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Senior Budget Analyst – Accounting and Finance job – Market related salary – Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Permanent
  • Johannesburg
  • Jan 8, 2019

A leading technology company have a great job opportunity for a Senior Budget Analyst to join their team in Johannesburg. The Budget department’s overall mission is to provide support to all departments, both in the national headquarters and in the various regions, regarding their budgets and reporting needs to achieve the goals set out in the company’s strategic plan.

Your key job responsibilities as the Senior Budget Analyst in Johannesburg will include:

  • Play a key role in assisting the Controller/Managing Director of Budget, in the development of annual budget including maintenance of customized budget application, development of spreadsheets, consolidating and reviewing data received, uploading of approved budgets to the general ledger and electronic distribution to staff
  • Prepare special Financial Reporting to Private Fundraising and Partnerships (PFP)
  • Ongoing analysis of progress and variances from plan, monitoring and reporting of financial results including the refinement of the projections/forecast platform with emphasis on the pipeline
  • Maintenance of the financial online reports in conjunction with IT
  • Work with Finance to develop automated accounting systems to track and report activities by cost centers and business units, improving accountability, accuracy, and transparency of financial performance and adding value to strategic management and decision making
  • Interface with various departments and staff at all levels to support them in budget and related matters
  • Assist in the preparation of reports for Finance/Board meetings
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements for this Senior Budget Analyst job in Johannesburg:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Accounting or Finance
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in financial analysis and reporting, preferably in a not-for-profit environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Must be a detail and system oriented professional with excellent spreadsheet and analytical skills

If you meet the above requirements for this Senior Budget Analyst job in Johannesburg, please send your CV through to If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist

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