date: Negotiable
Closing Date for Applications:  Thursday , 2 May 2024

As a leading co-educational independent school, based in Makhanda, Kingswood College invites applications for the above post.

The successful applicant for this position should:

  • Have a relevant qualification (Chartered Accountant (SA) Preferable) plus relevant experience
  • At least 12 year’s post-qualification experience, including senior management roles
  • Previous experience in developing and maintaining internal control environments, financial systems, processes, and policies
  • Previous experience in debtors, treasury, and payroll control / management
  • Significant experience in the management of payroll functions
  • Extensive experience in general financial management and the production of Annual Financial Statements
  • Experience that evidences an excellent understanding of financial and business management
  • Significant experience in the management of trade debtors
  • Experience that evidences the formulation and adoption of strategic plans for financial management and a finance department

To Apply

Interested parties are requested to submit an application, CV and details of 3 referees by Thursday, 2 May 2024 to the Chairman of Council, at: vacancies@kingswoodcollege.com

The College reserves the right not to proceed with the filling of the post. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment. Failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration. Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups, in accordance with the principles of the Employment Equity Act. 

Kingswood College, in line with POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act) will attempt to ensure the confidentiality of all applicants for this role. All reasonable measures will be in place to protect personal information but will be used in the recruitment, selection, and reporting process. By submitting your application for this position, you are recognising and accepting this disclaimer.

Members of staff are expected to support the Christian ethos of the school.