Thursday, 10 August 2017

Senior Finance Internship Opportunity at Proudly SA 2017

The Proudly South African Campaign was born out of Socio-economic necessity in 1998 with the Presidential Jobs Summit – under leadership of former South African Pres.

Nelson Mandela. It was formed from the international research that was based on the Australian buy local campaign. The same concept was bought here in South Africa to address the issues of Job creation through local investment in local products and services.

The Proudly South African Campaign will encourage the Nation to make personal and organizational contributions to economic growth and prosperity in South Africa, thereby increasing employment opportunities and reinforcing national pride.

To give administrative support to Finance Department.

  • Assist with reviewing of monthly expenditures, and compile management report for submission to the Chief Financial Officer.
  • Assist with overseeing the recording of all fees received from members, produce and dispatch receipts and code all transactions to the appropriate accounts.
  • Assist with the accurate update member ledgers on a weekly basis.
  • Assist with recording all forms of income received, and code all transactions to the appropriate account.
  • Assist with the Annual Audit (both internal and external) of Proudly South African.
  • Completes other ad hoc tasks as required.
  • Exercise effective stock control over all promotional items.
  • Reporting
  • Performs miscellaneous other appropriate duties as assigned.

Relevant post-Matric qualification in Accounting, preferably B Com Accounting.
No Experience required

  • Understanding of financial governance policies and regulations.
  • In-depth knowledge of general accounting bookkeeping theories and practices.
  • Skills 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (both written and oral) skills, demonstrating outstanding ability to correspond with colleagues, internal and external customers.
  • Able to handle responsibilities independently, and achieve work outputs within a minimum of supervision.
  • Experience of producing reliable and accurate work in a busy, pressured environment.
  • Displays absolute honesty and maintains unquestionable ethical standards in all dealings.
  • Is highly numerate and displays expert abilities in general accounting bookkeeping practices.
  • Good communication skills and is able to give and analyze information in both written and verbal formats.
  • Brings about improvements and innovations to the process to improve the effectiveness of the operation.
  • Delivers service and completes tasks according to specified and greed deadlines.
  • Deals effectively with pressure, remains focused, optimistic and persistent, even under adversity.
  • Abilities / Attributes 
  • Ability to manage many tasks at once, work against short deadlines and to remain calm and focused.
  • Ability to implement and maintain accurate record-keeping systems.
  • Ability to work on own initiative but also as part of a team when appropriate.

Applications with CLEAR name of the position applied for may be submitted for the attention of the Chief Officer: HR & Administration by mail to Proudly SA, P.O. Box 1062, SAXONWOLD, 2132; or by e-mail to
If you have not been contacted 2 weeks after the closing date of this advertisement, please consider your application as unsuccessful. Correspondence will only be limited to short-listed candidates. Proudly SA reserves all the rights NOT to fill this position.

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