Campus Bursar - #305605

Network Finance

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Boksburg, Gauteng
Contract type: Full time
Reference: NFR002773-PaB-1

My client is seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to join their team as a Campus Bursar.

This pivotal role involves overseeing various financial functions, including but not limited to Accounts Payable and Procurement, Collections and Debt Management, Billing, Cashbook, Fixed Assets, and overall financial management.

The ideal candidate will possess exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, and a strong understanding of financial principles.

The successful candidate would be based in Waterfall or Raslouw, Gauteng.

Accounts Payable and Procurement:
  • Manage and oversee the procurement process for OPEX and CAPEX, ensuring compliance with policy.
  • Provide training and guidance to administrative staff on procurement procedures.
  • Review and approve purchase orders against budget and policies.
  • Monitor SharePoint queries and follow up with administrative staff.
  • Collaborate with Principals and staff to plan and budget for procurement needs.
  • Review and resolve outstanding invoices and open purchase orders.
  • Ensure compliance with procurement policies and communicate them to all staff.
Collections and Debt Management:
  • Manage the debt review process and collaborate with credit controllers.
  • Review debtors age analysis regularly and attend debtor meetings.
  • Provide training and support for handling customer queries and debtors.
  • Oversee suspensions, financial holds, and terminations processes.
  • Review and flag accounts for write-off.
  • Review attendance registers and investigate reconciling items.
  • Manage bursary process and submission to billing team.
  • Assist with pro-rata billing calculations and fee waivers.
  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of credit card receipts submission.
  • Assist with allocation of unknown deposits and payments.
  • Review fee reconciliations for unknown deposits.
  • Allocate KARRI funds and enforce KARRI policy.
  • Ensure accurate submission of credit card receipts.
Fixed Assets:
  • Manage fixed asset management including CAPEX applications and disposal forms.
  • Communicate asset deliveries and perform annual insurance renewals.
  • Submit insurance claims for damaged or stolen assets.
  • Conduct fixed asset counts and verification.
Overall Financial Management:
  • Prepare and review budgets, management accounts, and variance analysis.
  • Forecast CAPEX and conduct general ledger reviews.
  • Assist with internal control reviews and external/internal audit queries.
  • Manage prepaid expenses and ad-hoc projects.


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience as an Accountant or Bookkeeper.

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R 300 000 - R 350 000

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