Montesorri Life Primary is seeking to recruit a School Bursar to ensure the smooth financial and operative management of the school. The applicant is to have leadership qualities and strong communication skills. The candidate will work closely with parents of the school , the School Head and School Board.
The duties of the Bursar are to oversee the day-to-day operations of the school's financial services including budget management, procurement, payments of suppliers and set up of financial administrative tasks (.e.g. - managing employment contracts, ensuring compliance with government requirements, and building and equipment maintenance).
Ultimately this is a wide ranging post that encompasses the overall management of the School Office. To be successful in this role, you should be able to perform multiple tasks in a timely and effective manner, under minimum supervision. The candidate must be a team player, highly motivated, qualified and come with previous successful experience in financial management.
Strong financial management Skills
Knowledge of accounting procedures and best practices
Familiarity with budget preparation and cash flow management
Solid time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
Excellent analytical skills and experience in creating reports and presentations
Computer literacy (MS Excel in particular)
A relevant BS Degree or relevance accounting qualification
Prior experience of at least 2 years in a related field as per the job description
Applicants should provide a covering letter, CV, three traceable references and copies of qualifications.
Closing Date: 20 Nov 2017. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Montessori Life Primary is passionately committed to enriching the lives of children and their parents: to provide them with a safe, courteous, respectful environment in which to grow intellectually, physically, socially and emotionally.
Our goal is to make a significant and lasting impact in the lives of anyone coming into contact with Montessori Life Primary.
Montessori Life Primary is registered with the Ministry of Education in Swaziland and is recognised as an Independent Primary School in Swaziland. We comply with all the principles set out by SAMA (South African Montessori Association).
We are also a very proud member if ISASA (Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa). The School is managed by a school board and a school principal. Our teachers are experienced in Montessori mythology and are qualified through accredited training institutions.
Montessori Life Primary opened in 2010 with students from Grade 1 and 2. In 2015 we will have students from Grade 1 up to Grade 7. Currently (2013) we have students from Grade 1 to 5.