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VACANCY: Financial Administrator

CSA (Cricket South Africa) is the national governing body for the sport of cricket in South Africa and administers all aspects of South African cricket, and where appropriate on the continent of Africa.

CSA is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote and broaden the diversity of our workforce ensuring South Africans of all races, gender and disability can be involved in the administration of cricket. The appointments are made in line with CSA’s employment equity commitments.

A new position for a Financial Administrator has become available. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing financial, accounting and administrative support to the Operational Excellence Department.

The role will report to the Members Finance Manager and is integral to the effective and efficient functioning of the Operational Excellence Department. Being in the sport of cricket, the role requires the ability and willingness to travel, work long hours, over weekends and public holidays where necessary.

The more important criteria for the appointment is set out below and although not exhaustive, would serve as a guideline in assessing prospective candidates:

Key responsibilities:

Key performance areas include but are not limited to the following:
- Process accounts payable and payments in compliance with financial policies and procedures for Members (stakeholders - i.e. CSA’s Franchises, Affiliate and Associate Members) and CSA;
- Support the financial administration of all stakeholder related matters;
- Support accounting operations;
- Maintain accounting data and backups;
- Coordinate, monitor, manage and report on all data related responsibilities;
- Perform reconciliations, procurement related functions such as invoicing, third party payments of suppliers and general office administration;
- Co-ordinate annual budget planning, monthly budget control and forecasts for stakeholders;
- Assist in preparation and running of the annual audit;
- Resolve payment discrepancies and queries with stakeholders of CSA;
- Pro-actively manage the CSA Members accounts;
- Raise proforma invoices and purchase orders to/for stakeholders; and
- Perform other reasonable duties as required by CSA, including ad hoc project involvement.

The following skills, qualifications and experience are essential requirements:

- Diploma/degree in accounting/financial related fields or equivalent qualification;
- At least 3 years related working experience in an accounting or related field;
- Knowledge of accounting processing software (basic knowledge of Pastel Evolution would be an advantage);
- Knowledge of accounting systems and internal control procedures;
- Computer literacy (Microsoft Suite);
- Strong reporting skills; and
- Strong project management skills.

In addition, the following would be important:

- Disciplined and value driven;
- Sound analysis and judgement
- Attention to detail;
- Strong decision making ability;
- Good attitude and excellent interpersonal skills;
- Self-motivated with a high work ethic, ability to solve problems and dependable;
- Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) including ability to communicate with people at all levels;
- Ability to plan, organise and work effectively on own and as part of a team;
- Ability to work under pressure and handle stress; and
- Passionate about the game of cricket.

Successful candidate would be based at the CSA Offices at The Wanderers Club, Illovo, 21 North Street, Illovo, Johannesburg.

Qualifying candidates can apply to careers@cricket.co.za with a comprehensive CV, cover letter, copy of SA ID, copies of qualifications and at least two contactable references.

All applications will be treated in strict confidence. Short listed candidates will undergo interviews and possible additional assessments.

In making the final selection, consideration will be given to the employment equity objectives of CSA. A performance agreement shall be entered into with the successful applicant. CSA reserves the right not to make an appointment.

The close date for all applications is 7 April 2017 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive a response to your application within 14 days after the closing date, please consider it as being unsuccessful.

VACANCY: Data Analyst

CSA (Cricket South Africa) is the national governing body for the sport of cricket in South Africa and administers all aspects of South African cricket, and where appropriate on the continent of Africa.

CSA is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote and broaden the diversity of our workforce ensuring South Africans of all races, gender and disability can be involved in the administration of cricket. The appointments are made in line with CSA’s employment equity commitments.

A new position for a Data Analyst has become available. The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting research of business and statistical data, interpreting research data, providing data analysis, predictive modelling and spatial statistical analysis to support all CSA departments.

The role will report to the Transformation & Member Relations Executive and is integral to the effective and efficient functioning of the Executive Program Management Department. Being in the sport of cricket, the role requires travel and the ability and willingness to work long hours, over weekends and public holidays where necessary.

The more important criteria for the appointment is set out below and although not exhaustive, would serve as a guideline in assessing prospective candidates.

Key responsibilities:

Key performance areas include but are not limited to the following:

- Provide statistical, temporal and spatial statistical data analysis to support all CSA departments;
- Produce descriptive summary of analysis, including tables, graphs and maps;
- Provide predictive modelling from all available quantitative data sources;
- Verify and review of all data and facts and present findings, or translate the data into an understandable and concise document / report;
- Identify and analyse numbers, trends, patterns and data and come to conclusions based on the findings;
- Provide GIS mapping to assist in evidence based decision making for documents and reports; and
- Perform other reasonable duties as required by CSA, including ad hoc project involvement.

The following skills, qualifications and experience are essential requirements:

- Diploma/degree in statistics/computer science/quantitative analysis/geographical information systems or monitoring and evaluation related fields or equivalent qualification;
- Post-graduate qualification would be advantageous;
- At least 3 years related working experience in data analysis and spatial statistics;
- Knowledge of all available data sources including Census data, administrative data and geographically referenced data; satellite imagery, aerial photographs and existing maps;
- Knowledge of a statistical package like SAS or SPSS;
- Knowledge of Spatial statistical software like ESRI’s ArcMap or QGIS or any other related spatial statistical software;
- Experience joining census data with shapefiles to create maps at different levels of geography, coordinate systems, longitude and latitude of schools;
- Strong project management skills;
- Strong report writing skills;
- Experience in monitoring and evaluating data over time and space; and
- Experience in hot spot analysis and geographically weighted regression and other spatial statistical analysis.

In addition, the following would be important:

- Good analytical and computer skills;
- Disciplined and value driven;
- Strong decision making ability;
- Good attitude and excellent interpersonal skills;
- Self-motivated with a high work ethic and able to solve problems;
- Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) including ability to communicate with people at all levels;
- Ability to plan, organise and work effectively on own and as part of a team;
- Ability to work under pressure and handling of stress; and
- Passionate about the game of cricket.

Successful candidate would be based at the CSA Offices at The Wanderers Club, 21 North Street, Illovo, Johannesburg.

Qualifying candidates can apply to careers@cricket.co.za with a comprehensive CV, cover letter, copy of SA ID, copies of qualifications and at least two contactable references.

All applications will be treated in strict confidence. Short listed candidates will undergo interviews and possible additional assessments.

In making the final selection, consideration will be given to the employment equity objectives of CSA. A performance agreement shall be entered into with the successful applicant. CSA reserves the right not to make an appointment.

The closing date for all applications is 7 April 2017. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive a response to your application within 14 days after the closing date, please consider it as being unsuccessful.

VACANCY: Accounts Administrator


CSA (Cricket South Africa) is the national governing body for the sport of cricket in South Africa and administers all aspects of South African cricket, and where appropriate on the continent of Africa.

CSA is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote and broaden the diversity of our workforce ensuring South Africans of all races, gender and disability can be involved in the administration of cricket. The appointments are made in line with CSA’s employment equity commitments.

A new position for an Accounts Administrator has become available. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing financial, accounting and administrative support to the Operational Excellence Department. The suitable person for this role would need to ensure accurate and timely payment of goods and services, reconciliation of accounts and filing documents.

The role will report to the Finance Manager and is integral to the effective and efficient functioning of the Operational Excellence Department. Being in the sport of cricket, the role requires the ability and willingness to work long hours, over weekends and public holidays where necessary.

The more important criteria for the appointment is set out below and although not exhaustive, would serve as a guideline in assessing prospective candidates.

Key responsibilities:

Key performance areas include but are not limited to the following:

- Process accounts payable and payments in compliance with financial policies and procedures;
- Perform day to day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, computing, posting and recording accounts payable data;
- Reconcile accounts payable transactions to creditors statements;
- Resolve payment discrepancies and queries;
- Process invoice payments and maintain accounts payable files;
- Expediting and matching payments;
- Send remittance advices to suppliers after payments;
- Pro-actively manage the supplier account and internal invoice queries
- Reconcile accrual accounts and creditors control to the general ledger;
- Report variances to the Finance Manager;
- Maintain accounting records;
- Reconcile bank statements to the general ledger;
- Report and submit copies of all changes of bank account numbers and vendor name change to the Financial Manager;
- Perform credit card reconciliation, credit card applications and maintain credit card limits;
- Raise proforma invoices to the Stakeholders (i.e. CSA’s Franchises, Affiliate and Associate Members) for related parties’ transactions;
- Assist in preparation and running of annual audit; and
- Perform other reasonable duties as required by CSA, including ad hoc project involvement.

The following skills, qualifications and experience are essential requirements:

- A diploma/degree in accounting/financial related fields or equivalent qualification;
- At least 3 years related working experience as a Creditors Clerk, Accounts Payable Administrator, Bookkeeper or in an accounting related field;
- Knowledge of accounting processing software (basic knowledge of Pastel Evolution would be an advantage);
- Knowledge of accounting systems and internal control procedures; and
- Computer literacy (Microsoft Suite).

In addition, the following would be important:

- Disciplined and value driven;
- Attention to detail;
- Strong decision making ability;
- Good attitude and excellent interpersonal skills;
- Self-motivated with a high work ethic and ability to solve problems;
- Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) including ability to communicate with people at all levels;
- Ability to plan, organise and work effectively on own and as part of a team;
- Ability to work under pressure and handle stress; and
- Passionate about the game of cricket.

Successful candidate would be based at the CSA Offices at The Wanderers Club, Illovo, 21 North Street, Illovo, Johannesburg.

Qualifying candidates can apply to careers@cricket.co.za with a comprehensive CV, cover letter, copy of SA ID, copies of qualifications and at least two contactable references.

All applications will be treated in strict confidence. Short listed candidates will undergo interviews and possible additional assessments.

In making the final selection, consideration will be given to the employment equity objectives of CSA. A performance agreement shall be entered into with the successful applicant. CSA reserves the right not to make an appointment.

The close date for all applications is 7 April 2017 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive a response to your application within 14 days after the closing date, please consider it as being unsuccessful.